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When will my Android phone get Android 10 update?

Google has confirmed that the Android Q update would be simply called Android 10. That is, the Android 10 update is not being named after any dessert started with the letter Q, a break from the naming scheme Google adopted for the Android OS updates thus far except for the few first ones in the Android OS’s history. As Xiaomi’s Manu Kumar Jain says, this marks an end of an era of the yummy names that included: Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream, Jellybean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo and Pie!

That said, we’re pretty excited to see what Google is offering with the Android 10 update and which devices would be receiving the update soon after the release. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the potential release date of Android 10 and the eligible devices.

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Android 10 update

Latest news

September 03, 2019: Google has released the Android 10 update today. The stable Android 10 OTA update is already rolling out for the Pixel devices, for which it’s also available as factory images (firmware). In less surprising news, but impressive nonetheless, Essential has also released stable Android 10 update for its Essential phone, although a bit limited to few open markets only.

Is very surprising and equally pleasing news though, two custom skin-toting devices are also getting the Android 10 update today. We emphasize on custom skin because customizing the Android OS update Google releases with the custom skin of its own is a big task for an OEM. Thankfully, OnePlus has done this already with OxygenOS 10, as they are able to roll out Android 10 update for two of their devices, OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, as Open Beta 1 update. Yes, that’s a beta version of OxygenOS 10 update that is based on the stable Android 10 OS build from Google. Well done, OnePlus!

Essential Android 10 update
Essential’s Android 10 OTA update

August 30, 2019: Xiaomi has opened up its Android 10 beta program for the Redmi K20 Pro users, and it’s open till September 8th. Find more details in Xiaomi’s section below.

August 27, 2019: As confirmed by Huawei’s official Twitter handle, the P30 series will get updated to Android 10-based EMUI 10. The company hasn’t announced a release date yet.

August 23, 2019: Samsung One UI 2.0 update that will bring Android 10 for its users, leaked out today for the Galaxy S10 Plus. This means the Android 10 development in is full swing at Samsung, and that they may release the big update even before when we estimated them.

August 23, 2019: Nokia has announced its Android 10 roadmap for as many as 17 handsets, including all the way from Nokia 9 Pureview to Nokia 1.

August 23, 2019: Xiaomi says that its Mi A3 will be among the first to receive Android 10.

Google Android 10 update

Android 10 Release Date

When will my Android phone get Android 10?

  • Stable Android 10 update is now available for Pixel devices of all generations
  • Essential has rolled out the stable Android 10 update too in select open markets
  • Android 10 update also available on OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro as Open Beta 1
  • Release date will wildly differ for various phones from various OEMs (hint: Android Pie is still rolling out for few devices)

To know the estimated release date and more of various devices, see their OEM’s page here: Samsung | Motorola | LG | OnePlus. But for a quicker, we have got you a simple Android 10 device list of various OEMs right below.

Android 10 update release

OEM-wise Device List

Here’s a list of eligible Android 10 devices for various OEMs. Note that the list consists of two sections – one with devices that Google has confirmed will get the update and another section that is based on our guesses. Of course, we’ll update the latter with official info once provided by respective vendors.

Asus Android 10 update

Asus

Which Asus devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Asus phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

The ZenFone Live L1 and ZenFone Lite L1 are unlikely to get an update to Android 10 but expect the duo to switch to Pie at some point this 2019.

Blackberry

Which Oppo devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s all that you need to know.

BlackBerry has never rolled out two Android OS updates to any of its devices since the PRIV. In fact, some users of the KEYone are stuck on Android Nougat, the debuting OS, and won’t receive Oreo, leave alone Pie. That said, it’s likely that none of the latest BB phones will get Android 10, that is, the Blackberry KEY2, BlackBerry KEY2 LE, Blackberry Evolve and Blackberry Evolve X.

Essential

The stable Android 10 update is already available for the Essential phone,m the same day Google released the update for its Pixel devices. But not all the Essential Phones around the world can get the Android 10 update right now as it’s available only for few open market devices. So, if you have the Essential Phone locked to a carrier, you still have to wait (probably only for a few days/weeks).

Google

Which Pixel phones will get Android 10?

Google has released the stable Android 10 update for its original Pixel devices, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a and their XL variants. It’s available as an OTA update, and for those who are interested, factory images are also available.

The upcoming devices from Google, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, should be running Android 10 out of the box.

If you have a thing for visuals, then you can download the Android 10 wallpapers here.

HTC

Which HTC devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of HTC phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

Huawei Android 10 update

Huawei

Which Huawei devices will get Android 10?

Huawei Android 10 update will be identified by their custom skin, EMUI 10. And here’s a list of Huawei phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

  • Huawei Nova 4
  • Huawei Nova 3 and 3i
  • Huawei P Smart+, P Smart 2019
  • Huawei Y6 2019 and Y6 Pro 2019

August 27, 2019: Huawei says that its P30 handsets will receive the Android 10 update in the form of EMUI 10 OS very soon.

Honor Android 10 update

Honor

Which Honor devices will get Android 10?

Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei, and thus, its Android 10 update will also be identified as EMUI 10. And here’s a list of Honor phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

LG

Which LG devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of LG phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

Motorola

Which Motorola devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Motorola phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

Nokia

Which Nokia devices will get Android 10?

Nokia has already confirmed which of its devices will receive Android 10 update and when. here’s a list of Nokia phones that will get Android 10.

Nokia Android 10 release date

So, here are the release dates for various Nokia devices as regards Android 10:

  • Q4 2019: Nokia 7.1, Nokia 8.1, and Nokia 9 PureView
  • January 2020: Nokia 2.2, Nokia 3.1 Plus, Nokia 3.2, and Nokia 4.2
  • February 2020: Nokia 6.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, and Nokia 7 Plus
  • March 2020: Nokia 1 Plus, Nokia 5.1 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Q2 2020: Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, Nokia 5.1, and Nokia 1

OnePlus Android 10 update

OnePlus

Which OnePlus devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of OnePlus phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

The OnePlus 7T is set to release soon. It’s possible that OnePlus may pre-install Android 10 on the 7T just like it did with OnePlus 6T (Android Pie), but if it doesn’t the 7T will definitely receive an update to Android 10.

September 03, 2019: Both the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro have Android 10 available as a beta for download, in and as Open Beta 1 (beta build of OxygenOS 10). Find the download links in the links given above for each of the devices. In case you don’t find Open Beta 1 update (Android 10) suitable for your daily driver, OnePlus has also provided Android Pie rollback builds to help you downgrade from Android 10 to Android Pie easily.


Oppo

Which Oppo devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Oppo phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

  • Oppo Reno
  • Oppo R17
  • Oppo R17 Pro
  • Oppo Find X
  • Oppo F11
  • Oppo F11 Pro

Realme

Which Realme devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Realme phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

  • Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro
  • Realme X
  • Realme 3 Pro

Samsung Android 10 update

Samsung

Which Samsung devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Samsung phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

The Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, S8 Active, and Galaxy Note 8 won’t receive Android 10 update from Samsung.

August 23, 2019: Samsung’s Android 10 update that will come in the form of One UI 2.0, got leaked today (see here). The One UI 2.0 update was seen running on the Galaxy S10 Plus. It was an early build, but it gave us two things; One, a brief look at the small changes in the One UI 2.0 over One UI 1.x, and two, this proves that the Android 10 development is going well at Samsung and if luck is on our side, Samsung may beat our estimates to Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Android 10 release.

Why Samsung could surprise us with faster Android 10 release

Sony

Which Sony devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Sony phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

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

Vivo

Which Vivo devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Vivo phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

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

Xiaomi Android 10 update

Xiaomi

Which Xiaomi devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of Xiaomi phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

  • Xiaomi Mi A3
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi Play
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 and 7 Pro
  • Xiaomi Black Shark and Black Shark 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi K20 and K20 Pro

Redmi K20 Pro Android 10

September 04, 2019: True that! As was earlier rumored (see below), Xiaomi has rolled out Android 10 update for the Redmi K20 Pro users already, XDA Developer reports. The update is available both in China and India, but not in the other markets. What makes this special is that this is a stable Android 10 update, not the beta build like the ones OnePlus released today. Not that OnePlus did any bad, but releasing the stable Android 10 update the same day as Google is surely worthy of tons of praise. However, Xiaomi’s portfolio of devices is large and how quick they are in updating most of the devices to Android 10 is what that will count.

August 30, 2019: Xiaomi is opening up its first Android 10 beta program, and it’s for the Redmi K20 Pro users. If you have the device and a thing to be the one to test out the latest OS update before others, well, here is your chance. Apply here. You can apply from today, and till September 8th. If selected, you will an Android 10 based MIUI 10 ROM. Find more details here.

ZTE

Which ZTE devices will get Android 10?

Well, here’s a list of ZTE phones that shall be getting Android 10 update:

  • ZTE Axon 10 Pro and 10 Pro 5G
  • ZTE Blade V10
  • ZTE Axon 9 Pro
  • ZTE Nubia X
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic and Mars edition
  • ZTE Nubia Z18

Keep in mind that this isn’t the official or final list of devices that will receive Android 10 update; however, most devices in the list should get the update at some point, although we still expect vendors to publish their official roadmaps later this year.

Stay tuned to this space since we will be adding the latest news regarding the Android 10 update.

Android 10 update

Can you get Android 10 update unofficially

Well, even if your device doesn’t receive Android 10 update from its manufacturer, it may still get Android 10 update. Via custom ROMs.

Yes, thanks to the availability of the wide variety of custom ROMs, many Android devices have received newer OS updates despite manufacturer dropping the support for them for a long time. Check out more about Android 10 custom ROMs below.

Android 10 Custom ROMs

As of August 23, 2019, no custom ROM based on Android 10 is available. But we will be sure to update this page once a ROM running Android 10 at heart is released for the public.

So keep watching this space.

Which Android device have you got?

Let us know which Android device do you use. We will let you know whether that device will receive the Android 10 update from its manufacturer or not. At least officially.

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