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Android 12 update: When is it coming to your phone?



stability Android 12 Update It’s finally here. The latest version of Google OS has been released. Pixel 6 series, but Google started rolling it out to older Pixel devices from day one as well. Android 12 is a significant upgrade over its predecessor, featuring an improved design and several new features such as scrolling screenshots, one-handed mode, and more.

Read next: Here are all the new features in Android 12.

But when will handsets from Samsung, OnePlus, Sony and others get the Android 12 update? Most manufacturers haven’t shared their update schedule yet, but how quickly they released previous versions of Android gives you an idea of ​​what to expect.

Android 12 Update Tracker by Brand:

Asus Android 12 Update

Luke Pollock / Android Authority

Asus released the first stable Android 10 update about two months after the OS was released. For Android 11, it was also pretty quick when it released the first update, about three months after launch. Based on this information, Asus expects to release the first stable Android 12 update in January, but we may see it at the end of December.

Asus first upgraded its ZenFone 6 series to Android 11 before releasing an update to the latest version. ZenFone 7 phone, it looked strange. Not sure what the plans are for this year, but the first phone to get the update is the ZenFone 7 or ZenFone 8 series. Time will tell.

Unfortunately, Asus isn’t very quick when it comes to releasing updates to their ROG Phone lineup. Building on previous years, we hope Asus can speed things up this year, but don’t expect to get an update in the next six months.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January 2022

Google Android 12 Update

Google Pixel 5a display with app icons on pixel launcher home screen

Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority

Pixel 5a

Pixel phones are always one of the first to get stable updates for new Android versions, and this year too. Google started updating the first day, although it didn’t apply to all phones. See below for more details.

  • First stable Android 11 release: October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021: Google has started rolling out Android 12 to Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL. The Pixel 6 already comes with Android 12, but Google’s older phones won’t update to the latest version of the OS. So, if you own a Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, or an original Pixel phone, you’re out of luck.

LG Android 12 Update

open LG wing screen

David Immel / Android Agency

LG is out of the mobile business, but still plans to update some phones to Android 12. The company didn’t mention any phones, but I think they’ll focus on high-end devices such as: LG Wing and V60.

LG released the first stable Android 11 update four months after the OS was released. If the story is the same this year, we can expect the tech giant to release Android 12 sometime in February. But since LG no longer cares about the smartphone market, there’s a chance we’ll have to wait longer.

Also, LG usually releases Android updates in its home country of Korea first before releasing to the US, Europe, and elsewhere.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: February 2022

Motorola Android 12 Update

Motorola Edge 2021 home screen center on left side on metal bench

Eric Zeman / Android Authority

Motorola released its first Android 10 update three months after the OS was released. The company released Android 11 four months after its release, which slowed it down a bit. If the company follows this schedule, we can expect to see the first Android 12 updates on Motorola devices in January or February.

Motorola has a habit of releasing updates to many phones in Brazil first before releasing to the US, Europe, and elsewhere.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January/February 2022

Nokia Android 12 Update

Nokia XR20 front right profile

Eric Zeman / Android Authority

Nokia’s performance with the Android 10 update has been great. The company released the first update a month after the OS was released. But with Android 11, things were different. This is because the first stable updates started rolling out 5 months after the OS debuted.

Nokia hasn’t shared an update schedule yet, but if we have to guess, we can say that the company will speed things up this year. It won’t be as fast as Android 10, but we believe we’ll see the first stable update within three months of Android 12’s release.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January 2022

OnePlus Android 12 Update

OnePlus 9 Pro In-Hand Display

Eric Zeman / Android Authority

One Plus Updates are generally fast, and we expect it to continue this year. The company released Android 10 and 11 updates about a month after they released, which means a stable version of Android 12 could be released sometime in November.

Not confirmed, but all OnePlus phones are OnePlus 7 To download the latest version of Android OnePlus 9 Series.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January 2022

Oppo Android 12 Update

Oppo Find X3 Pro Showing Android 12 Logo Easter Egg

Druve Butani / Android Authority

Oppo was one of the companies that released a beta build of Android 11 on the first day. Then, about a month later, they released the first stable version of the update, making it one of the fastest companies out there.

The company hasn’t shared an Android 12 update schedule, but hopefully the story will be similar to older versions of the OS. This means the first stable update could be applied to Oppo devices at the end of November or early December.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: November 2021

Realme Android 12 Update

Realme GT review showing bloatware on screen

Druve Butani / Android Authority

Realme released Android 10 4 months after its release. In Android 11, it’s a bit faster, and it’s only been 3 months since it was released.

Based on this information, we can expect the company to release the first stable version of Android 12 early next year (January or February). As usual, the company will focus on high-end phones first and then before going down the list.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January/February 2022

Samsung Android 11 Update

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra standing next to a cactus

Robert Triggs / Android Authority

like Samsung It’s getting faster with Android updates every year. In December, three months after release, we released our first Android 11 update. There is always a chance that Samsung will speed up again, but I believe it will be a similar story this year.

NS Galaxy S21 phone You will be the first to receive updates. Galaxy Note and Galaxy Z phone As well as some older advanced devices. We can also expect the update to apply to many Galaxy A and M handsets.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January 2022

Sony Android 10 Update

Sony Xperia 5 III home screen upright

Robert Triggs / Android Authority

We look forward to Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III It will be the first Sony phone with the Android 11 update, followed by the slightly older Xperia 1 II and Xperia 5 II.

Sony hasn’t revealed plans for Android 12 to the public yet, but we expect the tech giant to release its first stable update about three months after the OS debuts, just like it did with Android 10. It was released in January.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January 2022

Vivo Android 12 Update

This is the front of the Vivo X70 Pro Plus.

Hadley Simmons / Android Authority

Vivo released its first Android 11 update about three months after the OS was released, and hopefully this year will be similar. This means Vivo could release Android 12 during January.

has not been confirmed Vivo’s X70 Pro The phone gets updates first, followed by several high-end and mid-range devices.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: January 2022

Xiaomi Android 12 Update

Photos of Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra on the table

Luke Pollock / Android Authority

xiaomi released the Android 11 beta on the same day it was released. Unfortunately, Android 12 didn’t do the same, but I think a stable version of the update will be released relatively soon.

We expect Xiaomi to release an update within the next two months. That means it will launch on the first devices in December. The company will focus on flagships. Mi 11 series First, before moving on to other phones, including those of the Redmi brand.

  • First stable Android 11 release ETA: December 2021

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