iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India

iQOO today confirmed the Android 12 Beta rollout timeline for its smartphones – iQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3, iQOO Z5 and iQOO 3. Even though it rolls out for most smartphones in December 201, iQOO 3 users will have to wait till March, 2022 to get the update. The company said that the update will offer an enhanced smartphone experience in combination with Android 12 Beta. Continue reading “iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India”

Android 12 stable update finally starts rolling out for Pixel phones

Google has finally pushed Android 12 stable update for the Pixel phones after pushing the source to AOSP project earlier this month. This comes after the final beta 5 was released last month. The latest Pixel 6 phones come with Android 12 pre-installed. Continue reading “Android 12 stable update finally starts rolling out for Pixel phones”

realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 unveiled — Early access begins this October

At the GT Neo2 launch event, realme also unveiled its realme UI 3.0, based on Android 12. This brings Fluid Space Design which the company says is more fluid, the layout is more spatial, & the overall UI experience is more expressive. Continue reading “realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 unveiled — Early access begins this October”

ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 global roll out begins this October – List of OPPO smartphones getting it

OPPO today launched the ColorOS 12, the next major update based on Android 12 for its smartphone in an online event, as it had announced. OPPO said that ColorOS 6 was pushed to 65 million users, 100 million users got ColorOS 7, and last year’s ColorOS 11 was pushed to 115 million users, and this year the company is aiming even higher for the ColorOS 12. It said that there are over 440 million ColorOS users worldwide in 68 countries as of July 2021 which is 19% YoY growth from 2020. Continue reading “ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 global roll out begins this October – List of OPPO smartphones getting it”

OPPO promises 3 Android updates for Find X series; 2 updates for Reno and F series

Earlier today, OPPO confirmed the ColorOS 12 global version will launch in an online event on October 11th where it will confirm rollout timeline of ColorOS 12. It also announced a major update policy, specifically, for OPPO devices that were launched from 2019 onwards. Continue reading “OPPO promises 3 Android updates for Find X series; 2 updates for Reno and F series”

realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 to launch on October 13

realme has confirmed that it will launch realme UI 3.0, the next major OS update based on Android 12 will be introduced globally on October 13, a couple of days after the launch of OPPO’s ColorOS 12. We still don’t have the list of features, but we can expect design changes for icons, wallpapers, and layouts, and new functions related to media output and navigation. It should also include Android 12’s privacy features. Continue reading “realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 to launch on October 13”

ColorOS 12 global launch set for October 11; OPPO Find X3 Pro beta early access registrations open

OPPO launched the ColorOS 12 in China last month, and the company said that it will launch globally in October. Today, it has confirmed the global launch of ColorOS 12 will happen on October 11th. OPPO already said that the new ColorOS brings an unburdened experience with smart technology, has a new design, and improved security and privacy features. Continue reading “ColorOS 12 global launch set for October 11; OPPO Find X3 Pro beta early access registrations open”

OxygenOS 12 open beta released for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro — Check out the new features

OnePlus has released OxygenOS 12, the company’s next-generation OS based on Android 12, soon after Google released Android 12 AOSP build. This brings a new design with simplified visuals and more subtle gradients, Work Life Balance is now available globally, and the WBL 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time. Continue reading “OxygenOS 12 open beta released for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro — Check out the new features”

Xiaomi announces Android 12 Stable testing program for Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 and Mi 11i

It’s that time of the year, again! Android 12 Stable release for Pixel devices is just around the corner, and Android OEMs have started announcing the next iterations of their proprietary UI. Earlier this month, OPPO announced ColorOS 12, and also released a detailed roll-out plan for OPPO and OnePlus devices. Now, Xiaomi has gone a step ahead, and announced the Android 12 Stable testing program for Mi 11 series devices.

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Google introduces Camera Switches and Project Activate accessibility features in Android

There are quite a few accessibility features in Android that allow users with disabilities and impairments to navigate and use their smartphone. Google has now introduced two new features – Camera Switches and Project Activate, that will allow users to control their phone and communicate using facial gestures.

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ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 launched – List of OPPO and OnePlus smartphones getting it

OPPO today introduced the ColorOS 12, the next major ColorOS update for its smartphones based on Android 12, as it had promised. OPPO says that the ColorOS 12 brings an unburdened experience with smart technology, has a new design, and improved security and privacy features. Continue reading “ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 launched – List of OPPO and OnePlus smartphones getting it”

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G update brings RAM expansion and camera improvements

Samsung launched the Galaxy A52s 5G in India earlier this month. Now it has received its first software update after the launch that brings RAM Plus feature, which is the RAM expansion technology, which uses the internal memory of the phone to expand the RAM by 4GB, in addition to the existing 8GB of RAM that the phone already has. The virtual RAM feature is available in realme, OPPO, Redmi and more smartphones. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G update brings RAM expansion and camera improvements”

Get Android 11 on POCO X2 with OxygenOS 11 Port

One of the biggest advantage of owning a Xiaomi or POCO device has to be the third party community development support. Out of third-party ROMs for these devices, OxygenOS ports are often sought after by enthusiasts. Recently, someone ported OxygenOS 11 from OnePlus Nord to the POCO X2. We installed it on our unit, and here is our guide to help you with the installation process. We will be using it as a daily driver for the next couple of weeks, and let our readers know more about the day-to-day performance, battery life, and more.

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Android 12 Beta 5 with final tweaks, Calculator app with Material You UI released ahead of stable roll out

Google has released the Android 12 beta 5 which has reached release candidate after it reached Platform Stability with Beta 4 that was released last month. All app-facing surfaces are final, including SDK and NDK APIs, app-facing system behaviors, and restrictions on non-SDK interfaces, said Google. Continue reading “Android 12 Beta 5 with final tweaks, Calculator app with Material You UI released ahead of stable roll out”

realme narzo 20 C.12 update with camera fixes, August 2021 security patch starts rolling out

Update – Aug 25: realme has started rolling out RMX2191_11.C.12 update for the Narzo 20 Pro users. The update weighs brings August, 2021 Android security patch and fixes camera and file manager issues. Continue reading “realme narzo 20 C.12 update with camera fixes, August 2021 security patch starts rolling out”