The newest Android update, Android 10, has been released to select Google devices. If you’re a member of the Android camp, you’re either enjoying the update or you’re waiting for it to reach your device. If the latter sounds more like your situation, keep reading to see when you can expect your device to be updated.
Following the announcement of the latest Android update — the first that doesn’t share its name with a dessert — the first eligible devices were the Google Pixel, Google Essential, OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T Pro.
For everyone else, updates are projected to come in waves throughout the remainder of the year, and for some phone owners, into the first quarter of 2020… and beyond.
Look below for your device
OnePlus 6 & 6T
At the time of publication, the OnePlus 6 began receiving updates; however, they were paused to address an issue with the fingerprint scanner. If your device is still missing the latest Android update, expect to get it when this issue is resolved — which should be soon.
The Android OS update for OnePlus 6T was released in tandem with the OnePlus 6, and appears to be unaffected by the fingerprint scanner issue.
Nokia 7.1, 8.1 and 9 PureView
Nokia’s updates will last until the second quarter of 2020. Nokia 8.1 received the update in early September, while the Nokia 7.1 and Nokia 9 PureView will receive the update either this month or next.
Nokia 7 Plus, 6.1 Plus & 6 Plus
All three of these devices will get the update in Q1 of 2020.
Nokia 1 Plus, 5.1 Plus & 8 Sirocco
Updates for these devices are expected in the latter half of Q1 2020.
Nokia 2.1, 3.1, 5.1, 1
Finally, for the remainder of the Nokia devices, the 2.1, 3.1, 5.1 and 1 are expected to get the upgrade in Q2 2020.
Asus Zenfone 5Z
As of early November, updates began rolling out for Asus Zenfone 5Z — breaking their habit of lagging on OS updates. Other updates are slated for ZenPhone 6 and ROG Phone 2.
HTC U12 Plus, U11 Plus, U11, and U11 Life
HTC is often slow when it comes to updating. Some HTC devices were still waiting to receive Pie updates earlier this year! Don’t hold your breath for any timely HTC updates.
LG G8 ThinQ, V50 ThinQ, and G7 One
LG is slow with its updates as well, so don’t expect this go-around to be different. Some LG devices are still waiting for Pie, so it’s unlikely OS updates for LG G8 ThinQ, V50 ThinQ and G7 One will be available prior to 2020.
Samsung Galaxy S10 series
Samsung announced the Galaxy S10 series will get the update, but with restrictions. You can join Samsung’s beta program for the update.
Honor 10, 8X, 20 Pro, 20, View 20
These Honor devices will be receiving the update, although the actual date remains unconfirmed – somewhere in the late 2019/2020 timeframe has been speculated.
Several Huawei devices will receive the update. Broken down by the expected month, they are:
- November 2019: Huawei P30 Pro and P30.
- December 2019: Huawei Mate 20 Pro, 20, 20 X, 20 X 5G and Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS.
- March 2020: Huawei P20 Pro, P20, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10.
Oppo Reno is expected to receive the Android 10 update, but as of the date of publication, the timing is not known.
The update will trickle down through the beginning of 2020 to select Realme devices. Here’s when to expect the updates:
- Q1 2020: Realme 3 Pro, 5 Pro, X and XT.
- Q2 2020: Realme 3, 5 and 3i.
- Q3 2020: 2 Pro.
Sony Xperia devices will be receiving the Android 10 update. When remains a question. Based on past models, Sony Xperia 1, 10, XZ3, XZ2, XZ2 Compact and XZ2 Premium will be getting the update within the next several months.
Vivo X27 is in the beta program for the update, but the timelines for other devices are unknown. The other Vivo devices receiving this update will be Vivo Nex S, Nex A, V15, V15 Pro, iQOO and Nex Display.
The Mi 9T and Redmi K20 should be updated by October 2020.
So it may be a few days — or in some cases, several months — before the Android 10 OS update hits your device. Until then, tap or click here to read up on the hidden features included in this update.