Here's When Your Phone Will Get the Android 13 Update (2022)

Google started rolling out the latest version of its mobile OS, Android 13 (codenamed Tiramisu), to Pixel phone users on 15 August 2022. If you haven’t been keeping up, Android 13 brings new features like redesigned UI elements, themed icons, faster QR code scanning, updated photo picker, and privacy features, among other things. Android 13 has already rolled out the Pixel phones, and now many of your might be eager to know when your phone will get the update. In its official blog post, Google said that you can expect Android 13 to “roll out to your favorite devices from Samsung Galaxy, Asus, HMD (Nokia phones), iQOO, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Sony, Tecno, Vivo, Xiaomi, and more” later this year. While that’s a pretty vague timeline, we are here to help you keep track of when your phone will get the Android 13 update. So without ado, let’s dive in.

Android 13 Update Tracker (August 2022)

In this article, we have listed the smartphones from popular OEMs like Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, Xiaomi, Realme, Motorola, Asus, and others that are eligible to get the Android 13 update. Use the table below to see if your phone will get the Android 13 update or not.

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Note: Most smartphone makers are yet to officially share what all devices in their portfolio will be eligible for Android 13. But we have taken the promised update cycles into account and compiled these lists. Still, take these lists with a grain of salt right now. We suggest you bookmark this page as we will refresh it regularly and deliver the latest Android 13 update information from major OEMs.

*TBA means To Be Announced

Google Pixel Android 13 Update List

If you don’t already know, Google has officially rolled out the stable Android 13 update to Pixel 4 and newer devices. Older devices like the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a didn’t make the cut and cannot be updated to Android 13. Here’s a list of eligible Google Pixel devices that are running Android 13:

Device NameRelease Date
Pixel 415 August 2022
Pixel 4 XL15 August 2022
Pixel 4a/ 4a (5G)15 August 2022
Pixel 515 August 2022
Pixel 5a15 August 2022
Pixel 615 August 2022
Pixel 6 Pro15 August 2022
Pixel 6a15 August 2022

OnePlus (OxygenOS 13) Android 13 Update List

Here's When Your Phone Will Get the Android 13 Update (1)
(Video) How To Install Android 13 On Any SmartPhone ?

Alongside the launch of the OnePlus 10T earlier in August, OnePlus also unveiled the next iteration of its software skin – OxygenOS 13. Yes, we are not getting a unified ColorOS-OxygenOS update as the plan was scrapped, but as shown in our recent OxygenOS 13 hands-on video, OxygenOS 13 = ColorOS 13. It’s OxygenOS for the namesake, but you get all the ColorOS features and design elements here.

Putting the deception aside, here is a list of OnePlus phones that will get the Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 update:

Device NameRelease Date
OnePlus 10 Pro09 August 2022 (Beta 1)
16 August 2022 (Beta 2)
OnePlus 10RTBA
OnePlus 10TTBA
OnePlus 9 ProTBA
OnePlus 9TBA
OnePlus 9RTBA
OnePlus 9RTTBA
OnePlus 8 ProTBA
OnePlus 8TBA
OnePlus 8TTBA
OnePlus Nord 2 TBA
OnePlus Nord 2TTBA
OnePlus Nord CETBA
OnePlus Nord CE 2TBA
OnePlus Nord CE 2 LiteTBA

Samsung (One UI 5.0) Android 13 Update List

Samsung is yet to officially announce the next iteration of its software skin, One UI 5.0, but it recently started beta testing the build on the Galaxy S22 series in select countries. Also, if you remember, the South Korean company confirmed that it will push four years of software updates to its flagships, tablets, foldable phones, select budget phones, and more.

This means many budget-centric M- and A-series Samsung phones will also get the Android 13 update soon. Here’s a comprehensive list of Samsung Galaxy phones that will get the latest version of Android:

