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Xperia X Gets 'Ambient Display' In New Concept Update

By Margot Taylor , Feb 06, 2017 12:45 PM EST
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Sony's most recent update of the Xperia Concept programming for the Xperia X now includes an ambient display. The element can be activated in the display settings so that the screen will incidentally illuminate at whatever point new notifications come in.

It is usual for Sony to make versions of its firmware for major models as a concept to bring together all the new ideas of the company. This has been the developer's practice ever since Android Marshmallow through the Xperia Concept Program.

According to GSM Arena, the latest update brings the ambient display feature, which allows the device to display the notifications or users can get a message while the screen is off. The users can check incoming messages even without checking the phone's display. It also offers a wake up screen to check the notifications.

Like on iPhones, the Ambient Display feature allows the phone screen to wake up whenever there is a notification. The feature can be enabled or disabled through the ambient display option in the device's Setting menu.

The update also brings in new features aside from the Ambient Display. One of which is the adjustment to the camera application particularly the viewfinder mode, which helps adjust the brightness of the screen. The controls give the user an option to track and adjust the brightness to their preferences.

According to Xperia Blog, the update also fixes a problem on the LED notifications during the missed calls. Sony additionally fixed a Bluetooth audio issue when utilizing Ok Google commands and corrected the tinted display issue a few users experienced on the last build.

The redesign conveys the software version to 38.3.A.0.94 and weighs at around 40MB. Strangely, it contains the January Android security patches, notwithstanding Sony having as of now issued the current month's security update. Yet, such is the unpredictable way of Concept software. The update is now accessible for all members in the Xperia concept program.

 

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