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)
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