Android 12 release date (expected)
As we said, the release time of Android OS has been the same for the last few years. All versions from Android 8 to Android 11 are released in August or September. In such a situation, we can expect Android 12 to be launched in the third quarter of this year. However, as reported by Android Central, due to the coronavirus epidemic, Google employees are working from their homes. In such a situation, it may take a little longer for us to see the stable version of the new version, but still we can expect maximum October or November.
However, before the stable release, Google releases several developer previews and finally the beta version. In such a situation, it will be seen when the first developer preview of Android 12 will be released. The first preview of Android 10 and Android 11 were released in February respectively and now it remains to be seen when the preview of Android 12 is released. However, the thing to note is that there are many differences in the last build compared to the preview build of the new operating system.
Android 12 features (expected)
A report from 9to5Google had said that Google may introduce a special feature for its Pixel lineup, in which users can double tap the back of their Pixel phone to access certain features. These actions may include some other actions besides double tapping screenshots, snoozing alarms.
It is expected that this time Google will focus more on security and privacy features. Therefore, we may get to see some new features regarding security. These will also include app permissions. Some major changes can also be seen on the notification panel. We have not seen much major changes in the interface of Google in the last several years. It may also happen that the interface looks somewhat different this time. However, Google’s stock interface is preferred by a large number of users, so companies should not make major changes to it. Not only this, it is also possible that we get to see some pixel-specific features for other Android phones.
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