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Android Q is already available to 23 phones, here's how to install

Written by Matti Vähäkainu @ 08 May 2019 3:20

Android Q is already available to 23 phones, here's how to install

Google officially announced yesterday their newest Android version, Android Q. The tenth version of Google's mobile operating system is still in beta, but fortunately for the ones dying to try it, they've also expanded the beta program to more devices than ever.
This time around Google has made the beta version available to a total of 23 phones, all the Pixel phones plus 15 others. Own one of those devices and you'll be able to try out the early versions of Android Q no questions asked, well except to agree to beta program TOS.

Here are the 23 phones:
Pixel XL
Pixel 2
Pixel 2 XL
Pixel 3
Pixel 3 XL
Pixel 3a
Pixel 3a XL
Asus Zenfone 5Z
Essential PH-1
HMD Global Nokia 8.1
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
LG G8 ThinQ
OnePlus 6T
Oppo Reno
Realme 3 Pro
Sony Xperia XZ3
Tecno Spark 3 Pro
Vivo X27
Vivo NEX S
Vivo NEX A
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G
Xiaomi Mi 9

At this point Android Q is in the third beta stage. In early June, Google has promised the fourth beta and the final release is set for September.

If you have one of the aforementioned phones, and you want to jump right in at this stage, all you need to do is to head over to Google's developer preview site. You'll find a list of partners and under each of them a GET THE BETA link.

Follow the instructions on the manufacturer's site to download the Android Q beta.

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