especially for folding phones and tablets

Google has announced Android 12L. Android 12L is a modified Android version for folding phones, tablets and Chrome OS.

Read on after the ad.

Android 12L makes efficient use of large screens

Foldable smartphones are becoming increasingly popular and Android tablets are also widely used. Google realizes this all too well and will release a new, modified version of the operating system in early 2022: Android 12L. The current Android 12 works fine on large screens, but offers no extra functionality. That will change with Android 12L.

The improvements in Android 12L are visible directly on the home screen. A two-column interface is central to the software. The big screen is, as it were, ‘split in two’. This means, for example, that the settings and notifications in the drop-down panel are displayed side by side.

The new interface is also clearly visible in the settings app. The main settings are permanently on the left, while the sub settings are on the right. On the lock screen, the time is on the left and notifications on the right. Again, this only applies to large, foldable screens – such as the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3.

Multitasking made easier thanks to the taskbar

With Android 12L, Google also focuses on improving multitasking in addition to filling large screens. For example, there is the new taskbar, which makes switching between different apps a lot easier. It is now also possible to use two applications side by side. This makes it almost as if you are sticking two smartphones together.

Android 12L

Android 12L will be available on the next generation of folding phones in early 2022, according to Google. The manufacturer is working with other smartphone makers to bring the software to new devices soon. So we have to be patient a little longer.

Do you always want to be up to date with the latest Android news? Sign up for our newsletter or download the free Android Planet-app. Finally, you can also find us on social media: Facebook on Instagram.

More Google news:


Source: Android Planet by www.androidplanet.nl.

*The article has been translated based on the content of Android Planet by www.androidplanet.nl. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!