Device NameRelease Date
Galaxy S22 Ultra5 August 2022 (Beta)
Galaxy S22 Plus5 August 2022 (Beta)
Galaxy S225 August 2022 (Beta)
Galaxy S21 FETBA
Galaxy S21 UltraTBA
Galaxy S21 PlusTBA
Galaxy S21TBA
Galaxy S20 UltraTBA
Galaxy S20 PlusTBA
Galaxy S20TBA
Galaxy S20 FETBA
Galaxy S10 LiteTBA
Galaxy Note 20 UltraTBA
Galaxy Note 20TBA
Galaxy Note 10 LiteTBA
Galaxy Z Fold 4TBA
Galaxy Z Flip 4TBA
Galaxy Z Fold 3TBA
Galaxy Z Flip 3TBA
Galaxy Z Fold 2 5GTBA
Galaxy Z FlipTBA
Galaxy Z Flip 5GTBA
Galaxy A73TBA
Galaxy A53TBA
Galaxy A33TBA
Galaxy A71/ A71 5GTBA
Galaxy A51/ A51 5GTBA
Galaxy A52sTBA
Galaxy A52TBA
Galaxy A72TBA
Galaxy A32TBA
Galaxy A22TBA
Galaxy M42/ F42TBA
Galaxy M62/ F62TBA
Galaxy M52TBA
Galaxy M32TBA
Galaxy M33TBA
Galaxy Tab S8 UltraTBA
Galaxy Tab S8 PlusTBA
Galaxy Tab S8TBA
Galaxy Tab S7 PlusTBA
Galaxy Tab S7TBA
Galaxy Tab S7 FETBA
Galaxy Tab A8TBA
Galaxy Tab S6 5GTBA
Galaxy Tab S6 LiteTBA

Motorola Android 13 Update List

Here's When Your Phone Will Get the Android 13 Update (2)

Motorola has quietly revealed the initial batch of Edge and G-series smartphones that will get the next-gen Android 13 update via a security updates page on its official website. The devices listed below were marked with the “Next OS” phrase, which strongly hints at Android 13.

Though this list comes from an official source, we suggest you take it with a grain of salt as more Moto phones will likely get Google’s new OS update.

Device NameRelease Date
Motorola Edge (2022)TBA
Motorola Edge Plus (2022)TBA
Moto G Stylus 5G (2022)TBA
Moto G 5G (2022)TBA
Motorola Edge 30TBA
Motorola Edge ProTBA
Moto G32TBA
Moto G42TBA
Moto G62 5GTBA
Moto G82 5GTBA

Oppo Android 13 Update List

With the announcement of ColorOS 12 last year, Oppo revealed a new update plan for its smartphone lineup. The Chinese giant said that it will offer three Android updates for the Oppo Find X series, two Android updates for the Reno as well as the F series, and only one Android update for select Oppo A series phones.

(Video) Android 13 Beta 3.2 - Here's What's Added/Changed

In line with this promised update plan and the latest ColorOS 13 update timeline, here are all the Oppo phones that will get Android 13:

Device NameRelease Date
Oppo Find X5 Pro/ Find X518 August 2022 (Beta)
Oppo Find N (China)03 August 2022 (Beta)
Oppo Find X3 ProSeptember 2022
Oppo Reno8 Pro 5GSeptember 2022
Oppo Reno8 5GOctober 2022
Oppo Reno7 Pro 5G/ Reno 7 5G/ Reno 7 4GOctober 2022
Oppo Reno 6 5GOctober 2022
Oppo F21 Pro 4GOctober 2022
Oppo K10 5GOctober 2022
Oppo A77 5GOctober 2022
Oppo Reno 6 Pro/ 6 Pro Diwali EditionNovember 2022
Oppo F21 Pro 5GNovember 2022
Oppo F19 Pro+ 5GNovember 2022
Oppo Pad AirH1 2023
Oppo F19 Pro/ F19/ F19sH1 2023
Oppo A77H1 2023
Oppo A57H1 2023

You might not find a number of Oppo phones that are set to receive ColorOS 13 here as they will only get the latest skin, changing the look of the software, but it will likely not be based on Android 13. Some of these devices are Oppo A76, A55, A96, K10, Find X2, and others. You can check out the complete ColorOS 13 India update release schedule and global release timeline right here.

Xiaomi Android 13 Update List

Here's When Your Phone Will Get the Android 13 Update (3)

Xiaomi has not officially announced MIUI 14 based on Android 13, but a recent report by XiaomiUI revealed a long list of devices that will receive the upcoming OS update. There is no word on the MIUI 14 release date at the moment, but rumors suggest it could happen soon or alongside the Xiaomi 13 series launch.

That being said, Xiaomi has a laundry list of smartphones in its portfolio, and not all of them will get the Android 13 update. Some Xiaomi devices will get the MIUI 14 update based on Android 12 too. It’s difficult for us to gauge which smartphones will make the cut, so we have listed all the devices that we expect to get the MIUI 14 update later this year or in early 2023.

