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Android 13: Google schickt die letzte Beta dem finalen Release voraus

Android 13: Google ships the latest beta version before the final release

Google released Android 13 beta 4, ahead of the final release of its next mobile operating system. Data protection and productivity should be the focus of the next Android, the new set of features can already be tested with the final beta version.

Android 13 Beta 4 is rolling out to Pixel phones

About a month ago, Android 13, Google’s upcoming mobile operating system, achieved platform stability with the third beta build. Just a few weeks before the final release, the company has already released Android 13 Beta 4 and Android 13 SDK for the following in-house pixel smartphones.

Testing Android 13 Beta 4 requires at least a Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL (trial).

Android 13 Beta 4 – Compatible Smartphones
  • pixels 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • pixel 4a
  • Pixel 4a (5G)
  • pixels 5
  • pixel 5a
  • pixels 6
  • Pixel 6 Pro

Android 13 Beta 4 is already rolling out to applicable devices, but will be delivered in waves over a longer period of time, as usual.

Next stop = final launch

The SDK and APIs have been in their final release since the last beta, allowing app developers to adapt, test, and optimize their apps for Android 13 innovations.

android 13
Android 13 (Image: Google)

Google is touting Beta 4 as the last chance for developers to test their apps before the release of Android 13. Publishers have already featured what’s new in Android 13 in the beta 1 to 3 news.

In the coming weeks, Google would like to officially announce the date and the latest news about the final release of Android 13 and the corresponding framework conditions for its expiration.

Release planning for Android 13
Release planning for Android 13 (Image: Google)

Google is expected to start rolling out Android 13 to compatible Pixel smartphones and then other smartphones in August. More information is provided by Android Developer Blog.