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- The Android 12 steady launch simply hit the Android Open-Supply Mission (AOSP).
- This can be a vital milestone within the launch cycle.
- Nevertheless, will probably be at the least days and even weeks earlier than we see it arrive on telephones.
Final yr, Google pushed out the Android 11 steady launch in the beginning of September. Nevertheless, Android 11 wasn’t too drastically totally different from Android 10 (or Android 9 Pie, for that matter). As such, it was comparatively simple for Google to stay to its proposed launch schedule.
Nevertheless, with Android 12, that doesn’t look like the case. Because the latest model of Android could be very totally different from different variations, it’s no shock that Google is pushing the Android 12 steady launch out loads later than final yr.
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Right this moment, the corporate reached an vital milestone: the launch of Android 12 on the Android Open-Supply Mission (AOSP). This implies the true inventory model of the working system is stay for anybody to obtain.
Nevertheless, the AOSP model of Android 12 and the model you’ll see on Pixel gadgets are under no circumstances the identical. As such, at this time’s information doesn’t imply it’s best to begin searching for software program updates in your supported Pixel telephone. Google admits the Android 12 steady rollout for Pixels will land “within the subsequent few weeks.”
Nonetheless, at this time’s information is an enormous deal because it means the core Android 12 expertise is completed. OEMs at the moment are free to launch their very own variations of Android 12 and individuals who wish to mod the working system for customized ROM releases can accomplish that.
Apparently, it’s attainable that different OEMs may push out an Android 12 steady launch earlier than Google does it for Pixels. We’ll want to attend and see how that goes, however this might be one of many first instances a large launch of Android lands on non-Pixel telephones first. Keep tuned.