Here is what we know about the Android 13 update - the Google's next update to the popular operating system for smartphone.
It has become customary for Google to release a new Android version, the popular operating system for smartphones that powers more than 90 percent of mobile phones sold in the world. After Android 12, the 2022 year will see the debut of Android 13 and speculations/rumours of what to expect in the next Android update have already begun to come.
Android 13 Update:
According to the details available with us, this new Android flavour will be named Tirasimu. It's a popular classic Italian dessert, and the search engine giant has already given up naming their Android version since the launch of Android 10. Since then Android 11, Android 12 are announced without any dessert name, and it looks like this will be their choice for a long time.
Also, there are rumours on Internet that there will be an intermediate Android 12.1 update instead of Android 13 this year.
The speculations and rumours are basically related to the fresh wallpapers, themes, launcher, and new looks that this new Android version brings. You can download Android 13 apks to get them all one by one as per your requirement in that article.
When is Android 13 Coming?
Currently, Google is busy rolling out the Android 12 update to eligible phones, and pre-planning for the next update is going on. Here is the brief scheduled that includes -
- Testing phase
- Release of Developer Preview
- Beta Releases
- Final Release
Here are the tentative dates -
Android 11 Developer Previews
Here is the official schedule of Android 13 Developer Previews -
|Developer Preview||Release Date|
|Google Developer Preview 1||February 2022|
|Google Developer Preview 2||March 2022|
|Google Developer Preview 3||March 2022|
|Google Developer Preview 3.1||April 2022|
|Google Developer Preview 4||May 2022|
|Google Developer Preview 5||June 2022|
Android 13 Phones List:
So here is the list of smartphones that will be upgraded to this version of Android (confirmed till now) -
Google Pixel Android 13 Update:
Here are eligible Google Pixel phones that will receive the update first.
- Google Pixel 6
- Pixel 6 Pro
- Pixel 5
- Pixel 5a 5G
- Pixel 4a 5G
- Pixel 4a
Once the update rollout is done for the Pixel, the source code will be released to other OEMs, and there on each OEM/network like T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon will announce their rollout schedule.
Motorola Android 13:
Here are the Moto phones that will be upgraded -
- Moto Edge X30
- Moto Edge S30
- Moto G200 5G
- Moto G71 5G
- Moto G51 5G
- Moto G41
- Moto G Power 2022
- Moto Tab G20
Read more on the Moto phone software update.
Android 13 Nokia Update:
- Nokia X100
- Nokia G300
- Nokia T20
- Nokia 5.4
Samsung Android 13:
Here are Samsung phones that will be updated -
- Galaxy S21 5G
- Galaxy S21+ 5G
- Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G
- Galaxy Note 20/ 20 Ultra/ Ultra 5G
- New Samsung phones 2022
Will my Phone get Android 13 Update?
This new Android update will be available to a majority of devices but as of now it's hard to tell you which mobile would be upgraded, but some manufacturers have confirmed upgrade to two or three major OS updates and so Android 13 comes under that. Popular phones like Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Google Pixel 6/6 Pro, 5a, Pixel 5 will be upgraded.
How to Upgrade to Android 13?
There aren't just one, but two or three ways in which you can update phone to Android 13. They are -
- Official OTA rollout through which you get notification about the update.
- Manually Force Checking for the Update: You can also force check for manual update at any point of time on your device by going through Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
- Custom ROM: You can install Android 13 Custom ROM as well, but this can be buggy.
So that's all we know about the Android 13 update right now. This article will be regularly updated with the latest content as we find new stories, news, and rumours.
This post was last modified on January 6, 2022 5:47 PM