Google I/O 2022: Android 13, Pixel devices and other expectations we have from the annual event

Google is ready to host its I/O 2022 developer conference . It is expected to introduce the new Android 13 , Pixel devices, and more.


Unlike last year, where the event was held completely virtual, Google I/O 2022 will take place in front of a limited live audience.

The May event is primarily focused on developers , but new hardware is also often announced at Google’s keynote. Learn about all the expectations for Google I/O 2022 .

When and how to watch Google I/O 2022

The annual Google I/O 2022 developer conference is scheduled for May 11-12 . It will be held at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, and will be broadcast in front of a limited live audience . The event can also be seen through the official Google channel on YouTube . 

Android 13 Tiramisu

As a tradition, we expect Google to introduce the latest version of Android : Android 13 Tiramisu . Highlights of Android 13, revealed by various leaks, include themed icons for third-party apps, app-specific languages, a redesigned media player, and a weekly view in the privacy panel. 

Google will release four beta versions before the official launch sometime in Q3 2022. Here are the Pixel phones that will receive Android version 13:

  • Pixel 4
  • Google Pixel 4XL
  • Pixel 4a
  • Google Pixel 4a (5G)
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 5a (5G)
  • Pixel 6
  • Google Pixel 6 Pro
  • Pixel 6a