Update as of February 27: Vivo Russia confirmed that it has started seeding out Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 on both X50 and X50 Pro in the country. With that, it also confirmed that these devices are next in line to get their hands on the update. The list includes Vivo V17. V17 Neo, Y19, Y11, Y12, V15, and V15 Pro. The Chinese smartphone maker hasn’t confirmed any timeline yet but since it is coming from an official source, it holds gravitas and thus, one can expect the update to arrive soon. [Source]
Update as of February 24: If you have been thinking when the will roll out on your Vivo device chucking the FunTouchOS to the side, it’s not gonna happen at least for now. Apparently, the Chinese smartphone maker who now has both FunTouchOS 11 and OriginOS based on Android 11, said that the OriginOS is exclusive to Chinese Vivo smartphones only. FuntouchOS official Twitter handle confirmed that Vivo has planned OriginOS as an exclusive skin for Chinese devices and has no plans to roll it out to other devices outside China. This doesn’t comes as a surprise since Vivo’s sister company OnePlus also has two skins based on Android OS i.e. OxygenOS and HydrogenOS where the latter is China exclusive. [Source]
Update as of January 9: Based on the latest update, Vivo has kickstarted the recruitment for Vivo’s latest OriginOS Open Beta for 11 devices i.e. Vivo iQOO Neo3, iQOO, iQOO Pro, iQOO 3, iQOO 5, iQOO 5 Pro, Vivo S7, Vivo X50, Vivo X50 Pro, Vivo X50 Pro+, and Vivo NEX 3S. AS per the official announcement, the registrations for these 11 devices has already begun on January 6 and will continue till January 20 as a part of the first round while the second round will commence from January 13. According to the latest update, these devices will get the OriginOS Open Beta updates starting from January 11 to 13, 2021. [Source]
Update as of January 8: The new FuntouchOS 11 based on Android 11 brings a lot of beef with it as it is truly a majestic custom skin based on Android 11. It brings features like a brand-new Always-On Displays that shifts designs based on four themes i.e. moonlight, daytime, sunset, and sunrise. Other features including iManager that analyzes various aspects of the device including security management, privacy, app usage, battery status, song others in a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about the device’s performance.
Other features include a new Ultra Game Mode, an improved S-capture, and an advanced AI embedded with the gallery app. But there’s more. It is already rolling out as a beta version and luckily, Nipun Marya who is the Director of Brand Strategy at Vivo India has furnished a roadmap for the same that you can check out here. [Source]
Update as of January 8: According to the latest update coming from Chinese social networking site Weibo, six of the vivo iQOO devices have already started intercepting OriginOS beta updates in its homeland. According to the list, iQOO 5, iQOO 5 Pro, iQOO 3, iQOO Neo3, iQOO Pro, and vivo iQOO are intercepting the OriginOS beta based on Android 11 at the moment. [Source]
Update as of December 21: According to the iQOO India official handle on Twitter, the Vivo’s sub-brand is testing out Android 11 build on a grayscale test. According to the tweet, the Android 11 has been released and users will receive their OTA notification once the iQOO flavored Android 11 arrives on their iQOO devices. Note that since the build is under the greyscale testing phase, it will still take some time but we will keep you updated once we have more information about the same. [Source]
Update as of December 17: According to the latest update, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has started beta testing recruitment for OriginOS which is its upgraded version that replaced FuntouchOS. The recruitment commenced for iQOO, iQOO Neo3, Vivo S7, Vivo NEX 3S, and Vivo X50 earlier this week and according to the recent reports, the Vivo NEX 3S, Vivo S7 and a few others have started receiving OriginOS internal beta update in the home country. [Source]
Update as of November 19: OriginOS from Vivo succeeds FuntouchOS and offers an overhauled UI and elements that you won’t get with the latter. A Nano Alerts is a context-based alert that users will get such as details related to any delivery, flights, etc. It is also available on the AOD screen. A Public Alerts feature enables users to stay updated on any pandemic information and earthquake alerts to move to a safe place if needed. The UX is what makes OriginOS stand out, to be honest. It’s UX has weather elements where the home screen simulates clouds based on the data it collected from thousands of regions.
Enhanced Memory Fusion Technology 1.0 makes your app using experience faster than ever. It uses a three-step process to speed up app preloading for a smoother experience. On the other hand, a Multi-Turbo 5.0 takes the front seat allocating resources to the apps for preloading as well as for the intelligent app freezing technology 2.0. It’s Control Center available on its pull-down menu for direct IoT control. [Source]
Update as of November 19: Vivo officially introduced us with its new and revolutionary custom UI called OriginOS. It will replace the old FuntouchOS. The new custom UI offers a series of features including atomic notifications to messages, desktop grid system, a new performance wallpaper among others. As per the press release, the OriginOS will be available to selected devices before January 2021. In fact, the OEM posted a timeline that OriginOS will follow for its rollout across the eligible Vivo devices.
Vivo NEX 3, Vivo X50, Vivo X50 Pro+, Vivo S7, Vivo X50 Pro, Vivo iQOO, Vivo iQOO Pro, Vivo iQOO Neo 3, Vivo iQOO 3, Vivo iQOO 5, and Vivo iQOO 5 Pro will get their share of OriginOS upgrade before January 2021 as a part of first batch.
The second batch will conclude before the Spring Festival i.e. mid-February 2021 and consists of smartphone that are Vivo X30, Vivo X30 Pro, Vivo NEX 3, Vivo NEX 3 5G, Vivo iQOO Neo, and Vivo iQOO Neo 855.
