Xiaomi’s Mi 10 joins the list of non-Google phones to get Android 11 Beta
Mi 10 and Oppo Find X2 are among the first non-Google phones confirmed to receive the latest Android 11 public beta update.
Android 11 Beta is coming soon to Xiaomi’s latest premium phone, Mi 10. Right now, there is no word on exact roll-out date for the latest update.
“Super excited to announce that @Andriod 11 Beta 1 will soon be available for the incredible #108MP flagship - #Mi10! Stay tuned to @XiaomiIndia and @MIUI_India pages for more information!” wrote Xiaomi VP Manu Kumar Jain in a tweet on Thursday.
Google on late Wednesday announced the launch of the first public beta of Android 11. The first list of compatible devices, however, included Google’s own Pixel smartphones including the likes of Pixel 2 and Pixel 3.
As of now, Xiaomi is one of the first non-Google brands to confirm the availability of Android 11 beta on one of its smartphones.
This morning, Oppo announced it will roll out ColorOS Android 11 Beta version later this month on the upcoming OPPO Find X2.
“With a user base of over 350 million, ColorOS is one of the key partners for Google globally. Our consumer insights reveal that users find the ColorOS experience closer to stock Android while welcoming additions we customize for ColorOS specifically… Our close partnership with Google guarantees ColorOS gets updated with each year’s latest Android version,” said Manoj Kumar, Senior Principal Engineer, ColorOS, OPPO in a release.
Just a quick recap: Google’s Android 11 Beta 1 is the first of many public preview versions which are going to be rolled out in the coming weeks. Top features available in the preview versions usually make it to the stable version, which is likely to launch later this year.
Google’s Android 11 Beta 1 comes with a slew of new features along with interface enhancements and improvements to the existing features. This year’s Android update focuses on giving users more privacy controls and making the software more user-friendly. For information about the Android 11 Beta 1 update, read the list of our top features.
If you want to try out the new Android version, here’s our step-by-step guide to download Android 11 Beta on your phone.