Android 12 Vs. iOS: Similar Privacy Features—Security Capabilities Google Offer That Apple Doesn’t

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The latest Android 12 smartphone system made a huge noise after it was announced in the recently concluded Google I/O event. Some rumors and speculations even claimed that this new software is the search engine giant’s biggest visual update to date. 

Android 12's Privacy Features are Similar to iOS: Here's What Google Offers That Apple Don't

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However, Google hasn’t revealed the exact public release of the new Android 12 software.

Although this is the case, some rumors provided possible details about the official launch date of the new Google smartphone system. 

They said that it could arrive around August or September since the previous Android 11 was also released during those months, specifically back on Sept. 8, 2020.

Going back, here are Android 12’s privacy features that are considered similar to iOS security capabilities. 

Android 12’s iOS-Like Privacy Features

According to Vox’s latest report, there are several privacy features of the new Android 12 that are quite similar to the ones offered by iOS. To give you more idea, here are some of them: 

Android 12's Privacy Features are Similar to iOS: Here's What Google Offers That Apple Don't

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  • The new Android 12 offers visual indicators when cameras or microphones are activated. This is also offered on iOS. These indicators are great security features for those people who don’t want their apps to watch and listen to them without…

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