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Android 2.0 Platform Highlights

The Android 2.0 platform introduces many new and exciting features for users and developers. This document provides a glimpse at some of the new features and technologies in Android 2.0.

New User Features

Quick Contact for Android

Multiple Accounts

Messaging Search

Email Combined Inbox

Camera Modes

Contacts and accounts




Android virtual keyboard



New Platform Technologies

Media Framework

Revamped graphics architecture for improved performance that enables better hardware acceleration.


New Framework APIs

Android 2.0 includes several new developer APIs. For an overview of new APIs, see the Android 2.0 version notes.

For a complete report of all API changes, see the API Differences Report.

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