August 8, 2020 3:31 PM
Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x Get Android 11

Will Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x Get Android 11 (Funtouch OS 11) Update?

Both phones came with pre-installed Android 9 Pie OS

Chinese manufacturer, Vivo was able to get recognized in the Indian market. People were able to embrace it as the company launches some pretty great smartphones with great specs at an affordable price. Vivo always likes to experiment with new futuristic tech. Vivo was the first company to introduce the trendy in-display fingerprint on their smartphone. But the effort for software updates from Vivo seems very low. Moreover, like the different Android companies, Vivo software policy strategy is not known too. It has been almost a month since the launch of Android 11 beta testing, the Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x is in dilemma whether they will be able to experience the new Android 11 or not.

The first major OS update of Vivo Z1 Pro and Z1x is released

Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x were launched in July and September of 2019 respectively. Both the devices came with pre-installed Android 9 Pie. The company confirms on twitter that the first major OS update i.e. Android 10 (Funtouch OS 10) has been released for both Z1 Pro and Z1x. Moreover, the company further states that it is still in testing mode and once there are no critical bugs they will launch the update widely. Since it is in the beta testing phase, many peoples were able to grab the update. People will get a notification or they can check for the update manually.

As for the update, the Z1 Pro comes with the baseband version PD1911F_EX_A_1.7.8 and PD1921F_EX_A_1.11.4 for the Z1x. The update size for the Z1 Pro and Z1x are 3.1GB and 3.32GB respectively. The Funtouch OS 10 comes with a very simple design, performance enhancements, live wallpapers, newly redesigned apps, and the improved Join virtual assistant. Once, you get the notification for the update, be sure to update it with the battery charge of above 70% and a decent internet connection.

Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x Android 11 Update Status

Since the Funtouch OS 10 update for the Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x is sorted and made the Android 10 list, people are at ease for now. But they still want to know about the status of Android 11 based Funtouch OS 11 for Z1 Pro and Z1x. As we don’t know about the software policy of Vivo, we will refer to some facts which are the previous track records of updates.

Vivo X23 and Vivo X21s, these two devices were launched with Android 8.1, and then it got updated to Android 9 Pie. Now both the devices are ready to set sail for their second, probably the last major OS upgrade which is Android 10. Most of the old devices from Vivo got only two major OS upgrades. So as per this policy, the Vivo Z1 Pro and Vivo Z1x may get the new Funtouch OS 11 based Android 11.

Android 11 logo

Since both the devices received an Android 10 update recently, so it will take pretty much time to get the new update. Although there may be a possibility that you may see Android 10 based Funtouch OS 11 first and then based on Android 11 later. Rest assured, you may get to experience the new Android 11 in the early or mid of 2021.

About Akash Jyoti Das

Akash Jyoti Das
Being a tech aficionado, Akash is highly fanatic about smartphones from a very young age. He is always aware of the latest happenings in the tech industry. In his free time, he loves playing PC games and flashing custom ROMs. Email: ajdas1008@gmail.com

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