Android 1.6 (Donut)

By | aug. 31, 2011

Android 1.6 (Donut)

Launch date: 15 September 2009

Linux Kernel: 2.6.29


    • Search: Voice Search & text entry search enhanced to include bookmarks & history, contacts, the web, and more
    • Search: Developers can now include their content in search results
    • Text to speech: Features a multi-lingual speech synthesis engine to allow any Android application to “speak” a string of text
    • Android Market: Allows easier searching, app screenshots, etc.
    • Camera, camcorder, and Gallery: Updated integrated with faster camera access
    • Gallery: Now enables users to select multiple photos for deletion
    • System: Updated technology support for CDMA/EVDO, 802.1x, VPNs, and a text-to-speech engine
    • Display: Support for WVGA screen resolutions
    • Speed improvements in searching and camera applications
    • Expanded Gesture framework and new GestureBuilder development tool
    • Google free turn-by-turn navigation