The most-awaited «Android 12» mobile operating system is here and Google is all set to release the twelfth major release of Android developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. The Year 2021 will be the year of the latest Android 12 ROM that is internally referred to as «Android Snow Cone (SC)», a dessert-themed name from Google. The all-new Android 12 Beta version has been released officially for general public users and Android developers to test all new existing features, functions, and changes. So if you own any Google Pixel smartphone i.e. Pixel 5, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 4, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL then you are officially eligible to free download Android 12 beta images and do the offline installation manually. While non-Pixel flagship device users have to wait further to get Android 12 beta updates from their phone manufacturers. In this article, we are providing the official details related to Android 12 Features, Functions, Screenshots, Release Date, and Availability and you can also Download Android 12 Beta Images and Android 12 OTA Image Files for offline manual installation on supported Android devices.
Android 12 Features and Functions Changelog
It looked like Android 12 Update will be the major visual overhaul after a long time as Google is making several user-interface changes in the latest Android 12 version and this is the welcome feature from most of the Android users as till this Android version there was no concept of Android Theme or Android Customization like changing icons, changing colors, changing fonts, etc. The latest Android 12 Beta Update has delivered many new features and functions which you can read in the below image. The following Android 12 features list is provisional and not final and Google may change many things till the final Android 12 update released. There are many new privacy, security, bugs fix included as well in all new Android 12 updates. The Android 12 Final Version is expected to be released on 8th September 2021 from Google.
Android 12 Compatible Phones
Currently, the latest Android 12 Beta is compatible with limited Google Pixel devices and limited non-Pixel phones from Asus, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Tecno, TCL, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE, but soon will also be available from Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, Sony, LG, Huawei, Lenovo, HTC, and many others. The Android smartphones currently compatible with Android 12 Beta are listed below.
- Google Pixel 3
- Google 3 XL
- Google Pixel 3a
- Google 3a XL
- Google Pixel 4
- Google 4 XL
- Google Pixel 4a
- Google 4a (5G)
- Google Pixel 5
Android 12 Release Date and Availability Timeline
How to Manually Install Android 12 Beta?
There are more than one methods to manually install Android 12 beta updates on smartphones and tablets. The following are the official online and offline methods to enroll for the latest Android 12 Beta updates deliver by Google. Android 12 supported device users can follow any working method to Flash Android 12 Beta on any phone.
- Click Here to Download Android 12 Beta via OTA Update (over-the-air) on compatible Google Pixel phones.
- Click Here to Install Android 12 Beta with Android 12 Emulator using Computer and Laptop powered by Windows, macOS, or Linux operating systems.
- Click Here to Flash Android 12 Beta using Android Flash Tool.
- Get the official Android 12 Beta Factory System Image Files from your device makers. The direct download links of Android 12 Beta Images are also available below.
- You can also Download Android 12 Beta Generic System Images (GSIs) for any Android phones below.
Download Android 12 Beta 5 Images for Google Pixel Phones:
Build # SPB5.210812.002:
Download Android 12 Beta 5 GSI for Any Android Device:
Download Android 12 Beta Images for Non-Pixel Phones:
Android 12 Screenshots and First Look