Finally, the third batch is expected to conclude by Q2 2021 and has a series of smartphones listed under it. The list includes Vivo S6, Vivo Z5, Vivo Z5x, Vivo S1, Vivo X27, Vivo X27 Pro, Vivo X27 8+128, Vivo iQOO Z1, Vivo iQOO Z1x, Vivo NEX S, Vivo S1 Pro, Vivo Z6, Vivo Z5i, Vivo NEX, Vivo NEX In-Display Fingerprint, and Vivo NEX Dual Display.
For those who might have forgotten but Vivo opened up for OriginOS early access (beta program) registration a while. The software is expected to commence rolling out on November 23 to selected devices. At the moment, we aren’t certain if OriginOS is based on Android 11 but we are positive although this claim is yet to be confirmed so do wait until the first beta update rolls out in a couple of days. [Source]
Update as of November 12: FuntouchOS is going away and it will soon be replaced by OriginOS. It was originally scheduled to be announced on November 19 but later, Vivo rescheduled it to November 18 at a Special Event.
As per the timeline, users will get to experience the early OriginOS build on November 23 although a limited number of users will get this opportunity. According to the timeline, the first stage registration time is between November 12 to November 18. This is followed by an announcement on November 20. The second phase will begin between November 23 to December 12.
Vivo has certain criteria based on which, the list of eligible users will be prepared for the early access which is basically the same procedure all OEM follow. Vivo X60 and X60 Pro have already been teased to become the first devices to get the upgrade and will arrive with it preloaded. Surprisingly, we don’t know much about the upcoming OriginOS apart from the fact that it is a completely overhaul OS which comes closely knitted with the stock Android unlike FuntouchOS. Hold your horses as we are just a few days away from the Nov 18 launch event. [Source]
Update as of November 12: A set of images speculated to be of the upcoming Vivo X60 series has been spotted. The images show X60 Pro with a curved display and running on OriginOS which is Vivo’s upcoming OS that will replace the existing FuntouchOS after it finally launches on November 18. Not much information is available about the OriginOS at this moment. [Source]
Update as of November 10: Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has shared the post on the upcoming launch of OriginOS saying “See you on November 18th”. The post arrived on Chinese social media site Weibo. iQOO runs on its own iQOO UI, however, it is possible that the sub-brand could launch an iQOO phone preloaded with OriginOS which is an upgraded version of FuntouchOS. [Source]
Update as of November 9: There’s a bit of change in the launch plan. Apparently, Vivo has officially confirmed that it will hold a special event on November 18 in Shenzhen, China to unveil the upcoming OriginOS. The company will also discuss which smartphones are eligible for it and the timeline it will follow as well. [Source]
Update as of November 6: Well, there are a lot of questions when it comes to what is OriginOS, what it will bring on-board and so on. Vivo answered a few philosophical questions about the OriginOS. When asked what OriginOS is, the Chinese OEM said that it is a key between digital and real world. When asked about what vocabulary does OriginOS live by, Vivo said “we”. Lastly, what does its tagline “Brave New World” mean to which the OEm responded that it interacts with emotional instinct with a close and real-like experiences. [Source]
Update as of November 5: Almost two weeks before the launch, the Chinese OEM Vivo has released the first of official posters for the upcoming OriginOS. The posters were put up on Vivo’s official account on Chinese social media site Weibo. The upcoming UI holds a tag line “Brave New World”. As said above, we aren’t aware of the features and list of supported devices to get this UI is still unknown. The posters also officially confirm that the OriginOS launch is happening at the Vivo Developer Conference on November 19 where FuntouchOS will be succeeded by OriginOS.
Update as of November 2: Today, we have a myriad of custom UIs from various OEMs such as OnePlus has OxygenOS, Samsung has OneUI, Oppo has ColorOS, Vivo has FuntouchOS and so on. Realme used its parent company’s ColorOS before shifting to Realme UI and that is fairly common.
Vivo is also making a switch from FuntouchOS to OriginOS which is Vivo’s latest custom skin based on Android and it is believed to be near original. It will have a complete UI overhaul and thus, the name change, although there wasn’t much information available about it before today. According to a leakster who goes by the name Digital Chat Station on Weibo, we now have a few clues about the upcoming UI.
According to the leaked post, the UI has undergone major UI overhaul. OriginOS is based on Android (no doubt) and brings Origin switch buttons and two different styles of desktops. He added that it is like a parallel world. No doubt OriginOS will have a different identity than the FuntouchOS. Interested people will have to wait till November 19 for the big unveil. [Source]
Update as of October 30: After years of shipping its smartphones with FuntouchOS, Vivo is switching to a superior stock-like and original Android custom UI called “OriginOS”. As perthe invites, the custom UI will launch at the VIvo Developer Conference which is scheduled for November 19. There’s not much information available when it comes to the OriginOS. Vivo sent out invites with a cryptic message “E=mc2” which is a famous mass-energy equivalence equation by Albert Einstein. The sets of posts are revolving around quantum physics as well.
A Chinese tipster Digital Chat Station tipped off the OriginOS news. As said, we aren’t aware of the differences that both FuntouchOS and OriginOS have in-place. According to the reports, Vivo will ship the OriginOS on the upcoming Vivo X60 which is slated to be announced between November and December. On the other hand, it is possible that the X60 is likely to launch at the VDC 2020 more than two weeks later. It remains to be seen if devices that received Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 on Vivo V20 but it remains to be seen if it gets OriginOS or not. [Source]
In this guide, we will share all the Vivo Android 11 update status. Vivo is the sub brand of Chinese Smartphone maker BBK Electronics Corporation. It hold a major share of India’s smartphone market. We know that Vivo is quite slow when it comes to software updates and we don’t expect that to change with Android 11.
