With the availability of Android 13, Google finally announced that the software rollout for its Pixel smartphones has begun on Monday. The update is expected to roll out gradually to a long list of supported Pixel smartphones, including the Pixel 4 XL model all the way to the recently launched Tensor-powered Pixel 6a. However, things are not going according to plan as some Pixel owners are seeing the Android 13 update on their devices instead of the expected Android 12. Thankfully, Google has provided some clarity regarding the same.
as reported by 9to5google a number of users reddit An Android 12 update is reportedly showing up instead of Android 13 Update, which most users are seeing on their Pixel devices, is around 2GB in size and claims to upgrade the Pixel devices to Android 12, which many people found a bit surprising. Some users even updated to the available version in the hopes that it might have been mislabeled, but reverted to Android 12.
A little later, Google clarified to the source that the Android 12 update reaching Pixel users is not a defect or error, but is intended as an earlier update with bug fixes (which some users did not update). Maybe). Update timing was clearly the problem as it came soon after the rollout for Android 13 was announced for some users. Google has also clarified that the details of the update are being changed for better clarity. The search giant confirmed that the Android 13 update is a separate one and is being rolled out gradually. Users can expect the update to arrive on their smartphones in the next few weeks. As of today, Gadgets 360 was able to verify that the recently launched Pixel 6a is yet to start receiving its Android 13 update.
Google on Monday announced the release of its Android 13 for its Pixel smartphones. Among several new features, Android 13 will let multilingual users assign specific languages to individual apps. There’s an updated media player interface and users will soon be able to mirror the messaging app from the smartphone to their Chromebook (with the new OS) as well. Google also announced that the new version of Android will be coming to smartphones made by Samsung, Xiaomi, Nokia and more later this year.