Microsoft is now trying to enhance the Duo and the Surface Duo 2 with a new design with the Android 12L update. The new update offers a Fluent UI which has been adapted to Windows 11 recently.
Microsoft launcher has a new design, icon, and UI. It will control Windows easily. Some interface areas also feature blur, which is part of the Windows design language.
The new update brings more wallpaper options and matching accent color options to complete the look.
The Surface Slim Pen 2 now has a similar functionality as on Surface PCs; the user can reveal a quick launch bar with shortcuts for relevant apps.
Microsoft Teams got some updates, too; users can now transfer a Teams meeting through the Time widget. In addition, performance and battery usage were improved by offloading the heavy lifting to hardware acceleration.
There are new conversation widgets to allow users to put chats on the home screen, and the widget shows photos from OneDrive.
All the usual Android 12L improvements offer status bar indicators for the camera and microphone, plus a privacy tracker that keeps a list of apps that have used the camera or microphone or accessed your location in the last 24 hours.
The user needs Android 12L Surface Duo has a 2.6GB download size; Duo 2 users will be downloading 3.2GB instead. You can check the update through System > System Update to see if the gradual rollout has reached your unit.