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Everything New About Android O: Features and Changes

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If you are talking about the unlimited feature OS then it is not to need an introduction itself. Everyone knows about Android OS which is all the smartphones are running instead of iOS. Google released a first developer preview of Android O on dated 21st March 2017 after feedback to Google from developers Google released second developer preview on 17th May 2017 and now recently the third release held on 8th June 2017. Google still working to make more stable and less storage based OS that every supported device can run easily. Here I will share everything new about Android O: Features and Changes that I learned in an event regarding latest Android OS.

 

Always on Ambient Display

As a Current Android OS (Android Nougat) Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S8 already got always on ambient display. But Google Pixel and Pixel XL cannot take an advantage of having AMOLED panels. According to rumors, all the supported devices may get an Always on Ambient Display on Android O.

Picture-in-Picture

Picture-in-picture is one of the highlighted features that Android 8.0 users will get. As a Samsung user already got this option on a video player they just simply play a video and tap the popup button and that’s it, now video can be watched on any app. But on Android 8.0 user can watch a YouTube or any other video in any app. Simply play a YouTube video and press home button, the video will pop up into a small window that can remain on the screen while you can navigate to any app.

Notification Center

In the latest Android O notification can be snoozed by long pressing the notification on the lock screen or from notification center and a snoozed screen will be popup, you can be customized the ringtone, alarm tone or notification bell on snoozed bell.

Notification Dot is also a new feature in the history of Android OS. Android O user will see a small dot icon on that app who have an active notification. This is the new feature by simply long-press the app icon with Notification Dot will show a small notification preview immediately same on the app.

Auto-Fill with Google

Are you tired of putting information every time? Android O user will also get the Auto-Fill option which will help to quickly log onto services. To enable this feature on the App the developer must have to add the code in while creating it, once code added in the application Android O will remember your usernames and passwords.

Smart Text Selection

As Android users already have a text selection option on their old Android OS. But now Android O users will get some more feature while the selection of text. When you will select a text and in the selection if there is a number it will pop up the call option to that number and if you highlight and address then a single tap will give you a navigation option to the address.

Other New Features

Every latest version of OS got many new features that we can’t even see in effects.

          Android Users will get an advantage of communication with other devices (Neighbor Devices) without having the same Wi-Fi connection.

          Android O will have a number of fonts in their built-in.

          Battery life option got a new animation and a stable life on Android O

          Google added new security tools, OS Optimization tools and tools for the developers.

          Android O will offer for low-end devices known as Android Go, It will use 1 Gigabyte of ram which is very helpful in the speed of OS.

          Android O users now create a website shortcut on Google Chrome to their home screen.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Official Price, Hands on Review & Specifications

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has officially released during the company’s event which was held at New York on 9 August 2018. Its have been six years now since Samsung first time announced its first Note smartphone. Others smartphone making companies also started an effort to making large-screened phones, edge to edge display, powerful graphics processors, split screen feature, and high range of battery just because bigger phones looking better in general.

As Samsung now lunches his new smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9 so it’s a challenging time for the company how to differentiate it. Samsung is rolling out his premium smartphone in summer as it has a high-end specification even Samsung other Galaxy S9 comes with the closed matching specs of the Note line.

Short Overview about Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be available in both the US and UK from 24th August on stores as pre-order has been started from 10th August. It will be available in these listed carriers US Cellular, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Xfinity and Verizon Wireless, you can buy from Amazon and Samsung.

The 8GB RAM with 512GB Internal storage model costs will be $1,249.99 while the cost of 6GB RAM and 128GB Internal storage model will be $999.99.

As the Galaxy Note 9 pricing in the UK has leaked before one day of its released and its announcement. Roland Quandt on Twitter has claimed that the price of the 128GB with 6GB or RAM variant will cost of £899 and the model of 512GB with 8GB of RAM will cost £1,099.

