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The Nokia 7 Plus can now be upgraded to Android P beta 2

The new software can be flashed manually, or those running the first beta can wait for it to arrive OTA. It's still not daily driver material, though.
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June 22, 2018
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HMD Global has made the Android P beta 2 available for the Nokia 7 Plus. The news arrives via XDA Developers, and you can flash the firmware to your device right now, or wait for an OTA update if you’re already running the first beta on your handset.

The update is intended to give developers an opportunity to prepare their apps for Android P ahead of its full release later this year. With that in mind, this latest beta probably isn’t daily driver material and you should expect some bugs (XDA mentioned problems accessing SD card data, for example).

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If you’re still interested in seeing how the new software looks on the Nokia 7 Plus, you can sign up at the Nokia Developer Portal to get started.

Android P introduces a new gesture-based navigation system, new battery saving settings, smarter notifications, and much more. You can get a full overview of what’s on offer in our Android P beta hands-on coverage, and don’t miss our full Nokia 7 Plus review to find out why we called it “the perfect midrange phone.”

Have you installed the Android P beta on your Nokia 7 Plus? Let us know what you think of it in the comments.