Google released the stable version of Android 13 last August and iQOO will be among the first smartphone manufacturers to propose the update. If we exclude the various Big G devices, including Google Pixel 6a, Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro, there are not many models that have already received the latest major release of the Android, indeed.
Recently, iQOO has started rolling out the Android 13-based FuntouchOS 13 update for iQOO 9 users in India, now the Pro model joins the party. The company is rolling out stable Android 13 update for the device with PD2172BF_EX_A_220.127.116.11.W30.V000L1 and the update size around 5.32GB.
The new FuntouchOS 13 brings several features – New UI changes, Colour palette, task manager, quick settings tile, photo licker, improves security controls, optimization controls, and many more.
- UI colour & Monochrome icon
- Added more colour types to the colour palette in Colour adaptation and allowed colours to be applied to home screen icons.
- Task manager
- Provided Task manager in Notification center, showing running tasks and the duration for which each app has run, allowing the user to view details and stop apps at any time.
- Notify when run
- Added the Notify when run permission and subdivided the Media data permission.
- Quick Settings tile
- Allowed apps to actively add switches to the Control centre, so that users can easily add Control centre switches for the apps.
- Photo picker
- Provided a more secure way to share media without granting apps access to the entire media library.
- Hidden photos & videos
- Provided users with the feature of hiding photos and videos in Albums, which improves the security of Albums and protects user privacy
- Phone cooling
- Added the Phone cooling feature to iManager. By reducing the running of apps, the CPU frequency will be intelligently towered to reduce overheating.
- App pinning & Screen pinning
- Added two fixation modes to enhance prioncy protection when phones are temporarily refined or shared. App pinning allows the other party to only access a certain set app. Screen pinning allows the other party to only access apps on a certain set screen.
- Accessibility for Setup Wizard
- Upgraded Accessibility features in Setup Wizard to support more Accessibility features, such as Colour correction, Colour inversion, and Remove animations.
It will therefore be possible to download and install Android 13 on all iQOO 9 Pro sold in India. Are you satisfied with the Chinese house upgrade policy? Let us know yours in the usual box below.