Android 15 Developer Preview 1 is out, First Beta coming in April


Today finally Google has released the first Developer Preview (DP) of Android 15 version, just a day later than rumored. As per google blog, Android 15 developer preview brings improvements to Privacy Sandbox, camera controls, and file integrity.

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Android 15 Developer Preview 1 is out

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Android 15 (📷: eBuzzPro)

Google has started rolling out Android 15 Developer Preview 1 today. In March, there’s another DP build scheduled to roll out, with the first Beta set for April, followed by a second Beta in May.

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Come June, we’ll enter the “Platform Stability” phase leading up to the final release, which Google is keeping under wraps for now, but it’s expected to be after July.

Google has just released the first developer preview of Android 15, known as DP1. With this announcement, we now know which Pixel devices will officially support the new operating system.

As announced during the unveiling of Android 15 DP1, the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are the oldest phones eligible for the preview program. The Pixel 5a, the last Snapdragon Pixel model before them, will continue to receive security updates until August 2024.

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However, it seems unlikely that it will receive any further major software updates beyond that point.

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Android 13 now allows users to connect MIDI 2.0 devices through USB. Additionally, Android 15 expands this support to virtual MIDI apps. This means that composition apps can now control synthesizer apps as if they were USB MIDI 2.0 devices.