Android P Developer Preview 3 is rolling out now: What you need to know


Google is rolling out the third Android P developer preview (beta 2) starting today. According to the company’s release schedule, this build features final APIs and the official SDK, as well as Play Store publishing for developers.

You can see all the specifics in the Android P Developer Preview 3 release notes below:

  • API level 28
  • Date: June 2018
  • Build: PPP3.180510.008 (See supported Android P Beta devices)
  • Emulator support: x86 & ARM (32/64-bit)
  • Security patch level: June 2018
  • Google Play services: 12.4.46
  • API diff: API 27 → API 28, DP2 → API 28

Factory images and OTA files are already available for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL at the links below. If you’re enrolled in the Android Beta Program, you should receive a notification for the update sometime soon. If you have one of the devices listed below and want an easy way to try out Android P for yourself, enroll in the Beta Program at this link.

This isn’t a release candidate yet, so Google doesn’t advise you install this on your main smartphone. Remember, this is a developer preview. However, we’ve had a solid and stable experience using the second Android P developer preview on our devices so far, and we can expect this build to be even more stable.

Want to learn more about Android P? Be sure to check out our deep dive article here, and our video attached above.

via Android Authority

June 6, 2018 at 08:27AM