Following the Google I / O 2021 announcements, Google has finally released the first beta of Android 12. Everything we saw in Developer Preview has been tweaked and refined for the first beta.
The first Android 12 beta is now available for Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, or Pixel 5 devices. devices, you can sign up with Google to get Android 12 beta updates over the air. You can also manually download and install the beta version of Android 12 if you know how to do it.
If you signed up for an OTA update, you can check the OTA update by going to Settings> System> System update> Check for updates. It may take a few days to reach all beta devices.
Android 12 comes with a big user interface overhaul and several new features. Android 12 now includes smooth motion and animation. Widgets have been redesigned and controls are more interactive. Google claims to have optimized the UP with better energy efficiency.
Google also added new privacy settings on Android 12. There is now a privacy dashboard that gives you details about permission settings and data access by different apps. I will talk about Android 12 in detail in a separate article.