Google today confirmed to postpone the Android 11 Beta 1 release and the launch show. The launch event and the kick-off for beta testing were originally set for June 3, 2020.
The company on Twitter announced: “now is not the time to celebrate. We are postponing the June 3rd event and beta release. We’ll be back with more on Android 11, soon.”
We are excited to tell you more about Android 11, but now is not the time to celebrate. We are postponing the June 3rd event and beta release. We'll be back with more on Android 11, soon.
— Android Developers (@AndroidDev) May 30, 2020
Aside from this delay, Google has aimed to tackle the final release schedule of Android 11, which is planned for the third quarter of 2020. The company will detail more information when it’ll be available.
Earlier this month, Google delayed the Android 11 launch by moving out Beta 1 and all subsequent milestones to June. Leading to release the Android 11 Developer Preview 4 instead.
Android 11 Beta testing timeline:
- June: Beta 1 – Initial beta-quality release, over-the-air update to early adopters who enroll in Android Beta.
- July: Beta 2 – Platform Stability milestone. Final APIs and behaviors. Play publishing opens.
- August: Beta 3 – Release candidate build.
- Q3: Final release – Android 11 release to AOSP and ecosystem.