After the announcement of Android 13 Go Edition, Google continues at a rapid pace on the roadmap that will close this extraordinary 2022. The last piece, for the moment, concerns the appreciated OS for set-top-boxes and dongles Android TV.
Although the rollout of this variant of the robot is traditionally much slower and spread out over time, we welcome the Android TV 13 official releasethe latest platform milestone for Smart TV and access to Home Entertainment services with remote control and voice commands.
There are not many innovations to expect on the aesthetic front, in a diametrically opposite way compared to the Mountain View approach towards the smartphone counterpart. On Android TV 13 the bulk of the news will be under the hood. Among these, finally comes the possibility of customizing resolution and refresh rate on supported devices, just as energy management has been improved in general with a view to greater efficiency of the OS.
On the developer side, the keyboard layout librarieswhich will allow you to set different geolocations also for external keyboards, as well as some tricks to facilitate the mapping of the controls from a gaming perspective.
For the complete changelog, we refer you to official page. In the meantime, we also remind you that Android 13 is about to land on Nothing Phone (1), after the opening of registrations for the open beta phase.