On Monday July 2nd Google announced to roll out the third public beta version of Android P, around summer season, which is supposed to be close-to-final version of Android 9.0. If you are using Pixel device or a handset from the other OEMs that partnered with Google for the beta, chances are you have already got the upgrade and if not, you can manually upgrade to beta version 3 which is very much like a regular software update.
If you want to give Andriod P a try, it’s more stable now. You need to enroll into beta version. Google VP of engineering Dave Burke explains that the new beta “takes us very close to what you’ll see in the final version of Android P,” which is coming this summer. Google will host a Reddit “Ask me anything (AMA)” session on July 19th to answer questions about Android P. The final Android P version would be rolled out in some point at August. Android users have to wait for a month or so for their smart phones vendor and carrier choose to release the update.
Android P Beta 3 includes bug fixes and optimizations “for stability and polish,” as well as the expected July 2018 security updates. Developer APIs were already finalized in the previous update. Like Google says, Android P Beta 3 isn’t big on new user features, but there are some changes that Android savvy users will notice right away. Droid-Life has a quick video of everything that’s new in the latest version of Android P: