Google’s newest main Android replace, Android 12, isn’t obtainable to most of the people simply but, but it surely’s getting nearer. The corporate wrote on its Android Developers site that it pushed the supply to Android Open Supply Undertaking (AOSP) and is “officially” releasing the replace. Regardless of Android 12 being technically obtainable, you received’t discover it showing as an replace in your Pixel telephone for the “next few weeks,” in response to the submit.
When it does launch, it’ll come to the Pixel 3, Pixel 3A, Pixel 4, Pixel 4A, Pixel 4A 5G, Pixel 5, and Pixel 5A telephones (wow, Google positive makes lots of these now). It’s the software program that you simply’ll see on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional when these launch later this yr.
In line with Google, it’ll additionally come to Samsung Galaxy, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo, and Xiaomi gadgets later in 2021.
In case you’re curious what’s what with Android 12, I’ve acquired a overview of the software program, which I examined extensively on each a Pixel 3 and Pixel 4A 5G. It’s an replace that’s largely centered on tweaking the best way Android appears to be like with Google’s new Materials You design language. There are different options price attempting, together with a brand new privateness dashboard that provides up extra transparency on how your apps entry your location, microphone, and digital camera, however general, it’s not an replace that goals to drastically alter how you utilize your telephone.
If you happen to want an additional hand with downloading and putting in the replace when it comes, we’ll be placing up a step-by-step information for doing that in your Pixel or different supported telephone, so keep tuned.