Android 2.3 Gingerbread review

by Garish wasil on December 6, 2010

Android 2.3 Gingerbread is released by google in its Nexus S. It will be available as an update for other devices within a few weeks. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is next in google’s smartphone’s OS series after the Android 2.2 Froyo. The main feature in this new version (Gingerbread) is its increased speed than the older Android versions. Below are some main features that Android 2.3 Gingerbread comes alongwith :

New Keyboard – The keys are reshaped, making input faster. It brings up word suggestions while typing & you can now type numbers & symbols with keyboard shortcut combos.

Selection & Copy/Paste – Press & hold ; & a new selection mode begins ; you can expand the selected area here or you can opt to copy the selected area & later paste it somewhere.

Power & Application Management – In the Application settings, you can see how your battery life is used by various apps (that are running) & you can stop any app instantly. There is a shortcut to manage applications in the options menu.

Near Field Communication (NFC) – Use this to touch or swipe NFC tag embedded posters, advertisements to be directed to websites. In the near future, you can use this technology to send & receive money via your smartphones or tablets.

Internet Calling – You can do SIP internet calling with a SIP account. SIP addresses can be added to your contact list (for making quick calls).

There is a new Download Manager & there is a new Camera App through which multiple cameras can be accessed by clicking the ‘Select Camera’ button. The User Interface has also been simplified further improving the speed & simplicity.

Hope you liked the review.

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