Android 11 is launching next month and the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4A 5G are slated to come with Google’s latest mobile operating system. OnePlus 8T and 8T Pro will also launch with Android 11 out of the box.
The good thing is that other smartphone manufactures will be sending the Android 11 update to their various devices before launching new devices with Android 11 already baked in.
So here’s a list of smartphones that you can buy right now in Kenya that are scheduled to get Android 11 update:
Most of these devices can be purchased at their official retail stores or online at Jumia or e-commerce sites like PhonePlace Kenya.
Details will be linked.
Huawei devices will get Android 11 update through EMUI 11 update.
- Huawei P40 series: Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro+, Huawei P40 Lite(Huawei Nova 7i), Huawei P40 Lite 5G
- Huawei P30 series: Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei P30 Pro New Edition
- Huawei Mate 30 series: Huawei Mate 30, Huawei Mate 30 5G, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G, Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche design,
- Huawei Mate 20 series: Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Huawei Mate 20 X (5G), Huawei Mate 20 X (4G), Huawei Mate 20 Porsche RS
- Huawei Nova series: Huawei Nova 6, Huawei Nova 6(5G), Huawei Nova 5T, Huawei Nova 5 Pro, Huawei Nova 5Z, Huawei Nova 5i, Huawei Nova 5i Pro
Some Samsung devices will get Android 1 1through OneUI 3 update:
- Note 20 series
- Note 10 series
- S20 series
- S10 series including the S10e and te S10 Lite
- Z series: Galaxy Z Fold 2, the Z Flip and last year’s Galaxy Fold
- A series: Galaxy A71, Galaxy A71 5G, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A90
Nokia’s Android One Program ensures its devices get the latest Android OS.
Devices slated to get Android 11 update:
OnePlus quickly updates their devices to the latest Android OS through Oxygenos 11. You can find OnePlus devices at PhonePlace Kenya.
Here are devices slated to get OxygenOS 11:
- OnePlus 8 series: OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro
- OnePlus Nord
- OnePlus 7 series: OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition,
- OnePlus 6 series: OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6T McLaren Editio
OPPO will send Android 11 update through ColorOS 8 update.
Here are the devices slated to get ColorOS 8:
- OPPO Find series: OPPO Find X2 and OPPO Find X2 Pro, OPPO Find X2 Lite, OPPO Find X2 Neo
- OPPO Reno series: OPPO Reno, OPPO Reno 2F, OPPO Reno 2Z, OPPO Reno 3, OPPO Reno 3 Pro, OPPO Reno 4 and OPPO Reno 4 Pro , OPPO Reno Ace, OPPO Ace 2
- *OPPO F series: OPPO F11 series, OPPO F15 series
- OPPO A series: OPPO A92, OPPO A52
Some vivo devices are slated to get Android 11 through Funtouch OS 11 update.
Xiaomi, Redmi, POCO
Xiaomi devices are slated to get Android 11 via MIUI 12 update. You can buy these devices online or at official Xiaomi Mi stores countrywide.
Xiaomi: Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10 Youth Edition, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi Note 10 Lite, Mi 9, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9 SE, Mi 9 Lite, Mi 9T, Mi 9T Pro, Mi A3
Redmi: Redmi K30, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30i 5G, 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: POCO F2 Pro, POCO X2, POCO M2 Pro
Transsion Brands – Infinix, TECNO and itel
THIS ARTICLE ISN’T CONCLUSIVE AND WE’LL KEEP UPDATING WITH NEW INFORMATION SO KEEP REFRESHING.
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This article originally appeared on https://techweez.com/2020/08/17/android-11-phones-you-can-buy-in-kenya/