Google Adds according changelog blue light filter to Android 7.1




There is a changelog published by Android 7.1. The new Android version, which appears first on Tuesday presented Pixel phones, is including a blue light filter and a way to use a fingerprint scanner as a touchpad.

The filter blue light, designed to improve sleep , does not specifically reserved to the Pixel phones, but will also appear in other devices with Android 7.1 firmwares, it appears from the information online Android Police put . Apps offer this functionality for years and Apple and Samsung have built over the past year in their software.

In addition, Android 7.1 gets a way to fingerprint scanner to create a touchpad. Thus users can always pull the notification bar down or even pull up. That is a feature that Google has copied elsewhere. Huawei set last year in his Mate S .

Moreover, the system is to install updates in the background in the new Android version and there will be a manual store manager in the system. In addition, developers ‘app shortcuts’ installation, similar to Apple’s 3D Touch. Users can long press on an icon on the home screen and then immediately perform a specific function of the app, such as drafting a new mail in Gmail or navigate directly to home in Google Maps. Functions such as the Pixel Launcher, Google Assistant and Smart Storage to automatically delete photos and videos that are also in the cloud remain reserved to the Pixel and Pixel XL .

Google has done itself no announcement yet on Android 7.1 and above, the new Android version is not in his presentation Tuesday. It is unknown when the new Android version will appear on other phones. It is obvious that many manufacturers skip 7.0 and will make updates the base to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system.


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