Google releases Android P Beta 2, including 157 new emoji

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If you're already enrolled and received the Android P Beta 1 on your Pixel device, you'll automatically get the update to Beta 2.

Android P Beta 2 includes the final APIs (API level 28) as well as the official SDK, the latest system images, and updated developer tools.

Today, Google announced the third Android P developer preview, or the second public beta, which has been in testing since March. There are also critical fixes for the Android system which could allow hackers to gain access using downloaded apps or files.

Google also says Beta 2 introduces final Android P APIs. And then the first beta followed in May, bringing gesture navigation and other new features. It's possible that Essential believes that the new Android P build has been improved to the point that it's worth being tagged as beta.

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Oh, and by the way, FaceTime is also getting a long-awaited "group chat" feature, about ten years too late. It'll be interesting to see how developers take to this once the porting tools become available next year.

Have you tried Android P yet? Now would be a good time to start building apps taking advantage of machine learning-powered Adaptive Battery optimizations, the simplicity and polish of Google's fresh stock UI, and the enhanced biometric authentication security features. In addition, Android P will support two new gender-neutral designs: Family and Couple with Heart, with more to come.

The "Beta 1" name itself has a few of us here confused about whether this is based on the same changes as Google's most recently released Beta 2/DP3. Google is also revamping the turtle and cricket emoji in this update.

More information on the updates for devs can be found here.

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