What are the new features of Android 7.0 Nougat?

Nougat is now being rolled out, starting with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. There are a number of new features including:




- New modes and filters by swiping when in the camera
- Change your skin tone, eye size and face shape when taking a selfie
- Add a spotlight to your photos
- Auto create stories within the gallery, based on people, locations or times tagged
- Use the volume button to immediately take a burst shot


- Settings are simply laid out and grouped together
- Able to link a physical keyboard
- New Android ‘hidden’ game in the Software version


- Internet app now features extensions, similar to desktop internet applications
- A number of pre-loaded apps including Android Pay and Samsung Gear
- Calendar app linked to the weather Widget, so you can see the weather forecast when planning activities
- More settings for apps accessing different parts of the device, for example ‘Do not disturb’ or ‘Allow unrestricted data usage’ permission

Notification and shortcuts menu

- Expanded information in notifications
- Search function and scan for nearby devices within the notification panel
- More settings for notifications including silent and hidden notifications


- In-built blue light filter to ease the strain on your eyes in the evening and night time
- Screen resolution can be changed from High Definition, Full High Definition to Wide Quad High Definition
- Screen display can be zoomed in
- Medical information can be displayed on your screen, even if the device is locked


- Messages and contacts are linked more fluidly
- Quick call function – holding the home key on any screen and speaking a contacts name will call them
- Use voice commands to answer or reject calls



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