Vivo is one of the largest smartphone brand in China and India among other countries. It has a string of devices with many adding almost every month such as the latest Vivo X50 and Vivo X50 Pro among others. Vivo updates its smartphone lineup often which includes its budget smartphones to flagship devices and its sub-brand iQOO which is a gaming-oriented lineup that gets iQOO UI which is similar to FuntouchOS which is turn is based on Android OS.
- What is Android 11?
- FuntouchOS 11 Features
- All Vivo Android 11 (FuntouchOS 11) Update Status
- Vivo Y20s [G]
- Vivo X60
- Vivo X60 Pro
- Vivo X60 Pro+
- Vivo X60t
- Vivo Y30g
- iQOO U3X Pro
- iQOO 5 Pro
- Vivo Y20G
- Vivo X50 Pro
- Vivo iQOO Neo 3
- Vivo X51 5G
- Vivo X50
- Vivo V20
- Vivo V20 Pro
- Vivo V20 SE
- Vivo S7
- vivo NEX 3S 5G
- vivo V19
- vivo V19 (Indonesia)
- vivo Z6 5G
- vivo iQOO 3 4G and 5G
- vivo X30 Pro
- vivo X30
- vivo V17
- vivo iQOO Neo 855 Racing
- vivo Y9s
- vivo Z5i
- vivo V17 (Russia)
- vivo S1 Pro
- vivo S5
- vivo U20
- vivo Y3 Standard
- vivo Y5s
- vivo Y19
- vivo iQOO Neo 855
- vivo Y11 (2019)
- vivo U3
- vivo U10
- 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 Z1Pro
- vivo iQOO Neo
- vivo Z5x
- vivo S1 Pro (China)
- vivo Z3x
- vivo Y17
- vivo Y15
- vivo Y12
- vivo X27 Pro
- vivo S1 (China)
- vivo X27
- vivo Z1 Pro
- vivo Z1x
- vivo V15
- vivo V15 Pro
- vivo iQOO
- vivo NEX Dual Display
- vivo NEX A
- vivo V11 (V11 Pro)
- Non-Supported Devices
What is Android 11?
Android 11 is the latest operating system from Google and it was made official on September 8. It was released after a series of updates rolled out over a period of a few months. It all started in February 2020 when Google released its first Developer Beta 1 for Pixel devices followed by two other Developer Previews. Next up, Google released three Beta candidates for Android 11 with the last one arriving in August 2020 and finally, on September 8, the Android 11 was made official.
Vivo has been a part of Android 11 beta program with a few of its devices included in the beta program a few months before it actually released. Now that the Android 11 is official, it is time for FuntouchOS 11 which is Vivo’s custom skin to arrive on eligible devices. Just like any other OEM, Vivo will release beta updates of Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 beta on eligible devices followed by the stable version roll out via OTA and the process could take a few months if not more. It’s Vivo iQOO 3 4G and Vivo iQOO 3 5G have already received Android 11 beta and will soon get the stable update soon.
FuntouchOS 11 Features
Vivo India updates its website with this new feature rolling out on Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11. The AOD works on both OLED and AMOLED displays allowing users to peak without unlocking the update. There’s a Live AOD – Halo that adds animations to the dead AOD display such as sunrise, sunset, and nighttime depending upon the timing.
AI Image Matting
The FuntouchOS 11 based on Android 11 brigns AI Image Matting feature. It isolates the subject from the background, lets you tweak its size, angle, and other aspects to portray your creativity.
This feature takes blurry and low-definition photos of yesteryears and improves their clarity. It is HD restoration where it optimizes facial features and bring old memories in high-definition.
Get artificial intelligence (AI) to work with an AI Editor. Take your old videos and memories, identify characters and key moments, select the templates and let AI create stunning videos that you can share with your friends and more.
Get Shortcuts, Suggestions, and My Services in the new Jovi Home on FuntouchOS 11. Nicely designed UI and everything on just a click adds the much-required USP to the new UI.
Another addition to the features on Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 is iManager that produces information quickly as you can think.
Get status on the security aspect of your Vivo smartphone with Security Scans as it identifies trojan horses, malicious files, viruses and unwanted and dangerous apps. It ties up the unwanted elements so that you can flick them away from your phone for good.
Another feature that Vivo has etched on FuntouchOS 11 is S-capture. It makes screen capturing an easy and fun task. Check out the string of tools from shapes, lasso, doodle, and more with the Screen Recording feature. You can either capture system playback or mic or both or none at all. The feature grabs long screenshots and funny ones too.
Ultra Game Mode
The Ultra Game Mode gives you an unparalleled gaming experience by blocking any notifications and calls whilst you are playing any game. You can still answer incoming calls without losing sight of your game even for a section. A Game PiP mode gives you access to multitasking whilst playing a game such as by using social media and a floating window while playing any game.
All Vivo Android 11 (FuntouchOS 11) Update Status
Check out all the device status to know which one will receive the next major update based on Android 11.
Vivo Y20s [G]
Vivo Y20 series is ever increasing and the latest Vivo Y20s [G] further cemented it. The device packs in a Helio G80 processor and has a vivid 6.51-inch LCD panel with a water drop-shaped notch. There’s a 13MP+2MP+2MP rear triple camera setup. The device is available in a single 6GB+128GB storage in the Philippines and is sold as Vivo Y20G in other markets. It runs on the latest FuntouchOS 11 powered by Android 11.
The Vivo X60 arrives with a giant 6.56-inch AMOLED 120Hz HDR10+ display with a Snapdragon 870 5G chipset under the hood. It’s Chinese variant as Exynos 1080 SoC instead. The device has 48MP triple camera setup with no gimbal support and a 32MP front camera. Vivo X60 runs on Android 11-powered OriginOS 1.0 out-of-the-box. It has FuntouchOS 11.1 outside China.
