The Android P developer preview launches today
MANILA, Philippines – Google launched the Android P developer preview on Tuesday, May 8 (May 9, Manila time) during its Google I/O keynote.
According to their announcement, the beta will be open to more than just Google-made phones this year.
In addition to launching on the Pixel and Pixel 2, the Android P developer preview will be available on the Essential Phone, the Oppo R15 Pro, the Nokia 7 Plus, the Sony Xperia XZ2, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, and the Vivo X21. It will also be available for the unreleased OnePlus 6.
Android P has a number of special features for users, including Adaptive Battery, another feature called adaptive brightness where Android will learn how you adjust your brightness slider in certain lighting scenarios, and automatically adjusts it for you.
There's also a new feature called app actions. App actions will offer users shortcuts that it thinks you will want to use based on past habits, along with including shortcuts to the those app actions inside applications.
Aside from these features and a changed control scheme, beta testers will also be able to set up time limits for app usage, enable grayscale on your phone for evening usage, as well as hide all notifications at your leisure.
Google's Developer Preview for Android P is available now via https://developer.android.com/preview/. – Rappler.com