These Smartphones Will Get Latest Android Update Before Others

Google today started rolling out Android Q beta 3 developer preview for its Pixel smartphones. The latest developer preview was announced at the Google I/O 2019 event today and it will be available for 21 smartphones.

Apart from the Google Pixel series, Android Q beta will also be available for 12 more brands including OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, Huawei, Nokia, OPPO, Vivo, and Realme, etc. Interestingly, the latest mid-range Pixel 3a series that was announced at the event, did not get this update.

Google announced the first developer preview for Android ‘Q’ back in March and then released Beta 2 last month. Android Q is the next major Android update after Android 9 Pie and it comes with several improvements.

Android Q Beta 3 Supported Smartphones

Following are the smartphones that will get Android Q Beta 3:

  • Google Pixel, Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL
  • Sony Xperia XZ3
  • Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • OnePlus 6T
  • Nokia 8.1
  • LG G8
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • ASUS ZenFone 5Z
  • Realme 3 Pro

Realme 3 Pro

  • OPPO Reno
  • Vivo NEX A, NEX S
  • Vivo X27
  • Essential Phone

If you are a Pixel owner and already on Android Beta Program, you will get the Android Q beta 3 OTA update automatically on your phone. If you use any other smartphone among mentioned above, you can download the update from the Android Developers website.

The upcoming Android Q will bring several new features to smartphones. If we talk about some key features, it will come with a Dark Mode, Live Caption feature, Smart Reply for notifications, Dedicated Privacy section, Focus Mode, support for 5G and Foldable devices, and more. Check out Android Q features here.