Google announced, through its official blog, the arrival of the final version of Android 11. After several months of intensive testing, the latest version of its operating system for mobile devices is finally ready to reach users.
As always, the first smartphones to receive Android 11 will be Pixel, except for the first generation. If you have a Pixel device and have not yet received the update, it’s time to check if it is already available for you.
This year more brands are at the forefront to receive Android 11
One field that Google has been striving for the past few years in is updates and these efforts are beginning to bear fruit. It was with pleasure that the company announced which brands will soon receive the update for Android 11.
Soon, selected models from Xiaomi, Oppo, OnePlus and Realme will join the range of models running the new version of Android. It is curious to note how Chinese brands are becoming increasingly relevant, even in the area of system updates.
On the Xiaomi side, it has already been promised that the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, which participated in the beta program, will receive the final version very soon. For those who have a OnePlus 8 or OnePlus 8 Pro, the first beta of OxygenOS 11 is already available, based precisely on Android 11.
The main news of Android 11
The new version of Google’s operating system has a strong focus on the security of user data. In addition to modifying the rules a bit as applications can access the data of others, you can give unique permissions to each of them.
The notifications were also the subject of news, being now separated by groups. First, you’ll find notifications related to conversations. Second, you will have access to alerts and only then will you see those that are considered less important.
This version of Android also brings a new panel for recent applications, put controls for your smart home in the device’s on / off menu. Also to mention the introduction of the bubbles that we know so well from Facebook Messenger to reach more apps and more.
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