Device NameRelease Date
Xiaomi 12 Pro15 August 2022 (Beta)
Xiaomi 1215 August 2022 (Beta)
Xiaomi 12XTBA
Xiaomi 12 UltraTBA
Xiaomi 12 LiteTBA
Xiaomi 12STBA
Xiaomi 12S Pro (Dimensity/Snapdragon)TBA
Xiaomi 12TTBA
Xiaomi 12T ProTBA
Xiaomi 11TTBA
Xiaomi 11T ProTBA
Mi 11 Lite/ Mi 11 Lite 5G)TBA
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NETBA
Xiaomi Mi 11 LETBA
Mi 11/ Mi 11iTBA
Xiaomi 11i HyperChargeTBA
Mi 11 UltraTBA
Mi 11 ProTBA
Xiaomi MIX 4TBA
Xiaomi MIX FOLDTBA
Xiaomi MIX FOLD 2TBA
Xiaomi Civi/ Civi 1STBA
Mi Note 10 LiteTBA
Mi 10/ Mi 10 ProTBA
Mi 10T/ Mi 10T ProTBA
Xiaomi Pad 5/ Pad 5 ProTBA

Redmi Android 13 Update List

Apart from the flagship Xiaomi smartphone lineup, the Chinese company will also bring the latest iteration of MIUI to its budget and mid-range Redmi smartphones. Here is a list of Redmi phones that will get the MIUI 14 update (only a select few will get the Android 13 update, though):

Device NameRelease Date
Redmi Note 11 4G/ Note 11 5GTBA
Redmi Note 11 SETBA
Redmi Note 11 Pro 4G/ Note 11 Pro 5GTBA
Redmi Note 11TTBA
Redmi Note 11T Pro/ Note 11T Pro+TBA
Redmi Note 11S/ Note 11S 5GTBA
Redmi Note 11E/ Note 11E ProTBA
Redmi Note 10TBA
Redmi Note 10 ProTBA
Redmi Note 10 Pro MaxTBA
Redmi Note 10STBA
Redmi Note 10 LiteTBA
Redmi Note 10 5GTBA
Redmi Note 10T 5GTBA
Redmi Note 10 Pro 5GTBA
Redmi Note 9 4G/ Note 9 5GTBA
Redmi Note 9T 5GTBA
Redmi Note 9 Pro 5GTBA
Redmi K50TBA
Redmi K50 ProTBA
Redmi K50 Gaming EditionTBA
Redmi K50S/ K50S ProTBA
Redmi K40STBA
Redmi K40 Pro/ K40 Pro+TBA
Redmi K40TBA
Redmi K40 GamingTBA
Redmi K30S UltraTBA
Redmi K30 UltraTBA
Redmi K30 4GTBA
Redmi K30 ProTBA
Redmi Note 8 (2021)TBA
Redmi 10CTBA
Redmi 10ATBA
Redmi 10 PowerTBA
Redmi 10TBA
Redmi 10 5GTBA
Redmi 10 Prime+ 5GTBA
Redmi 10 (India)TBA
Redmi 10 PrimeTBA
Redmi 10 Prime 2022TBA
Redmi 10 2022TBA
Redmi 9TTBA
Redmi 9 PowerTBA

Poco Android 13 Update List

As per the leaked eligible device list linked above, close to 20 Poco phones are set to receive the MIUI 14 update once it’s announced later this year. However, not all of them will get Android 13 and will simply see a software skin update.

That said, here’s the (unofficial) list of Poco phones that will likely receive the Android 13-based MIUI 14 update:

Device NameRelease Date
Poco F4 5GQ4 2022
Poco F3 GTTBA
Poco M4 Pro 5G/ M4 Pro/ M4TBA
Poco X4 Pro 5GTBA
Poco M3 Pro 5G (likely)TBA
Poco F4 GT (global)TBA
Poco X4 GT (global)TBA
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Realme Android 13 Update List

Here's When Your Phone Will Get the Android 13 Update (4)

While OEMs like Xiaomi are taking their sweet time to revamp their Android skin, there’s no reason for Realme to be mum about its next-gen Realme UI plans. We all know Realme UI 4.0 (or Realme UI 5.0) will be a slightly skinned version of ColorOS 13 and provide the same Aquamorphic design, improved sidebar, new privacy features, and more.

