Google recently released some information about its new consumer-facing features that will be offered in the upcoming Android 10 Q. The development of the latest OS version is billed to be completed and released to Google Pixel smartphones late summer.
The corporation has launched the third beta build of this software in twenty-one mobile devices from thirteen various manufacturers.
This is the highest number of phones ever to take part in an Android beta — a feat made a reality by the launch of Project Treble around 2 years ago as part of Android v8.0 (Oreo).
In 2018, at Google I/O, there were eight handsets from seven partners that participated in the P beta program, along with the first as well as second-genera ration Google Pixels. This year, we’ve 2.5 times more devices.
In addition to all 3 Pixel generations, these are all the smartphones that you can test the Android Q beta 3 version on: Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Asus Zenfone 5z, Essential Phone, Nokia 8.1, LG G8 ThinQ, Oppo Reno, OnePlus 6T, Realme 3 Pro, Tecno Spark 3 Pro, Sony Xperia XZ3, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G, Vivo X27, Vivo NEX S, Xiaomi Mi 9, and Vivo NEX A.
If you have a Google Pixel smartphone, it is quite straightforward to participate in the program. Simple head to the official Android Q Beta page and enrol your mobile. You will now get the beta build in the form of an over-the-air software update.
To test on another device that is supported from the above list, you should install the beta, manually, by taking the steps outlined here under the model of your phone.
This new beta release comes with the majority of the features Google unveiled a few days ago other than a handful that will be offered later in the year.