Google just released the Android P Developer Preview 3 (Beta 2)! This is not only the third preview of Android P, but according to Google’s release schedule, this should be a build that includes final APIs. That means an official SDK too, as well as Google Play publishing for developers who have been preparing for Android P to release.
This Android P DP3 is not technically a release candidate (those will be DP4 and DP5), but as you can imagine after two previous releases, this should be the most stable version yet. This release is version PPP3.180510.008 for all four phones.
API level 28
Date: June 2018
Build: PPP3.180510.008 (See supported Android P Beta devices)
Emulator support: x86 & ARM (32/64-bit)
Security patch level: June 2018
Google Play services: 12.4.46
API diff: API 27 → API 28, DP2 → API 28
If you’re enrolled in the Android Beta Program, you should receive a notification for the update sometime soon. If you have one of the devices listed below and want an easy way to try out Android P for yourself, enroll in the Beta Program at this link.
- Google Pixel 2: factory image, OTA
- Google Pixel 2 XL: factory image, OTA
- Google Pixel: factory image, OTA
- Google Pixel XL: factory image, OTA
As for user-facing changes, don’t expect as big of a difference compared to what saw from Developer Preview 1 to Developer Preview 2. There will likely be some performance enhancements and general bug fixes, but most of the features introduced with the last version should stay the same.