Vivo X60 Pro
Just like its vanilla variant, the Vivo X60 Pro sports the same Exynos 1080 and Snapdragon 870 5G chipset combination for Chinese and global variants respectively. A 6.56” AMOLED HDR10+ 120Hz display takes the helm while a 32MP selfie shooter is on top along with a triple-camera setup at the back. Vivo X60 Pro runs on the latest Android 11 with FuntouchOS 11.1 skin on top in global and OriginOS 1.0 skin on the Chinese variant.
Vivo X60 Pro+
The top brass in the Vivo X60 series, the X60 Pro+ has the display display as the other two in the series while the battery size remains the same aas well. Here, the device is using a Snapdragon 888 5G chipset and runs on FuntouchOS 11.1 on its international variant while the Chinese variant has OriginOS 1.0 pre-installed. The device has a commendable quad-camera setup with gimbal support.
The latest to be added in the X60 series from Vivo is the X60t, The device arrives with Dimensity 1100 SoC although it looks similar to the vanilla X60. The device has a 48MP+13+13MP triple rear caea setup with gimbal stabilization setup provided for the primary sensor. It has a single 8GB+128GB storage and has a 6.56” FHD+ AMOLED display with a 32MP selfie shooter. It runs on the latest edition of Android 11 with OriginOS 1.0 skin on top of it.
Vivo Y30g is the latest addition in the Vivo Y30-series. It brings on-board a large 6.51-inch HD+ display with a 8MP selfie shooter housed in a waterdrop-shaped notch. The device has a 13MP+2MP rear dual camera setup. It runs on MediaTek Helio P65 SoC with 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage. The China-exclusive device runs on Android 11-powered OriginOS 1.0 out-of-the-box as its international availability is yet to be confirmed.
iQOO U3X Pro
The iQOO U3X 5G is finally here and it brings along a budget-level Snapdragon 480 5G chipset. The device brings on-board a 6.58-inch IPS LCD panel with 90Hz refresh rate and it is powered by a colossal 5,000 mAh battery. The device runs on the latest Android 11-flavored OriginOS with iQOO 1.0 out-of-the-box.
iQOO 5 Pro
Update as of March 6: iQOO 5 Pro arrived with Android 10-powered iQOO UI 1.5 with the assumption that it will get an Android 11 update as well. Vivo’s sub-brand started the public beta recruitment for the device in January. Cut to now, iQOO 5 Pro is now getting upgraded to Android 11-powered OriginOS 1.0 with version number PD2025B/-A/-6.10.1 that allows users to experience the new UI like never before. Note that the update is limited to China as the OriginOS is now confirmed not to arrive outside China. [Source]
Sixth smartphone in the Y20 series, the Vivo Y20G offers a 6.51-inch HD+ LCD panel with a 8MP selfie and a 13+2+2MP rear camera setup. The device is powered by a Helio G80 SoC along with 128GB storage and 6GB RAM. The device comes preloaded with Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 out-of-the-box.
Vivo X50 Pro
Update as of January 8: Based on the latest development, Nipun Marya who is the Director of Brand Strategy at Vivo India, the Vivo X50 Pro is also testing out FuntouchOS 11 beta which started back in mid December 2020 in India.0[Source]
Update as of February 27: Vivo X50 Pro was testing out Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 most recently when we spotted it undergoing grayscale testing phase. Cut to now, Vivo Russia has confirmed that X50 Pro units in the country have started intercepting the FuntouchOS 11 upgrade at the time of writing this. Now that the Russian units are getting the upgrade, it is perhaps imminent that other countries will soon get their hands on the update as well. [Source]
Vivo iQOO Neo 3
Update as of December 1: Based on the latest update, the Vivo iQOO Neo 3 is now up for OriginOS from Vivo which is the latest custom UI after it replaced the FuntouchOS earlier last month. Users are required to register for the beta program where only 200 slots are available at disposal. The registration is open till December 10 and the update will commence releasing on December 15 as per the tentative dates available. [Source]
Vivo X51 5G
Update as of January 19: Turns out Vivo X51 5G is already intercepting Android 11 updates in Europe as per a user report. In fact, the Spanish unit of Vivo X51 5G reported the update back on December 3rd. Cut to January 19, the update has been spotted elsewhere in Europe that means that the update is being released in batch-by-batch manner and across regions in the continent. [Source 1, 2]
Update as of December 1: Vivo has listed 33 smartphones that will get OriginOS of which, 11 are slated to get it before January 31st. Cut to now, Vivo has started recruiting beta testers for OriginOS for Vivo X50 where it has allocated 200 slots for the device. The registration is open between December 1 and December 10 and the beta update will commence releasing by December 15 tentatively. The stable OriginOS update is expected to arrive sometime in January 2021. [Source]
Update as of January 8: Looks like Vivo X50 is ready to intercept Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 beta starting from the end of January 2021 in India. [Source]
Update as of February 13: According to the latest information, the Vivo X50 is currently under greyscale testing with Android 11 on-board. I am talking about the update pertaining to the Indian variant of Vivo X50 as it was recently confirmed by FuntouchOS Twitter handle although I would still suggest you should take it with a pinch of salt. [Source]
Update as of February 27: AS per the latest reports, Vivo X50 has started receiving Android 11-packed FuntouchOS 11 update as per Vivo Russia who posted a tweet announcing the same. Now that the update has started releasing on Russian units of X50, it is likely that the Android 11 update will arrive on other markets too in the coming months. However, Vivo hasn’t officially posted any timelineso users will have to wait till it arrives. [Source]
