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 have been prefaced with “rvc” which is brief for Purple Velvet cake.
Google used to offer 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 Purple Velvet Cake.
Android 12 options we all know up to now
Earlier this month, a leaked early draft from the documentations confirmed screenshots of the brand new consumer interface of the Android 12. The screenshots additionally present that it’s going to 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, digital camera and has entry to the consumer’s location. Apple’s iOS is already doing one thing comparable. If out there within the subsequent replace, this function will likely be a invaluable 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 may present missed calls, messages and up to date exercise for a specific contact. Google may additionally make it necessary 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 function will turn out to be useful for customers particularly with small fingers with display sizes of the smartphones reaching seven inches.
To date, 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 probably make an look by Could.