Google releases Android 13 QPR1 Beta 2 for Pixel phones. The update is now available for supported Pixel devices like the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, and Pixel 6 devices. According to the comments below Google’s Reddit post, the update includes some improvements to the battery and fixes for bugs. Here are the details about Android 13 QPR1 Beta 2.
Android 13 QPR1 Beta update for Google Pixel phones
The QPR updates come with improvements or enhancements that are not available to the public. Google releases these updates only to Pixel smartphones. If you would like to experience the beta, you need to enroll in the beta program. Then you can experience Android 13 QPR1 Beta 2 on your Pixel phone.
One of the most significant features is the Battery Health on Pixel phones. The new beta update now allows users to enable “Battery Health”. You can now view battery health status and get tips to extend your battery’s lifespan. The phones will also show the Maximum Battery Capacity like the one on iPhones. Google explains, “Phone batteries, like all rechargeable batteries, are consumable components that become less effective as they age and are irreversible.”
When you update your device to the beta version, you can check by heading to Settings > Battery > Battery Health. Then you will see options for viewing battery health status and tips to extend your battery’s lifespan. You can check your battery there.
Google also launches some other features, but there is no official list of the features. That’s why we can’t say clear things to explain the features. However, the company gives these tips for the Battery Health:
- Enable Adaptive Charging: Adaptive Charging increases the lifespan of your battery which improves battery health
- Optimize your settings: There are two simple ways you can preserve battery life no matter how you use your…
- Update to the latest software: Make sure your Pixel device is using the latest version of Android OS whenever available
- Find the best charging adapters: Pick out a charger that matches both the power requirement and the charging standard