On December 1st, we announced that a new version of Android 12 for television was already available. However, availability is still limited. This final version comes with a lot of new features and by the way, the Gadgets Now website has already got its hands on you and with these pictures we are going to reveal all the new features of the new version. This is an important leap indeed because, in addition to adding new features, it improves the user experience and compatibility with different TVs.
Android 12 for TV: That’s the big news in this version
Protection so that nobody is spying on you
Android 12 guarantees significantly more security right from the start. However, users can enable or disable camera and microphone access for all apps on the device with just one option. This new function is available in both quick settings and system settings.
We are also informed when an app accesses these two components. This is because indicator icons appear on the status bar.
Better display of content
When a video’s frame rate does not match the screen refresh rate, users may experience some display issues or things may not look as good. This is over with Android 12. The screen refresh rate adapts to the frame rate of the content being played.
Android 12 for TV: Support for HDMI CEC 2.0
This is very important as it ensures better operation between HDMI devices. Thanks to this option, the TV can effectively control Android 12 devices connected via HDMI.
It may not be the most interesting feature to the vast majority of users. Both is important. This is because it allows you to blur the background and add more emphasis to the surfing experience.
Android 12 for TV: Fast WiFi connection
With the quick connect function for Android TV 12, users do not have to enter the password letter by letter using the remote control. However, users can easily generate a code within the network and Internet settings, which then enables pairing.
Transfer between devices
With Android 12 for TV, you can transfer content between devices.
For example, if we have an Android 12 device in the living room and another in the bedroom, we can stream streams between them.