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When will my phone get Android 11?

Android 11 is here for the Pixels, with the public beta kicking off for select OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO, and Realme phones.

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The stable version of Android 11 is here, and while it isn’t the most revolutionary update we’ve ever seen, there are plenty of reasons to get excited about it. Whether you’re looking forward to the new conversation notifications, chat bubbles for messaging apps, or the upgraded permission handling, it may be a while before you can actually start messing around with all of these software goodies.

The update is now live for the Pixels, and select OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO, and Realme phones will kick off public beta builds based on Android 11 starting this week. We’ve rounded up all of the current info to help give you a better idea as to when Android 11 will arrive on your device.

The timelines change based on manufacturer and region, but the list below should give you a broad overview of which phones will receive the Android 11 update, and when the stable build will be available for your phone.

Jump to:

  • Google Pixel
  • Samsung
  • OnePlus
  • Xiaomi
  • OPPO
  • Realme
  • Huawei
  • LG
  • Motorola
  • Nokia

When will my Google Pixel phone get Android 11?

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The phrase “fast Android updates” is usually an oxymoron, but Google’s lineup of Pixel phones is the exception to that rule. Whenever a new update or security patch is released, Pixels are the first-in-line for that software — making this one of the biggest benefits of owning a Pixel in the first place.

The Android 11 stable update is now available to download on all Pixels starting with the Pixel 2 series. Here’s the full list:

  • Pixel 2
  • Pixel 2 XL
  • Pixel 3
  • Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 3a
  • Pixel 3a XL
  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Pixel 4a

Google is also launching the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 later this year, but we expect those two phones to ship with Android 11 out of the box.

When will my Samsung phone get Android 11?

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Samsung used to be one of those manufacturers that you couldn’t rely on for good software support, but within the last year, it’s improved significantly. On August 5, Samsung announced that it’s now committed to three years of major OS updates for all of its flagship phones, starting with the Galaxy S10 series and going forward.

Given that, we can look forward to all of the following phones to get an Android 11 update:

  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

The Galaxy S9 series should be able to run Android 11, but with no guarantee from Samsung, we wouldn’t hold our breath for it.

As for the speed at which Samsung will roll out Android 11 to its phones, we’re anticipating the update to drop within a few months of the initial launch. Google introduced Android 10 on September 3, 2019. The Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S9 got the update in December and January, and it is likely we’ll see a similar timeline this year with Android 11.

When will my OnePlus phone get Android 11?

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What started out as a small enthusiast brand has transformed itself into a mainstream player in the U.S. smartphone space. OnePlus regularly kicks out some of the most exciting phones of the year, and thankfully, it’s quite good when it comes to updating them to new software builds.

OnePlus is kicking off its Android 11 public beta program, with availability initially limited to the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The public betas builds based on OxygenOS 11 are set to go live soon, and OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro users will be able to install the builds to get an early look at Android 11.

As for a stable release, OnePlus should be one of the first manufacturers to roll out the build. The The OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 6, and 6T were all treated to Android 10 before the end of 2019. The OnePlus 5 and 5T also got Android 10, but not until May 26, 2020.

OnePlus will likely follow a similar format this year as well, rolling out the stable Android 11 release to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro first, followed by the Nord, OnePlus 7T series, OnePlus 7 series, and so on. These are the devices that will make the switch to Android 11:

  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus Nord
  • OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition
  • OnePlus 7T Pro
  • OnePlus 7T
  • OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
  • OnePlus 7 Pro
  • OnePlus 7
  • OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 6

When will my Xiaomi phone get Android 11?

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Xiaomi is one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world, and the brand has turned its attention to Western markets in the last two years. Xiaomi sells phones from $100 all the way to $1,200, and it made a name for itself as the go-to player for value.

Xiaomi is kicking off an Android 11 public beta program this week, starting with the Mi 10 and the Mi 10 Pro. The Android 11 beta build is based on MIUI 12, and if you’re using the Mi 10 or Mi 10 Pro, you will be able to download the beta build and test out the new features. The builds will be going live imminently, and we’ll update the post with download links once they’re up.

Based on a post that showed up on Xiaomi’s MIUI community forums, the Android 11 update will be going out to 30 models across Xiaomi, POCO, and Redmi product lines. More phones will be added to the list, but for now, these are the Xiaomi phones that will be updated to Android 11:

  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 9T
  • Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi A3
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Redmi K30
  • Redmi K30 5G
  • Redmi K30i 5G
  • Redmi K20 Pro
  • Redmi K20
  • Redmi Note 9
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Redmi 10X Pro
  • Redmi 10X 5G
  • Redmi 9
  • Redmi 9C
  • Redmi 9A
  • POCO F2 Pro
  • POCO X2
  • POCO M2 Pro

When will my OPPO phone get Android 11?

