Android P Reaches "Early Release Candidate" with Beta 3
Google today released Android P beta version 3 for developers. This "early release candidate" "takes us very close to what you'll see in the final version of Android P", according to Google. It's available today for Google Pixel phones that have opted into the Android beta program. The final version of Android P will be available "later this summer". It brings richer interactive notifications, the ability for third-party apps to make use of dual cameras, standardized support for display "notches", and indoor positioning using Wi-Fi. It also incorporates changes to improve security, privacy, and accessibility.
Oct 4, 2017
Verizon Wireless is the only U.S. wireless operator that will officially sell the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets, same as it was with last year's Pixels.
Feb 5, 2018
Google today said it is fully activating the Pixel Visual Core co-processor in its newer Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. The Pixel Visual Core allows the Pixel 2 devices to make use of advanced machine learning to improve HDR+ photography.
Oct 9, 2018
Google today announced a new batch of Pixel phones, including the Pixel 3 and larger Pixel 3 XL. The phones will come in sand, black, and white.
Dec 5, 2017
Google today made Android 8.1 Oreo official. Google had made the final developer preview of the refreshed platform available at the end of November.
Oct 27, 2017
Google says it will update both the Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 smartphones in the coming weeks to resolve various issues spotted by early adopters. Starting with the Pixel 2 XL, Google says it will give users more options to tweak the screen's color through a tool added to the display settings.