O Android 13 Gofinally, was announced by the Google this Wednesday (19). The update kept the focus on cell phones with an entry data sheet and received Material You, to customize the colors of the interface. The upgrade, however, requires more performance than previous generations of the lighter operating system.
The update gives more customization power to the operating system. Just like the full edition of Android 13, users of the Go edition will be able to enjoy the benefits of Material You. In case you don’t know, the feature customizes the colors of the interface according to the wallpaper chosen on the home screen.
“As you set your wallpaper image, you will see four matching color schemes to choose from,” they announced in a Google blog post. “In addition to creating a beautiful home screen, dynamic coloring really helps make your smartphone unique to you.”
Android 13 Go brings improvements in updates
Android 13 Go will still optimize for software updates. With the new version, users will have access to Google Play system updates for Go devices. According to Google, this helps ensure that smartphones receive important updates regularly, outside of the major version of Android.
“This will make delivery of critical updates quick and simple without compromising on device storage availability,” they explained. “The result is a phone that stays up to date over time – and you don’t have to wait for the next release or a software push from your phone manufacturer to get the latest and greatest.”
Other novelties revolve around the increase in cell phone settings. As with Android 13 full, the Go version will ask for permission to issue notifications on the phone. Smartphones will also gain access to Discover to access news and other important information from the home screen.
Google increases minimum RAM to use Android Go
O Android Go It is intended for simpler cell phones. The program was launched in 2017 precisely to ensure better performance on low-cost cell phones. And all the effort is paying off: according to Google, 250 million devices are activated monthly with the lightest version of the operating system.
The problem is that your cell phone, possibly, will not be entitled to the new generation of the system: Google has increased the minimum hardware requirements. Thus, to run Android 13 Go, the cell phone must have 2 GB of RAM or more. Previously, Google required at least 1GB of memory to run the Go version of Android 11 and 12.