Meet the latest Android version – Android 11

latest Android version 11 going to release soon

Introduction

As we all know that android has developed much more since it started launching its first Android version 1.0. But now once again, android has developed a new version and that one is Android 11. This latest android version is also going to come up with lots of new features and interesting behavior changes.

Before the final launch of this version, android is going to release 3 beta versions and 3 developer previews of it.

Are you also excited to know more about the new features of this version? Don’t worry all the latest updates regarding this version are posted below.

Android 11 release date

Version Builds Timeline
Developer Preview 1 February 19, 2020
Developer Preview 2 March 18, 2020
Developer Preview 3 April 2020
Beta 1 May 2020
Beta 2 June 2020
Beta 3 Q3 2020 (July 1 – September 30)
Final release Q3 2020

From Developer Preview 1 to the final release this whole program will go from February to Q3 2020. The official timeline is also provided below.

Release timeline of Latest Android version
Fig:- Timeline schedule for the final release of Android 11 from Developer Preview

About Developer Preview 1 and 2

These developer preview updates provided only for developers using Google Pixel 2/2XL, Pixel 3/3XL, Pixel 3a/3aXL, Pixel 4/4XL devices. They could provide feedback and issues to help in early development. Are you also a developer? You can test this preview too. Download the device system image and flash it on your Pixel phone. Developers already using Preview 1 could update to Preview 2 by over-the-air (OTA) update.

Smartphone brands expected to get Android 11

  • Google
  • OnePlus
  • Xiaomi
  • Realme
  • Samsung
  • Sony
  • Vivo
  • Oppo
  • Nokia
  • Asus
  • Motorola
  • Huawei
  • Honor

Features coming up with Android 11

Features available with the Preview version may be changed in the final release. And also this release will come up with many new features. Let’s have a look at them.

Dark mode scheduling:

With this feature, your device would switch between normal mode and dark mode depending on whether it is day or night.

One time permission:

Android 10 allows access to location, camera, or microphone data only when the app is open. But Android 11 will provide a one-time permission setting that will allow access for only one time.

Chat Bubbles:

After enabling the bubble, each notification will pop up in a chat head for your messaging apps. Though Android 10 also had this feature it was no accepted by developers, therefore google provided it again with Android 11 so they take another look at it.

Media files in the pop-up notifications:

Earlier, you can send only text messages in pop-up replies. But this feature enables you to send photos and other media content via pop-up notifications.

Mute notification sounds while recording:

This feature helps you to get rid of the nasty sound of sudden notifications while recording videos. And enjoy continuous video recording with muted alerts.

Native screen recording:

In Android 11, we will get an option of “screen recording” in the quick setting toggle just like the “screenshot” however, there is no audio capture option for this recorder.

Share menu app pinning:

This feature again comes up with this version, which enables you to pin the most used app in the share menu.

Reverse charging:

This feature will provide you battery sharing option with reverse wireless charging. Therefore, later Pixel devices will launch along with this feature.

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