The best Android news: Android 13, Pixel Watch and Android Auto-update

Holds daily Android Planet you are up to date with all the news from the Android world. Did you not follow everything last week? Then this is your overview. Based on the most important Android news, we’ll talk to you all over again.

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This is Android 13: the most important new features in a row

android 13 officially

The announcement of new versions of Android is a bit different every year. Google is already releasing an beta version of Android ahead of the I / O Conference – where new software is central, but it’s keeping the major improvements for an extended I / O keynote. Android 13 is a less exciting update than its predecessor. Android 12 introduced a completely new design (Material You) and convenient privacy features. Android 13 continues to embroider on this and mainly makes small improvements. This gives you even more options to customize the look of Android and comes with standard color themes, which allow you to look of the software.

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Google Pixel Watch officially announced: you need to know this

Pixel Watch

After months of speculation, it’s finally here: Google has officially announced the Pixel Watch. The watch has a sleek design and all sorts of handy features to keep an eye on your health. The Pixel Watch is made of shiny stainless steel. Due to its circular design, the watch looks like a futuristic version of a classic watch. Many other Android smartwatches are also circular, but the Pixel Watch has got its own look. You can change the straps of the watch to your own taste. The Watch runs on Wear OS. Google has developed this software specifically for smartwatches.

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Google is announcing Pixel 6a and already showing Pixel 7

Google will soon release the Pixel 6a. The smartphone was officially announced during the Google I / O event and in this article we will talk to you about the specifications, recommended price and release. The company also showed off the Pixel 7 (Pro). The design of the Google Pixel 6a is particularly striking. The notch (notch for the selfie camera) is now, for example, in the middle, instead of on the side, as was the case with the Pixel 5a. Furthermore, the device has taken over the characteristic camera island of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. At the back is a horizontal ‘stripe’ with the two sensors in it. These cameras (a main camera and wide-angle lens) have 12 megapixel resolutions.

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“Samsung gives Galaxy S23 a brand new 200 megapixel camera”

Samsung Galaxy S23 200 megapixel camera

With its 108 megapixel main camera, the Galaxy S22 Ultra offers one of the best smartphone cameras of the moment. However, the South Korean Samsung is far from satisfied. According to rumors, the manufacturer is working on a brand new 200 megapixel camera for the Galaxy S23. It therefore has almost double the resolution of the S22 Ultra camera. Much about the new camera is not yet known. However, we know that improvements have been made in terms of sharpness and dynamic range. In addition to the 200 megapixel sensor, the camera also gets better lenses and performs faster. We have known for a long time that Samsung is working on a 200 megapixel camera.

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Android Auto gets update: this is the new design

Android Auto design update

Android Auto is popular, so it’s not crazy that Google keeps improving the software. During developer conference I / O 2022, the search giant unveiled a new design for Android Auto. The interface gets smarter and shows the most important information on the screen with the help of three ‘maps’. Most screen space is used for navigating with Google Maps; after all, this is the most important feature of Android Auto. But, you also always see the media player in the picture, so you can easily operate your music and / or podcasts. The third screen is for the Google Assistant, which can display all kinds of information. This way you can check the estimated time of arrival and share it with a family member or friend, but also respond to messages you have received.

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