Google recently rolled out the first developer preview of Android P. Now, the company has revealed that it will roll out the final version of Android P in Q3 of 2018.
Google has revealed the timeline of the Android P update. The timeline reveals that the second Developer Preview of Android P will be rolled out in May. The third developer preview is scheduled to roll out in June with final APIs and official SDK. The fourth and fifth developer previews will be rolled out in June and after July respectively. Lastly, the final release is scheduled to take place in Q3 of 2018.
The company has also revealed the Developer Preview 1 is not available for over-the-air (OTA) update through the Android Beta programme. However, the later releases of Android P will be rolled out via OTA.
To recall, Google announced the first Developer Preview of the upcoming major update, the Android P, on March 7. The brand has introduced a range of interesting features like native support for Apple iPhone X-like notch, improved messaging notifications and more.
However, it is important to note the preview is meant for the developers, meaning that regular users will not be able to use right now. The update is meant for Google Pixel smartphones including Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Google has outlined the entire process of downloading and installing the first developer preview of Android P on its developer website.