Even better, for the first time in a while, the Android P Beta is available for devices besides the Google Pixel family. More importantly, these are not just under the hood changes like with Android 8.0 Oreo, rather Android P brings many new features. Like gesture controls to take on the iPhone X and data that tells you how you use your phone. The latter of these two features is making some good use of the Google Assistant.
The new Android P Beta is available for the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, Essential Phone, Sony Xperia XZ2, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo R15 Pro, Vivo X21, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, and the upcoming OnePlus 6. Notably, no Samsung or LG phones are currently on this list.
If you have a Pixel the Android P Beta is very easy to download– just simply visit the Android P Beta website here. And you will be able to install right from the device. As you might expect it is a bit harder to install the beta on the other eligible devices, but it’s not impossible. Google’s Android developer website and the hardware manufacturers have instructions for those devices.