On Wednesday afternoon, Google pushed the Beta 2 constructed of Android 12 L to eligible gadgets. Each system photographs and OTAs can be found from Google’s website for Pixel 3a (XL) and all newer Pixels. All besides the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional – which have already been coping with replace delays for the December patch and could possibly be favored to a delay right here.
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Android 12L Beta 2 brings bug fixes and optimizations, in addition to a couple of fixes for refinement of the resizing of icons relative to the display measurement. It additionally finalizes APIs and system behaviors for this model of Android in order that builders can start specializing in finalizing their apps with compatibility of the brand new Android construct. For reference, that’s API degree 32.
Android 12L is a mid-cycle Android construct meant to optimize Android’s usability throughout completely different type components and show sizes amidst the trade shift in direction of foldable gadgets and the rise in adoption of tablets, ChromeOS, and 2-in-1 gadgets for productiveness.
Google has additionally confronted criticism for the way it’s dealt with the Pixel 6 and 6 Professional December replace, which can be linked to why there’s no Beta 2 constructed for the Pixels but. We speculate it could be attributable to some tinkering wanted to be accomplished with the Google Tensor chip, which hasn’t been used on a smartphone earlier than.