Android 11 has just been released via developer preview, bringing with it a host of new features for phone geeks to get excited about. Nestled among the API and security updates is something that could really overhaul your phone experience: native support for variable refresh rates.
Previously, manufacturers and app developers had to build in their own solutions for refresh rates, but this new update should mean that the system will be doing most of the leg work instead. Games, apps and devices can now set their preferred frame rates on an individual basis and the new system will alter the display refresh rate accordingly.
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Given that we’ve recently seen a flood of new phones released with high refresh rates – both the Oppo Find X2 and the Galaxy S20…