Update as of September 30: Vivo released a press render touting that it’s V20 series is equipped with Android 11 while a different section of the PR says it will get Android 11 in succession. After the folks at XDA Developers went through the device catalog on Google Play Console, it is clear that Vivo V20 arrives with Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 beating recently launched Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 being the first device to get Android 11 out-of-the-box. [Source]
Vivo V20 Pro
Update as of September 30: On the contrary to what Vivo’s PR touted, the Vivo V20 Pro comes with Android 10-based FuntouchOS 11. Although the Chinese manufacturer said that its V20 series comes with Android 11 and later said the series will get the Android 11 update in succession, Vivo V20 Pro is not on Android 11 as per the folks at the XDA Developers. [Source]
Update as of December 7: As per the latest information that we have now, the Vivo V20 Pro 5G is now picking up Android 11-based update. The update weighs at 3.6GB has a build number PD2020F_EX_A_6.70.8 that brings various features on-board. [Source]
Vivo V20 SE
Update as of September 30: Vivo sent out a confusing press release claiming that V20 series comes with Android 11 while later said it will get the update in succession. Vivo V20 SE is eligible for Android 11, however, it is currently running on Android 10-based FuntouchOS 11. [Source]
Update as of February 20: Vivo V20 SE arrived with Android 10-powered FuntouchOS 11 in October 2020. It has been waiting for an Android 11 update. Cut to now, the Vivo V20 SE is now getting Android 11 weighing at 3.59GB with version number 6.71.0 that offers a lot of features over Android 10. Note that the V20 SE units are getting the update in a batch-by-batch rollout and thus, users will have to wait for the unit to get the update. [Source]
Update as of December 1: According to the update, the Vivo S7 is now ready to get its hands on OriginOS as a part of first batch of devices to get it. Vivo S7 users are required to enrol for the beta program between December 1 and December 10 and the update will start releasing on the 200 slots available on December 15 as per the tentative time frame available. [Source]
vivo NEX 3S 5G
Vivo NEX 3S 5G is a premium flagship device with a 6.89-inch Super AMOLED panel with Snapdragon 865 7nm+ chipset under the hood. The device runs on Android 10-based FunTouchOS 10 and there’s no doubt that it will get Android 11 R pretty soon. Perhaps the timeline is still available.
Update as of December 1: As per the latest update, Vivo is recruiting 200 users on Vivo NEX 3S who will get the latest OriginOS which has replaced FuntouchOS. According to the announcement, the registration is open now from December 1st to 10th and the update will arrive on the selected users starting on December 15th tentatively. Users are required to enrol right away to convert your chances of getting the update. [Source]
Update as of January 8: Based on the latest update coming from an official source, Vivo V19 is scheduled to get Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 beta starting from the end of January 2021 in India. [Source]
Update as of February 09: As per the latest update, the Vivo V19 is already picking up Android 11 update in India, however, it is still in grayscale testing phase and thus, available for only a handful of users. This has a version number 6.71.16 and with a package size of 3.76GB. [Source]
Update as of March 3: Looks like the Indian variant of Vivo V19 is now picking up Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11. Note that the update is releasing in a greyscale testing phase as per user reports. [Source]
vivo V19 (Indonesia)
The Indonesian version of Vivo V19 made its debut in March 2020 with FunTouchOS 10 based on Android 10. The device packs in Snapdragon 675 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It also sports a quad-camera setup at the back alongside a single front camera setup. The device will get Android 11 R although the exact date remains unavailable at this moment.
Status: It will get Android 11
Date: To Be Announced
vivo Z6 5G
Vivo Z6 5G made it to the market in February 2020 with Snapdragon 765G that gives it 5G support. The device is equipped with a 6.57-inch IPS LCD panel with a quad-camera setup at the back and a single camera setup at the front. It further has up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage with a dedicated memory card slot of expandability. The device arrived with Android 10 which makes it one of the recipients that will get Android 11 R pretty soon.
Status: It will get Android 11
Date: To Be Announced
vivo iQOO 3 4G and 5G
Updated on June 12, 2020: Today Vivo started rolling Android 11 beta 1 update for Vivo iQOO 3 4G and 5G smartphone. This update is running on the pre-build of Funtouch OS 11 which is not a stable version yet. Though if you have this device, you can test the beta Android 11 build on your device.
The device was announced back in February and released in March 2020, Vivo iQOO 3 5G is the staple of flagship smartphones. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor paired along with 12GB RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 ROM. About the software, it runs on iQOO UI 1.0 based on Android 10.Vivo iQOO 3 Android 11 Beta 1
Update as of December 23: Based on the latest update coming from iQOO India official Twitter handle, the Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has mentioned that a Android 11 stable update has already arrived on iQOO 3. No doubt that it is true although users will have to wait for some time to get their hands on the update. This is because it is an OTA rollout and it often takes a few days or even weeks for the update to arrive on all the units and this Android 11 stable version is not an exception. [Source]
Update as of December 23: Based on the latest update coming from a user on Twitter, the iQOO 3 appears to be getting upgraded to Android 11-based stable update with version iQOO rev 6.70.12. The update is arriving with a size of 3.49GB and with a tonne of new upgrades with Android 11 being the largest upgrade. [Source]
vivo X30 Pro
The pro variant of Vivo X30, this model has almost all the specs similar to the standard model except the camera specs. It is too in line to get Android 11, however, the timeline is still unavailable.
