Updated on January 7, 2021: A new report indicates that 6 of Vivo phones are now receiving OriginOS beta updates. The updates are live in China. Below is the list of devices that are picking up the beta Android 11 OriginOS update:
- iQOO 5
- iQOO 5 Pro
- iQOO 3
- iQOO Neo3
- iQOO Pro
- vivo iQOO
Updated on December 24, 2020: Vivo has started rolling out the stable Android 11 update for the iQOO 3 smartphone. The update is arriving with version number 6.70.12 and weighs around 3.50 GB in size.
Got my Android 11 on IQQO 3 yesterday without registration on IQQO connect..Thank you IQQO.. pic.twitter.com/cU8gwZqGWn
— Aman Aman (@AmanAma73202664) December 24, 2020
Updated on December 17, 2020: According to the latest report by IThome, Vivo has now started rolling out the OriginOS Android 11 internal beta update for a bunch of smartphones. The phones include Vivo S7, Vivo NEX 3S have started receiving OriginOS Android 11 beta internal beta updates in China.
Updated on December 16, 2020: Vivo’s sub-brand, iQOO is now pushing the stable Android 11 update for the iQOO 3 smartphones. Notably, as per the iQOO support, the update is currently under greyscale testing and is available for a limited number of users. However, one individual has shared the screenshot of the stable Android 11 update received on the iQOO 3 device. The update is rolling out with version number 6.70.11 and weighs around 3.49 GB.
@gagan_arora1 @IqooInd @stufflistings Iqoo 3 Android 11 is here, the update looks great, it has totally removes the sluggishness of the UI, now it feels super buttery smooth. Animations are so much better, thanks Iqoo team and gagan for the first update. pic.twitter.com/r2rGDupR4K
— Prashant Srivastav (@Prash7nt) December 15, 2020
Updated on December 5, 2020: According to a report by GSMArena, the stable Android 11 update is now live for the Vivo V20 Pro 5G smartphone. Notably, the update is live in India and is arriving with build number PD2020F_EX_A_6.70.8. It weighs around 3.26GB in size. Check out the changelog below.
- Added notification history so users can easily review various previously received notifications
- Added the priority chat function to pin corresponding notifications at the top of the notification bar so you can see important messages immediately
- Added the chat bubble function with the options to enable or disable chat bubbles so you can turn chat notifications into bubbles that float on the screen and tap a bubble to quickly enter that conversation, as well as customize settings to choose the form of notifications.
Updated on December 1, 2020: As per the latest reports, Vivo has started recruiting the first batch of beta testers for its Android 11 OriginOS update. The beta program is currently live for users in China. Here is the list of eligible devices for this first batch of beta tester recruitment:
- Vivo X50
- Vivo S7
- Vivo NEX 3S
- iQOO Neo3
Updated on November 19, 2020: Finally, Vivo has taken off the wraps of its new custom skin OriginOS based on Android 11. Notably, this skin is replacing the company’s FuntouchOS skin which was there till Android 10. Now all the eligible Vivo devices will be updated to OriginOS custom UI. The update will bring tons of new features like a desktop grid system, a new performance wallpaper, atomic notifications to messages, and new navigation gestures. However, the OriginOS will be pushed for all the eligible devices by January 2021. But the company was generous enough to share the list of OriginOS Android 11 compatible devices. Below is the official list:
- First batch (before January 2021)
– Vivo NEX 3
– Vivo X50 Pro
– Vivo S7
– Vivo X50 Pro+
– Vivo X50– Vivo iQOO
– Vivo iQOO Pro
– Vivo iQOO 3
– Vivo iQOO 5
– Vivo iQOO 5 Pro
– Vivo iQOO Neo 3
- Second batch (before Spring Festival – Mid-February 2021)
– Vivo NEX 3
– Vivo NEX 3 5G
– Vivo X30
– Vivo X30 Pro
– Vivo iQOO Neo
– Vivo iQOO Neo 855
- Third batch (Q2 2021)
– Vivo X27 Pro
– Vivo X27
– Vivo X27 8GB + 128GB
– Vivo S5
– Vivo S1
– Vivo Z5x
– Vivo Z5
– Vivo S6– Vivo S1 Pro
– Vivo Z6
– Vivo Z5i
– Vivo NEX
– Vivo NEX Dual Display
