Along with releasing the Android 12 Developer Preview for smartphones and tablets, the preview can be out there for Android TV.
That is really fairly a bit stunning, since Android TV would not usually get the developer preview on the identical day. It is usually a number of months in a while. And the ultimate launch can be normally a lot in a while. Maybe, we’ll be seeing a extra uniform launch amongst all Android gadget varieties this yr.
There’s not lots of particulars on what’s new with Android 12 for Android TV, nevertheless, Google does point out that builders can check their Android TV apps on Android 12, and in addition check it on the all-new Google TV expertise. Which does seem like coming to extra Android TV units in 2021.
In case you’re a developer, you possibly can set up the Android TV developer preview in your ADT-3 developer package. It sadly, would not seem like out there for different Android TV units. You will get your individual ADT-3 device here.
Android 12 for Android TV
Google hasn’t detailed lots of the modifications for Android 12 typically. To date, many of the modifications are under-the-hood. Which is sensible since this can be a developer preview and never a beta but. So it’s not centered on user-facing options simply but. That may doubtless come in a while.
We ought to be seeing Android 12 out there for Android TV round September, if Google is certainly on the lookout for a extra uniform launch right here. However like with smartphones, it will nonetheless rely on how briskly companions can roll out the replace. Sony, Hisense and others are usually fairly sluggish with rolling out updates to their Android TV units. However the NVIDIA SHIELD TV will doubtless get it fairly shortly.
You possibly can learn extra about Android 12 by clicking here. We anticipate to see one other preview earlier than we transfer onto beta, and the ultimate launch ought to are available in September.