Android 11 Features
After releasing several beta versions, In the early morning of September 9, Google quietly released the official version of Android 11, while the Pixel series has been able to download the update to support all models of the Pixel 2 series and beyond.
According to Google, the Android 11 official version mainly enhances chat bubbles, security, and privacy, power menu, while adapting more screen support, such as waterfall screen, folding screen, dual-screen, and other models.
The first one is the social network, Android 11 has improved the notification center quite a lot, in addition to the two categories of alerting notifications and silent notifications on Android 10, but also the “Conversations” is now taken out separately, doing the two mechanisms are “Priority conversations” and “Bubbles”.
The bubble can be suspended in the screen, minimized like a bubble, focused on the side of the screen, similar to the social software Facebook Messenger in the same.
The second improvement is the power menu, after pressing the power button, you enter the power menu of few optional features, now you can add some card information, such as Google Pay, smart home control, and so on, similar to the custom UI mobile phone, this is not a new feature.
The third feature is an improvement to security and privacy, Android 11 will further restrict some apps from abusing permissions, including microphone, camera, location, etc., which will prompt the user to authorize when invoked.
In addition to single authorizations, there’s an option to “remove relevant permissions if the app isn’t being used,” which will automatically revoke the app’s authorization in the future.
On other features, Android 11 also incorporates some very convenient settings, which previously mostly needed to be implemented through third-party applications, such as a new screenshot interaction method, recording screen function.
There’s also support for some new screen technologies, such as waterfall, folding, and dual screens, and the interaction methods are adjusted according to these screens.
Android 11 Update
After the official launch, Android 11 will be upgraded on several phones, in addition to the parent son of the Pixel 2/3/4/4A series, an Oneplus 8/8 Pro will also begin to upgrade, in addition to OPPO will also debut at the same time today, you can follow.
Previously, Android updates have taken months to complete due to delays by carriers and device manufacturers. Android is the dominant mobile operating system on thousands of different devices and powers over 2.5 billion active devices every month, but that hasn’t helped its new version of the system penetrate much.
However, with Android 11 expected to arrive on more devices in less time, those developers who didn’t take advantage of the Android 11 testing process will need to catch up to make sure their apps and games are ready for businesses and consumers.
Android 11 Supported Phones List
|Samsung||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.|
|OnePlus||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.|
|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 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||POCO F2 Pro, POCO X2, POCO M2 Pro.|
|OPPO||Find X2 Pro, Find X2, Reno 3, Reno 3 Pro.|
|Realme||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 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.|
|Huawei||P40 series, Mate 30 series, P30 series, Mate 20 series, Mate X, Mate Xs.|
|Motorola||Edge+, Edge, RAZR, One Fusion+, One Hyper, Moto G Stylus, Moto G Power, Moto G Fast.|
|LG||Velvet, V60, V50, V50S, G8, G8X.|
|Nokia||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.|
It is worth noting that the above-mentioned models are the ones that will support the Android 11 upgrade, and the exact time is subject to the adaptation push of each.