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A new direct boot mode and a hardened media stack are just two of the enhancements in latest version of mobile operating system.
Support for 5G will have to be earned from small governments, with the focus on how the faster network can help communities, he said.
More media server flaws surface as Google splits Android updates into three different patch levels. The update provides patches for 55 vulnerabilities.
Google began Project Ara in 2013 to create phones that users could upgrade or customize by adding or swapping out various modules.
All Galaxy Note7 smartphones will be replaced after 35 battery explosions or fires were reported by users around the world.
Also unveiled is Sony's latest premium Xperia X Compact smartphone, which uses a 4.6-inch touch-screen display to create a smaller handset.
Samsung has delayed shipments of the phones in Korea to look into the issue. It is not known if Note7 phones elsewhere are affected.
The $408 phone promises battery life of up to 50 hours on a charge and offers an optional $250 Hasselblad camera attachment.
The company's progress with Samsung Pay, say several IT analysts, continues to be promising in a crowded marketplace.
The latest devices include the Yoga Book 2-in-1 tablet, the Yoga 910 2-in-1 laptop, a Yoga Tab 3 Plus tablet and a Miix 510 detachable.