A new system UI with Material You that's expressive, dynamic, and personal. Extend your apps with redesigned widgets, AppSearch, Game Mode, and new codecs. Support new protections like privacy dashboard and approximate location. Improve productivity with rich content insertion, easier blurs, improved native debugging, and much more.
People-centric and expressive, with a new controls space and more privacy features. Extend your apps with conversation notifications and bubbles, try one-time permissions, surface devices and media in the controls. Work faster with tools like compatibility toggles, ADB incremental installs, and more.
Build app experiences with dark theme and gesture navigation. Support new protections for user privacy and security. Extend your apps with high-performance codecs, better biometrics, faster app starts, Vulkan 1.1, NNAPI 1.2, foldables, 5G, and more.
Smarter, faster, and more powerful than ever. The world's favorite cookie is your new favorite Android release.
Android 7.0 brings new features for performance, productivity, and security. Test your apps with new system behaviors to save power and memory. Take advantage of multi-window UI, direct reply notifications and more.
Packed with new features for users and thousands of new APIs for developers. It extends Android even further, from phones, tablets, and wearables, to TVs and cars.
Android KitKat brings all of Android's most innovative, most beautiful, and most useful features to more devices everywhere.