Android 12 is all set to release; Check release date; Device update list and much more...
Android 12 beta preview version is said to be available soon, likely in the following couple of weeks. 9to5 reported a play store upgrade to the Android Beta Feedback app which has been spotted. Whereas Google is however to officially reveal anything about Android 12, the beta builds are indicating an imminent launch. The previous leak also uncovered key subtle elements and highlights.
For the Nearby Wi-Fi password sharing to work, the new feature will require both the devices to be on Android 12.
Moreover, a feature called App Pairs will group any two apps from the recent menu. It'll join them together to increase the convenience of multitasking. Additionally, the company said to be adding gaming-focused features on Android 12 to offer a seamless gaming experience.
Android 12 Release Date, Android 12 Release Date In India
The expected release date of Android 12 is around sometime in Q2, 2021 at the Google I/O developer’s conference as the company has been doing for years. Android 12 beta version (early) is expected to be made accessible much-before the announcement. Recent leaks indicate at Android 12 beta availability by February / Walk.
Last year, the Android 11 early beta came out in mid-February 2020. There will be around 4 developer beta/preview releases before the stable Android 12 version is rolled out in August/September.
Google is reportedly working on a few key features to revamp the overall user experience. It includes an upgraded split-screen multitasking feature with ‘App Pairs’, a game controller haptic feedback system when connected to an Android phone, Restricted Network mode, and a more secure sharing of Wi-Fi passwords with nearby devices.
Android 12 Update List: Android 12 Update For Different Devices
Google Pixel phones will be the first to receive the Android 12 update among others to be followed by OnePlus phones. The other brands will offer Android 12 updates with their customized skins in phases.
Checkout out the Android 12 update list for different devices from different smartphone brands.
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Android 12 Features Leaked: Android 12 Features, Upgrades
The recent rumors hint at the active development of the OS. Google is working on a few features for the upcoming Android 12 operating system.
- Android 12 will change the app pair and spilt screen feature. Google is said to offer a single screen for both the apps to perform as one single task. Users can pick two of their recently opened apps to become a pair from the recent apps menu.
- Said to be called App Pairs, the Android 12 App Pairs system will include a divider that can be adjusted or can be swapped by double-tapping.
- The company is also said to be adding gaming-focused features on Android 12 to offer an immersive gaming experience.
- Google will finally upgrade the controller rumble situation on Android. Now game controllers connected to Android either via USB or Bluetooth will support haptic feedback.
- Google will add support for amplitude control which will generate custom vibration effects.
- Android 12 will allow nearby sharing of Wi-Fi passwords within devices with Android 12 only. With Android 12, Wi-Fi password sharing will be available with the Nearby Share feature.
- Google is also working on the ‘Restricted Networking’ mode. When activated, it will provide access to the applications which have the network permission and the rest will have no access to the internet.