Android 2.0 / 2.1 (Eclair)

By | aug. 31, 2011

Android 2.0/2.1 (Eclair)

Launch date: 26 October 2009

Linux Kernel: 2.6.29



    • Sync: Expanded Account sync. Multiple accounts can be added to a device for email and contact synchronization
    • Email: Exchange support, Combined inbox to browse email from multiple accounts in one page.
    • Bluetooth: 2.1 support
    • Contacts: Tap a contact photo and select to call, SMS, or email the person.
    • Messaging: Search all saved SMS and MMS messages. Auto delete oldest messages in a conversation when a defined limit is reached.
    • Camera: Flash support, Digital zoom, Scene mode, White balance, Color effect, Macro focus
    • Virtual keyboard: Improved typing speed, smarter dictionary learns from word usage and includes contact names as suggestions.
    • Browser: Refreshed UI, Bookmark thumbnails, Double-tap zoom, Support for HTML5
    • Calendar: Agenda view enhanced, Attending status for each invitee, Invite new guests to events.
    • System: Optimized hardware speed, Revamped UI
    • Display: Support for more screen sizes and resolutions, Better contrast ratio
    • Maps: Improved Google Maps 3.1.2
    • MotionEvent class enhanced to track multi-touch events[22]
    • Live Wallpapers: Home screen background images can be animated to show movement