Android 13: Compatible Phones & Features
August 2, 2022
Expanding on the establishment laid by Android 12, portrayed by a larger number of people as the greatest Android OS update starting around 2014, the current year’s impending Android 13 delivery refines the list of capabilities and changes the UI in unobtrusive ways. In any case, it additionally incorporates numerous huge social and stage changes in the engine, as well as a few new stage APIs that designers ought to know about. For enormous screen gadgets specifically, Android 13 additionally expands upon the upgrades and highlights presented in Android 12L, the component drop for huge screen gadgets.
Android 13 is set for discharge one month from now, yet in front of its public delivery, Google has shared various see fabricates so engineers can test their applications. The early review constructs gave an early gander at Android 13 and presented numerous — however not all — of the new highlights, API refreshes, UI changes, stage changes, and social changes to the Android stage. Since Android 13 Beta 3 in June, notwithstanding, the APIs and application confronting framework ways of behaving have been frozen. Google refers to this as “Stage Stability”, a term that tells engineers that they can start refreshing their application with practically no feeling of dread toward breaking changes. What’s more, since Android 13 Beta 4’s delivery in mid-July, engineers can start distributing viable adaptations of their applications.
In this article, we’ll record every one of the progressions in Android 13 that we found so you can set up your application or gadget for the new update. Before we make a plunge, a speedy note: Google has not openly recorded a large number of the progressions in Android 13, so it is conceivable that this article will be feeling the loss of certain subtleties. Nonetheless, we will endeavor to keep this article refreshed to mirror the most recent data we have accessible.
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The Developer Previews were planned for designers just and could in this manner just be introduced physically. With the send off of the Android 13 beta program, nonetheless, Pixel clients can sign up for the program to have the delivery carry out their gadgets over the air. Pixel gadgets that are qualified to introduce the Android 13 Beta incorporate the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a with 5G, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro.
At Google I/O 2022, numerous OEMs sent off their own Android 13 Developer Preview/Beta projects for a limited handful gadgets. These OEMs incorporate ASUS, Lenovo, Nokia (HMD Global), OnePlus, OPPO, Realme, Sharp, Tecno, Vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE, and cover gadgets including the ASUS ZenFone 8, Lenovo Tab P12 Pro, Xiaomi Pad 5, and ZTE Axon 40 Ultra. The full rundown of Android 13 beta forms accessible from OEMs can be tracked down on this page.
Clients who don’t have a Pixel gadget or one of the previously mentioned OEM gadgets can attempt the Android 13 Beta by introducing an authority Generic System Image (GSI). On the other hand, Android 13 can be introduced on PCs through the Android Emulator.
Designers that set up the Android 13 Beta are urged to offer criticism on the new elements and APIs and test their application for similarity issues.
In the Android 13 designer documentation, there’s another isAudioDescriptionRequested technique in AccessibilityManager that applications can call to decide whether the client needs to choose a sound track with sound portrayal of course. As the documentation makes sense of, sound depiction is a type of portrayal used to give data about key visual components in a media work to help outwardly debilitated clients. Applications can likewise enlist an audience to recognize changes in the sound depiction state.