Android 13 was made official in August of this year, and now it’s time for the more affordable version to emerge. Google has finally released the Android 13 Go edition, which, as most of you are aware, is a lighter version of the OS designed for low-end phones.
Android Go versions first appeared five years ago, and the OS now has over 250 million monthly active handsets. The majority of these devices feature low-end chipsets, limited RAM, and limited storage.
According to Google, Android 13 Go is all on dependability, usability, and customization. It will enable Google Play System Updates for budget devices for the first time, allowing them to get essential updates in addition to significant OS updates.
The Google Discover feed, which appears on the left side of your home screen in most Android skins, is now available in Go edition. It concentrates on delivering tailored news items, but it may also display the weather and other information. With the current edition, the Material You design, which has hitherto been reserved to non-Go devices, makes its affordable debut.
The Material You design, which debuted with Android 12 on most phones, allows you to change your phone’s whole colour palette depending on your wallpapers. It may utilise Google’s Monet engine to determine the primary colours of your wallpapers and then decorate your phone appropriately. However, it is not automated, so you must select one of four distinct colour palettes from your background.
Other significant improvements that will be available with Android 13 Go include notification permissions and app language options. Google expects new Android 13 Go devices to be ready in 2023. It is unknown when current-generation smartphones will begin receiving updates to the next Go version.