Is your smartphone equipped with Android 11? In this article, we will introduce you to the leading companies in providing Android 11 operating system updates.
Google unveiled Android 11 on September 8, 2020 ; But now we are facing the news of the introduction and release of Android 12 . The question is, to what extent has the performance of smartphone companies been acceptable in updating the Android 11 operating system? In this article, we will introduce 10 brands that have a good performance in updating Android.
- The first smartphones equipped with Android 11 stable: OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro
- First release date: October 10, 2020
OnePlus came with the beta version of Android, and almost a month after Google announced the stable version of Android 11 with OxygenOS 11 for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. OnePlus showed a very good speed of action in updating Android 11; But speed is not everything. The Oxygen 11 user interface proved to be a controversial update, and although it has now entered the sixth Android 11 update; But reforms continue. OnePlus has also released the beta version of Android 11 for the OnePlus 7 series and the affordable OnePlus Rolling version.
- The first smartphones equipped with Android 11 stable: Find X2 Pro and X2
- Date of first stable release: November 3, 2020
Oppo, like the OnePlus, has shown great speed in updating Android 11. Fifty-six days after the release of the stable version, the company released it for the Oppo Find X2 series , and somehow managed to deliver on its promise to provide updates before the end of 2020.
ColorOs 11, which is based on Android 11, has now been released for the F17 Pro and a range of Reno series phones. A wider range of Oppo Reno handsets are set to receive operating system updates in the first half of 2021, along with a range of A-series handsets.
- The first smartphones equipped with Android 11 stable: Xiaomi May 10 and May 10 Pro
- Date of first stable release: November 9, 2020
Xiaomi should be considered as another Chinese smartphone manufacturer that is faster in updating the operating system. 62 days is a record for equipping the Xiaomi May 10 flagship phone with the latest version of Android. This time has been reduced by 50% compared to the 122 days of Android 10 update time.
It took longer; But Xiaomi managed to launch the MIUI 12 in early 2021 for the low-cost Redmi K30 and Poco F2 Pro handsets. Of course, the release process of Android 11 for this company has not been very good. There have been reports of a Xiaomi Mi A3 crash and users have been forced to take their devices to the relevant centers for repairs.
- The first smartphone equipped with Android 11 stable: Riley X50 Pro
- Date of first stable release: December 4, 2020
Realme broke the spell by updating the beta version of Android 11, and in September 2020, it selected a large number of its handsets to release the operating system update. But for the first stable upgrade, it took until December for the X50 Pro to receive an update in India. The roadmap for updating the beta version of Android 11 Reelmi refers to a wide range of devices by the end of 2020, which will continue in the first and second quarters of 2021.
- The first smartphones equipped with Android 11 stable: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra
- Date of first stable release: December 12, 2020
Samsung has not performed well in rapid operating system updates in the past; But it is gradually changing and now it is in good condition. The Galaxy S20 and Note 20 series should be introduced as the first smartphones equipped with the latest version of Android.
The One UI 3.0 update, which is based on Android 11, became available almost a week after the Android 10 update. According to the available information, most of the Galaxy S20 and Note 20 phones should be updated before the end of 2020, and the Z Flip, Galaxy S10 and Fold update will be available in early 2021.
- The first smartphone equipped with Android 11 stable: Sony Xperia 1 II
- Date of first stable release: December 14, 2020
Unlike Samsung, Sony has gained a lot of popularity due to its fast and reasonable updates for its flagship smartphones, and has shown a similar performance in the field of Android 11. The Sony Xperia 1 II entered the market at the same time as Samsung and received the new Android in mid-December; But for users living in Taiwan. One week later, an update appeared in Europe. Sony has been very fast in updating, and if you have one of Sony’s flagship phones from the last two to three years, you will definitely be using Android 11 now.
- The first smartphone equipped with Android 11 stable: Asus Zenfone 6
- Date of first stable release: December 29, 2020
ASUS did not perform well last year, releasing Android 10 for the Zenfone 6 two months later. The brand performed poorly in the Android 11 upgrade, and its duration doubled. Unfortunately, there are no signs of a similar update for ROG Phone 3. It took six months to release the Android 10 update for ROG Phone 2 for Asus. Asus ZenFone 7 and 7 Pro are currently in beta testing.
- The first smartphone equipped with Android 11 stable: LG Velvet
- Date of the first stable release: January 30, 2021
LG, like Samsung, released Android 10 just 90 days after its release for the LG G8 Tinkio, and has greatly improved the update time of its products. But it took 139 days for the same update to be available in the US and other markets.
The release of Android 11 for the LG Volvet took 144 days and many users are still waiting for the update in various markets. Note that owners of other expensive LG phones such as the G8X ThinQ, V60 and Wing will have to wait at least until the second half of 2021.
- The first smartphone equipped with Android 11 stable: Motorola Moto G Pro
- Date of the first stable release: January 3, 2021
Motorola can be introduced as one of the brands that updates Android in the fastest possible time. Of course, this company has not been able to offer Android 11 like Android 10 ; But MotoGPro customers in the UK were the first to receive the Motorola update earlier this year.
Motorola’s roadmap for updating Android 11 lists several handsets from the Razr, Edge, One and G series. Remember that Motorola is releasing the update for the first time in Brazil; So US or European users may have to wait a bit.
Global Event (Nokia)
- The first smartphone equipped with Android 11 stable: Nokia 8.3
- Date of first stable release: February 2, 2020
When Android 10 was released, it only took 36 days to release for Nokia 8.1; But the Nokia 8.3 update to Android 11 took about 147 days. HMD Global quickly shared its roadmap in September 2020; But many users are still waiting for the news to be updated.
Terms of other mobile manufacturers
Huawei and Honor, which have been doing well in the past, are both running Android 10 with the latest EMUI 11 update and did not make the top ten. Other companies do not have better conditions, and for example, we can mention Vivo, which was able to release a beta version of Vivo V19 on February 9th. HTC has nothing to report and we do not see any activity. Of course, the good news is that most of the biggest Android brands have managed to release a stable version of Android 11 on time for their flagship phones.