Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus released Android Q Developer preview for OnePlus 6T immediately after the Google I/O 2019 event. The company has now announced Android Q Beta program for the recently launched OnePlus 7and OnePlus 7 Pro.
To recall, OnePlus 7 series of smartphones were launched in India earlier this month. The series consists of OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro running on Android 9 Pie operating system. Of the two, OnePlus 7 Pro has already gone on sale. OnePlus 7, on the other hand, will be available in the month of June.
Announcing the Beta programme in a forum on its official website, OnePlus wrote “We have released Android Q Developer preview for OnePlus 6 and 6T right after Google I/O, and now we are super excited to offer OnePlus 7 Series users an early glimpse at the future of Android. As the name suggests, this build of Android Q is best suited for developers and early adopters. As it is still in an early stage of development, we do not recommend flashing this ROM if you have little or no experience in software development or flashing custom ROMs. Proceed at your own risk!”
The mobile brand also lists some of the issues that users may encounter. These include non-functioning of ambient display and navigation gestures, inability to send SMS when VoLTE is on and inability of some apps to function as expected. It is also stated that the recovery mode may also not work and there can be issue with MTP that doesn’t allow you to copy rollback file from PC to Phone.
To run the Android Q Beta update, users need to ensure that the battery level is above 30% and a minimum of 3GB storage space is available on the device.