Google will launch the public beta of Android 11, live on YouTube, on 3 June. The firm of Mountain View should also tell you more about the new features of the operating system. As a reminder, because of the pandemic, Google had to cancel its conference Google I/O.
Every year, it is in the month of may that Google organizes the conference Google I/O, during which the firm of Mountain View will present the last novelties of its ecosystem to developers, before you deploy them a few months later. But because of the pandemic, Google will not have this conference this year.
And to unveil the first public beta of Android 11, the next version of the operating system that is currently in development, Google is going to organize an online event that will be broadcast live on YouTube on 3 June.
The video above, which makes the teasing of this event, indicates that Google share news, updates and announcements regarding the connectivity, the controls, the safety, the productivity and the accessibility on Android 11.
“Although circumstances prevent us meet in person at Shoreline Amphitheatre for Google I / O, our annual conference for developers, we organize an online event where we can share with you all the best of what’s new in Android. We hope that you will join us for # Android11: The Beta Launch Show, your opportunity to discover what’s new in Android from people who have built Android “, one reads in the official announcement.
Google has also talked about changes on the planning of Android 11. But if the beta phase will start in the month of June (instead of may), the release of the stable version will be on the scheduled date, in the last quarter.
An online event to replace the Google I/O ?
As a reminder, Android 11 is now already available in preview for developers. But the entry in the beta phase public means that the operating system is close to the final version which should come out in the last quarter of 2020. And if for the time being, Android 11 can only be tested on smartphones Pixel, Google is expected to announce the availability of the beta models from other manufacturers.
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Currently, some of the new features of Android 11 are already visible on the preview, such as a new control on the permissions of apps, or even an API that will allow smartphones to replace identity documents such as driving licences.
And it is expected that Google will say more about these new features during this live, 3 June. One can only hope that Google takes advantage of this event to unveil the successor of the Pixel 3a.
Otherwise, it should be noted that this information on the launch of the public beta of Android 11 circulating so that, for its part, Apple has officially announced the dates for its conference WWDC virtual. Like Google, Apple will not be able to organize its high mass with the developers. Because of this, this year, the conference WWDC will be done virtually.