Google Android 12: Here are the Features and Launch date
Google Android 12 has been announced. Below, you can find the news, features, and launch date information.
Most Smartphones across the world run on Android. So, it is very safe to say that it is the most popular smartphone operating system around. Android is based on Linux kernel and other source software designed majorly for touchscreens.
There have been various versions of Android released in a while. The most recently released is the Google Android 11 which was launched with several system improvements and features. It was officially released in September 2020 as the eleventh major version of the Android OS.
The Android 11 comes with new features like smart home controls, recent app screens, conversation bubbles, redesigned notifications, one-time permission for apps, privacy controls, etc.
Meanwhile, most new Android versions are usually released by Google in September-October every year. Even prior to the release, there are leaks going around online about the debut.
Android 12 has been rumored to be coming with a new UI which possibly, will be powered by the Material NEXT design library. This will likely bring-in some new changes to the user interface in some sections, such as the notification panel UI, home screen, lock screen, Google camera app, privacy settings, etc.
Here, you can get an in look at the Android 12 OS.
Features and Launch date of Google Android 12
Expected Android 12 Features
The Android 12 will likely come with improvements/changes for the features listed below:
- Better Privacy settings
- Bubble animations
- Game mode
- Improved split-screen multitasking
- Improved user interface
- New Always-on Display
- Scrolling screenshots and more
Expected Android 12 Beta and Stable Rollout Date
The Android 12 Developer Previews will give room to developers to begin platform migration and start the adaption process for their apps. The first appearance is expected in mid-February this year. Furthermore, further previews should come in March, April, and May.
The Beta release will come after the Developer Previews and it is expected either in May or June this year. Also, the stable version rollout could be in July-August.
Android 12 launch date has not been announced or confirmed at the present, but going by the leaks and rumors, it will likely be in the third quarter of 2021.