Google Plans for 6 Beta’s before Android Q Public Release
The Android Q Beta program runs from 13 March 2019 until the final public release to AOSP and OEMs, planned for Q3 2019.
Key development milestones will include SDK tools, Beta system images, emulators, API reference, and API diffs and more.
The milestones are listed below.
- Beta 1 (initial release, beta) —> March 13th
- Beta 2 (incremental update, beta)
- Beta 3 (incremental update, beta)
- Beta 4 (final APIs and official SDK, Play publishing, beta)
- Beta 5 (release candidate for testing)
- Beta 6 (release candidate for final testing)
- Final release to AOSP and ecosystem
If you have a Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, or Pixel 3 XL device, you can enroll the device in the Android Beta program to get updates to Android Q Beta over-the-air (OTA).
For details, see the Get Android Q page or visit https://g.co/androidbeta to enroll.