While we await the official announcement of the next-gen Realme UI update, here’s a list of devices that we expect to get the Android 13 version of the skin:

Device NameRelease Date
Realme GT 2 Pro04 August 2022 (Beta)
Realme GT 2TBA
Realme GTTBA
Realme GT NeoTBA
Realme GT Neo 2/ Neo 2TTBA
Realme GT Master Edition/ Master Explorer EditionTBA
Realme GT Neo 3TBA
Realme 9 4G/ 9 5GTBA
Realme 9 SE 5GTBA
Realme 9 Pro+TBA
Realme 9 ProTBA
Realme 9iTBA
Realme 8 ProTBA
Realme 8 4G/ 8 5GTBA
Realme 8iTBA

Asus Android 13 Update List

Asus started testing the Android 13 update on its last year’s flagship smartphone, the ZenFone 8, earlier this year. And as you might know, the company promises at least two years of major software updates for its phones. So we can expect the following Asus ROG and ZenFone models to be updated to Android 13:

Device NameRelease Date
ROG Phone 6TBA
ROG Phone 6 ProTBA
Asus ZenFone 9TBA
Asus ZenFone 808 July 2022 (DP/ Beta 3)
Asus Zenfone 8 FlipTBA
ROG Phone 5s/ 5s ProTBA
ROG Phone 5/ 5 Pro/ 5 UltimateTBA

Vivo/ iQOO Android 13 Update List

It seems like most Chinese OEMs are allowing their flagship phone owners to test their latest Android skins ahead of rollout, and well, Vivo is one of them. Vivo X80 Pro users, as well as iQOO 9 Pro users, in select countries, including India, can now beta-test the FunTouchOS 13 update based on Android 13 .

That said, here is a list of Vivo and iQOO smartphones that we believe should get the Android 13 update, starting possibly in November or December 2022. We haven’t included a majority of mid-range Vivo phones here and will update the list after an official announcement.

Device NameRelease Date
Vivo 80 Pro23 August 2022 (Beta)
Vivo X80TBA
Vivo X70 Pro/ Pro+TBA
Vivo X70TBA
Vivo X60 ProTBA
iQOO 9T 5GTBA
iQOO 9 Pro23 August 2022 (Beta)
iQOO 9/ 9 SETBA
iQOO 8 ProTBA
iQOO 8TBA
iQOO 7/ 7 LegendTBA
iQOO Neo 6TBA
iQOO Z6 44W/ Z6 5GTBA
iQOO Z6 ProTBA
iQOO Z3TBA

Nokia Android 13 Update List

Here's When Your Phone Will Get the Android 13 Update (5)

When HMD Global took over the reins of Nokia, everyone was excited to witness the revival of their beloved brand, and the Finnish giant did an amazing job to boot. Android One phones with clean software, no bloatware, and timely updates, Nokia was set to become the go-to choice for many. But, it all went downhill quickly, and we no longer place trust in HMD Global to deliver timely Android updates.

(Video) Android 13 is here! Tshaka's Top Features

If you own a Nokia smartphone, here are the devices we expect to receive the Android 13 update later this year or in 2023.

Device NameRelease Date
Nokia X2015 June 2022 (Developer Preview)
Nokia XR20TBA
Nokia X10TBA
Nokia X20TBA
Nokia G10TBA
Nokia G11 / G11 PlusTBA
Nokia G20TBA
Nokia G21TBA
Nokia G50TBA

Sony Android 13 Update List

Sony releases only a limited number of smartphones each year and promises to deliver two years of software updates. Based on this claim, here’s a tentative list of Sony Xperia devices that will get the Android 13 update. The company is yet to make an official announcement.

Device NameRelease Date
Sony Xperia Pro-ITBA
Sony Xperia 1 IVTBA
Sony Xperia 1o IVTBA
Sony Xperia 1 IIITBA
Sony Xperia 10 IIITBA
Sony Xperia 5 IIITBA

Nothing Phone (1) Android 13 Update

Nothing Phone (1), the most anticipated smartphone release of the year, is promised to get 3 years of Android OS updates. But the company is yet to announce any details about the Android 13 update for the Phone (1), and founder Carl Pei’s Twitter post has only fanned the fire for enthusiast consumers.

A product is more than just its specs, features, and version numbers— Carl Pei (@getpeid) August 17, 2022

At the moment, the company is trying to eliminate the plethora of bugs (watch YouTube video review) already plaguing the clean Android experience on the Nothing Phone (1). But Pei’s response to future software updates paints a disappointing picture for customers, who look forward to the newest features.

