Just a couple of days after Google belatedly dropped the first beta version available to the public for Pixel phones, OnePlus has announced users of its new flagship phone can get in on the action too.
The company added: 8220;We are very thrilled to announce the very first Android 11 Beta as part of the Developer Preview Program for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. We8217;ve been tirelessly working to provide early access to the latest flavour of Android to all OnePlus 8 series8217; users.8221;
However, you probably shouldn8217;t download this unless you have a spare OnePlus 8 or OnePlus 8 Pro knocking around. There company says the beta is still in the early stages and carries a risk of bricking your lovely new OnePlus smartphone.
There8217;s also a bunch of known issues, and some pretty big ones, like clearing all data on the phone and video calling not working at all. Here8217;s the full SP from the OnePlus blog:
All data will be cleared while flashing the build
Face unlock is unavailable
Google Assistant (8220;OK Google8221😉 does not work
Video calling does not work
Certain UI screens look less than desirable
Some apps may not function as expected
System stability issues
One thing the beta does offer is another hint pertaining to OnePlus8217; forthcoming true wireless buds, which will apparently be called the OnePlus Pods. XDA Developers found references to the product within the Android 11 code for the OnePlus 8. It mentions 8220;oneplus_tws_pods8221;, which we can safely assume stands for true wireless.
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