Inviting application developers to shape Android 13 on their Nokia X20

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Inviting application developers to shape Android 13 on their Nokia X20

Designed in Finland

ESPOO, FINLAND, MAY 11th 2022- HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, are delighted to announce that the AndroidTM13 developer preview programme is live on the Nokia X20, enabling application developers to sample the next chapter in Android TM innovation.

The Android™13 developer preview programme empowers developers to create, test and fine tune their apps ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the new operating system in the second half of this year.

“We’re excited to announce that we’ll soon be able to offer access to the Nokia phones Android™ 13 developer preview programme. We understand that people want to use their phones for longer, and with a Nokia phone, it’s not just hardware durability which comes as standard. A smooth software experience that performs as new for years is just as important, which is why we want to work closely with our developer community on creating the best possible user experience."
"Longevity is the foundation of our new line-up of Nokia smartphones, so we offer up to three years of OS upgrades and three years of security updates - recognized as one of the most comprehensive offerings in the smartphone market. We can’t wait to receive feedback from our community of dedicated Nokia fans so we can cater to their requirements and continue providing our customers with even more value from the smartphones they love.”
Stephen Taylor, Chief marketing Officer, HMD Global
Collaborate through the Nokia phones community forum

Developers taking part in the programme will be able to collaborate, share ideas and tips with like-minded experts through the Nokia phones community forum. The integrated Feedback app also allows developers to submit issues and reports for further review by HMD Global’s in-house engineering. To enrol, users can register and request the developer builds through the preinstalled MyDevice app.

The programme provides crucial feedback for the development of the next milestone in Android software.

About HMD Global

Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy (“HMD”) is the home of Nokia phones. HMD’s mission is providing accessible connectivity for everyone. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones and an expanding portfolio of innovative service offerings. With an ongoing commitment to security, durability, reliability, and quality across its range, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see  

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