Android 12 was great last week: Meet Android 12L, and it's now in developer preview
Have you heard about the new version of Android? No, it's not Android 12 - it was released a week ago! it's time to talk about the new version of Android: "Android 12L."
Google kicked off its amazing announcement with some big screen stats: more than a quarter there are billions. Big Android screensavers on tablets, folders, and devices running ChromeOS. In the past 12 months alone, we've seen nearly 100 million new Android tablet activations -- up 20 percent year over year, while ChromeOS, the fastest growing desktop system, grew 92 percent. We've also seen folding machines grow, with an annual growth rate of over 265%! In total, there are more than 250 million large screen devices active with Android. At full speed, we continue to invest in turning Android into a better operating system for users and developers on these devices. p>
The most neutral new addition to Android is the taskbar at the bottom of the screen. . Google says the ribbon allows users to "instantly switch to favorite apps". It looks like you can pin the shortcuts to the ribbon, but we haven't heard anything about recent or running programs being displayed there. A GIF shared by Google shows that the permanent ribbon full of icons makes it very easy to get into split-screen mode - just drag an icon from the ribbon to both halves of the screen. p> Ads Android 12L: Split page mode drop enabled From dock.Google
Once in split screen mode, the two apps are separated by a splitter, which seems to allow you to resize windows. Each app window has rounded corners and square dock icons - Android 12 uses rounded corners for almost everything else. uses. ; Swipe down once to access the notification panel and swipe down again to quickly expand settings. In Android 12L, the two panels are next to each other and fully expanded, in the new two panels. p>
Google really wants tablet developers to optimize for large screens and for this purpose. , recommends navigation patterns, resizable emulators, and many responsive UI APIs. Beta in several recommended viewing modes, such as the 'phone' panel layout, the 'foldable' layout with a visible navigation panel next to a large content area, the 'tablet' mode in a two-page format and the larger 'desktop' layout for Android on devices running Chrome OS.