– Vivo NEX In-Display fingerprint
– Vivo NEX S
– Vivo iQOO Z1x
– Vivo iQOO Z1
Updated on November 13, 2020: While we are still waiting for Vivo to unveil the OriginOS based on Android 11, the company has already started accepting registrations for users who wish to participate and try out the all-new OriginOS update. The OriginOS is set to be announced on November 18 in Shenzhen, China. Interested Vivo fans can enroll themselves to try out all the new features embedded in the OriginOS. They have till November 18 to test out the new features. Besides, the second phase of the registration will begin from November 23 till December 12, 2020. Here is the complete information about the registration process:
- First stage registration time: November 12, 2020 – November 18, 2020
- List announcement time: November 20, 2020
- Trial model mailing time: November 23, 2020
- The second phase of the evaluation: November 23, 2020 – December 12, 2020
Updated on November 5, 2020: Some official posters from Vivo confirm that OriginOS is replacing the FuntouchOS 11 for sure. The tagline now reads Brave New World. These posters were shared by Vivo from the official Weibo account. The company has confirmed that the OriginOS based on Android 11 will be revealed at the Vivo Developer Conference on November 18.
Updated on November 5, 2020: The first look of the Vivo OriginOS has been shared by Vivo itself on the Chinese social media platform Weibo. The company is set to announce and unveil the OriginOS based on Android 11 on November 18. Here is what the translated post reads and the image shared by the company:
Nice to meet you.
#OriginOS# , see you on November 18th!
Forward Weibo and draw 1 vivo X50 Pro mobile phone.
Updated on November 1, 2020: Well, in some exciting news, Vivo is thinking of changing the name of the Android 11 based custom skin from FuntouchOS to OriginOS. Notably, the Vivo V60 will come equipped with the new OriginOS out of the box. As per the official Vivo WeChat account, there are several cryptic posts that revolve around quantum physics and mass-energy equivalence (E=mc^2). Besides, trusted leaker, Digital Chat Station has also shared on Weibo that OriginOS will be the company’s new custom skin based on Android 11.
Updated on October 15, 2020: New reports suggest that the latest custom skin from Vivo, the FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 will bring optimized ART++ Turbo for the Mult-Turbo feature. The feature will not be available in countries with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and Latic America.
Updated on October 12, 2020: As per a HongKong based website, some more details about the upcoming FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 update has been spotted. The website shows features like a redesigned Clock app, Always on Display, and more. The Gallery app has been renamed to Memories, and photos stored under Memories will be grouped according to time, location, events, and even intimacy level. AI Editor will make it easier for the users to edit their videos on the go on their smartphones. iManager will also be added with FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 update. This would include all the details of the phone’s performance and would check the phone for viruses and more.
Updated on October 5, 2020: It appears that the FuntouchOS 11 based on Android 11 will bring night video and starry night modes in the Camera app. Notably, this information comes from users and not from Vivo itself. So, it should be taken with a pinch of salt. Moreover, the features have been spotted by the user on its Vivo V20 series devices. The Vivo V20 devices feature Android 11 FunctouchOS 11 out of the box.
Updated on October 2, 2020: With the arrival of Android 11, OEMs started shaping up their version of the Android 11 based custom UI. And coming in as a surprise, Vivo has now officially launched the FuntouchOS 11 custom UI, which will be based on Android 11 for the Indian devices. Yes, you heard it right. The official website of FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 is now live.
