OnePlus has recently unveiled its OnePlus 7 Series, and Google had also unveiled its new Android Q at the Google I/O event. While the flagship smartphones got the Developer preview beta builds of Android Q recently, the predecessors of these flagships the OnePlus 6 and the 6T got the first taste of Android Q build right after the Google I/O event last month.
The first beta of the Android Q for the OnePlus 6 and 6T had brought the new features of the Google’s latest software that include a system-wide dark mode, new gesture-based navigations, and other essential privacy enhancements as well. Apart from the new features there were noticeable issues as well, for instance, the conventional portrait mode, ambient display weren’t working on the OnePlus 6/6T running on the first build of Android Q. This is understandable since the rollout being specific to developers to test their apps for future final deployment of the Android Q.
And, after the first beta rollout, OnePlus is now rolling out the second beta to developers. However, the second beta of Android Q is being rolled out, OnePlus still recommends not to flash it unless you’re a developer. Since the Android Q is still in the early stages of development, the second beta has its perks as well. OnePlus have listed out the known issues of the new beta which include — emergency call not and enhanced VoLTE call not functioning issues, the expanded screenshot is also said to be not working with the latest beta, and further, there are issues of stability and application compatibly issues as well.
The full Android Q rollout by Google should be coming by this fall, and currently, Google has rolled out the fourth beta of Android Q to its Pixel devices. OnePlus as promised is keeping up with the timely updates of Android to its older OnePlus devices, all the way up to OnePlus 3T. If you are interested in flashing the latest second build of the Android Q on your OnePlus 6/6T, make sure your device is charged at least 30% and check out the procedure here, wherein the company had put up the latest builds and procedure as well. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more such interesting updates.