There’s a perfectly good reason why you haven’t seen update for Chameleon ever since version 1.1.4 came out in November. You see, Teknision has been busy working on a major revision for the widget-based launcher, the result of which you – well, some of you – can finally get a taste of.

The Chameleon Launcher 2 in its beta form has been released for the company’s Kickstarter backers and pre-order customers.

While Chameleon began its life on tablets, Teknision said that the version 2.0 is now optimized for Android smartphones too, though it only supports devices with a resolution of at least 1,280 x 720 pixels. Other new features include the ability to have three widget apps and folders on each contextual home screen, better widgets support for more devices and with greater functionality, and other core improvements.

Bummed out that you can’t try the beta out? Don’t be. The team said that once the all the bugs have been ironed out, which it aims to do in the next few weeks, the Chameleon Launcher 2 will get its full release on Google Play. The new phone only version will be offered for $2.99, while the existing version – which supports both phones and tablets – will remain at $3.99.

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