Android 11 release date – All the features, eligible phones and goodies you need to know about : technology

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Android 11 release date

Android 11 update was announced way back in Feb 2020. Beta testing began worldwide in June. And, the feature update rolled out in October. Although it’s not on all the phones right now. Here is what we know so far.

List of phones eligible with android 11

Techradar reported the following models to have the android 11 built-in upon launch.

Asus

  • Asus Zenfone 7 Pro select users are getting Android 11 beta update with version 30.04.31.30.
  • Zenfone 7 (ZS670KS) and Zenfone 7 Pro (ZS671KS) users can now participate in the Android 11 beta program from September 23 to October 5 (CST time).
  • Asus has released the beta version of Android 11 with ZenUI for Zenfone 6 users.

Samsung

The mega-retailer has announced its Android 11 based One UI 3.0 developer beta program for Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra users in South Korea and the US.

  • Samsung Galaxy S20/ S20 Plus/ S20 Ultra stable Android 11 is now live in Europe, UK, U.S, Korea, India, and UAE.
  • Galaxy S10 Lite (Global & US) has started getting stable Android 11.
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Android 11 released in Switzerland.
  • Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra users of AT&T, Verizon, Xfinity are getting the latest stable update.
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Android 11 released in Russia.

Xiaomi

  • Xiaomi has released Android 11 to the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Poco F2 Pro in several regions including Europe.
  • Redmi K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom users are also getting the Android 11 update in China.
  • Redmi Note 9S/Note 9 Pro (India) and Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite (Global) users have received Android 11 stable update.

Oppo

  • Oppo Find X2, Find X2 Pro, Ace2, Reno3, Reno3 Pro, Ace2 EVA Limited Edition, F17 Pro, and Reno4 5G users in the select region have got latest ColorOS 11 update.
  • The Oppo Find X2, Find X2 Pro and Find X2 Pro Automobile Lamborghini Edition users are receiving the Android 11 update based on ColorOS 11 beta under the Closed Beta program.
  • In the medium budget Oppo Reno 3 4G, Reno 3 Pro 4G and F17 Pro users will get the same update from September 30, 2020.

OnePlus

Stable OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) update for OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro is now live.

Realme

Android 11 based around Realme UI 2.0 for Realme X50 Pro users is now available. The Open Beta was released in October 2020.

Vivo

Vivo Nex 3S 5G and iQOO 3 4G/5G users are now likely getting Funtouch OS 11 beta based on Android 11.

Google

Android 11 stable is now coupled with Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, Pixel 3a/3a XL, Pixel 4/4 XL and Pixel 4a.

What features can we expect in the new android phone?

The full list of android 11 features are as follow as per the Android Developers website:

  • Mute notifications during recording
  • Improved touch sensitivity
  • Native screen recording
  • Scrolling screenshots
  • Back gesture tweaking
  • Improved support for curved displays
  • AirPlane mode won’t turn off Bluetooth
  • Share menu App pinning
  • Improved notification shade conversations
  • Chat bubbles
  • Dark mode scheduling
  • One time permissions
  • Scoped storage
  • Better handling of older notifications
  • Project mainline enhancements
  • Reverse charging
  • Motion controls for certain phones

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