Google has announced that it has finished work on the latest version of its operating system. The tech giant made this known via a blog post where it reviewed that the stable version of the latest Android 12 is ready and that they are pushing the source to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Although, no specific date was given when Android devices will be getting the update. In the blog post, Google said,
Keep an eye out for Android 12 coming to a device near you starting with Pixel in the next few weeks and Samsung Galaxy, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo, and Xiaomi devices later this year.
The new Android 12 comes with new design and improvements, some of the features released by Google, shows Android 12 will be coming with A New UI, Better Performance, Improved Privacy Features, and Better User Experience Tools.
Android 12 New Features:
- New UI: The Android 12 has a new user interface alongside a new design language called Material You. It also comes with a new an improved Notification UI and Stretch overscroll feature. The stretch overscroll make scrolling your app’s content more smooth.
- Better Performance: According to Google, with Android 12, the tech giant has managed to reduce the CPU time used by core system services by 22% and the use of big cores by 15%. Android 12 also improved app startup times and optimized I/O for faster app loading. Other areas of performance improvement include foreground services optimization, a more responsive notification and a Faster machine learning
- Improved Privacy Features: The latest update shows a new privacy dashboard in Settings that allows users to see which apps have access to the microphone, camera, and location data. With this feature, you can also choose between sharing your precise location or approximate location with apps. Under the privacy settings, there are indicators on the status bar let users know when your app is using the device camera or microphone.
- Better User Experience Tools: You get new camera effects and sensor capabilities, rich content insertion and a lot more.