vivo Launches Android 12 Beta for Developers to Accelerate User Experience Optimization

SHENZHEN, China, May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — vivo today released Android 12 Beta, in line with the announcements made during the annual Google I/O 2021 event held on May 18, 2021. The iQOO 7 Legend performance flagship smartphone is among the first batch of devices that can install the Android 12 Beta. Developers can now take an early look at the next version of Android in order to test, develop and adapt their applications for vivo smartphone users before the upcoming software update. 

vivo Android 12 Beta
vivo Android 12 Beta

With Android 12, Google is striving to design a more intelligent, convenient and powerful operating system while ensuring the privacy and security of end users. New microphone and camera toggles have been added for users to turn off app access to the sensors for the entire system, along with a new emergency function that will trigger an emergency alarm after five consecutive presses of the power button.

Home to a diverse array of powerful features, Android 12 is set for widespread popularization by users globally. vivo has participated in the research and development efforts of Android 12 Beta since the early stages to sooner provide developers with a stable testing platform. Through the newly announced Developer Preview Program, vivo is encouraging developers to get their apps ready and complete system testing ahead of the update to bring better user experiences to smartphone consumers around the world upon the launch.  

As part of the Android 12 Beta Program, vivo has enhanced its system framework resource calling functionality. This quickens the overall development, adaptation and optimization of applications for vivo’s smartphone operating system. Meanwhile, the vivo Computing Acceleration Platform (VCAP) is a digital acceleration solution targeting the underlying characteristics of terminal hardware, allowing developer algorithms to be deployed more efficiently. vivo will also provide excellent user experiences to end users through upgraded and customized features such as iManager and Multi-Turbo.

Starting today, developers can visit vivo’s developer website at to download the Beta version of Android 12 for application testing and optimization on the iQOO 7 Legend. vivo hopes to work with developers to integrate the newest features onto vivo’s smartphone operating system to culminate in a more secure, smooth and premium experience for smartphone users worldwide.

About vivo
vivo is a leading, product-driven, global technology company, with its core business focusing on smart devices and intelligent services. vivo is committed to connecting users around the globe, through design of exciting and innovative smartphones and companion devices, as well as services which integrate technology and design thinking in unique and creative ways. Following the company core values, which include innovation, consumer orientation and benfen*, vivo has implemented a sustainable development strategy, with the vision of becoming a leading, long-lasting, world-class enterprise.

With headquarters in China, supported by a network of 9 R&D centers in Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo and San Diego, vivo is focusing on the development of state-of-the-art consumer technologies, including 5G, artificial intelligence, industrial design, photography and other up-and-coming technologies. vivo has also set-up five production hubs (including brand authorized manufacturing center), across China, South- and Southeast Asia, manufacturing over 200 million smartphones each year. As of 2019, vivo has branched out its sales network across more than 40 countries and regions, and is loved by more than 400 million users worldwide.

*"Benfen" is a term describing the attitude on doing the right things and doing things right – which is the ideal description of vivo’s mission to build technology for good.

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