The subsequent vital chronicle of Android, Android 9.0, is slated to arrive someday in Q3 2018. Before that, we can indeed exam out a beta build of a module if we have a concordant smartphone.
Below, we’ll fact all we need to know about a Android P refurbish schedule, that inclination are concordant with Android P, how to implement Android P updates, and more.
List of concordant devices
Android beta releases have traditionally usually been accessible for Google’s Pixel and Nexus phones, yet that altered this year with Project Treble. Now a Android P beta is accessible for all of Google’s new Pixel phones as good as 11 phones from other OEMs. The full list can be found below:
- Google Pixel
- Google Pixel XL
- Google Pixel 2
- Google Pixel 2 XL
- Essential Phone
- Nokia 7 Plus
- OnePlus 6
- Oppo R15 Pro
- Sony Xperia XZ2
- Vivo X21UD
- Vivo X21
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
In addition, Nokia recently brought a Android P refurbish (beta) to 3 of a other phones: a Nokia 6.1, Nokia 7, and Nokia 8 Sirocco, yet usually in China. The beta exam is utterly tiny too, so contingency are we won’t be means to exam a Android P refurbish on these phones unless Nokia opens adult some-more slots.
How to implement Android P on your phone
There isn’t one catch-all process for installing a Android P refurbish on your phone — it all depends on that phone we have. Luckily we have a accessible beam for you!
The easiest approach to implement Android P is to enroll in a Android Beta Program. After only a few clicks, you’ll accept a module refurbish on your phone to ascent we to a latest Android P beta release. You’ll need a Pixel phone to enroll in a beta module though.
If we possess another phone, you’ll wish to check out a associated guides below:
- How to implement Android P beta on a Oppo R15 Pro
- How to implement Android P beta on a Sony Xperia XZ2
- How to implement Android P beta on a Vivo X21
- How to implement Android P beta on a Essential Phone
- How to implement Android P beta on a OnePlus 6
- How to implement Android P beta on a Nokia 7 Plus
- How to implement Android P beta on a Nokia 6.1, Nokia 7, and Nokia 8 Sirocco
- How to implement Android P beta on a Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Current Android P builds for any device
We’re now on a third Android P developer preview (beta 2), yet there’s no pledge all a inclination listed here will accept any beta update. Take a demeanour during a list next to see that Android P refurbish beta releases are concordant with any phone.
Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL
All 4 of Google’s Pixel phones can run a third Android P developer preview (beta 2). Since these are Google phones, they’ll continue to get new Android P builds initial when they’re announced.
Nokia 7 Plus
The Nokia 7 Plus currently runs a third Android P developer preview (beta 2). HMD Global was discerning to recover this new build after it incidentally rolled out a phone-breaking update to Nokia 7 Plus users’ devices.
OnePlus has rolled out a third Android P developer preview (beta 2) to a OnePlus 6. That’s a good thing too, as a initial developer preview rendered a OnePlus 6 flattering useless.
Oppo R15 Pro
We haven’t listened any updates from Oppo about new beta builds, so we can assume a R15 Pro now runs a second Android P developer preview (beta 1).
Sony Xperia XZ2
Vivo X21 and X21UD
The Vivo X21 and X21UD now run a second Android P preview (beta 1).
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Xiaomi has been still about releasing new beta builds for a Mi Mix 2S, so we should assume it’s using a second Android P preview (beta 1).
Android P refurbish recover date and timeline
Google expelled a first Android P developer preview on Mar 7, 2018. Following that alpha release, Google suggested a initial Android P beta build (developer preview 2) during Google I/O 2018 on May 8, also announcing other OEM inclination would be concordant with a Android P beta.
Finally, a third Android P preview (beta 2) expelled Jun 6, 2018. This build featured a final APIs and central SDK. You can see an overview of what any build will move below:
- Preview 1 (initial release, alpha)
- Preview 2 (incremental update, beta)
- Preview 3 (final APIs and central SDK, Play publishing, beta)
- Preview 4 (release claimant for testing)
- Preview 5 (release claimant for final testing)
- Final release to AOSP and ecosystem
As we can see from Google’s timeline, a fourth developer preview should arrive during a finish of June, and a fifth should arrive during a finish of July. The final Android P refurbish recover will come someday during a commencement of Q3 2018.
That’s all we know about a Android P refurbish so far. Did we skip anything? Sound off in a comments!