The next version of Android is supposedly coming a lot sooner than we expected. A leak claims that the developer preview of Android P is scheduled for a mid-March release; which isn’t too far off from what Google did with the preview for Android Oreo.
The source of the rumour this time around is none other than Evan Blass, who is rather renown for his smartphone related leaks. The fact that it is Blass that made the announcement lends some credence to it; but it is difficult to say if Google will be keeping to the timetable.
Android P Developer Preview 1 is targeting a mid-month release.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) March 3, 2018
Android 8.0 Oreo began developer previews back on 21 March 2017; which suits the time frame for the next version of the operating system. That said, the full release isn’t expected until the traditional announcement at Google I/O in September.
There’s little known about what features Android P will include. For the most part, we know that there is an emphasis on privacy; with the operating system designed to block background apps from accessing the camera and microphone