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IN Science & Technology ON 02 Sep, 2016
Do you love Android? Obviously, Android is the most popular operating system among the smartphone users. Google released the Stable Android Nougat 7.0 for its Nexus devices.
Here we will discuss the ten best features of Android Nougat.
The new UI of Android 7.0 Nougat is highly impressive. The animation of icons while sliding down is freaking awesome. You can add your Instant toggles. With Direct Reply, you can reply from the notifications. All notifications from the same app will be bundled in the notification area. You can access any specific message from the app.
In Nougat 7.0, you can adjust the Android UI Size by; Display > Display size. You can set the size according to your choice and It will be applied on the go.
Finally, multi-window is here in Android 7.0 Nougat. With Nougat Update, multitasking has become easier. Google added Quick Switch in the recent window tasks (left). Also, they added 'All Clear Button' in the Nougat update which was not there in Marshmallow earlier. Probably, Multi-Window was the most needed feature in stock android and now it is here.
While enabling the System, UI Tuner will give you a warning. It will let you customize the design elements and gestures in Nougat UI. To activate it, tap and hold on the Settings icon in the Quick Settings menu and then wait for it to spin. You can turn ON Power Notification controls and manage the specific app's notifications.
Daydream is the new name of Virtual reality given by Google. Android 7.0 Nougat is compatible with Daydream VR headsets and controllers. The special feature of DayDream VR is that it can work smoothly with low latency as 20 ms. Which means It will give you the best VR experience. However, it is compatible with only fewer devices but for sure, it will be supported by many of devices.
This time, Nougat got some similar feature like the ChromeOS. Yes, It is more minimal in the case of updates now. Nougat will download the OTA update in the background while connected with the WI-Fi. Later on, you can install it anytime. It will be installed as discrete system image on the device storage. So, it is not necessary to reboot just after installation, when you reboot the device the updates will be applied automatically.
'Doze on the Go' on the Android 7.0 Nougat has taken the power saving level to one step further from the Marshmallow power saving Doze. Doze on Go will save your power even when it is in the use. Nougat will keep the apps on the waking up position. It will work according to the activities to save the power efficiently.
Vulkan API is a game changer with high-performance 3D graphics. You can enjoy the sharper graphics and eye candy effects on the supported devices. The Vulkan API has replaced OpenGL in the Android 7.0 Nougat. Vulkan will certainly improve the quality of mobile gaming on Android substantially. You can play heavy games without losing high power, and it is a great news for mobile Gamers.
The Android 7.0 Nougat is equipped with Google Allo, the all new smart messaging app from Google. What's more is that Google Allo supports the Incognito Chat, so not only your messages are protected but they also got the end-to-end encryption. Google may launch this app on Play Store sooner as they launched the Google Duo for public. You can set a timer texts, as well as you can use the smart assistance features in it.
Android 7.0 Nougat allows you to run apps directly from the Play Store without any installation. For this, you need a proper Internet connection. You can try the App without Installing and can save it according to your needs. However, Google is still testing this feature with some specific companies. It'll go live globally soon.