Google has released its latest big update called Android 11 “R”, which is rolling out now to the firm’s Pixel devices, and to smartphones from a handful of third-party manufacturers.
What phones will get Android 11?
Phones ready for Android 11.
- Samsung. Galaxy S20 5G.
- Google. Pixel 4a.
- Samsung. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G.
- OnePlus. 8 Pro.
What is Android 10 and 11 called?
Last year, Google surprised us by naming Android Q as “Android 10.” While the latest beta has a mention of “Android R,” we expect it to remain limited to the beta. We don’t see the dessert naming scheme coming back. Hence, the next version of Android will be called Android 11.
What kind of food is Android 11?
In 2020, everything is cake — including Android 11. Android VP of engineering Dave Burke revealed the internal codename “Red Velvet Cake” in an interview with All About Android, via Droid Life. Google’s alphabetical dessert naming scheme was an Android tradition for years, dating back to Android 1.5 Cupcake in 2009.
Should I upgrade to Android 11?
If you want the latest technology first—such as 5G—Android is for you. If you can wait for a more polished version of new features, head to iOS. In all, Android 11 is a worthy upgrade—as long as your phone model supports it. It’s still a PCMag Editors’ Choice, sharing that distinction with the also-impressive iOS 14.
Will there be Android 11?
It was released on September 8, 2020 and is the latest Android version to date.
|General availability||September 8, 2020|
|Latest release||11.0.0_r43 (RQ3A.210905.001) / September 7, 2021|
|Kernel type||Monolithic Kernel (Linux Kernel)|
Is Android 10 or 11 better?
When you first install an app, Android 10 will ask you if you want to grant the app permissions all the time, only when you’re using the app, or not at all. This was a big step forward, but Android 11 gives the user even more control by allowing them to give permissions only for that specific session.
What changed in Android 11?
The over-the-air software update brings a number of new features including Message bubbles, redesigned notifications, a new power menu with smart home controls, a media playback widget, a resizable picture-in-picture window, screen recording, improved work profiles, and more.