Despite having just released Android 12, Google has released the Developer Preview of Android 13.
Developer Preview is the first preview version exclusively for trial developers. Beta version will then be released for users to experience and finally stable version for all Android devices. Recently, Google has released Android 13 Developer Preview 1 with many upgrades.
Theme options: Android 13 will provide dynamic icons for all apps instead of just Google. Customizing Material You allows app icons to have a color tone that matches the wallpaper. The feature first appeared on Pixel devices, but Google says it’s working with other manufacturers to make it more widely available.
|What interesting upgrades does Android 13 have?|
Privacy features: Android 13 will be upgraded to take care of privacy and security issues. For example, the new photo picker feature will let you share photos and videos with an individual app without giving the app permission to see all photos. Google plans to make this feature available to all phones running Android 11 or later.
Android 13 will also add a new Wi-Fi permission that will allow apps to find and connect to Wi-Fi spots without requiring location. Additionally, language preferences will work on a per-app basis, helping multilingual users.
Developer Preview version for which phone?
The Android 13 developer preview currently running on Google’s Pixel phones includes Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 4a, Pixel 4 XL, and Pixel 4 .
If you have a compatible Pixel phone, you can install this version. However, you should try installing it on secondary devices or wait until the first Public Beta is released.
Android 13 when officially released?
Google plans to release more Android 13 developer previews lasting from February to March of this year. The Beta should be released around April. The company expects Android 13 to be stable around June or July. If Google sticks to that timeline, the official release of Android 13 should arrive later in the year. or earlier in the fall.
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