Google announced its Android 12 OS in the Google I/O event. The new Android 12 OS brings major security and privacy improvements when 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 Beta update of Android 12 in their system. The public stable rollout is expected around the end of September or starting November. Here we will discuss everything we know so far about the upcoming Android 13 OS. We have plenty of information about the Android 13 to share about.
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 will have 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. Also, some reports from XDA suggest that Android 13 might allow a secondary profile for PFC Payments. This will help to save your payments information from anyone.
Android 13 Update Tracker
26/08/2021: Google’s Pixel 6 smartphone will have ultra-wideband (UWB) support as the company is reportedly working to expand UWB support in Android 13.
27/07/2021: Google has reportedly decided the dessert name of Android 13 and it will be internally called Tiramisu
When will Android 13 be released?
The Android 13 which will be the next version of Android 12 OS is expected to get announced by June 2022. The stable version will likely release in September 2022. The little information about hinting the launch date and some other details of Android 13 has already started hovering online. However, the confirmed complete information and details will only get revealed by the official launch which is spectacled not to happen before Q1 2022.
|Android 13 Builds||Expected Release Timeline|
|Developer Preview 1||February 2022|
|Developer Preview 2||March 2022|
|Developer Preview 3||April 2022|
|Beta 1||May 2022|
|Beta 2 and 3||June-July 2022|
|Beta 4||August 2022|
|Stable Build||September 2022|
Which phones will get Android 13?
The Google Pixel 4, 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 will get Android 13. The list includes various devices like LG G8X ThinQ, LG Wing, LG G8S ThinQ, LG V50S ThinQ 5G, and a few more.
Following the software update policy of Samsung and Vivo, it’s pretty clear that some of their selected devices will get Android 13 OS. Samsung Android 13 supported phones list will include Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra, Z Flip 3, and Z Fold 3 for sure. Vivo’s X60, X60 Pro, and X60 Po+ will surely include in the Android 13 list.