Update as of January 24: Based on the latest update, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has kick-started the recruitment program for Vivo X30 Pro with the latest Android 11-powered OriginOS public beta. The recruitment starts on January 25 where users will be able to apply until January 27th. Finally, on January 28th, the eligible devices will commence getting the Android 11-powered OriginOS public beta in China only. [Source]
An upper-midrange device, Vivo X30 packs in a 6.44-inch sAMOLED panel, 409 PPI, and 1080×2400 pixels resolution. The device sports a Samsung-made Exynos 980 SoC. It is likely to get the upcoming Android 11 considering the fact that it was launched in December 2019 with Android 9.0 out-of-the-box.
Update as of January 24: As per the latest update coming from Vivo itself, it has begun a recruitment program for original OS public beta which is based on Android 11 on Vivo X30. The recruitment commences on January 25th through 27th and the 28th is the date when the first batch of OriginOS Public Beta update will release on eligible X30 units in China itself. [Source]
Based on a speculated Android 11 supported devices list, Vivo V17 too will be getting Android 11 that will be its second upgrade after moving from Android 9.0 to 10 after its release. Perhaps the final list is still pending so take it with a pinch of salt.
Update as of January 8: According to the latest update, the Vivo V17 is now scheduled to intercept Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 beta from the end of March 2021 along with its Pro variant in India. [Source]
Update as of March 16: Vivo V17 is now picking up Android 11-powered Funtouch OS 11 via OTA. The incoming update bears version number PD1948F/-EX/-A6.70.8 which brings a tonne of updates including dynamic effects across the UI, system performance boosters and stability improvements, home screen customization options among others. [Source]
vivo iQOO Neo 855 Racing
The special edition iQOO Neo 855 Racing packs in an enhanced Snapdragon 855+ SoC. It was released in December of 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie on-board. Android 11 will be it’s second and probably last OS upgrade although there’s no timing associated with it.
Update as of January 24: As per the progress, the Vivo Neo 855 Racing is now up for Android 11-powered OriginOS public beta recruitment that commences on January 25 and will continue throughout January 27th with the next day i.e. on January 28th, the updates will be relayed to eligible participants via OTA. Note that this is an update for China-only users and thus, others will have to wait for it to arrive on a global front. [Source]
The phone with a diamond-shaped camera bump at the back, Vivo Y9s shares the trait with Vivo S1 Pro also listed here. It debuted with Android 9.0 Pie which puts it on the map of receiving Android 11 R although we aren’t 100% certain at this moment.
It is again a mid-range device just like Y9s and sports a Snapdragon 675 SoC under the hood. The device is likely to get bumped to Android 11 but obviously, Vivo’s confirmation is pending at this moment.
vivo V17 (Russia)
The Russian version of V17 does have a few changes w.r.t. to its global version. Since it arrived in November 2019 with Android 9.0, it is eligible for an Android 11 R update unless Vivo deems it out of warranty which is probably unlikely.
vivo S1 Pro
Vivo S1 Pro is a rebranded smartphone released in India last year in November with Android 9.0 Pie-based FunTouchOS 9.2 on-board. No doubt it is one of the devices that are likely to get bumped with Android 11 R awaiting confirmation from Vivo at this moment.
Update as of January 8: As per the latest update, Vivo S1 Pro is now scheduled to get FuntouchOS 11 beta based on Android 11 starting from the end of April 2021. [Source]
Update as of April 19: Based on today’s update, the Vivo S1 Pro users are now getting their hands on the Android 11 update albeit in a limited capacity. The incoming update carries a size of 3.79GB and features FuntouchOS 11 with rev 8.12.6. The update is arriving via OTA to a few users and more will be added soon. [Source]
Vivo S5 was announced in November 2019 with a 6.44-inch sAMOLED panel, 8GB RAM, and Snapdragon 712 SoC under the hood. As it was rolled out with Android 9.0 Pie, it won’t be surprising if it gets an Android 11 R upgrade as well although we aren’t certain about the exact date yet.
Vivo U20 is a mid-range smartphone with a 6.53 IPS LCD panel. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie and Snapdragon 675 as its processor. Although Vivo’s official list of confirmed smartphones to get Android 11, Vivo U20 is likely to slip into the supported list.
vivo Y3 Standard
Vivo Y3 Standard is a budget smartphone boasting Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 as its processor paired alongside 3GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and Adreno 505. The device is likely to get Android 11 R as it was released in November 2019 with Android Pie on-board although it isn’t confirmed officially.
Vivo Y5s released in November 2019 sports a Helio P65 SoC alongside 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Since it has been just over 6 months from its launch, it is speculated to get Android 11 R as well although it is not engraved on a stone.
Vivo Y19 comes integrated with Helio P65 SoC and up to 8GB RAM, 128GB of internal storage that makes it a budget smartphone. The device is in tow to get Android 11 R sometime next year unless Vivo deems it necessary to roll out the update.
Update as of April 9: Looks like Vivo is now rolling out Android 11 FuntouchOS 11 on Vivo Y19. The update carries version number rev 6.73.6 and has a 3.6GB of download size. Vivo Y19 made its debut with FuntouchOS 9.2 based on Android 9 and was later upgraded to Android 10 and now, it is upgrading to Android 11. [Source]
vivo iQOO Neo 855
iQOO Neo 855 as the name suggests, possesses the prowess of Snapdragon 855 on-board. It has an impressive specs sheet with Android 9 (default) topping on the list as its operating system. It is easy to discern that Neo 855 will get its share of Android 11 upgrades as well.
Update as of January 24: Based on the development coming from China, the Chinese OEM Vivo is now starting the OriginOS public beta recruitment program for Vivo Neo from January 25 to 27. Note that this is an Android 11 build and will be available across eligible participants in China on Vivo Neo where we don’t have any information on the slots available yet. The first batch of smartphones to get the public beta will receive the same starting January 28. [Source]
vivo Y11 (2019)
The budget Vivo Y11 sports a Snapdragon 439 SoC alongside 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, and a 6.35-inch IPS LCD panel. Since it was launched back in October 2019, it is touted to be one of the Vivo devices that will get Android 11 although the confirmation is still awaited.
