Google has made the source code for Android 12 with an update for eligible Pixel devices is still not available. It brings better customisation and privacy features to the phones. The various OEMs use Android 12 code to bake into their Android skins. Android 12 is declared to come to various Pixel 3-series, 4-series and 5-series phones later and devices from brands like Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus and others.
Android 12’s biggest differentiator is the new Material design language for skin the phone completely depending on wallpaper. The colours make their way to the notification shade, lock screen widgets, and Google’s first-party apps. Third-party apps could support Material in the future if the developer chooses. Android 12 gets a redesigned notification tray on top with more colourful quick settings buttons. It has the number of new Privacy settings in Android 12 including a unified Privacy Dashboard where users can keep track of all permissions and data accessibility elements in one place. It has also new lockscreen in Android 12 with the date, local weather, alarms and notifications are now in the upper-left corner. It gets a new interface with a large centralised clock that takes up the entire display now.