It explains all the new features and nifty enhancements that the new FuntouchOS 11 based on Android 11 will bring for the eligible devices. Note that the Vivo iQOO 3 4G, Vivo iQOO 3 5G, and the Vivo NEX 3S are some of the devices from Vivo with ongoing Android 11 programs. Let us take a look at all the new features that the FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 update will bring for the devices:
Well, Vivo has taken a more modern and simplistic approach for the development of FuntouchOS 11 which is based on Android 11. Notably, all the key information about the presented at the press of a button making important information available at ease. The new custom UI removes all the unnecessary clutter and brings uniformity to the FuntouchOS for Vivo phones. Moreover, the icons and design elements are now flat giving it a more minimal look. The icons have improved sharpness and there are plenty of new icons and visual changes as well.
- Always On Display: One of the most demanded features from users across OEMs, is the AOD which stands for Always On Display. Well, most of the upper midrange phones are now coming with an OLED panel, and Vivo is also not a stranger to this display. With FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 update, Vivo is taking its AOD level up a notch by bringing in a live Always On Display Halo that shifts the theme of the AOD based on the time i.e. sunrise, daytime, sunset, and moonlight. This elevates the display and gets rid of the boring AOD themes.
- JOVI Home: Vivo’s personal assistant JOVI is also getting revamped. All the new features introduced to the JOVI AI assistant are now grouped into three sections, Shortcuts, Suggestions, and My Services. The Shortcuts sections provide quick access to apps like space cleanup, calculator, app lock, and more. While the Suggestions zone consists of smart recommendations which the users will find beneficial for the day like weather, flight, train ticket, movie schedule, and online shopping information. My Services is a personalized section that will include details about your favorite teams, digital wellbeing, today’s headlines, and much more. Good thing is that all information will be presented in a neat Card format.
- Albums: The default Gallery app, Albums on Vivo devices is getting upped with more AI implementation. The features like AI Matting will help the user separate the subject from the background letting you create a broken effect on normal images. There are other creative options as well for the photo editors. HD Restoration is another feature that will take your image editing capabilities to the next level on a Vivo FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 running device. With the help of this feature, you will be able to easily repair and edit blurry, low-definition, or faded images by improving clarity. You can even optimize facial details and tweak the overall color palettes of the image.
- AI Editor: Well, there is much in store for the users who love editing images and videos on their Vivo smartphones. The new feature dubbed as AI Editor intelligently lets you identify key characters on the video highlights key moments from a video. You can apply templates and generate a short edited video simply by pressing a button. Sharing clips on social media platforms is much easier now.
- iManager: To give you a detailed glance at the performance of your device, Vivo is revamping the iManager application. It gives you clear and precise information related to your device like how much data is used, cleans up junk files, scans for viruses, apps, and notifications, etc.
- S-Capture: Vivo has also added some nifty features which were missing from the previous version of the FuntouchOS. From being able to take a long screenshot, rectangle screenshot, lasso, shaped, doodle, etc, you can much much more. Vivo has now embedded an in-built screen recording feature that can also record audio i.e. with the microphone on and system sound or even on mute. This flexibility gives more options to the streamers of educators to do what they want.
- Ultra Game Mode: Well, gaming is one of the prominent focus points of many OEMs in their custom UIs. And Vivo also does not lack behind. With the newly improved Ultra Game Mode, you get features like Do not disturb, Game picture in picture, Esports mode, and more. With both the Background call and Ultra Game mode on, you will be able to continue answering your phone call, even with the game on. While, during gameplay, you can simply slide up three fingers and choose from the list of apps to start PIP (picture in picture mode). Esports mode will block all the notifications giving you a more immersive gameplay experience.
FuntouchOS 11 is the custom Android skin for the Vivo smartphones which will be based on Android 11. Note that the earlier version of the FuntouchOS 10 was partially based on Android 10. Why do we say that? Well, basically the FuntouchOS 10 was rolled out for devices even running on Android 9 Pie. So, it was not necessary for the Vivo smartphones to run on Android 10 to grab hold of the FuntouchOS 10 custom UI.