Update as of April 14: Based on the latest update, the Vivo Y11 is now picking up Android 11 based update with FuntouchOS 11 on top of it. This was confirmed by a lot of users according to which, the incoming update bears version number rev 6.8.25 and has a 2.9GB download size. The incoming update is following an OTA method as usual and thus, it will arrive on units in India on a batch-by-batch basis. [Source]
Vivo U3 sports a giant 6.53-inch LTPS LCD panel. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor in its chassis paired with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is in tow to get Android 11 R given the fact that it was released in October 2019 with Android Pie.
The predecessor to Vivo U20, this model is equipped with mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC on-board. It is too in line to get Android 11 R citing the fact that it was released with Android 9.0 Pie in September 2019 which means it is quiet in the two-year supported period.
With the Helio P35 chipset on-board, Vivo Y3 arrives with a 6.35-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 720×1544 pixels. It is in line to get Android 11 as well unless Vivo doesn’t include it in its upcoming Android 11 roadmap.
vivo NEX 3 5G
Vivo NEX 3 5G is actually a bit of a watered-down version of Nex 3S 5G. Instead of Snapdragon 865 SoC, the NEX 3 5G sports a Snapdragon 855+ SoC on-board. It sports a 6.89-inch Super AMOLED panel along with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It was released back in September 2016 with Android 9.0 Pie default and later upgraded to Android 10. This is why it is confirmed to get an Android 11 R upgrade.
Update as of January 24: According to the latest update, Vivo has started its OriginOS Public Beta on Nex 3 5G. It is based on Android 11 and the recruitment program starts on January 25 to 27 with the first batch of smartphones getting their hands on the OriginOS Android 11 public beta on January 28. If you are interested, you can apply for the public beta now. [Source]
vivo V17 Pro
The pro variant of Vivo V17 made it official in September 2019 with almost the same specs as its sibling. With that being said, it is easy to assume that V17 Pro is eligible for Android 11 R once the OS launches this August/September.
Update as of January 8: Based on the latest development, Vivo V17 Pro will pick up Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 beta version by the end of March 2021 along with its non-Pro variant in India. [Source]
vivo NEX 3
Vivo NEX 3 made it official last year in September 2019 alongside Vivo NEX 3 5G and shares almost all the specs and hardware except 5G support. The device arrived with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box and since it is barely a year now, no doubt it is one of the many candidates from Vivo slated to get Android 11 R upgrade pretty soon.
Update as of January 24: Vivo is now kickstarting Android 11-powered OriginOS Public Beta in China on Vivo Nex 3. As per the announcement, the recruitment program commences on January 25 through January 27 and the first batch of devices that will get OriginOS public beta will commence on January 28 and that too in a limited capacity and in China only. Users can sign up for the program easily and once they are selected, they should receive notification about an incoming Android 11 build based on OriginOS on the devices. [Source]
vivo iQOO Pro 5G
Released in September 2019, iQOO Pro 5G sports a 6.41-inch sAMOLED panel on-board with 1080×2340 pixels resolution. The phone is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ under the hood that makes a must-have flagship gaming device. It made its debut with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box that makes it a likely recipient of Android 11 R as well.
Status: It will get Android 11 R
Date: To Be Announced
vivo iQOO Pro
Vivo iQOO Pro belongs to Vivo’s premium lineup iQOO. It features a Snapdragon 855+ SoC on-board with a 6.41-inch Super AMOLED panel. Furthermore, the phone sports a single front and triple rear camera setup. With Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, this makes the device eligible for its second/last upgrade to Android 11.
Status: It will get Android 11 R
Date: To Be Announced
vivo V17 Neo
Unlike its other variants, the V17 packs in a MediaTek Helio P65 SoC under the hood. The device arrived in August 2019 before the Pro version. It is also eligible for Android 11 R but then the official list of supported devices is yet pending from Vivo’s end.
Next in this list is Vivo Z5 which too arrived with Android 9.0 Pie putting it in the forefront of devices that are likely to get bumped to Android 11 R although the official list is yet to be confirmed.
Vivo S1 is a budget smartphone powered by MediaTek Helio P65 SoC. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based FunTouchOS 9 and as it was launched in July 2019, it could get Android 11 R in the near future.
Update as of January 8: Looks like Vivo has confirmed Vivo S1 to receive Android 11 beta upgrade and with that, the S1 is scheduled to get the upgrade starting from the end of March 2021. [Source]
Update as of March 31: Looks like Vivo is now seeding out stable Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 upgrade in India. This was confirmed by the official Vivo India Twitter handle according to which, the FuntouchOS 11 for S1 was released albeit in a grayscale testing phase. This means that the update is although available, it has rolled out to a limited number of users and not everyone. It would still take some time for users to get their hands on the Android 11 build once Vivo India deems it fit to rollout on a wide scale. [Source]
Launched in July 2019, the device is packed with a hefty Snapdragon 712 SoC with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM on-board. The device made its debut with OS Android 9.0 which makes it one of the devices that could get Android 11 R next year or so.
vivo iQOO Neo
iQOO Neo commences the new lineup under Vivo smartphones with Snapdragon 845 SoC and whatnot. The device made its debut back in July 2019 with a large 6.38-inch Super AMOLED panel with a screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. With Android Pie 9.0 on-board, the device is likely to get bumped to Android 11 R for sure.
