- Enhancements for game development: New concurrent garbage collector, optimized event handling, more extensive set of native APIs exposed for NDK developers, support for several new sensor types, including gyroscope.
- Rich multimedia: New video formats VP8 and WebM. Audio effects such as reverb, equalization, and bass boost.
- New forms of communication: Support for front-facing camera, SIP/VOIP, and Near Field Communications (NFC).
Watch the following official video as a quick introduction to highlights of the 2.3 platform release: