Gingerbread allows Nexus S to place Internet calls with a SIP account.
This allows for enhanced Vo IP dialing to other SIP accounts and even phone numbers.
Starting with Android 4.4 Kit Kat, Google has mandated that the default browser for Android proper be Google Chrome.
Since Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Web View browser that apps can use to display web content without leaving the app has been separated from the rest of the Android firmware in order to facilitate separate security updates by Google.
Android has native support for multi-touch which was initially made available in handsets such as the HTC Hero.
The feature was originally disabled at the kernel level (possibly to avoid infringing Apple's patents on touch-screen technology at the time).
Android devices can include still/video cameras, touchscreens, GPS, accelerometers, gyroscopes, barometers, magnetometers, dedicated gaming controls, proximity and pressure sensors, thermometers, accelerated 2D bit blits (with hardware orientation, scaling, pixel format conversion) and accelerated 3D graphics.
Keyboard, mouse and joystick (HID) support is available in Android 3.1 , and in earlier versions through manufacturer customizations and third-party applications.Updated to UPD05073 - Sept 13 build with Pro Nav and EBT - last night.Seems quicker to initialise at startup and BT connect happens quicker to my Iphone 4s with Io S 9.0.2.Then the Web Kit-using Android Browser scored 100/100 on the Acid3 test on Android 4.0 ; the Blink-based browser currently has better standards support.The browser is variably known as 'Android Browser', 'AOSP browser', 'stock browser', 'native browser', and 'default browser'.
Android supports the following audio/video/still media formats: Web M, H.263, H.264, AAC, HE-AAC (in 3GP or MP4 container), MPEG-4 SP, AMR, AMR-WB (in 3GP container), MP3, MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, and Web P.