Display – Samsung’s Biggest Display Ever

– Quad HD+ resolution
– Infinity Display 6.4-inch Super AMOLED 1440 x 2960 pixels
– 18.5:9 aspect ratio
– Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– 516 PPI pixel density
– 83.4% screen-to-body ratio
– HDR10 compliant

Samsung Galaxy S9 may not be a large jump, but it has the biggest display in the Samsung smartphones history whichever fitted into its all Best Smartphones.

The Samsung Galaxy’s Note series coming with a large display, traditionally it comes with a 5.7-inch display but It has changed with Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which display was increased to 6.3-inchs. Here we can see that Note 9 further push to 6.4-inches of the display with a Super AMOLED technology edge to edge display.

Cameras – Samsung Dual Down

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

– 12MP sensor both Dual rear camera
– 8MP camera / AR Emoji
– Iris Scanning
– Variable Aperture, Dual OIS

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a dual camera with dual-aperture technology both are 12MP which has Super Slow Motion videos. The dual camera on Note 9 has the same feature as it comes on Galaxy Note 8 with wide-angle and one telephoto lens. Dual-rear camera feature was started from Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and it continues to Note 9 now which is aligned horizontally on the back.

AR Emoji is continuing with Note 9 with more finest quality and customization. The front camera comes to an 8MP sensor, Iris scanning better understanding the face authentication feature. According to Princeton, Iris scanner is more secure then Fingerprint scanner because it captures over 200 points of an Individual’s iris.

S Pen – No Longer Just a Stylus

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Stylus

– Bluetooth customization shortcuts
– Charges quickly while embedded in the phone
– Can take a photo from 30 feet away using the stylus

Yes, The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen is no longer just a stylus, now It’s also a Bluetooth controller. S Pen now can draw stuff, write notes and other create a memo even if the screen is off. We can use Bixby also with the S Pen button. You can take a picture with S Pen yes, its possible long press the side button on the stylus the camera app will be open. While opening the camera app when you double press the same button it will swipe the camera preview from back to front or vice-versa, tapping the same button once more will take a picture. So if you are planning to take a picture from 30 feet or more away then S Pen can help you better.

The developers of the applications can add more feature by using Bluetooth LE remote control S Pen. S Pen has a small battery storage inside which is fully charge in 40 seconds when you put back it to the phone, which is pretty fast charging.

Performance – Processor, Storage & Battery Life

– Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
– 128GB/6GB RAM & 512GB/8GB RAM
– Huge 4,000mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a water-carbon cooling system which is a continue feature from the old Note series. The Note 9 processor is three times bigger than the last version of Note smartphones as told in the event. Galaxy Note 9 (US) has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core chipset and Galaxy Note 9 (Europe and Asia) version has Exynos 9810 chipset.

Currently, Samsung Note 9 is much expensive as the same price iPhone X has in the startup. The prices of both different storage capacity versions make you wince.
Galaxy Note 9 – 128GB – $999.99
Galaxy Note 9 – 512GB – $1,249.99

Samsung Note 9 has enough range of charging capacity of 4000mAh, and the company assures that there will be no repeat of the fires that we saw two years ago. Once a battery fully charges it can be used for more than a day as reported in the event the consumption hours not yet given by the Samsung. Wireless Charging and Fast Charging is a continue feature in Note 9.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 | Reviews, Feature and Price

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Are you using a tablet with a desktop PC feature? Not right now! Your wait is no longer be continued. Here the Samsung is announcing their Galaxy Tab S4 which will be the first tablet that claims to act like a PC and will be publically release as promise with a large display screen.

Samsung live stream on 1st Aug 2018 which is actually surprised stream, Samsung just release some features about the new Galaxy Tab S4. Its been a long time since we see the Android tablet was getting worth but after this live stream debut, it’s the Galaxy Tab S4 that could finally make people interest again.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is attaching to a special dock which is called Samsung DeX Announced this week. Which means you can use the tablet on a monitor with the help of a keyboard and mouse with a special mode that feels you like a desktop PC. As the Samsung announced the best feature DeX dock in the Galaxy Tab S4 which help the user to open multiple desktop-style windows for your Android apps like Microsoft Office suite and can be changeable the size of apps as it required. With DeX dock feature we can drag and drop content between apps with a touchscreen.

The Samsung DeX can support up to 20 multiple windows open simultaneously, for multitasking Samsung separately sold $150 keyboard or any other Bluetooth keyboard and mouse you have already got for the same. There’s also a good option the Samsung Tab puts your all recent apps right side in the toolbar which can be quickly accessible when you want to open the task back.

As usually this model Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 also comes with a screen of 10.5-inches with a Super AMOLED display (2560×1600) and a 16:10 aspect ratio. It comes with a 13MP megapixel F/1.9 secondary camera and 8MP megapixel of front-facing camera. It has a feature of Iris and face unlock which help the user to authenticate the device and additionally use the passcode for manual unlock. The main thing that is changed from the previous tab is the Home button: yes the home button is gone and replaced with a thinner bezel.

The Samsung Tab S4 is coming with the latest generation Snapdragon 835 processor which will run the latest version of Android Oreo 8.1, includes 4GB of RAM. The battery life looks longer than the previous tabs it has a capacity of 7,300mAh. According to the Samsung, the user can watch 16 hours of continuous video playback with a single charge on Tab S4. It comes with a USB-C port, microSD slot, headphone jack and pin connector for the keyboard connectivity.

It comes with two version of built-in storage the basic Tab S4 is 64GB with the price of $650 and for the upgrade version comes with a built-in storage of 256GB for $750, for external storage it can support up to 400GB. The stylus comes included in the box which normally known as S Pen. In the live even Samsung announced that the shipment will begin from the 10th of August.

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OPPO Find X – Specifications, Features and Price

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The Chinese smartphone-maker company OPPO has launched his first high price smartphone, which is confirmed after weeks of speculation and rumours about its specifications and design. The Chinese smartphone-maker company launched Oppo Find X design and specs at an event in Paris. According to the report, this will be the first phone from the company to be sold in Europe and North America. The launch price will be £999 ($1,155 according to the current conversion rate). The Chinese company also launched a Lamborghini edition of the Find X and price will be £1,699 (about $ 1,964) with a carved logo at the back.

Before Find X smartphone, Oppo phones were restricted to launch their phones in China, India, Philippines, and a few other Asian countries. Oppo Find X model has an edge-to-edge display, which is same as compete with top handset maker companies like Apple and Samsung. The best feature is the popup camera that Is placed inside a display notch.

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Oppo Find X comes with a 6.4-inch OLED display with a 93.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. While the other smartphone-maker companies working on making phones edge to edge display like Samsung and Apple have been working on perfecting a bezel-less screen but there is a notch on the display. As the Oppo is the first company who made a full edge-to-edge display in a smartphone and there is only thick bezel at the bottom, which is called the chin.oppo find x back

The best feature in Oppo Find X is stealth 3D camera which is hidden when the device is off or when the camera app is closed. This is the main reason why Oppo has been able to achieve a complete bezel-less design. As soon as when you opened the camera app the camera pop up with a slide automatically and back into its original position when the camera app is being closed. The front facing camera 25-megapixel with face unlock feature and in the back dual camera feature with 16-megapixel and 20-megapixel system. These both cameras are placed on a slider which is only pop up in that case when you need to take a picture.

When we talk about the hard, Oppo Find X has a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and has 8GB RAM. According to the rumours only this specific variant version is announced but it is still not confirmed that it will be published with another different hardware. The upper given price is about 256GB variant. It will be launch with the latest version of Android Oreo 8.1 OS version. It also has a good battery of 3,730mAh, somewhere according to rumorus battery will be 3,400mAh which will be charged from 0 to 100 percent in 35 minutes.

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