Google Video Demo of Android 1.5 Key New Features


YouTube video courtesy of Google

This video from Google Android Developers highlights the key new features in Android 1.5:

– Virtual keyboard with option for tactile feedback (vibrating screen)
– Spelling suggestions and auto-correction while typing
– Virtual keyboard works in either portrait or landscape mode and changes based on the phone’s orientation. It also works with any app including 3rd party apps
– Search by Voice
– Video recording
– Video sharing can be done via Gmail, Messaging or YouTube
— Video upload can be done as a background task
– Home Screen Widgets: Preloaded with Calendar, Music Player and Google Search widgets
— Widgets will be available from the Android Market

More information about Android 1.5 can be found at:

http://www.android.com/releases/