When will your phone get the Android 10 update?

The long-awaited Android 10 update has finally started rolling out to compatible handsets, and as time goes by, the list is only getting longer. Wondering when your phone will receive the Android 10 update? Here’s what we know about the OS rollout dates right now. We will keep updating this article as we find out more.

There’s one range of phones that’s pretty much always guaranteed to be first in line for the latest Android update – that, of course, is Google’s Pixel series.

At the same time, there are some brands that always seem to trail way behind others when it comes to Android updates. Samsung tends to jump on the update train several months after its competitors.

Here’s everything we know so far.

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Google Pixel phones

Of course, Pixel users got their hands on the Google-run OS first. Android 10 began rolling out to all generations of Pixel on day one, with the new Pixel 4 running the software out of the box:

Essential phones

When Android Pie was released, Essential showed up all of its big name competitors by letting its customers update on the very first day. And it’s done it again with the Android 10 update:

Xiaomi phones

Xiaomi was also among the first to introduce Android 10 to users, though it’s still in the beta stage. The following phones are able to download the Xiaomi Android 10 beta now:

We also expect the following phones to receive the full update once it is available:

OnePlus phones

At the OnePlus 7T launch, co-founder Carl Pei announced that the new phone would ship out on October 17 running Android 10 out of the box.

Pei also revealed that the following phones would receive the Android 10 update:

Android 10 for the 7 and 7 Pro was released on October 12, while the open beta for the 6 and 6T was opened up on October 19. As for the older devices in the range, the 5 and the 5T, OnePlus has published a release schedule on its Chinese forum. Going by this timetable we can expect the 5 and the 5T to receive the update in June 2020.

Huawei phones

While Huawei’s relationship with Android has been up in the air for a while now, the Chinese brand has released a list of devices due to get the update very soon. EMUI 10, which is based on Android 10, is expected to hit the following Huawei and Honor smartphones:

While Android 10 rolled out for the P30 and P30 Pro back in September and the Mate 20 Pro reportedly began to receive the update on October 12, the rest of the devices are expected to follow the following schedule (via Weibo):

  • Huawei Mate 20 series: Late October
  • Huawei P20 series: Late October
  • Huawei P Smart 2019 series: Mid-November
  • Huawei Mate 10 Series: Late November

Fans of the remaining devices will presumably have to hold out until 2020 to get their hands on Android 10.

Nokia phones

While the Nokia 9 PureView and Nokia 8.1 came running Android Pie out of the box, not all Nokias are equal.

With so many models to choose from, rollout dates for Nokia users can vary a lot. Luckily, HMD Global tweeted this handy calendar a couple of weeks back that gives us a rough idea of when each Nokia will get the latest Android update. The following phones will receive the update in Q4 2019:

While these handsets won’t see the OS upgrade until 2020:

  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • Nokia 6.1 Plus
  • Nokia 6.1
  • Nokia 4.2
  • Nokia 3.2
  • Nokia 3.1 Plus
  • Nokia 2.2
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Nokia 5.1 Plus
  • Nokia 1 Plus
  • Nokia 1
  • Nokia 5.1
  • Nokia 3.1
  • Nokia 2.1

Samsung phones

While Samsung has yet to release Android 10 for any of its devices, it did recently open a beta programme for its One UI 2.0 overlay in the UK. The beta is currently only available for Galaxy S10, S10e and S10 Plus users, though the company does have plans to bring it to the Note 10 series very soon.

Here are the Samsung phones we eventually expect to get the full Android 10 treatment:

While no official update schedule has been shared just yet, we can take hints from last years timetable. If Samsung sticks to a similar time frame, we should see a full Android 10 update come to the Samsung S10 series in December, with the Note 10 series following shortly after in January 2020.

And many more…

ASUS, LG, Motorola, OPPO, Realme, Sharp, Sony, Transsion and Vivo all have plans to bring Android 10 to a number of devices by the end of the year so keep checking back for updates on these brands.

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