Google’s upcoming working system replace Android 12 could also be known as “Snow Cone” unofficially. As per XDA Builders, the event branches of Android 12’s supply code are prefaced with “sc”, which is brief for Snow Cone. Final 12 months, Android 11’s improvement branches had been prefaced with “rvc” which is brief for Crimson Velvet cake.
Google used to provide dessert names to new Android variations, however stopped this observe on the launch of Android 10. With the discharge of Android 11 final 12 months, Google additionally revealed an Increase Actuality (AR) statue, which had a recipe hidden to make the Android version-themed Crimson Velvet Cake.
Android 12 options we all know to date
Earlier this month, a leaked early draft from the documentations confirmed screenshots of the brand new person interface of the Android 12. The screenshots additionally present that it’ll have a change in color scheme and sport an opaque design as soon as the notification bar is pulled down, 4 fast settings choices as a substitute of six and rounded corners for every notification.
As well as, there are new icons on the highest proper nook, which is able to present whether or not the app is utilizing the cellphone’s microphone, digicam and has entry to the person’s location. Apple’s iOS is already doing one thing comparable. If accessible within the subsequent replace, this characteristic shall be a worthwhile addition contemplating the privateness of customers.
There’s a change within the widgets part as properly. The brand new replace may have a ‘Conversations’ widget that can present missed calls, messages and up to date exercise for a specific contact. Google may additionally make it obligatory for all gadgets operating Android 12.
There was additionally a report by 9to5Google, which indicated that the Android 12 may have an choice to allow one-handed mode by way of a gesture. The characteristic will come in useful for customers particularly with small fingers with display sizes of the smartphones reaching seven inches.
Up to now, there isn’t any fastened date for the disclosing and launch of Android 12 replace. However it’s anticipated to be launched later this 12 months by August, going by earlier timelines. The general public betas will possible make an look by Might.