Finally, Android 12 Beta 1 is live after three developer preview builds. The announcement of Android 12 Beta was made at Google I/O 2021 event.

It can now be downloaded on 10 smartphones brand. However, even after a beta version, we will see some more changes till the stable version arrives.

Google IO Announced Android 12 Beta 1 Phase

Android 12 Beta 1 is Live on Pixels, OnePlus, Asus, & Xiaomi Phones

Android 12 is the next operating system that is now available on more than 3 billion devices globally.

The developers can now try the final SDK and NDK APIs before the apps are ready for the next update.

List of Eligible Devices that Supports Android 12 Beta 1

Pixel devices:

  • Pixel 3
  • Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 3a
  • Pixel 3a XL
  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Pixel 4a
  • Pixel 4a 5G
  • ¬†Pixel 5 device
  1. Asus ZenFone 8
  2. Nokia X20
  3. OnePlus 9
  4. OnePlus 9 Pro
  5. Oppo Find X3 Pro
  6. Realme GT 5G (China only)
  7. Sharp
  8. Tecno Pouvoir 4
  9. TCL 20 Pro 5G
  10. Vivo iQOO 7 Legend
  11. Xiaomi Mi 11
  12. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
  13. Xiaomi Mi 11i
  14. Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
  15. ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G (China only)

Each brand has posted a full guide on installing the new OS beta version on the supported device. Make sure you are not installing Android 12 Beta on your daily driver. This is the first beta version, so it might contain bugs and issues that may harm your device.

However, not all the changes have been listed by Google in a press release. Instead, it shows the overview of changes that can be seen in the next version. We have already seen many details in Android 12 Developer Preview 1, Preview 2, Preview 3, so, not all the designs will be new to us if you follow the news from first.

Changes in Android 12

It has brought a new feature where the lock screen can be adjusted from the darkness. Another feature is spotted on the lock screen there is a new button for Quick Wallet Access. The next one is the Quick Settings space is redesigned as it has included Google Pay and Home controls.

Now, you can long press the power button and turn on Google Assistant. Even performance wise it is improved, as the CPU time of the system server is reduced by 22%. We have also seen some new privacy features, like a new privacy dashboard that shows the timeline of apps.

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