Android 13 To Restrict Apps Using Excess Battery In Background, Multiple New Features Coming
Google released the second Android 13 developer preview with several new features such as notification permissions, support for Bluetooth LE audio and in-system elements. A very useful feature has also been added where Android 13 operating system will warn users if an app is consuming too much battery in the background. Android 13 users will receive a system notification which will appear when an app consumes excess battery during a 24-hour period.
Android 13 update is available for download on Google Pixel 4 and later models, the initial developer preview.
Android 13 will be called Tiramisu, as alreeseen in the settings. As per the software company, Android 13 will keep its main focus again on privacy and security along with productivity.
Among the new features, Android 13 will come with a system photo picker.
Android 13 Developer Preview 1 is mainly for the developers to work on the Android apps accordingly to make them ready for the upcoming Android update. It is available for select Google Pixel devices now, later to be disbursed to more Android flagships.
Developers can also experience the latest Android 3 update (DP) through the Android Emulator on Android Studio.
Android 13 Developer Preview 1 can be installed on the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a 5G, Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro.
Android 13 Beta 1: April
Android 13 Beta 2: May
Android 13 Beta 3: June
Android 13 Beta 4: July
Android 13 will come with improved experience with enhanced user privacy and security. Android 13 has a special system photo picker which will allow users to share specific photos and videos with apps and keep personal media files protected. Android 13 will enable apps to discover and connect to nearby devices over Wi-Fi, without access to user location. The other changes with Android 13 will include Jetpack library for better experience., Quick Settings Placement API for active Quick Settings tiles.