Today was Google’s biggest event of 2018. Just like it was in previous years, the Alphabet owned company decided to reveal all details of its newest Android P version during the Google I/O. The first version of Android P came in a Developer Preview form, that was released in early March, today the comṕany is unveiling the Android P Beta Program that will not only be available for Pixel smartphones but for a lot more devices from different companies, including the biggest firms of China.
The twist move took by Google left everyone with a jaw-dropping face. Most of us are used to see the first releases of a new Android Version as an exclusive thing from Google’s own smartphones. From today, the Android P Beta will reach the Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo R15 Pro, Vivo X21 UD, The Essential Phone and the still unreleased OnePlus 6.
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The Android P Beta extended availability is one of the benefits delivered by Project Treble, with the separation of Vendor Hals and Android Framework in the Smartphones released with Android Oreo, we will see the future Android versions taking an easier time to arrive for smartphones fulfilling Treble requirements.
If you own any of the eligible smartphones and want to try the “Pineapple” version of Android, you just need to head to this website, sign-in and in a few hours, you’ll receive an OTA update containing the newest Android beta. Worth noting that if you regret your decision, you can unenroll at any time, but the process will take you back to Oreo wiping your data and all stuff, so take your decision with prudence.