Nonetheless in improvement, Android 13 is anticipated to deliver extra beauty, safety, and privateness options. However which telephones will obtain the replace? On this article, we checklist the smartphones which are anticipated to be up to date to Android 13, past Google’s personal Pixel gadgets.
With the Android manufacturers slowly enhancing their replace insurance policies, it’s more and more simpler to foretell which telephones will likely be supported sooner or later working system variations. Some firms even promise longer help than Google.
Regardless that the OS continues to be within the early levels, we are able to already fairly predict some issues by analyzing the rollout for earlier Android variations, just like the beta take a look at, and launch date, which you will discover within the article linked above. In brief, Android 13 must be launched round October, first with the Pixel telephones, after which for different manufacturers’ telephones.
Word: For the opposite manufacturers, the checklist beneath is a piece in progress and consists of fashions which are at the moment anticipated to be up to date based on the present software program insurance policies by the varied firms. For sure, the checklist is topic to vary.
Similar to prior to now 5 years or so, the Pixel cellphone line must be the primary to obtain the replace. The secure launch on the finish of the yr must be obtainable for a similar gadgets which are suitable with the present developer preview:
After promising 4 years of software program help and three variations of Android for its high-end telephones in 2021, Samsung raised the stakes in 2022 by asserting 4 Android updates and 5 years of safety patches for its flagship telephones. After its fast rollout with Android 12 on the Galaxy S, Z, and Word ranges, the checklist for Android 13 will no less than embrace the next fashions:
Xiaomi tried to comply with Samsung’s steps by asserting that it was additionally extending the software program help for its flagship telephones, however since then, the Chinese language model revealed a webpage the place it lists not solely which updates every cellphone ought to obtain but additionally the frequency of safety patches. Archived right here, simply in case.
Relating to Oppo, the sheer variety of cellphone ranges and all their suffixes (Lite, Neo, Plus, SE, and many others.) makes it actually exhausting to foretell which telephones will likely be up to date to Android 13. In any case, the checklist ought to no less than embrace the fashions beneath.
Vivo tried to match Samsung’s coverage by promising three Android updates for the flagship X60 Professional line, however made no ensures to its mid-range and entry-level telephones; due to this fact, the checklist for Android 13 is fairly barebones:
- iQOO 8
- iQOO 8 Professional
- iQOO 9
- iQOO 9 Professional
- Vivo X60 Professional
- Vivo X70
- Vivo X70 Professional
- Vivo X70 Professional+
OnePlus additionally clarified its replace coverage final yr, providing a transparent roadmap for its machine’s updates. To this point, the model’s Android 13 checklist consists of:
Even after setting its sights again to the flagship market, Motorola nonetheless hasn’t provided a transparent replace coverage for its clients, one thing that’s beginning to be observed not solely right here on NextPit however additionally different media shops. Until famous in any other case, we are able to often anticipate just one main Android replace for Moto telephones.
With Honor nonetheless establishing itself available on the market and with no clear replace coverage publically introduced, it appears a bit untimely to foretell which fashions will likely be up to date to Android 13. As quickly as the corporate offers extra particulars about its Magic4 and Magic V strains, we are going to replace this part.
Regardless of being one of many final holdouts within the Android One program (do not forget that?), HMD World hasn’t been precisely the very best instance on the subject of Android upgrades, regardless of providing well timed safety updates. The corporate canceled the promised Android 11 model for its former flagship 9 PureView, and merely provided a reduction for its entry-level X telephones (this archived linked web page has since been taken offline). So, take this checklist with a grain of salt:
- Nokia G10
- Nokia G11
- Nokia G20
- Nokia G21
- Nokia G50
- Nokia G300
- Nokia X10 / X100
- Nokia X20
- Nokia XR20
With a small vary of gadgets available in the market, Sony has been providing two main Android upgrades for its telephones, which for Android 13 would seem like this:
Asus was a part of the Android 12 beta and delivered fast updates for its flagship ZenFone 8 vary. With a product line-up consisting of mainly the ZenFone and ROG Telephone strains, Android 13 may be anticipated on these fashions:
For the Android 12 beta, different manufacturers enrolled their gadgets within the testing program, however it’s nonetheless early to know if they may do the identical in 2022. Sharp, TCL, Tecno, and ZTE have been among the firms that provided clients the prospect to preview the (then) new working system, along with Asus, Oppo/OnePlus, Realme, Vivo/iQOO, and Xiaomi.
Additionally price noting is that LG introduced (no less than in South Korea) that the Velvet and Wing telephones would obtain Android 13. The previous mannequin is anticipated to obtain Android 12 in 2022Q1 (web page in Korean), however the state of affairs within the West continues to be unclear.
This checklist will likely be up to date as quickly as the primary public beta is offered and each time manufacturers announce their replace schedules. Are you trying ahead to seeing Android 13 in your cellphone? Did we overlook a selected mannequin? Tell us within the feedback!