Google has presented the new version of its operating system at its Google I / O developer event, Android 12, that introduces a redesign of the user interface based on the graphic language ‘Material You’, focused on enhancing the personalization.
Material You is the new design language introduced by Google, which puts the user at the center and generates palettes and custom elements. As explained by the company, this language is multi-device, and adapts to different types of screens and equipment.
The new interface that will bring Android 12 is inspired precisely by this new language, that introduces redesigned elements, such as widgets and notifications, customizes color palettes, and more dynamism with light when unlocking the screen. It also simplifies the invocation of the Assistant with one click.
Android 12 introduces privacy improvements, like a new privacy panel, where the user can check in a schedule when the applications have accessed sensitive elements of the device, such as the camera or the microphone.
Android 12 will also improve the interaction between different devices. For example, to unlock a Chromebook, or to navigate in a SmartTV thanks to the remote control features that you insert directly into the ‘smartphone’. In Android Auto it introduces the function of digital key, to unlock the doors with your mobile.
The Beta 1 Android 12 is available from this Tuesday, while the user version will be available from autumn, first on phones Pixel.
The company has ensured that with Wear OS This is a new era for the wearable device ecosystem. And this is thanks to what has qualified as the biggest update of the operating system for ‘wearables‘.
This update introduces a unified platform in collaboration with Samsung. With it, it improves performance (app speed by 30%), but also battery life, and offers a broader ecosystem for developers.
The new version of Wear OS improves the user experience with the most popular Google applications, such as Pay, Maps Y Youtube, and includes the latest health and physical activity from the hand of Fitbit.