Photo SphereThis feature allows users to take 360° photos in any direction, then bring them together seamlessly to create a new type of immersive panoramic image.
Gesture TypingThis lets users drag their finger across a screen keyboard, rather than tap each virtual key individually, in order to type words. Google claims that the system is able to predict the word from the gesture and will automatically insert spaces.
Personalized log-insA feature on tablets only, it means that if a whole family shares a device, each member can customize their experience and their settings, so that regardless of who is using it, they have direct access to their emails, their music collection and their apps.
SecurityGoogle has beefed up the protection levels following reports that many of its leading apps are vulnerable to malware and virus attacks. Users can now control how much data apps can access and share. This is made even more secure by something called VPN lockdown that can limit the amount of information sent over a connection that may not be secure or that is shared rather than private. What's more there's an SMS confirmation feature that alerts users to text messages sent from their devices that they may not have written or sent.