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Android 13

  • Free
  • In English
  • V beta-2
  • 4.8
  • (5)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

Fresh Android features coming your way

Android 13 is a free device utility update that can enhance the performance of your smartphones. It introduces impressive fresh features and APIs that can give your mobile a brand new look and user experience. This includes significant elements such as photo picker to themed app icons, quick settings APIs, per-app languages, faster hyphenation, programmable shaders, and so on.  

On top of that, this newly refurbished Android 13 offers some system changes that aim to improve the overall privacy and security of your gadget. If you're interested, you can also check out Android 12 Beta and see significant differences. 

More changes and added features

As stated, Android 13 has applied some substantial privacy and behavior alterations that can also affect the demeanor of various applications. This means that the developers should modify settings in their apps if they target to support functions of this Android version. For instance, with the granular media permissions, this variant will require you to request one or more new permissions other than the usual READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE and WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE

When it comes to privacy, even with denied notification permission, users can view notices that are relevant to the foreground services in the FGS Task Manager but still, they're restricted in the notification drawer. Under this Android version, detected Wi-Fi devices nearby offer more advanced runtime permission. On a less technical side, it introduces exciting features like predictive back gestures on different platforms from phones, larger screens, and foldable ones. 

The themed app icons are one of its fun enhancements. Here, mobile app icons will be tinted depending on the shade of the wallpaper theme you picked. Furthermore, it now provides better services for multilingual users. This includes allowing users to select their preferred language to utilize per application they use. Keep in mind though that this upgrade is still in its beta version thus, it can be unstable.

Your Android deserves an upgrade

Android 13 presents promising new functions, changes, and improvements that your Android device needs. From privacy to interface design, it has something fresh to offer that can give your gadget a modern and stylish look that brings you usage convenience, all at the same time. However, take note that this upgrade is still in its beta stage of development so the flow can be wobbly oft-times.

PROS

  • Fresh Android features added
  • New changes and improvements
  • Fun themed app icons feature
  • Per-app language preference for multilingual users

CONS

  • Still in its beta stage of development
  • Unstable at times

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Android 13

  • Free
  • In English
  • V beta-2
  • 4.8
  • (5)
  • Security Status

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