Android N Developer Preview 2 released for various Nexus devices

Google today announced that its Android N Preview 2 is now available for developers and alpha testers to install. Those with the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, and Pixel C are able to flash the latest release.

 

android_n_emojiThe updated platform comes with support for more emoji via Unicode 9 with more human reactions and designs. Additionally, the updated Vulkan 3D API promises to squeeze out more performance while reducing power requirements. As is to be expected with any software release, the Developer Preview 2 comes with bug fixes and minor tweaks, too.

Google is expected to more fully flesh out the details of Android N during its I/O developer conference, scheduled for about one month from now.