HoldEm, 07 Jul 2017And Quick Glance was on the Galaxy S4 4 years ago.It first came on Lumia phones as glance screen before s4 copied it four years ago.
Yes it is possible to ad "always on" an a phone with TFT screen via software update but battery life will be sacrificed as TFT used LED back lighting which all of them will light to see anything on the screen while OLED can light individual pixle's thus, almost no battery drain
kevin97, 07 Jul 2017Brush up Your knowledge. I was talking about the upcoming Pixels, because those are the ones t... moreIs it me or did you just missed it
Google own Pixel phone, Google also own and develop Android.
Either the programming was included in whatever the latest Android API, or Google issued a very small update if its own (as owner) and turned on the facility
That means that that all flagship phones can do the same
All Android phone makers are drinking from the same well
The sad part is that 50% of the 4 operating systems are two abandoned by the manufacturers
Zoom, 07 Jul 2017Brush up on your knowledge
Both pixel phones of 2016 were made by htcBrush up Your knowledge. I was talking about the upcoming Pixels, because those are the ones that will support Always-On Display, not the previous ones, because it is impossible to implement AOD on a TFT screen without hardware support (LG G5 and G6 have special hardware for AOD). And the next small Pixel will be made by HTC, while the next large one will be made by LG.
ImJoaquinTheDog, 07 Jul 2017Google engineers the phones, not HTC/LG. Any AOD will be the result of Google's decisions.Nice joke :)
kevin97, 07 Jul 2017The larger, LG-built Pixel will probably have an Always-On Display mode (it's only logical giv... moreGoogle engineers the phones, not HTC/LG. Any AOD will be the result of Google's decisions.
The larger, LG-built Pixel will probably have an Always-On Display mode (it's only logical given that LG has the expertise from the G5 and G6), but I don't think the smaller, HTC-built Pixel will have it.
To the commenters:
10 years ago all mobile phones had always-on mode. They just turned off the LCD background light, but the LCD stayed on with the clock and other icons and the ambient light illuminated the display.
ByX44, 07 Jul 2017Burn in cant happen, the clock movesThat won't prevent burn in. The burn in happens anyway.
Illmatic662, 07 Jul 2017I've had Always on Display on my G5 and my V20 and I don't think I could live without it. It u... moreI don't have it pre installed like in G5 but I use an app for my G2 great app but drains aloooooot of battery it is quite useful
Gibby , 07 Jul 2017I concur Seems odd but once you've had it - you can't live without it! Bring it on Google.I am gonna have to disagree. I got an S8 and I have disabled the AOD on my phone. I want to prevent burn in and also it is not that useful for me anyway
Illmatic662, 07 Jul 2017I've had Always on Display on my G5 and my V20 and I don't think I could live without it. It u... moreMicrosoft Windows phone has had this features for over 2 possibly 3 years now, its called the glance screen.If you taken it out if your pocket,or there is a change in light (as does passing a hand over the light sensor) unanswered notifications are displayed
Blackberry BB10 have this, there is a notification red light also.
It is a nice feature to have and not need to unlock the phone.
This is what Google Android needs, editable field names so one contact can be held under one contact card
Instead of mobile 1, 2, 3, you can change it to Pete X main, Pete X payg, Pete Work, and if Pete has a home phone, Pete home, so you don't have to remember what phone goes with what number goes with which
This was on Symbian only, not picked by Windows or Android.