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Android Q beta

March 13, 2019.


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Google released a beta version of its upcoming Android operating system. The highlights of this release include new privacy and security controls, support for new foldable phones, a sharing menu that finally really works, and a faster application launch. You can only install this first beta version on Pixel devices (all versions, including the first one). If you do not have a Pixel device, you can still use Android Emulator and download the system images via the SDK Manager in Android Studio. This just leaves the code name for this version. Not easy to find a sweet treat name that starts with a Q ...

Android Developers Blog, “Introducing Android Q Beta.”