Google has released the first developer preview of Android 14, bringing along changes that benefit developers while also improving device system health and giving users more customization offers. These changes include API behavioral improvements, battery life and system health improvements, more customization options, and improved background processing. The most notable features of Android 14 developer preview 1 include API behavioral improvements, battery life and system health improvements, more customization options, bigger fonts with non-linear scaling, per-app language preferences, grammatical inflection API, block installation of apps, safer implicit intents, safer dynamic code loading, improved background processing, optimized broadcasts, and OpenJDK 17 support. Google intends on reaching platform stability in June 2023, with the full version of Android 14 expected to launch in the latter half of the year.
Today: December 1, 2023