At the time of writing this story, Nothing has shared an official statement and confirmed that the Android 13 update for Nothing Phone (1) will be released in the first half of 2023. The company adds that – “Before releasing, we want to fine-tune the software upgrade with Nothing’s hardware.” So yeah, if you were expecting quick updates, you get a whole load of nothing at the moment.

Will My Phone Get Android 13 Update? Find Out!

So yeah, this article pretty much covers the entire list of Android phones across brands that are likely to get the Android 13 update. We are excited to see how quickly and how many devices Samsung updates over the coming months. And we are disappointed with OnePlus’ new approach to OxygenOS but are coming to terms with its ColorOSinfluenceidentity. Is your Android phone eligible to receive the Android 13 update? If so, let us know in the comments below. And if we have missed out on any phones that are sure to get the OS update, do share the device name in the comments, and we will update the list.

(Video) Android 13: How to install the public beta on your phone

FAQs

Which phones will get Android 13? ›

Which phones will get Android 13? The Google Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6, Pixel 5a 5G, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4XL, Pixel 5 and Pixel 5XL will get the guaranteed support of Android 13; all thanks to long-term software support by Google.

When can I update to Android 13? ›

It's currently out for the recent Pixel phones (Pixel 4 and newer), but the major Android manufacturers are expected to start releasing the respective update for their devices starting in October 2022.

Is Android version 13 out? ›

Android 13 release dates

Android 13 began rolling out to Pixel devices on August 15, 2022. However, that doesn't mean all Pixel users received the update on that day. Case in point, it's now three days after the announced release, and my Pixel 6 Pro has yet to receive the OTA (over-the-air) update.

How do I upgrade to Android 13? ›

Install the Android 13 update

Now that your phone is enrolled in the beta program, go to the settings app on your phone, scroll down to System, tap that, and then tap System Update. The Android 13 update should appear right away. Tap the button that shows up to install it.

Can I install Android 13? ›

If you have a supported Google Pixel device, you can check and update your Android version to receive Android 13 over the air. In most cases, you don't need to do a full reset of your data to move to Android 13, but it's recommended that you back up data before installing Android 13 on your device.

Will S22 get Android 13? ›

Samsung is currently testing the third One UI 5.0 beta version on the Galaxy S22 series. However, Verizon claims on its website that it has already released the stable Android 13 update to the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and the Galaxy S22 Ultra.

What is Android's latest update? ›

The Latest Android Version is Android 12

At the time of writing, the latest version of the Android OS is 12, released on October 4, 2021.

Is Android 13 still supported? ›

The company notes that Android 13 will be available to devices from Samsung, Asus, HMD (Nokia phones), iQOO, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Sony, Tecno, Vivo, Xiaomi, and more “later this year”.

What is the next update for Android? ›

Android 12's fifth and final beta came out in September 2021, and Google officially released the app in October. With Android 11 (2020) and Android 10 (2019), the final betas dropped in August, and the OS hit phones in September. So we can reasonably assume that Android 13 will arrive in August this year.

What is the latest version for Android 2022? ›

Android 12.1/12L

The stable version of Android 12L was released for devices with large screens on March 7, 2022, and was released as "Android 12.1" for Pixel smartphones on the same date, besides the Pixel 6 & Pixel 6 Pro.

What are the features of Android 13? ›

Android 13: The 8 best new features
  • Android 13 permissions are opt-in for notifications, media, and location. ...
  • Language settings are per app in Android 13. ...
  • Third-party Material You icons get full support in Android 13. ...
  • Android 13 introduces even more Material You palettes. ...
  • Copying text and images is much easier in Android 13.
18 Sept 2022

Which Android version is end of life? ›

Starting September 27, devices running Android 2.3. 7 and lower will no longer be able to log in to Google services, effectively killing a big portion of the on-rails Android experience.

Can I force update my Android version? ›

Go to Settings of your device and then tap on About Phone. Next, click on Software Update or System Update, depending on the brand. Finally, click on the Check for Update button.

What is the difference between Android 12 and Android 13? ›

With Android 12, Google optimized the software for large-screen devices. Android 13 builds on the legacy Android 12 left and comes with a number of improvements for big-screen devices. You can now drag and drop apps from the toolbar to open them side-by-side.

