Android 15 gets its second Beta version

Google prepares the latest Beta of Android 15

Google has highlighted a number of features for the planned launch, including the use of private spaces, improved large-screen multitasking, picture-in-picture (PiP) changes, security measures to make attempts safer, and some new fonts ( variable CJK). , Hentaigana).

Android 15 logoOther areas involve Android’s Canvas graphics system (Matrix44 and clipShader), more efficient AV1 software decoding, changes to the handling of foreground services (which keep apps in an active state), and changes to access to the Android GPU (includes ANGLE as an optional layer for running OpenGL ES on Vulkan).

Finally, Android 15 will also increase the minimum targetSdkVersion 23 to 24 apps are required to be installed, based on the previous minimum target SDK change from Android 14.

“Outdated apps often lack the latest security protections, making devices and data vulnerable,” Google writes. “Requiring applications to comply with modern API levels helps ensure greater security and privacy.”

Android 15 Release Timeline

Apart from Google Pixel phones, the Android 15 beta can also run on phones and tablets from Honor, iQOO, Lenovo, Nothing, OnePlus, OPPO, Realme, Sharp, Tecno, vivo and Xiaomi.

You can find more information about Android 15, including the beta, SDK and Android Studio, and release schedule, on this Google developer-only website.

The beta version was announced as part of the recent Google I/O event.

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