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Essential Phone gets Android P Beta 1 update

Essential has started rolling out a new update to its PH-1 smartphone. The update brings along Android P beta to the device. As for included changes, there’s latest Android P code integration, improved adaptive brightness range, various stability fixes and June security patches.

Android P is moving from Dev Preview to Beta on Essential Phone! This update, rolling out now, includes the latest Android P code integration, improved adaptive brightness range, various stability fixes and June Security Patches. Learn more here: https://t.co/LWeH1iWrKq pic.twitter.com/PPnRD3YpIy

Essential (@essential) June 7, 2018


Up until now, Android P on Essential Phone was in Developer Preview (DP), so this marks the first beta build of the newest Android OS for the PH-1. The update arrives as build version PPR1.180510.022. As it currently stands, you need to have the DP build on your unit to get the OTA.

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