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Android Nougat 7.1 Features Explained Part – II

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Android-Nougat-7-300x129 Android Nougat 7.1 Features Explained Part - IIAs promised in the earlier article here is a list of features that are exclusive to Google’s Pixel phones only.


  • Quick switch adapter:To transfer messages, contacts, and photos from your present phone to a Pixel a wired setup.
  • Google Assistant:  This will pop up with a long-press of the home button. This feature is available with Allo if you want to try it now.
  • Pixel Launcher:As the name suggests it will only be available with a Pixel phone. Swiping up from the home screen will open up the app drawer and a search box for quick search apps.
  • Support:A screen share feature accessible through the support tab in the settings along with 24/7 support.
  • Camera features:The list of new camera features is as follows
    • Exposure Compensation
    • Viewfinder grid modes
    • Hardware accelerated (on Qualcomm Hexagon coprocessor) HDR+ image processing
    • Electronic Image Stabilization (“video stabilization”) 2.0
    • AE/AF Locking
    • White Balance Presets
    • Smart-burst
  • Google Photos: For all photos, Pixel owners will get unlimited high-quality Google Photo Storage.
  • Smart Storage: Your phone will automatically remove original version of photos and videos when it is low on memory.
  • Sensor Hub processor with tightly integrated sensors (accel, gyro, mag) + connectivity (Wi-Fi, Cell, GPS)
  • Aesthetic changes:A new calendar and date icon, new wallpapers and pull-out to launch a Google search. And some innovative lock screen animation as well.