android p
Representative Image

Google May Release Android P’s Developer Preview in mid-March

Since the launch of Android 7.0 Nougat in 2016, Google has launched developer previews for the next version of Android early in the year. With the latest increase in the gossip for the Android P, the company will likely follow the same pattern and launch it very soon, with a possible date now being mentioned.

According to the well-known tipster Evan Blass, this year’s development preview is planned for a mid-March release. He claimed it on his Twitter handle @evleaks, and if this information is correct, it is in line with the Android Oreo announcement on March 21 last year.

Google changed its scheduling with the second developer’s program in 2017. The company launched only four previews last year compared to five in 2016 and also with a wider time gap between the alpha and second beta launch, announced at Google I/O.

It is speculated that the new Android P will support various display types like multiple displays and notches. Also, the Google Assistant will be integrated into apps and the home screen, meaning Google Assistant will be doing much more than opening Apps and providing search results. As for the security measures, the new Android version will prevent apps from accessing the camera or microphone from background mode.

The company is yet to give an official word on the launch schedule of Android P, and even the target date claimed by Blass could shift. We will not be surprised if the Pixel and Pixel 2 devices will be eligible for the developer’s preview.

About Mrinmoy Choudhury

He is an experienced Journalist. He had been writing for several leading publications too. At DealNTech he covers the latest news of mobiles every day and always strives to provide quality content. He is also a web-designer and graphical designer. Email: [email protected]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *