Google has officially introduced a new Android version – Android 11 on September 8, 2020, with new features. Some users have already received the stable update but many people will still be waiting for Android 11 to arrive on their phones, and according to the information, Google is working hard to bring its next Android version – Android 12 next year.
Google’s 11th major release and 18th version of Android – Android 11 comes with a chat bubble, security, enhanced control center, improved dark mode, and much more. The stable Android 11 update for Google Pixel smartphones, Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Realme and more are in the wave and soon will be available for the eligible devices. All smartphone vendors scheduled the stable Android 11 based software updates from December 2020 and this expansion will happen until the first half of 2021.
For now, we don’t know exactly what features will be available in Android 12 but below you can see the expected features, release date, beta info, and more.
The Android 12 development may start in late February or early March next year (2021). So lets discuss more about the upcoming major version from Google.
Android 12 Beta RoadMap (Expected):
If you talk about the Android 12 Beta roadmap, it is likely to remain the same as Android 11.
Android 12 Developer Previews:
- February 2021
Android 12 Beta Releases:
- Q3 2021
Android 12 Developer Preview/Beta devices:
- Google Pixel 5
- Google Pixel 4a 5G
- Google Pixel 4a
- Google Pixel 4
- Google Pixel 4 XL
- Google Pixel 3a
- Google Pixel 3a XL
- Google Pixel 3
- Google Pixel 3 XL
The above devices will be first to get the official version of Android 12 after that the Xiaomi, Realme, and other smartphone vendors will be a part of the Android 12 beta/stable update.
Android 12 Features [Expected]
- A brand new look
- More customized widgets
- Enhanced control center
- Improved in screen recorder
- Control connected device and media
- Better Privacy and Data Control
- Customizable Always on Display
- More Clock styles
- Better Scrolling screenshot
- Custom emoji sticker
- Better Voice Access
- New gestures
Android 12 launch date:
Google may release its 19th version of Android – Android 12 in early Q3 2021.
As for now, there is no official information available.