Android 12 has a dessert name and is delicious

Android 12 has a dessert name and is delicious

For years, Android releases were also identified with dessert names, and each year’s dessert started with the next sequential letter in the alphabet.

We’re eagerly awaiting to hear official news about Android 12, Google’s next major update to its mobile operating system, and we might have gotten an early look at some big UI changes just last week, thanks to XDA Developers. But now, thanks again to XDA Developers, we might know something even more important: Android 12’s dessert name.


  • Snow Cone is… fine. But if I’m being honest with you, I can’t think of the last time I’ve eaten a snow cone. And “Snow Cone” doesn’t immediately get my mouth watering like some of Google’s other classics, like “Ice Cream Sandwich”.

  • Google deserted the dessert names in favor of numerals with Android 10, but the company reportedly still uses dessert names internally. Android 11’s dessert name was apparently Red Velvet Cake, for example. Android 12’s name? XDA Developers says that it’s Snow Cone.

The stable version of Android 12 is release It will be available on Android’s AOSP (Android Open Source Project) on Monday and will be widely available in Google’s new weeks. Pixel smartphone It is scheduled to be released.

Other recent reports may point to other new rumors about Android 12. According to XDA Developers, “we have learned that Google has internally dubbed some of its notification UI changes as the start of the ‘road to Material NEXT,’” which could suggest broader changes on the way for Google’s Material Design guidelines. There may also be changes to the pattern unlock UI, Quick Settings panel, and more in Android 12.

The new version of Android brings a whole new “Material You” design. Google says this is the biggest Android redesign ever. The widgets have also been redesigned, with a new privacy dashboard in the settings, and users can expect better performance as well