Android 11 R: Expected Device List, Feature and Release Date

Update: Now developer preview of Android 11 is available for Pixel devices, you can install it manually if you have Pixel 2 to Pixel 4 XL. We have posted an article about the installation method, you can follow this:

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After releasing the Android 10 in September 2019, Google has already started developing the upcoming Android OS version called Android 11 or Android R. Recently, the company has already teased the Android 11 Developer Preview on the Android Developers website with some highlighted features. Though Google may have removed the Android R details from the site, thanks to the Android Police blog for capturing the screenshot and sharing it with us. Here we’ve shared Android 11 R: Expected Features, Device List, and Release Date.

Last year Google has ditched the official alphabetical naming series for the Android versions and put Android 10 instead. Therefore, the naming series will be easy to remember and predict for all the upcoming Android OS versions without any issue. Android 10 brings plenty of system improvements and new features. While users are also enjoying the new Android version in terms of stability and security. Now, talking about the upcoming Android OS version, it will be more polished and improved that its predecessor.

Now, without any further ado, let’s take a look at all the possible things from release date to compatible device list to expected features below. However, we should wait for the official developer preview release as not all the features or other details will be 100% correct. This article is fully based on leaks or rumours or expectations. We will keep updating the details.

Android 11 R: Expected Features

Android 11 R: Expected Features, Device List, and Release Date

Google every year released its new Android OS version for the beta testing at Google I/O event in May and this year also the company will gonna announce the Android R beta testing with features officially. However, we can expect some of the key features of this new Android version. Meanwhile, according to the Android Police’s post, the Android R will be focused on behaviour changes, privacy improvements, new features & APIs, etc.

  • Scoped Storage
  • NFC File Sharing Alternative tool or option
  • Full Access to Dark Theme and Scheduling
  • Extended Chat Bubbles & Smart Reply
  • Improved Animation Transitions
  • Enhanced App Permissions and Privacy Control
  • Improved APIs for Foldables
  • Connectivity
  • Media
  • NNAPI
  • Improved Biometrics
  • Video Recording Size to Unlimited
  • Wireless ADB or Wireless Debugging
  • App Compatibility
  • Share to Print

Android 11 R: Compatible Device List

Currently, we can expect the compatible device list which should receive an Android R update. However, actual device models can vary from this list.

Google

  • Upcoming Pixel will launch with Android 11 or R
  • Pixel 4 / 4 XL
  • Pixel 3 / 3 XL
  • Pixel 3a / 3a XL

Huawei

  • Huawei P30 / P30 Pro / P30 Lite
  • Huawei Miamang 7
  • Huawei Mate 30 / Mate 30 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 20 / Mate 20 Pro / Mate 20X / Mate 20 RS Porsche Edition
  • Huawei Mate 10 / Mate 10 Pro / Mate 10 Lite
  • Huawei Enjoy 9S
  • Huawei Miamang 8
  • Huawei Enjoy 10 Plus
  • Huawei P20 / P20 Pro

Honor

  • Honor 9X / 9X Pro
  • Honor 10 Youth Edition
  • Honor Magic 2
  • Honor 20i
  • Honor V20 / View 20
  • Honor 20 / 20 Pro

Xiaomi

  • Mi 10 / Mi 10 Pro (recently released)
  • Mi Note 10 / Mi Note 10 Pro
  • Redmi K30/30 Pro
  • Redmi K20 / K20 Pro
  • Mi Mix 2 / Mix 3
  • Mi 9T / 9T Pro
  • Redmi Note 7 / 7s / 7 Pro
  • Redmi Note 8 / 8 Pro

OnePlus

  • OnePlus 5 / 5T
  • OnePlus 6 / 6T
  • OnePlus 7 / 7 Pro
  • OnePlus 7T / OnePlus 7T Pro
  • OnePlus 8 series (upcoming)

Realme

  • Realme X50 (upcoming)
  • Realme 3 / 3 Pro
  • Realme 5 / 5 Pro
  • Realme X
  • Realme X2 Pro
  • Realme XT

Oppo

  • Oppo Find X2 (upcoming)
  • Oppo Find X
  • Oppo Reno
  • Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
  • Oppo Reno 2
  • Oppo RX17 Pro
  • Oppo R17 Pro
  • Oppo Reno 2F
  • Oppo Reno 2Z

Vivo

  • Vivo Nex S / Nex A
  • Vivo X27
  • Vivo V15 / V15 Pro
  • Vivo iQOO
  • Vivo NEX Dual Display

Nokia

  • Nokia 8.1
  • Nokia 9 PureView
  • Nokia 7.1
  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • Nokia 6.1 / 6.1 Plus
  • Nokia 2.2
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco

Asus

  • Asus ZenFone 6 / Asus 6z
  • Asus ROG Phone
  • Asus ROG Phone 2

Sony

  • Sony Xperia XZ3
  • Sony Xperia 1
  • Sony Xperia 10 / 10 Plus
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 / XZ2 Compact / XZ2 Premium

Samsung

  • Galaxy S20 Series + Galaxy Z Flip
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 / 10+ / 10+ 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 / S10 Plus / S10e / S10 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite / Note 10 Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 / S20 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy A10 / A10s / A10e
  • Samsung Galaxy M20
  • Samsung Galaxy A71 / A91 / A51
  • Samsung Galaxy A90 / A90 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
  • Samsung Galaxy A8s / A8 Star
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

Motorola

  • Moto Z3 / Z3 Play
  • Motorola One Vision
  • Motorola One Action
  • Motorola One Macro
  • Motorola One Zoom
  • Moto One Hyper
  • Moto One Power

Essential

Essential Phone (PH-1)* [Essential is shutting down]

LG

  • LG G8 ThinQ
  • LG V50 ThinQ
  • LG V40 ThinQ
  • LG Q60
  • LG K50 / K40
  • LG V35 ThinQ
  • LG V30S ThinQ
  • LG G7 ThinQ
  • LG G7 One

Android 11 R: Release Date

The Android 11 developer preview beta is expected to be announced in May 2020 and the final official stable release will be released in August 2020. The first official stable update will definitely roll-out to the compatible Google Pixel series devices. Though Essential is the 2nd brand to provide Android & Security Patch updates to its device on the same date with Google Pixel, the Essential company is expected to shut down very soon. We have to wait for that information.

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