How do you do the Easter egg on Android 13? ›

How to get the Android 13 Easter egg
  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap About phone.
  3. Find and tap Android version.
  4. Rapidly tap the number 13 under Android version.
  5. Turn the clock dial to 1pm (13:00)
  6. Tap and hold 13 to change background.
  7. Long swipe up to screenshot.
31 Aug 2022

Will S10 get Android 13? ›

Only the Galaxy S10 Lite is eligible for Android 13 and One UI 5.0. Well, the answer's a little complicated: You see, the original four Galaxy S10 smartphones, i.e., the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10 5G, will not be updated to Android 13.

Can I put Android 12 on my phone? ›

If you have a supported Google Pixel device, you can check and update your Android version to receive Android 12 over the air. In most cases, you don't need to do a full reset of your data to move to Android 12, but it's recommended that you back up data before installing Android 12 on your device.

What version of Android does Galaxy S22 have? ›

The Galaxy S22 comes out of the box running One UI 4.1 based on Android 12.

How many Android updates will S22 get? ›

Eligible Galaxy devices include with four years of One UI and five years of security updates[1]: Galaxy S Series: Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra as well as Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra, S21 FE and upcoming S series devices.

What Android does S22 have? ›

All three Galaxy S22 phones ship with Android 12 out of the box. Samsung skins the operating system over with One UI 4.1, a slight upgrade over the One UI 4.0 release the Galaxy S21 received in November 2021.

Which Android version is most popular? ›

Pie 9.0 was the most popular version of Android operating system as of April 2020, with a market share of 31.3 percent. Despite being released in the fall of 2015, Marshmallow 6.0 was still the second most widely used version of Android's operating system on smartphone devices as of then.

Is Android 9 still supported? ›

Android 9 no longer receives updates and/or security patches. It is no longer supported.

Can Android last for 5 years? ›

In 2015, research found that the average smartphone lasts almost five years (4.7, to be exact), but we all know that in reality the battery slows down, the screen cracks, the accessories disappear. So, if you are determined to keep your cellphone going for four years or beyond, read on.

Is Android 12 a lollipop? ›

Android Lollipop (codenamed Android L during development) is the fifth major version of the Android mobile operating system developed by Google and the 12th version of Android, spanning versions between 5.0 and 5.1. 1.

Is Android 4.0 still usable? ›

Final version: 4.0. 4; released on March 29, 2012. Initial version: Released on October 18, 2011. Google no longer supports Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Should I update my Android? ›

To get the most out of your phone or tablet, you should periodically update your Android phone to the latest version of the operating system. New versions of the OS offer new features, fix bugs and ensure that your device runs smoothly and efficiently.

How many years can a Android last? ›

Your Smartphone Should Last a Minimum of 2-3 Years

That goes for iPhones, Androids, or any of the other varieties of devices that are on the market. What is this? The reason that's the most common response is that toward the end of its usable life, a smartphone will begin to slow down.

What happens if my phone is no longer supported? ›

Your phone will no longer be able to make phone calls. Apps and websites will not work over a cellular connection. You will not be able to dial 911. The phone will still be able to work over WiFi for certain tasks.

What is the oldest Android version? ›

Android made its official public debut in 2008 with Android 1.0 — a release so ancient it didn't even have a cute codename.

Should I update my phone? ›

Your Phone Will Eventually Slow Wayyy Down

As long as you have a new(ish) phone, updating your operating system is the best way to ensure it's working efficiently and at top speed.

Is Android 6.0 still supported? ›

Android 6.0 was released in 2015, and we ended support to provide the latest and greatest features in our app using the more recent Android versions. As of September 2019, Google no longer supports Android 6.0, and there will be no new security updates.

Why is my Android not updating? ›

Due to a process called fragmentation, Android phones often don't receive updates and patches in a timely manner. That's because Android is a licensed operating system that's often customized by third parties.

Is Android 12L coming to Samsung? ›

Over the past week, Samsung has finally launched Android 12L for its foldables and tablets, several months after the update was first launched by Google. Now, the Galaxy Tab S7 is getting its first taste of Android 12L.

What is Android r Easter egg cat? ›

Tap on “Cat Controls,” then select the water bubbler, food bowl, and toy to add these options to your power control menu. These controls will let you attract cats to your device. Each cat that shows up has a different number and color, and you'll see your new friend in the notification shade.

