ANDROID 11 may have originally come out in September 2020 but not all phones have it yet.
We’ve rounded up some of the devices that will finally be getting the software update in the coming months.
Nokia Android 11
We’re currently in quarter 2 of 2021 and here’s the phone’s Nokia said would be getting Android 11 around this time:
- Nokia 7.2
- Nokia 6.2
- Nokia 9 PureView
- Nokia 1 Plus
Microsoft Android 11 update
Users of the Surface Duo should get access to Android 11 in summer 2021.
LG Android 11 update
Although LG has plans to leave the smartphone business, some of its existing phones should still be able to upgrade to Android 11.
According to LG Germany, the following phones will be getting Android 11 access in the third or fourth quarter of 2021:
- LG Velvet 4G
- LG G8X
- LG G8S
- LG Wing
- LG K52
- LG K42
Motorola Android 11 update
On December 21 2020, Motorola said that the following devices would be updating in the first few months of 2021, although some of the phones are still waiting:
- Motorola Razr 5G
- Motorola Razr 2019
- Motorola Edge
- Motorola Edge+
- Motorola One 5G
- Motorola One Action
- Motorola One Fusion
- Motorola One Fusion+
- Motorola One Hyper
- Motorola One Vision
- Moto G 5G
- Moto G 5G Plus
- Moto G Fast
- Moto G Power
- Moto G Pro
- Moto G Stylus
- Moto G9
- Moto G9 Play
- Moto G9 Plus
- Moto G9 Power
- Moto G8
- Moto G8 Power
- Lenovo K12 Note
Vivo Android 11 update
Lots of Vivo devices already have access to the Android 11 update but the Vivo V15 is expected to get it at the end of June 2021.
Samsung Android 11 update
Lots of Samsung phones also have the update but there is a few that will be getting it shortly.
The Galaxy A80 is supposed to be getting access this month along with the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A21s.
Here’s some of the Samsung phones and tablets expected to get the update this June and July:
- Galaxy A20 – July 2021
- Galaxy A11 – June 2021
- Galaxy A10s – July 2021
- Galaxy A10 – July 2021
- Galaxy A01 – June 2021
- Galaxy A30s – July 2021
- Galaxy A30 – July 2021
- Galaxy Tab S5e – July 2021
- Galaxy Tab A 10.1 – July 2021
- Galaxy Tab Active Pro – July 2021
If you’re still waiting on an update for your particular phone then you can also check the manufacturers website for more information.
New Android 11 features
Here are some of the interesting updates..
Improved 5G: Android 11 helps apps take better advantage of speedy 5G internet.
New screens: The update improves support for “waterfall” screens and displays with pinhole cutouts.
Bubbles: You can now keep a shortcut to specific chats with pals on-screen at all times, in the form of a “bubble”.
One-time permissions: Android 11 makes it so you can grant a single-use permission for an app to access something, like location or photos.
Screen recording: This is exactly what you’d imagine – an easy way to record your screen without installing a third-party app.
Improved privacy and Security.
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