Android 13

Android 13 Update Tracker: Release Date and Supported Phones List

Android 13 is Now Offical

Google announced its Android 12 OS at the Google I/O event. The new Android 12 OS brings significant security and privacy improvements compared to Android 11 with all-new Material You design. Pixel devices and some high-end smartphones from brands like Xiaomi and Realme have already started grabbing the Stable update of Android 12 in their system. Now, Google has officially unveiled Android 13. Here we will discuss everything we know about the upcoming Android 13 OS. We have plenty of information about the Android 13 to share.

What is Android 13?

Android 13 is the thirteen major version of the Android operating system. It is the successor to Android 12. Android 13 carries the codename Tiramisu. The codenames of Android versions are based on the names of different sweets. Following the same, the Android 13, which has the codename Tiramisu, is a coffee-flavoured dessert.

Android 13 features include More Material You theming options, Enhanced notifications, Tap-to-transfer, Resolution switching, Auto-theming icons, Cinematic wallpapers, Turn on dark mode at bedtime, Screen saver revamp, Per-app language preferences, System Photo Picker, App drawer in the taskbar, Clipboard editor overlay, Vibration sliders for alarm and media, and more.

Android 13 Update Tracker

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May 12: Google has announced Android 13 officially at Google I/O. Currently, the second Beta of Android 13 is available for select devices. The Beta is open for 22 devices from 12 OEMs. To join the beta program, you need to visit OEM’s dedicated Android page, sign in, and enrol your device. An OTA update notification should soon arrive on your device, prompting you to download the Android 13 beta build.

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May 6: Android 13 Beta 1 for Android TV is available for developers. Reportedly, Android 13 could block sideloaded apps from using accessibility features.

April 28: Google I/O 2022, the company’s annual developer conference, is scheduled for May 11 and 12. The company will likely introduce Android 13 alongside the Pixel 6a and Pixel Watch.

April 26: The first public beta of Android 13 is now available. Android 13 Beta 1 system images are available for the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4 (XL), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro. You can get Android 13 on a supported Google Pixel device by enrolling in the Android Beta for Pixel program. The most highlighted features of Android 13 beta 1 include more granular access to media files, improved error reporting, and Anticipatory audio routing.

February 10: The first Android 13 Developer Preview has been released. In addition, Google has also shared a rough timeline for the Android 13 rollout. Judging from that information, we expect the Android 13 stable version to be out in early September of 2022.

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December 24: As per Mishaal Rahman, Android 13 will add full support for Bluetooth LE Audio. Xda-Developers has also shared some of the expected features of Android 13 that include Runtime Permission for Notifications, Individual App Languages Support, New Lock Screen Clock Layouts, and TARE: The Android Resource Economy.

December 14: Reportedly (via Mishaal Rahman), Google may allow users to toggle on/off the Phantom Process Killer in Android 13. Users have to navigate to this path: Settings > Developer Settings > Feature flags

September 25: Xda-Developers spotted changes in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code. It reveals that Google may include DNS over HTTPS support in Android 13.

August 26: Google’s Pixel 6 smartphone will have ultra-wideband (UWB) support as the company is reportedly working on expanding UWB support in Android 13.

July 27: Google has reportedly decided on the dessert name of Android 13, and it will be internally called Tiramisu.

When will Android 13 be released?

The Android 13, which is the next version of Android 12 OS announced on April 26. Currently, Google is rolling out Android 13 Beta 1 for Pixel phones only. The stable version will likely be released in August 2022.

Android 13 Builds Release Timeline
Developer Preview 1 February 10, 2022
Developer Preview 2 March 17, 2022
Beta 1 April 26, 2022
Beta 2 and 3 May-June 2022 (Expected)
Beta 4 July 2022 (Expected)
Stable Build August 2022 (Expected)

Which phones will get Android 13?

The Google Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6, Pixel 5a 5G, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4XL, Pixel 5 and Pixel 5XL will get the guaranteed support of Android 13; all thanks to long-term software support by Google.

We all know that LG has closed its smartphone business, but the company previously confirmed that their selected devices would get Android 13. The list includes various devices like LG G8X ThinQ, LG Wing, LG G8S ThinQ, LG V50S ThinQ 5G, etc.

Following the software update policy of Samsung and Vivo, it’s pretty clear that some of their selected devices will get Android 13 OS. The Samsung Android 13 supported phones list will include Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra, S21, S21+, S21 Ultra, Z Flip 3, and Z Fold 3. Vivo’s X70, X70 Pro, and X70 Po+ will indeed include in the Android 13 list.

Android 13 Eligible Devices List (Confirmed So Far)

Google

  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Pixel 6
  • Pixel 6 Pro
  • Pixel 4a
  • Pixel 4a 5G
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 5a

Xiaomi

  • Xiaomi 12 Pro
  • Xiaomi 12
  • Xiaomi Pad 5

Oppo

  • Oppo Find N
  • Oppo Find X5 Pro

Asus

  • Asus Zenfone 8

Lenovo

  • Lenovo Tab P12 Pro

Nokia

  • Nokia X20

Oneplus

  • Oneplus 10 Pro

Realme

  • Realme GT 2 Pro

Vivo

  • Vivo X80 Pro

ZTE

ZTE Axon 40 Ultra

Sharp

  • Sharp Aquos Sense 6

Tecno

  • Tecno Camon 19 Pro 5G

About Chandan Pandit

He is a Tech Journalist at Dealntech. He writes on Mobile and Android related news. Keeping the contents as simple as possible with proper information is his goal. He enjoys researching all kinds of tech products, especially fascinating latest mobile phones and gadgets. In his free time, he loves playing mobile games.

One comment

  1. i am using Infinix Note 10.this phone is Android 11.will Google provide Android 12 update for this phone and when ? i live in Malaysia.

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