What is Android cat Easter egg? ›

Android N "Nougat" easter egg

Repeatedly tap on the Android Version tab until the "N" appears on screen. Swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal your quick settings toggles and hit "edit". You should now see a cat face icon with the label, "???? Android Easter egg".

What is the purpose of Android Easter egg? ›

One of the longest-running gags is the venerable Android Easter egg. What is an Android Easter egg? Put simply, it's a hidden feature in the Android OS that you access by performing specific steps in the settings menu. There have been many over the years, from interactive images to simple games.

Will S10 get Android 13? ›

Only the Galaxy S10 Lite is eligible for Android 13 and One UI 5.0. Well, the answer's a little complicated: You see, the original four Galaxy S10 smartphones, i.e., the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10 5G, will not be updated to Android 13.

Is Android 13 still supported? ›

The company notes that Android 13 will be available to devices from Samsung, Asus, HMD (Nokia phones), iQOO, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Sony, Tecno, Vivo, Xiaomi, and more “later this year”.

Which phones will receive Miui 13? ›

MIUI 13: List of Compatible Xiaomi Mi, Redmi and POCO Mobiles
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite.
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra.
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X.
  • Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro.
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro.
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro.
26 Aug 2022

Is S10 still good in 2022? ›

Best answer: No, you shouldn't buy the Galaxy S10 in 2021. While it's still a decent smartphone, it's outdated and still costs quite a lot. For the same price, you can get newer and much better smartphones like the Galaxy S21 FE and the Galaxy S22.

Is Android 10 still usable? ›

For reference, the last supported version is Android 10, which is likely to reach end of life in September 2022, when Google is expected to announce Android 13.

How long will S10 be supported? ›

Samsung has promised three years of Android updates to all Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S20 variants in the Galaxy S series. Sadly, the Galaxy S9 series isn't included in the list. This means that Android 10 would be the last update for the S9 and S9 Plus, given that they launched with Android Oreo.

Which Android version is end of life? ›

Starting September 27, devices running Android 2.3. 7 and lower will no longer be able to log in to Google services, effectively killing a big portion of the on-rails Android experience.

Can Android last for 5 years? ›

In 2015, research found that the average smartphone lasts almost five years (4.7, to be exact), but we all know that in reality the battery slows down, the screen cracks, the accessories disappear. So, if you are determined to keep your cellphone going for four years or beyond, read on.

Which is the best Android phone in 2022? ›

  • Google Pixel 6 Pro. ...
  • Google Pixel 6a. Best for Elegance on a Budget. ...
  • Moto G Power (2022) Best Battery Life. ...
  • Moto G Pure. Best Affordable Android Phone. ...
  • OnePlus 10T. Best Reception. ...
  • OnePlus Nord N20. Best Value for Speedy Performance. ...
  • Samsung Galaxy S22. Best Small Phone. ...
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. Best for Artists and Photographers.

Does MIUI 13 drain battery? ›

There are several reasons for what's causing the battery drain in the first place. The main reason(s) can be installed too many apps or apps not adapting to MIUI's battery optimization system. MIUI's optimization system is something hard-coded, but some of the apps cannot adapt to it and cause battery drain.

Should I upgrade my phone to MIUI 13? ›

No. It is not at all necessary to update MIUI for a general user. Although the benefits you get after updating are: Security updates and patches.

Which device will not get MIUI 13? ›

Mi CC9 Pro, Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30i 5G, Redmi K30, Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Redmi K30 Pro, Mi 10 Lite Zoom devices will no longer get daily MIUI updates. 22.7. 13 will be the last daily development version of the beta and it is expected that Xiaomi will stop giving MIUI updates daily after July 18, 2022.

Which phones will get Android 12L? ›

Get 12L on a Google Pixel device

Pixel 3a and 3a XL. Pixel 4 and 4 XL. Pixel 4a and 4a (5G) Pixel 5 and Pixel 5a.

What is the newest Android update? ›

The Latest Android Version is Android 12

This is because each device manufacturer tends to develop and put their own custom “skin” on top of Android. For example, Samsung Galaxy phones have One UI, Xiaomi has MIUI, OnePlus has OxygenOS, and so on, which causes the delay.

Is Android 10 Oreo or pie? ›

Android 9.0 “Pie” is the ninth version and 16th major release of Android Operating System, released publicly on August 6, 2018. It was preceded by Android 8.1 “Oreo” and succeeded by Android 10.

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