Google is publishing the Android 12 beta 4. It includes some indication of the work in progress at the company.
The release of Android 12 beta 4 is not surprising. This was the expected event in August, but at this stage of development there are no further updates in the updates. Here is the stability update.
The most interesting are hidden in files decrypted by XDA website, which are related to future Google projects.
Exynos modem and Samsung camera
The new version of the Google Camera app already has indications that the main wide-angle sensor of the Google Pixel 6 will be the Samsung GN1. The following character string was detected: “gn1_wide_p21”.
It’s not the only Samsung component that We will find it in this Pixel 6 phone, because the phone modem will be for reference “g5123b”. According to cstark27 on Twitter, this is a direct reference to a new 5G modem from Samsung. The latest one is “g5123A”.
Oriole, Raven, Passport, and “Slider” are 4 out of 5 devices that have a modem referred to as “g5123b”. The latest Samsung Exynos (“shannon”) modem is the 5123A. The last one cannot be confirmed now.
– cstark27 (@cstark_27) August 11, 2021
The Oriole and Raven phones mentioned in the tweet are code names for the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. the Passport is the codename for Google’s foldable smartphone. We imagine “Slider” could be the name of a sliding screen phone also under construction in Google.
A Samsung Galaxy Pixel smartphone?
As long as we know that the Google Pixel 6’s OLED screens are also made by Samsung, they start making a lot of the South Korean manufacturer’s components into a smartphone.
Remember that a set of clues indicates That puce Google Tensor A custom Samsung Exynos 9855 SoC can actually be hidden by Google Teams.
To create the Google Pixel 6, the company appears to have relied heavily on Samsung’s work. Samsung hardware and Google software, a successful cocktail to make the best smartphone of the year?
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