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(Pocket-lint) – The latest version of Android is Android 11. Having dropped the sweet names for something that’s more simplistic (it was going to be Red Velvet Cake), Google released Android 11 on 8 September, following a period in beta.
You can take a look at what the Android 11 update brings right here.
To find out when, specifically, you will get the update and be able to try all the new features yourself, keep reading.
The Android 11 public beta started on 11 June, but was released to the public on 8 September, which is when the update is made available to Pixel devices. Note that the original Pixel has been excluded from this list, so that’s reached the end of its life.
The following devices can now be updated to Android 11 from 8 September:
The Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G are expected to launch with Android 11 out of the box later in the year.
Now that Google has pushed the final version of Android 11, the race is on for manufacturers to get that on their devices as soon as they can. Some companies have confirmed updates are coming, some – like Xiaomi, Oppo, OnePlus and Realme – were on the beta programme and Google has said they will have Android 11 on select devices from day 1.
The Android update process can take a long time. Manufacturers target flagship devices first and the roll-out across all devices is expected to take many months, if not years.
Here’s everything we know about updates to Android 11, and we’re keeping track of new information as it becomes known. If a brand isn’t onthe list, it’s because that brand has not said anything about updates so far.
Asus isn’t the fastest when it comes to updates, but there has been some progress.
LG has been quiet on the update front, but did confirm the Android 11 beta for the LG Velvet. We’ve now seen a further timeline from LG Germany and a commitment to update devices despite the company shutting down its smartphone business.
Microsoft has confirmed that it will be updating the Surface Duo to Android 11 in summer 2021.
Motorola has published an extensive list of devices that will be getting the update to Android 11. There’s no definite timeline, but on 21 December 2020, Motorola said that these devices would be updated in “the coming months.”
Nokia’s record with updates was good, but seems to have slipped for Android 11.
We’re very excited to announce our #Android11 upgrade roadmap! We’ve released over 1000 updates in the past 3 years as part of our Pure, Secure and Up-To-Date pledge, keeping your device safe and protected with the latest Android releases. Here’s to the next 1000! pic.twitter.com/GJ7RsDImfq
Nokia’s two OS version promise should mean that anything launched on Android 9 Pie should be eligible for Android 11. The company confirmed the following revised timeline in May 2021:
OnePlus has been good with updates and there was an Android 11 dev preview available on the OnePlus 8, so it’s no surprise that OnePlus pushed its open beta on 8 September too. OxygenOS 11 will include a UI update, always-on display and an improved dark mode, along with Android 11 features and that roll-out has started. OnePlus has confirmed delays to the OnePlus 7 models, but has confirmed Nord models will be getting the update. The OnePlus 8T launched with Android 11.
These are the devices we expect to get the update include:
Oppo has also been working closely with Google and has a ColorOS 11 beta running on a number of devices. The company officially launched ColorOS 11 on 14 September, the new software that’s based on Android 11.
The following timeline has been confirmed:
Realme is likely to follow a similar path to Oppo, with a closed beta for testing already rolling out. The update will come with Realme UI 2.0 and the company has confirmed which devices will get that software updates:
Redmi is part of the Xiaomi family, so where Xiaomi goes, Redmi follows – but in more affordable style. Redmi had a couple of devices that included in the beta testing and likely to get the full treatment quickly in the future.
Samsung doesn’t feel the need to update rapidly and in the past has been slow – but it does have a huge number of phones, many of which would, technically, be eligible, because Samsung offers 2 years of updates, while Samsung has also committed to 3 years of updates on some devices. The first device to get Android 11 is confirmed to be the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, which Samsung says will arrive “later this year”, i.e., in 2020 and it will come as part of One UI 3.0. Some devices have been detailed on a timeline for Egypt (via TizenHelp), we suspect it will be a similar global picture.
All the following devices quality for updates:
Sony has confirmed something of an Android 11 schedule for its devices, according to a report on Xperia Blog:
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Vivo has put forward a timeline for the Android 11 FunTouch OS beta, giving an idea of when we might be able to see updates on its devices.
Xiaomi looks as though it’s trying to fill Huawei’s shoes globally and it was part of the Android 11 beta. Xiaomi pushed Android 11 in beta forms quickly, but has now started the roll-out of stable MIUI 12 with Android 11 – and has announced MIUI 12.5 which will power phones in 2021, starting with the Mi 11. There will be a beta for MIUI 12.5 for some recent devices.
MIUI 12 Stable Update based on Android 11 is coming for Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and POCO F2 Pro pic.twitter.com/Pym4flNXVW
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August 4, 2022 at 01:19PM