However, the majority of the devices received an Android 10 update along with the FuntouchOS 10. Whatever the case may be, now that Android 11 is here, FuntouchOS 11 will be the next thing Vivo smartphone users will be thinking about. In this post, we will give you a complete and dedicated FuntouchOS 11 update tracker. We will also list down all the supported devices along with the features and the download links, when available. So, this post is a one-stop-shop for all Vivo users. With that being said, let us get straight into the article itself:
FuntouchOS 11 – Features
Below is the list of features that users of Vivo smartphones should expect from the FuntouchOS 11 which is based on Android 11. It is a no brainer that FuntouchOS 11 will bring all the features of the Android 11 along with some subtle additions of its own.
- Revamped user interface with system elements
- New App Icons
- Smoother Animations
- Enhanced Notification Center
- Enhanced Privacy & Security
- Advanced JOVI Smart Assistant
- One-Time App Permission
- Enhanced Location Privacy
- Improved Quick Shortcut Toggle
- Systemwide Dark Theme
- Latest Live Wallpapers
- Improved Battery and Gaming Mode
- In-built Screen Recording Feature
- The improved Camera interface and quality
- New Chat Bubbles
- Easy Share feature with a Data-free upgrade
- Multi-file transfer
- Album app with AI beauty modes
FuntouchOS 11 – Eligible Devices
Here is the list of Vivo phones that are eligible to receive the Android 11 FuntouchOS 11 update. However, make a note that this is not any official list. And this is a speculated list of devices that should get Android 11 along with FuntouchOS 11.
- Vivo NEX 3S 5G
- Vivo V19
- Vivo Z6 5G
- Vivo iQOO 3 4G/5G
- Vivo X30 Pro
- Vivo X30
- Vivo V17
- Vivo iQOO Neo 855 Racing
- Vivo Y9s
- Vivo Z5i
- Vivo S1 Pro
- Vivo S5
- Vivo U20
- Vivo Y5s
- Vivo Y19
- Vivo iQOO Neo 855
- Vivo Y11
- Vivo U3
- Vivo Y3
- Vivo NEX 3 5G
- Vivo V17 Pro
- Vivo NEX 3
- Vivo iQOO Pro 5G
- Vivo iQOO Pro
- Vivo V17 Neo
- Vivo Z5
- Vivo S1
- Vivo Z1 Pro
- Vivo iQOO Neo
- Vivo Z5x
- Vivo Z3x
- Vivo Y17
- Vivo Y15
- Vivo Y12
- Vivo X27 Pro
- Vivo S1 (China)
- Vivo Z1x
- Vivo V15
- Vivo V15 Pro
- Vivo NEX Dual Display
- Vivo NEX A
FuntouchOS 11 – Downloads
Here you will find the FuntouchOS 11 Android 11 updates for all the devices that have received it. Note that we wil keep updating this table once a new device gets updated with the update.
|Vivo iQOO 3 4G||Beta 2|
|Vivo iQOO 3 5G||Beta 2|
|Vivo NEX 3S||Beta 2|
As far as the release date of the stable Android 11 FuntouchOS 11 update is concerned, there is no official information available as of yet. Vivo has a tendency of rolling out two major OS updates for its devices. However, there are some exception and the updates are also not very regular. So, without any official update roadmap, it would be too early to say when users should expect the latest updates to arrive on their phones. Since the iQOO 3 4G/5G and Vivo NEX 3S have already received the Android 11 Beta 2 updates, we speculate these devices to pickup the Android 11 FuntouchOS 11 stable updates first as well.
Apparently, looking at the previous track record of rolling out the FuntouchOS updates, users can expect the Android 11 updates to roll out on select devices by December or early 2021. All the updates will be pushed via OTA. We will keep you posted about it once we have more information in this regard.