Essential Smartphone update brings October security patch and notch settings

October 2nd, 2018   decode   Other Tags:


Essential Smartphone, which received the Android 9.0 Pie update the similar day it was unveiled, has now received a fresh improve with the October security patch. Interestingly, the fresh for the phone started rolling out minutes whenever Google introduced the exact same for its own devices.

Apart in the October security patch, the fresh update Additionally brings back the notch settings, what enables users to hide the notch on top of the present. The notch options, which allows customisation of app uses the notch area disappeared whenever the update in Android 8.1 Oreo to Android 9.0 Pie, after Google unveiled new notch logic.

The reintroduced notch settings allows users to set their default notch preference for all apps from 3 options — “Controlled by application,” “Always use notch area,” or “Never use notch area.” The October patches fixes a “critical vulnerability” that may allow a remote attacker few pretty high-level access.

Essential is doing something that with no one most phone manufacturer has been able to do — advertising Android updates on the exactly day it will become unveiled. Recently, the company established that it’ll Additionally provide the upcoming major Android improve as well, i.e. Android Q, for the Essential Cameraphone PH-1.

It’s noteworthy that the company has stopped the development cpu of its Essential Telephone successor because of to the poor profits of the company’s initial cameraphone. While it has promised Android Q update, the company’s future is still uncertain.

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