The API reference for the NDK includes documentation for the base set of native headers that the NDK provides for Android. These headers, and their associated libraries, expose a variety of features otherwise only accessible via the Android framework. A few of these features are as follows:
- Using hardware sensors.
- Accessing storage.
- Handling user input.
- Setting configuration information, such as screen orientation.
The API reference provides detailed information on these and other functionalities provided in the NDK.