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Samsung Air View

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Samsung Air View is a feature of several Samsung devices to show tooltips with additional information about elements in supported applications.

Use cases[edit]

Samsung video player[edit]

Samsung telephpne app[edit]

Samsung SMS app[edit]

Samsung S browser[edit]

In the S browser (package name: com.sec.android.app.sbrowser, Air View could be used for the magnification of content

Gallery app[edit]

Screen magnifier (pen only)[edit]

Screen scroll (pen only)[edit]

Home screen[edit]

With the stylus Air View, the user can glance into an app folder on the home screen by hovering the pen above it.

[Draft] To be mentioned[edit]

This is a draft article.

Missing information:

  • History: Xperia Sola floating touch
  • Complete table (including Neo variants of devices)

Supported devices[edit]

(Table unfinished yet)

Device With finger With stylus
Galaxy Note 2

Other uses[edit]

  • Chromium-based browsers still support the simulation of cursor hovering through Air View.
  • Hovering over boxes with overflowing text fill in many apps does show the full text inside a tooltips.
  • Some UI elements such as the Firefox Mobile tab counter are only supported by the stylus (S Pen) air view, not the finger air view.

See also[edit]

Related navigation boxes: ElectronicsMobile phonesData storageUser experience and user interfaces

External links[edit]

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