Android P Beta

Soon after releasing the Beta 2 of Android P, Google has started the to release the Android P Beta 3 which is “close to what you’ll see in the final version of Android P”, said Google. The new beta comes together with the July 2018 security updates.

Currently, the Android P Beta 3 is released to Pixel devices, while the partners who are participating in the Android P Beta program will also the Beta 3 on their devices over the coming weeks.

Those already updated to Beta 3 can notice that there is no major change, except the minor changes to the overall UI and includes the latest bug fixes. If you’re a developer then this is the best time to test your app to make sure it is ready before the final release.

What’s new in the Android P Beta 3 update?

Tthe Beta 3 comes with system images for Pixel devices and the Android Emulator along with an update to the Android Studio build tools. Other Android P features include multi-camera support, display cutout, enhanced notifications, ImageDecoder, TextClassifier, and many others. Android P also comes with the Dark Mode theme.

“In your testing, make sure to account for App standby buckets, privacy restrictions, and restrictions on non-SDK interfaces,” reported Google in the official blog post.