Android 1.5 r1

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Android 1.5 r1
Build of Android 1.x
Works in

Android 1.5 r1 was released on 2009-04-27, which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.27. This was the first version to use a dessert as a codename. ("Cupcake") This update included several improvements and UI changes.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Support for third-party virtual keyboards with text prediction and user dictionary for custom words.
  • Support for Widgets: miniature application views that can be embedded in other applications. Some receive periodic updates.
  • Video recording and playback in MPEG-4 and 3GP formats.
  • Auto-pairing and stereo support for Bluetooth (A2DP and AVRCP profiles).
  • Copy and paste features in the web browser.
  • User pictures shown for Favorites in Contacts.
  • Specific date/time stamp shown for events in the call log, and one-touch access to a contact card from call log event.
  • Animated screen transitions.
  • Auto-rotation option.
  • New stock boot animation.
  • You can upload videos to Youtube.
  • You can upload photos to Picasa.