Android 14 Beta 2: Expanding Horizons with Over 20 Devices

Google's latest operating system, Android 14, has reached a significant milestone with the release of its second beta version. This update, known as Android 14 Beta 2, was announced during Google's I/O 2023 keynote. Unlike its predecessors, which were exclusive to Google Pixel devices, Android 14 Beta 2 is now available on various devices from iQOO, Lenovo, Nothing, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo, and Xiaomi. This expansion of eligible devices demonstrates Google's commitment to making the latest Android version accessible to a wider user base.

Although Google did not divulge much information about Android 14 during the keynote, the company focused on other products and features such as Wear OS 4, advancements in artificial intelligence, the introduction of the Pixel 7a, Pixel Fold, and the Pixel Tablet. Nevertheless, Google confirmed the list of devices eligible for Android 14 Beta 2, which now includes the Pixel 4a (5G) through the Pixel 7 Pro, with the Pixel 7a likely to be added to the list in the future.

In addition to Google Pixel devices, Android 14 Beta 2 can now be installed on various devices from iQOO, Lenovo, Nothing, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo, and Xiaomi. As of now, more than 20 devices from these manufacturers are eligible for the beta release. The complete list of devices includes:


  • Pixel 4a (5G)
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 5a
  • Pixel 6
  • Pixel 6 Pro
  • Pixel 6a
  • Pixel 7
  • Pixel 7 Pro


  • iQOO 11


  • Lenovo Tab Extreme


  • Nothing Phone 1


  • Oppo Find N2
  • Oppo Find N2 Flip


  • OnePlus 11


  • Realme GT2 Pro


  • Tecno Camon 20


  • Vivo X90 Pro


  • Xiaomi 13
  • Xiaomi 13 Pro
  • Xiaomi 12T
  • Redmi K50 Extreme
  • Xiaomi Pad 6

One notable absence from the list is Samsung, as the company will be running its own separate beta program. While Samsung has not yet announced when its beta program will commence, it is expected to fall under the banner of One UI 6, the company's custom user interface. Android 14 is anticipated to introduce several improvements, particularly in the areas of privacy, security, and camera capabilities. Notable camera enhancements include the addition of 10-bit Ultra HDR photo support.

For a comprehensive list of changes included in Android 14 Beta 2, you can refer to Mishaal Rahman's Twitter thread, where he details the updates bundled within this latest release. Android 14 promises to enhance the overall user experience, and the expanded device compatibility for the beta program indicates Google's commitment to providing an optimized Android ecosystem for a wide range of users.

As with any beta release, it's important to note that Android 14 Beta 2 may contain some bugs and stability issues. Therefore, it is recommended to install the beta version on non-essential devices or to perform a backup before updating. Providing feedback on any encountered issues will contribute to the development of a more stable and reliable Android 14 final release.

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