Google made Android 12 available in the Android Open Source Project. With that, the new version of the smartphone operating system was officially launched. An upgrade for Pixel devices will follow in the coming weeks, and the operating system for other phones will be released later.
Google wrote: “Today we push the Android 12 source code to AOSP and officially release the latest Android version” In the Android developer blog. The company reports that Pixel phone owners expect to upgrade to Android 12 “in the next few weeks.” Google usually also releases a Pixel upgrade at the same time as AOSP, but this time it’s not.
The operating system will be available “later this year” for devices from other manufacturers. Google mentions Samsung Galaxy devices and smartphones from OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo and Xiaomi. XDA Developers I mentioned earlier Google is expected to release Android 12 on October 4th.
Google announced Android 12 in May During his I/O show It has released several beta versions since then. According to the tech giant, more than 225,000 people have tried these beta versions of Android 12 on supported smartphones. According to the company, nearly 50,000 problem reports have been submitted.
Android 12 includes a completely new interface, with the so-called Material You Design. Among other things, the operating system will receive more customized system themes, which will depend on the backgrounds of the users. After users set a background, the system chooses based on what colors from that background the accent colors should appear in the menus, switches, and buttons of the operating system. Tweakers tested a beta version of Android 12 earlier this year and wrote about it preview.
Later this month, Google is expected to introduce its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones, which will ship with Android 12. These devices include the recently introduced Google-designed Tensor soc. Leaked details.
“Lifelong entrepreneur. Total writer. Internet ninja. Analyst. Friendly music enthusiast.”