Changes from Blynk 0.1
Feature
Difference
Apps
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Web Dashboard
πŸŽ‰ New Blynk.Console
Android App
Legacy Blynk requires Android 4.2 or later
Blynk IoT requires Android 5 or later
iOS App
Legacy Blynk requires iOS 9 or later
Blynk IoT requires iOS 14.1 or later
Device Management
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Voice Assistants
πŸŽ‰ Alexa and Google Home integration (coming soon)
Device Provisioning and Profiling
πŸŽ‰ New in Blynk.Edgent and Blynk.Apps
Over-the-Air firmware updates (Blynk.Air)
πŸŽ‰ New in Blynk.Edgent and Blynk.Console
Event Logging
πŸŽ‰ New in Blynk.Console and Blynk.Apps
Notifications management
πŸŽ‰ New in Blynk.Console
Device and User Management
πŸŽ‰ New in Blynk.Console
User Roles and Permissions
πŸŽ‰ New in Blynk.Console
​Device Sharing (via QR code)
βœ… Replaced by inviting users
Connectivity
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Bluetooth 2.0 SPP
❌ Not available in new Blynk (yet)
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
❌ Not available in new Blynk (yet)
Widgets
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16 new widgets: icon button, image button, step slider, vertical step slider, slop control, switch button, level slider, level slider with switch, radial gauge, enhanced gauge, gradient ramp, icon, link button, link image button, alias
βœ… Only in Blynk 2.0
Bridge widget
βœ… Replaced by Automations and Rule Engine (coming soon)
Eventor widget
βœ… Replaced by Automations. Now works on iOS and Android
Timer widget
βœ… Replaced by Automations
RTC widget
βœ… No widget needed. Use Time API​
WebHook widget
βœ… Replaced by WebHook settings in Blynk.Console
Notifications, Email, Twitter widgets
βœ… Replaced by Template Events
Terminal widget
Works only in realtime. History not supported
Table widget
❌ Not available in new Blynk (yet)
Device Selector
❌ Replaced with Device Tiles
Multi-device projects
❌ Replaced with Device Tiles and Dashboards (coming soon)
Reports
βœ… Moved to Blynk.Console Scheduled reports not yet available
Widget min/max set property
❌ Widget min/max fields were moved to datastream settings
Cloud
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Local Server
❌ Available in White-label plan only
Private Business Server
βœ… Remains available for White-label clients
Pricing Model
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Blynk Energy
Replaced with subscription plans​
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