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Motorola One Zoom Android 11 (Android R) Update Status: What We Know So Far?

Well, The Motorola One Zoom smartphone released in October 2019. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The device sports a triple-rear camera setup with 48 + 16 + 5 MP and front equipped with 25 MP. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Note that Google has recently rolled out the Android 11 Developer Preview update for the developers and will soon roll the Android 10 Beta update. As per Google standard, we will see 6 updates to hit along with beta and final beta updates.

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If you have a Google Pixel, then head over to our guide on how to install the Android 11 Developer Preview on Google Pixel. Well, the developer preview is for the app developers, so we warn you before upgrading. The update is not stable and may contain bugs, which will cause your device to go nuts.

In this article, we will give you a quick glance at all when the Motorola One Zoom gets the Android 11 update. Nothing is confirmed as of yet, and Motorola is one of the OEMs that did not push an Android 10 update timeline for the users. Moreover, it seems unlikely that Motorola will push out any details regarding the Android 11 update.

Motorola One Zoom Android 11 (Android R) Update Status: What We Know So Far?

Quick Specs Review

The Motorola One Zoom handset recently launched with a Super AMOLED 6.39-inches display that has a Full-HD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC coupled with Adreno 612 GPU. While the device packs 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 512GB via a MicroSD card (hybrid slot).

The handset runs on Android 9 Pie with Motorola’s own Stock Android UI. It sports a quad rear camera setup of a 48MP (f/1.7) wide-angle lens, an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, a 16MP (f/2.2) ultrawide angle lens, and a 5MP depth sensor as well. It has a Dual-tone Dual-LED flash, PDAF, OIS, HDR, Panorama, etc.

While the front features a 25MP selfie camera with f/2.0 lens and HDR mode. The device packs a 4000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. It has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, FM Radio, a 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, and more. All other major sensors are also available in this device.

Android 11 – Overview

The Android 11 Developer Preview 1 is here and Google is planning to roll out in total, 6 updates before the stable Android 11 update is pushed out for the public. You can check out the image below which depicts the time frame of when the updates will be pushed.

android 11 timelineGoing by the timeline as mentioned above, the developer previews will be rolled out till April 2020 and starting from May 2020, the compatible devices will be served with the Android 11 beta update and finally is Q3 2020, the final and stable build of Android 11 will be made available for the OEMs.

Google I/O event is going to take place at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, between May 12 and 14, 2020. It is that time when Google will unveil it’s latest OS i.e., the Android 11 and then in September, probably will roll out the stable update. Talking about the features of the Android 11, you can check out the list of new features and enhancements it brings:

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  • Scheduled Dark Theme
  • ‘Conversations’ Section in Notification Shade
  • Built-in Screen Recorder
  • Pin Apps in the Share Menu
  • Send Images in Notification Replies
  • New APIs for 5G
  • Reverse Wireless Charging Support (Google Pixel 4a or 5)
  • Use Bluetooth Headphones in Airplane Mode
  • Scrolling screenshots
  • Bubble Notifications on by Default
  • New Back Cover Gestures (Likely Pixel-Exclusive)
  • Show Refresh Rate
  • Power Menu Toggles
  • Quick Access Wallet
  • New Permissions Options
  • Background Location Access
  • Auto-Block Spammy Permission Prompts
  • New Scoped Storage Permission
  • New Motion Sense Gesture (Pixel 4)
  • Increase Touch Sensitivity
  • New Notification History UI
  • Better Back Sensitivity
  • Mobile Drivers License Support
  • Changes to BiometricPrompt API
  • Improved Call Screening
  • Support for Punch Hole & Waterfall Displays
  • Disable Vibrations While Using the Camera
  • HDMI Low-Latency Mode
  • Low Latency Video Decoding
  • New Bluetooth Stack
  • Separated Quick Settings & Notification Tray
  • Music Player in Quick Settings
  • Unsupported Bluetooth Codecs Grayed Out
  • Suggested Apps in Home Screen Dock

Android 11 for Motorola One Zoom

Motorola One Zoom came out of the box with Android 9.0 Pie, which is why we can expect this device to receive 2 major updates; Android 10 and Android 11 R. Well, recently the company started shedding the light to Motorola One Zoom by rolling Android 10 update. We can assume this device to receive Android 10 in the year 2021.

Motorola has not said any word regarding the Android 11 update for any of the devices let along with the Motorola One Zoom. In fact, as mentioned above, Motorola is one of those few OEMs that did not release an Android update roadmap for the Android 10 OS via which we can at least get a hint about when the Android 11 might hit the units. It is expected that the update will be made available for the Motorola One Zoom users only the next year after the stable Android 11 update comes out for the masses.

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If you are not patient enough to wait, then try the Android 11 GSI build. To install, your device’s bootloader must be unlocked. We are not responsible for any damage; please take your own risk.

Well, check out our article Motorola Android 11 Tracker where we have listed all latest device which will receive Android 11 update.

We will keep you in the loop once we have more information in this regard. If you have any queries, please leave a comment down below.

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