Together with the first Android 12 Developer Preview just earlier today, Google also published its schedule for Android 12 releases going forward. We can look forward to three total Developer Previews (or two more, counting today's), plus four Android Betas, all set to a monthly release cadence, with a final release set for some time after August.
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The next version of Android is likely launching soon as a developer preview. For a number of years now, Google annually distributes various developer and beta releases for the upcoming version of its mobile OS, and the list of devices and manufacturers supported has grown over time (i.e., it's not just Pixels). With Android 12's announcement likely on the horizon, here's what we know about when you can get it and what to expect. If you're looking for information about the official Android 12 release for a given phone or tablet, be sure to check out our other explainer here.