The Pixel 6 already has Android 12 integrated, while older Google phones won't be updated to the latest version of the operating system. Samsung has improved its game in terms of software and security updates, offering up to four years of software updates for many of their recent smartphones. OPPO and Vivo, two major Android manufacturers, have also announced their schedule for the beta version of Android 12.ASUS has also released a list of devices that will receive the Android 12 update, including models from its flagship line and ROG Phone. ZTE Axon 30 5G (not the Ultra) will also receive an update to Android 12.Google has confirmed that a new feature, Material You, will arrive on all Android 12 smartphones in the near future.
This feature brings dynamic color themes to Android smartphones, allowing users to choose the colors of the wallpaper and transforming the entire phone accordingly. The Material You feature is expected to be available on more Android 12 phones, including devices from Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, Xiaomi, Tecno and more. All Pixel devices returning to the Pixel 3 will have Android 12 on launch day, along with some Android One partners. If you have another Android phone (other than Pixel), you'll probably have to wait a little longer as each company must ensure that the latest update works with their existing phones.
Google's vice president of engineering for Android, Dave Burke, announced on Twitter that Android 12 is codenamed Snow Cone. HMD Global has finally started releasing the Android 12 update on its budget-focused Nokia 3.4 smartphone. Samsung is also trying to bring the Android 12 update to its Galaxy devices. LG has also announced its commitment to update its existing smartphones to Android 12.OnePlus' exemplary update policy and rapid implementations of the latest versions of Android during the company's early years have been noted.
The new update brings a solution to the Wi-Fi reception error along with other fixes. It has also been confirmed that Samsung, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo and Xiaomi phones will have Android 12 later this year, although individual releases will depend on each manufacturer.Android 12 offers a lot of features including an updated design language no matter what Android phone you have, Material You theme options on the Pixel, and new privacy options.