So Android P was launched by Google recently at its Google I/O conference. Officially, the original Android P operating system is not available for Android smartphones but Google is introducing a Beta program to allow it run on selected smartphones.
In this post, I will reveal to you a list of smartphones that can install and run on Android P beta program.
With Android OS being an open source platform, Google is partnering with OEMs like Nokia, Xiaomi, OnePlus, Sony, Vivo, Oppo, and Essential to test run Android P beta. This will avail some users the ability to test Android P and know the good sides, and off course report any bug noticed on it.
The main version of Android P has been scheduled for official launch around August 2018.
Here is a list of smartphones that can support Android P Beta:
Google Pixel and Pixel XL
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s
Nokia 7 Plus
OnePlus 6 (expected to launch on the 16th of May)
Sony Xperia XZ2
Oppo R15 Pro
How Can I Install Android P Beta on Google Pixel Smartphone?
It is super easy to install Android P Beta on Google Pixel devices. All Google Pixel smartphone users can simply visit the given link below to sign up for Android P Beta Program. Please make sure you login with the same email you used to sign up for the programme. Once you sign up, you will receive an email prompt which will guide you through the installation process of Android P Beta.
In order to keep your files safe, make sure you backup all of your files and apps on either Google Drive or an external computer.
How Can I Install Android P beta version on non-Google/Pixel smartphones?
This won’t be as easy as installing on Google Pixel smartphones. Manual flashing is required to install the new Google OS. Kindly follow the instructions mentioned on the respective websites in order to properly flash the Android P beta.
More information on how to install on TheVerge.