Installing the Nexus 5X Android 8.0 update beta might be tempting but most of you should probably stay put on Android Nougat.
The Nexus 5X Android O update, now confirmed to be Android 8.0, won’t arrive until the third quarter but you can try it out ahead of time thanks to the Android O beta also known as a Developer Preview.
Google’s Android O beta for the Nexus 5X brings new features, tweaks, and other improvements to the aging smartphone.
There are plenty of reasons to consider installing the Android O beta on your Nexus 5X. It includes new emojis, the potential for improved battery life and performance, a smart autofill feature, Picture-in-Picture mode, and some key improvements to notifications.
That said, there are also some good reasons to avoid Google’s Nexus 5X Android O beta.
Some of you might want to wait a few more days before installing Android 8.0 on your phone. Other Nexus 5X owners are probably better off waiting for the official version of the Nexus 5X Android O update to arrive.
We’ve been using the Android O beta on our Nexus for a few weeks now and today we want to walk you through some reasons why you should, and shouldn’t, install the Android O update on your device.