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Android 13 dynamic feature should be used in EMUI and HarmonyOS

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Android 13 has various new features and Google is in beta mode to test this software. But how about a single Android 13 feature that could improve the user experience of EMUI and HarmonyOS operating system is used by Huawei? Let’s find out more about this feature.

As you might have guessed already, we’re talking about Android 13’s dynamic theme feature AKA Material You. Since its launch with Android 12, Android smartphone users are adoring this feature.

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Dynamic Theme:

Android 13 dynamic theme feature allows your Android device to match the system UI’s primary and accent color according to the color of the wallpaper. Once set, the system generates a color palette from the wallpaper and presents them to choose from.

Aside from the basic dynamic colors, the Dynamic theme feature now supports tweaks to the system icons that could also be changed based on the color palette options.

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Android 13 has further taken the concept of Material You design and made it available in a much more efficient way than it was introduced initially.

Huawei HarmonyOS and EMUI:

Huawei and HarmonyOS don’t come with such features. Although, Huawei still uses Android under the hood in EMUI software but it still lacks the latest Android version such as Android 11, Android 12, and Android 13.

Although, there are various theme customization options available on both EMUI and HarmonyOS along with Dark mode but Android 13 dynamic theme feature is a way that Huawei could choose to improve its user experience for smartphones and corresponding software-powered devices.

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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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These phone makers will rollout Android 13 [List]

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On August 15, Google launched Android 13 for the global Android devices and also announced the supported smartphones that will rollout this major Android version later this year.

Starting today, Android 13 is available to download on Pixel devices via OTA and manual flashing. However, Android 13 will come to devices from the following phone makers:

  1. Samsung
  2. Asus
  3. Nokia
  4. iQOO
  5. Motorola
  6. OnePlus
  7. Oppo
  8. Realme
  9. Sharp
  10. Sony
  11. Tecno
  12. Vivo
  13. Xiaomi

That’s not it, Google has also confirmed that this Android version will expand further among Android phone users.

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Beta and rollout:

Back in February, the first preview build was published for Android 13 developers. After that Google released a number of developer test versions for the corresponding testers including the public testers.

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Alongside, Android 13 was also announced in beta for several third-party OEMs. However, earlier this month, the Android 13 beta has been opened for big supporters such as Samsung.

Android 13 Features:

This new Android version comes with a number of new features including the new themed icons, which now completely adopt the color of the wallpaper and look better than Android 12.

Android 13 brings in a brand new functionality called per-app language, which allows you to translate or run an app based on your language preference. Rather than the system language.

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There are some improvements made to the on-screen media controls for both small and large screen devices.

Digital Wellbeing has been one of the useful features of the Android ecosystem and it’ll now allow you to customize Bedtime mode with wallpaper dimming and a dark theme. The screen option will also help your eyes to adjust the dark mode when you are about to sleep and get back to sleep if you wake up and check your phone at midnight.

There are many new functionalities that have been added to the security features as well as better controls over notifications. There’s a lot more to explore in Android 13 and these will expand for various Android phone makers as the testing proceeds.

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Android 12 is only used by 13.3 percent devices, as Android 13 moves to launch

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Android users are eagerly waiting to taste a new experience with the upcoming version of Android. As per the gossip, Google has implemented many new and surprising elements to Android 13. While the company is still giving some last-minute touch-ups to the stable firmware, the new info reveals that only 13.3 percent of devices are now using the Android 12 interface.

That’s right. Eventually, Google updated its Android distribution report at the beginning of this month. On moving into depth, we found that only 13.3 percent of device users rely upon the previous system, that is the Android 12.

Alongside, the company has also mentioned the bars of other Android versions. It’s worth mentioning that the other versions of Android are grabbing more attention than Android 12. For instance, Android 11 is currently available on 27% of devices.

Meanwhile, Android 10 and Android 9 are following the lead in second and third position with 22.3% and 14.5% respectively. Even years later, the older versions of Android are fully capable of beating the demands of the latest and new system versions.

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On the flip side, Google’s report also describes the total distribution number of Android versions that have climbed up to 99.8 percent in August. The remaining 0.2% might be the achievement level of Android 12L. Alternatively, Android 12L has its own API levels and has provided various improvements and additions to the large screen devices.

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Older Android Versions are more popular!

Well, that shows the popularity of older versions of Android among users. Though Android 12 and above-released versions carry several things to explore. Yet, consumers in the market prefer to depend on the old stable versions. This might be a matter of convenience and fear of facing bugs and issues due to new software.

So far, Google has not mentioned the distribution number of Android 12 for four months. However, the company brought it down to the users just before the launch of Android 13. The reasons are still unknown as to why the company didn’t give an appropriate report for such a long time.

There is still some time left in the release of the stable Android 13 interface. Will the new version be able to grab the full attention of the users? Or the users will choose the previous versions over revamped software? We will keep updating you on this aspect.

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Android 13 Launch Delayed: What about Samsung, Xiaomi, OnePlus, Realme, Oppo, Vivo and more?

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Earlier this year, Google began testing Android 13 on Pixel devices and the Android maker has now reached stability mode and taken as the final version of Android 13. However, the official launch of Android 13 has been delayed.

Later in July, Google officially confirmed that the Android 13 launch is around the corner but the launch is indefinitely delayed. In the meantime, Google didn’t make any further remarks or statements on this matter.

Even after reaching the stability mode, why Google has delayed Android 13? Will it affect the release of Samsung, Xiaomi, OnePlus, and other Android smartphone makers? Let’s find out. We’re keeping Huawei out of this since the phone maker is not an official partner of Android mobile services.

Samsung:

Last week, Samsung opened One UI 5.0 beta testing in different markets. According to Sammyfans, the South Korean phone maker has based this custom mobile software skin on Android 13. That’s not it, the company has already started expanding the testing program in the U.S. right after the announcement, which is kind of a fast pace testing as compared to the past year.

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OnePlus:

During the launch of the OnePlus 10T on August 3, OnePlus officially announced OxygenOS 13, which is based on Android 13. The company is testing this new software in beta on OnePlus 10 and 10 Pro devices, since the initial beta program.

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Realme:

On August 4, Realme confirmed Android 13-based One UI 4.0 beta testing for Realme GT 2 Pro smartphone. This update comes with a number of new early access features powered by the new Android version. However, it’s yet to confirm for more Realme devices.

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Xiaomi:

Xiaomi also has its own version of Android 13-based MIUI – MIUI 13. The company is testing this software on Xiaomi 12 series both for Chinese and global models. However, a wide testing activity is yet to open.

and others

There is also another Android phone maker including Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo, and more that has started closed and open beta activities starting in August. It seems like, Google has given permission for all of the Android phone manufacturers to begin beta programs. So that Google could feature them during the official Android 13 launch.

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Hence, the Android 13 release delay has not affected anything in the process…

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