Now you can add several fingerprints and use them to unlock the device and even perform different tasks. Your Android devices are strongly secured. Fingerprint Hardware Interface Definition Language (HIDL) powered by Android is used to connect to a vendor-specific library and fingerprint hardware.
These days more people are making purchases using their smartphones, thanks to the development of mobile payment services. Android Pay created by Google is integrated into Android smartphones and Wear-based smartwatches to let you pay either way you want. Google’s mobile payment system is designed for easy purchases of items online and at physical stores. The modern world has comprehended how much card-free payment is convenient and eco-friendly.
Given the abundance of Android devices, today they are available across the world in different shapes and sizes. So, it’s more important than ever to have a flexible app layout that will respond to different screen sizes and orientations. In addition, your app can handle window configuration changes when users turn on the multi-window mode. Thanks to a single APK, now your app can easily support many screens and thus be available to a much bigger audience that is using different types of devices.
Android supports multitasking. The latest version of Android supports the simultaneous display of several running apps. On handheld devices, it can be set as two apps side-by-side or one-above-the-other in split-screen mode. On TV devices, the app looks like a picture-in-picture, so you can easily resume video playback while using another app.
Widgets are a centerpiece of a customizable home screen. They allow users to quickly access important information at a glance right from the phone’s home screen. They can be moved across several home screens, resized and tailored according to your preferences.
Android allows you to manage the phone’s notifications by silencing them or mark as “alerting”. For convenience purposes those are separated in the notifications bar, so you see don’t miss anything important and stay calm by avoiding unnecessary alerts.
Most devices running on Android have built-in sensors. They are used so that the phone can react to simple motions such as tilt, shake, rotation, or swing, measure orientation, and respond to environmental conditions. Motion sensors are used to monitor the position of the device but combined with other sensors they make it possible to determine your geo.