2016 in Review: What was the Best New Feature Introduced in Android this year?

2016 in Review: What was the Best New Feature Introduced in Android this year?

As we enter the final days of the year, it’s time to get your opinion on all the events, news, releases and controversies that we witnessed so far in 2016.

Google’s latest big thing for the world of Android was Nougat-y flavored. Android 7.0 Nougat incorporated many new quality of life enhancements for the end user, ranging from multi-window support to notification panel redesigns. On a system level, Nougat also introduced support for the Vulkan Graphics API as well as to seamless system updates based on Chrome OS.

So, our question to you is,

What was the best new feature introduced in Android 7.0 Nougat? What about features introduced in OEM specific user interfaces? How has this feature influenced your daily smartphone use?

Let us know in the comments below!

About author

Aamir Siddiqui
Aamir Siddiqui

I am a tech journalist with XDA since 2015, while being a qualified business-litigation lawyer with experience in the field. A low-end smartphone purchase in 2011 brought me to the forums, and it's been a journey filled with custom ROMs ever since. When not fully dipped in smartphone news, I love traveling to places just to capture pictures of the sun setting. You can reach out to me at [email protected]