Android 12 has been freshly launched and is now available as the first public beta. However, the beta version is available only for 10 smartphone brands.
Find out if your smartphone is among the ones getting the Android 12 Beta 1!
Android 12 Beta 1 Goes Live; What’s Different?
As we all know, Google I/O 2021 annual event will be hosted today at 10.30 pm IST, will take place till May 20.
The latest version is going to have a new interface with bigger buttons and sliders. The latest UI additions under Android 12 will include a key update for tablets. With Android 12, the tablets will now have a native dual-panel home screen. Users can use it to multitask and make use of the most of the screen space.
The Quick Settings drawer from the notifications panel will see some change as well. It will have a similar design language with the three settings icons per row and not five or six icons per row.
Android 12 will get a splash screen. It’s a loading screen with the app logo whenever you open an app. There will be new scrolling effects as well when you over-scroll, a sticky scroll effect The latest Android version will rename the ‘reduce brightness’ to ‘extra dim’, and there could be more dimness this time for less eye strain at night. There’s more, and all details will be shared at the event.
The Google Pixel Series is the first one to get the new Android version and will be available on more than 3 billion devices across the globe.
Smartphones That Are Eligible For Android 12 Beta 1 Download
Here is a complete list of all the smartphones that will be eligible for the Android 12 beta 1 download:
Asus ZenFone 8
OnePlus 9 Pro
Oppo Find X3 Pro
Realme GT 5G (China only)
Tecno Pouvoir 4
TCL 20 Pro 5G
Vivo iQOO 7 Legend
Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 11i
Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G (China only)
As per reports, some of these smartphone brands have greatly modified the new Android 12 beta 1 so that it matches with the theme of their custom skin. Also, each of these brands will be posting a step by step guide which will help their users install the new Android 12 public beta on their smartphone.