Android L is a major change from previous Android builds, in that they are not only are they waiting months after announcing it before they ship the final version, they are also introducing a developer’s preview. Yesterday we were promised that the preview would arrive sometime on June 26th, and now the moment we’ve been waiting for is here! The Android L factory images have touched down for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi, and you can get them now by visiting Google’s developer page.

Before you start downloading, keep in mind that this is a PREVIEW, and that means there are bugs and other issues present. There are also likely missing features that will end up in the final L release this fall. Bottom-line, proceed at your own risk. For developers, the Android L and Android Wear SDKs have also gone live! You can get more information about that by clicking here.

Andrew Grush
Andrew is one of the three Managing Editors of Android Authority, primarily responsible for the overseeing of US team of writers, in addition to several other projects such as VR Source and more. He loves tech, gaming, his family, and good conversations with like-minded folks.