Android 12 update is coming

Chromecast with Google TV (4K) will in turn be upgraded to Android 12. Google confirmed this through 9to5Google.

Chromecast with Google TV // Source: Arnaud Gelineau for Frandroid

While Google just released a file Chromecast with Google TV HD versionhere it is 4K original He gets a nice surprise. Mountain View Company confirmed with 9to5Google Two years after its release, the device would have benefited from a major update to Android 12.

Very good news for a device that is not particularly distinguished by an intense refresh rate. Since its launch in October 2020, users have only had to settle for a few security patches and other bug fixes. The device was still able to benefit from a very important update After a complete review of storage management.

Why so few updates?

As shown 9-5Chromecast is limited to 8 GB of storage. Space filled up quickly that doesn’t always allow you to update your apps properly. So updating the system has become more difficult.

What should this update concretely bring? Of course, we should not expect a big change. However, it is expected to introduce some interesting new features such as features that enhance the privacy options surrounding using the microphone and camera. The interface should also better support 4K.

We must add that this update logically comes at the same time as the launch of the new Chromecast HD, the latter being sent with the Android 12 update. We don’t know yet when the devices will receive these new features.


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