Android 1.5 r1

Android 1.5 r1
Build of Android 1.x
Android 1.5 home screen.jpg
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Android 1.5 r1 is a build of Android 1.x that was released on 27 April 2009. This build was based on Linux kernel 2.6.27 and was the first version to use a dessert as a codename, namely "Cupcake". This update includes 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 now upload videos to YouTube.
  • You can now upload photos to Picasa.