Android 12, the next version of Android, sets you up to take advantage of a range of new experiences, from people-centric UI to stronger protections for your users.
A new Jetpack library to help make camera app development easy and consistent across 90% of Android devices.
Android 11 brings a host of new features, from people-centric UI to a new controls space and more privacy features. Extend your apps with conversation notifications and bubbles, try one-time permissions, test with new compatibility toggles, and more.
Kotlin is already beloved by many Android developers for its combination of simplicity and power. So we're excited to make Kotlin development on Android a first-class experience.
Wear OS by Google
Make every minute matter with Wear OS by Google. Smartwatches that keep users connected to their health, the people and info they care about, and the Google Assistant — all from the wrist.
Build apps that let users experience your app's emersive content on the big screen. Users can discover your content recommendations on the home screen, and the leanback library provides APIs to help you build a great use experience for a remote control.
Write your apps for an in-car experience without having to worry about vehicle-specific hardware differences like screen resolution, software interfaces, knobs, and touch controls.
Experiment with building apps for smart, connected devices that integrate with custom hardware peripherals.
You can now distribute your Android apps to Google Chrome OS devices, such as Chromebooks, through Google Play Store.