here is the list of smartphones that will have the update

Android 12 is coming to smartphones soon. However, many manufacturers should also offer updates to their current smartphones. Check if your smartphone is one of them with our updated list!

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If you want to test Android 12 one day, you must of course first make sure that the Android support for your smartphone model is sufficient. We suggest you compare the duration of support for each manufacturer, as well as a list of models that will receive Android 12.

Also Read: Android TV – Android 12 Developer Preview Update Released

How many major versions of Android do manufacturers guarantee?

In general, most Android manufacturers comply with a two-year support term for major updates and three years of security updates. There are nevertheless, as you will see, alongside the average builders, the dunces, and a few top of the class.

OnePlus, Google, Sony … the top brands for Android updates

Pixel 4a 5G
A Google Pixel 4a 5G
  1. OnePlus: 4 years of major Android updates
  2. Google: 3 years of major Android updates, 4 years of security updates
  3. Samsung: 3 Android updates, four years of security updates
  4. Sony: up to 3 major Android updates

Average builders

  • Asus: 2 major Android updates, variable duration for security updates
  • Lenovo-Motorola: 2 years of major Android updates, 3 years of security updates
  • LG: at least 2 years of major updates, duration of support for variable security updates
  • Nokia (HMD): 2 major Android updates, 3 years of security updates
  • Oppo: 2 major Android updates, 3 years of security updates
  • POCO (Xiaomi): 2 major Android updates, 3 years of security updates – sometimes with a third major Android update
  • Realme: 2 major Android updates, 3 years of security updates
  • Xiaomi: 2 major Android updates, 3 years of security updates

Builders who have efforts to make

  • OnePlus North : 1 major Android update
  • Redmi (Xiaomi): 1 or 2 major Android updates and 4 years of MIUI updates (including security bulletins)
  • Vivo: 1 major Android update
  • Honor: n.c.
  • Huawei: n.c.

Which smartphones will have the Android 12 update?

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We offer you a alphabetically arranged list to find your way around easily. You can also search for a specific model quickly by pressing the keys Ctrl + F (Windows) or Cmd + F (Mac) and directly entering the name of the smartphone.

Asus

Asus generally offers two major Android updates. These smartphones should therefore go under Android 12:

Google

Google officially offers 3 years of Android updates on its Pixel smartphones. We can therefore expect that all models up to Pixel 3 will benefit from the next big Android update:

Honor

Honor has separated from Huawei, and intends to continue to bet on Android internationally. The manufacturer nevertheless remains under the threat of sanctions and it is not known whether this will be able to continue for long. So only this model of smartphone launched with Android and Google services seems likely to receive Android 12:

Huawei

Huawei has decided to switch all of its smartphones, watches, computers and other connected objects under its new in-house operating system called HarmonyOS. Current smartphones are the last of the brand to be offered with a version of Android.

Lenovo-Motorola

motorola razr 5g official
The Motorola Razr 5G

The brand typically offers two major updates and three years of security updates. Which gives the following list of compatible smartphones Android 12:

  • Motorola Edge
  • Motorola Edge Plus
  • Motorola Razr 2019
  • Motorola Razr 5G

LG

LG provides Android updates for at least two years on all of its smartphones:

  • LG Velvet
  • LG V60 ThinQ 5G
  • LG Wing

Nokia (HMD Global)

Nokia promises 2 major updates for its smartphones. Android 12 should therefore arrive on the following models:

  • Nokia 2.4
  • Nokia 2V Tella
  • Nokia 3.4
  • Nokia 4.2
  • Nokia 5.3
  • Nokia 5.4
  • Nokia 6.2
  • Nokia 7.2
  • Nokia 8V 5G UW
  • Nokia C1 Plus
  • Nokia c3

Oneplus

OnePlus 9 Pro
A OnePlus 9 Pro

OnePlus is one of the best around when it comes to Android updates. The brand generally offers 4 years of updates on its classic smartphones. OnePlus Nord smartphones do not, however, benefit from as long a support as the others:

Oppo

The brand’s mid-range and high-end smartphones benefit from support for major Android updates for two years:

  • A52
  • A73 5G
  • A91
  • Find X2
  • Find X2 Lite
  • Find X2 Neo
  • Find X2 Pro
  • Find X3
  • Find X3 Pro
  • Reno 4
  • Reno 4 Lite
  • Reno 4 Pro
  • Reno 4 Z

POCO (Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Poco M3
The POCO M3

POCO promises at least two major Android updates, with the possibility of a third as the brand had proposed for the Poco F1:

Realme

Realme offers two years of Android updates. The following models should therefore benefit from Android 12:

  • Realme GT
  • Realme X3 SuperZoom
  • Realme X50
  • Realme X50 Pro
  • Realme X7
  • Realme X7 Pro 5G

Redmi (Xiaomi)

Redmi devices are generally entitled to one or even two major Android updates, with the added bonus of four years of MIUI updates, the Xiaomi overlay:

  • Redmi 9
  • Redmi 9A
  • Redmi 9C
  • Redmi 9T
  • Redmi k30
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9T

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S21 S21 + S21 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy S21

The most high-end Samsung smartphones are entitled to three versions of Android, and four years of security updates. For others it’s two years of major updates and three years of security updates. Here are the smartphones that will be entitled to the Android 12 update:

Sony

Sony offers up to three years of major Android updates. The Xperia 1 II which was launched in 2020 under Android 10 will be entitled to major versions of Android up to Android 13 :

Vivo

Vivo usually only guarantees a major Android update, except for some of its smartphones. Here are those who will be entitled to Android 12:

Xiaomi

xiaomi redmi note 10 specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10

Xiaomi generally offers 2 years of major Android updates and 3 years of security updates on its most premium smartphones:

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