Android 13 will allow running Linux and even Windows through virtualization

Android by bringing, for example, a new photo picker, themed icons and a new permission for Wi-Fi. However, in this update of Google mobile operating system, the user will be able to run several operating systems through the virtual machine feature (virtual machine or VM), being possible, for example, to run Windows 11 or Linux on the Android smartphone.

Reported by the androidauthority website, the experience of using other operating systems such as Windows 11 was demonstrated by a user on Twitter named “kdrag0n” (Danny Lin). Using Google Pixel 6, Danny showed that the phone running Android 13 Windows 11 Arm. See below for screenshots attached to his tweet.

Android 13 will allow running Linux and even Windows through virtualization

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When running another OS on Android 13, is it possible to get something working?

According to Danny, Windows 11 was “really usable” on Android 13 DP1, even without GPU acceleration, not supported by hardware the phone’s The user even posted a video showing the Doom game in the VM with Windows 11. Check it out below.

How is this possible?

According to Mishaal Rahman, editor-in-chief of the Android Police website, Android 13 on the Pixel 6 “supports a new virtualization framework”. The explanation of how this happens can be seen in detail(Google it). But, in a nutshell, it is said that Google is working hard to create a better virtualization framework to be able to be used on various Android devices.

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