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OPPO is also turning its attention to Western markets, and the Chinese manufacturer made a lot of changes to its ColorOS interface over the last 12 months, making it more palatable to a global audience.

OPPO is kicking off the Android 11 public beta this week with the Find X2 series and the Reno 3 Pro series, and the brand is taking registrations for customers looking to try out the Android 11 beta build.

While we don’t have a full list of devices that are slated to make the switch to Android 11, these phones have been confirmed so far:

  • Find X2
  • Find X2 Pro
  • Reno 3
  • Reno 3 Pro

When will my Realme phone get Android 11?

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With Android 11, Realme is joining the public beta program, rolling out the Android 11 beta based on Realme UI 2.0 to the X50 Pro. Realme will start taking registrations later this week, and for now, the Android 11 beta initiative is limited to the X50 Pro.

At this moment, we don’t have an idea as to how many Realme phones will be updated to Android 11, but most devices released in the last 18 months should qualify for the update. Here’s the list:

  • Realme X50 Pro 5G
  • Realme X50 Pro
  • Realme X50
  • Realme X3
  • Realme X2 Pro
  • Realme X2
  • Realme XT
  • Realme X
  • Realme 7 Pro
  • Realme 7
  • Realme 6 Pro
  • Realme 6
  • Realme 6i
  • Realme 6S
  • Realme 5
  • Realme 5 Pro
  • Realme 5i
  • Realme 5s
  • Realme 3 Pro
  • Realme 3
  • Realme Narzo 10
  • Realme Narzo 10A

When will my Huawei phone get Android 11?

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Although Huawei phones aren’t very common/popular in the United States, the exact opposite is true is plenty other parts of the world.

Huawei’s Android 11 update will take the form of EMUI 11, and while we don’t know much about the company’s plans for it quite yet, that’ll be changing soon. The Huawei Developer Conference is taking place between September 10-12, and during those days, Huawei will talk more about EMUI 11 and what we can expect from it.

There are a lot of Huawei phones we expect to get Android 11/EMUI 11, including:

  • Huawei P40 series
  • Huawei P30 series
  • Huawei Mate 30 series
  • Huawei Mate 20 series
  • Huawei Mate X/Xs

In regards to how fast those updates will be pushed out, you’ll likely have to wait a few months. The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro received Android 10 in mid-November, shortly followed by the Mate 20 series.

When will my Motorola phone get Android 11?

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This past year has been an exciting one for Motorola. The company is still churning out high-quality budget devices, and alongside those, we’re seeing Moto’s return to the flagship space. However, it’s still straggling behind in an area that’s been a pain point for years — software updates.

Taking a look at all of the Motorola phones we expect to get an Android 11 update, the list is as follows:

  • Motorola Edge+
  • Motorola Edge
  • Motorola RAZR
  • Moto G Stylus
  • Moto G Power
  • Moto G Fast
  • Motorola One Fusion+
  • Motorola One Hyper

That’s a solid list at first glance, but it comes with a big caveat. For every phone but the Edge+ and RAZR, Android 11 is the one and only software update they’ll receive. There’s also the fact that Motorola took its time with the Android 10 update, with the platform version not coming to the Moto G7 until May 11, 2020.

When will my LG phone get Android 11?

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Keeping with the theme of manufacturers that often drop the ball for software updates, we have LG. With no update roadmap in place, here are the devices we think will get Android 11:

  • LG Velvet
  • LG G8
  • LG G8X
  • LG V60
  • LG V50
  • LG V50S

Android 10 was made available for the LG G8 in December 2019, with the LG V50 starting its Android 10 update in February 2020. We don’t consider that to be a fast turnaround time, but it is better than what we usually see from LG.

Our fingers are crossed that LG gets even faster with rolling out Android 11, but we’ll have to wait and see if that pans out.

When will my Nokia phone get Android 11?

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On the other end of the spectrum, we have Nokia. All Nokia phones are part of Google’s Android One program, which promises two years of major OS updates — usually in a timely manner. With that in mind, we should expect Android 11 to make its way to the following phones:

  • Nokia 9 PureView
  • Nokia 8.3
  • Nokia 8.1
  • Nokia 7.2
  • Nokia 6.2
  • Nokia 5.3
  • Nokia 4.2
  • Nokia 2.3
  • Nokia 1.3

Nokia did a good job of publishing its Android 10 update roadmap last year, so we’re keeping an eye out for the eventual roadmap for Android 11.

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