Status: It will get Android 11 R
Vivo released Z5x in June of 2019 with Snapdragon 710 processor and 4 to 8GB RAM, 64 to 128GB of storage options. As Z5x arrived with Android 9.0 Pie, no doubt that it is also considered to get Android 11 R although you need to take it with a pinch of salt.
vivo S1 Pro (China)
The Chinese S1 Pro is different from the Indian/global version in many ways. It packs in a triple camera setup arranged in a vertical stack. It features a Snapdragon 675 SoC with 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB of ROM. It is also in line to get Android 11 Pro although you need to wait for an official confirmation here.
Vivo Z3x comes with Snapdragon 660 SoC with 64GB internal storage and 4/6GB RAM. The phone arrives with Android 9.0 Pie and thus, it is in line to get Android 11 R but perhaps we need confirmation first.
The Vivo Y17 offers a lot on the table such as its Helio P35 processor, a triple rear camera setup, and a 6.35-inch IPS LCD panel. As it made its debut with Android 9.0 Pie, it is in line to get Android 11 R unless Vivo doesn’t want to upgrade it further.
A slightly downgraded version of Y17, Vivo Y15 arrives with Helio P22 SoC with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The phone sports a giant 6.35-inch IPS LCD panel as well. It is in line to receive Android 11 R although the confirmation from Vivo is pending.
Update as of February 3: Vivo has aggressively upgraded many of its smartphone models with the latest Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 and not to forget that it is also rolling out OriginOS based on Android 11 as well. Talking about FuntouchOS 11, the build has been reportedly surfaced on Vivo Y15 with version rev 6.11.0 weighing at a whopping 3.79GB. Vivo as a brand is known for obtaining soak tests before commencing software updates on a large scale and this could be a grayscale test as well available to a limited users only. If that’s true, you might not have received the update but rest assured as the update is almost near. [Source]
Next, up, we have Vivo Y12 in line and since it arrived with Android 9.0 Pie as well, it is not that complicated to put it in a *might be getting Android 11 R* list.
Update as of March 2: According to the latest update, the Vivo Y12 is now picking up Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 update in India. The update arrived with a package size of 3.68 GB and has a version numberO+ PD1901BF_EX_A_170.9. [Source]
vivo X27 Pro
The Pro variant of X27, this device does manage to look different in the X27 series with its larger display and 32MP front camera instead of a 16MP on X27. The device released in April 2019 and might be the one to get Android 11 R as per an unofficial list.
vivo S1 (China)
The Chinese Vivo S1 sports a 6.53-inch IPS display with the triple rear camera setup. As it arrived in April 2019, Vivo rolled it out with Android 9.0 out-of-the-box. This is the reason why it is listed here due to its probability to get Android 11 R.
The X27 features a 16MP front motorized and a triple rear camera with Snapdragon 710 SoC and more. Released on Android 9.0 Pie, the device could get Android 11 R due to its feasibility in many factors.
vivo Z1 Pro
Update as of January 8: Based on what we know so far coming from an official source, Vivo Z1 Pro is scheduled to get Android 11-backed FuntouchOS 11 beta starting from the end of April 2021 in India. [Source]
Update as of April 21: Vivo has timed the Android 11 rollout on its devices as the Z1 Pro is now getting its hands on the update as a part of grayscale testing stage in India. This means that once the update is given an all-good-to-go, it will be released across all the Z1 Pro units in India. The incoming update carries version rev 8.70.31 and carries a download size of 3.29GB.
The mid-range Vivo Z1x smartphone was released in September 2019 with Android 9.0 as its operating system. This is the reason why I think that it will make it to Android 11 R although the official roadmap is awaited.
Update as of January 8: Based on the recently released FuntouchOS 11 beta version rollout schedule, Vivo Z1x is scheduled to get the Android 11-based upgrade starting from the end of April 2021.
Update as of April 21: As per the latest update, the Vivo Z1s is now intercepting Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 in India as a part of grayscale testing phase. Note that the incoming update carries rev 8.70.31 and it weighs at 3.29GB. The update is arriving via OTA and it will soon arrive on all units once the firmware is ready for a wider rollout. [Source]
Vivo V15 was launched in March 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie on-board. Since it is just a year after its release, it is likely that Vivo will roll out an update for V15 as well.
Update as of January 8: Based on the latest update, Vivo will start rolling out Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11 beta version on Vivo V15 from the end of June 2021. This comes from an official source thus, concretizing its rollout roadmap. [Source]
vivo V15 Pro
The successor to Vivo V15, the Vivo V15 Pro released in March 2019 as well with Snapdragon 675 SoC on-board. It was rolled out with Android 9.0 Pie which is why it is likely that this model will get Android 11 Pro although take it with a pinch of salt.
Update as of January 8: According to the official statement released by Vivo India, Vivo V15 Pro is scheduled to get Android 11-powered FuntouchOS 11 beta starting from the end of March 2021 in a batch-by-batch manner in the country. [Source]
Update as of March 31: Well, if you are a Vivo V15 Pro user in India, you must be thrilled to know that the Chinese smartphone maker just released Android 11-backed FuntouchOS 11 on the device. Apparently, it is in grayscale testing phase as it was officially stated by Vivo India Twitter handle. This means that the widespread rollout for the device is yet awaited. [Source]
Vivo iQOO is action-packed with high-end hardware components including the Snapdragon 855 which was the most powerful at the time of its release. iQOO features a large 6.41-inch sAMOLED panel with up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage and up to 12GB of RAM on-board. It is certainly a gaming beast and since it was launched in March 2019, it is likely to get bumped to Android 11 R.
Update as of December 1: According to the announcement made by Vivo, the Vivo iQOO is now up for OriginOS which just released. Apparently, Vivo is recruiting 200 beta users for OriginOS on Vivo iQOO and the registration for the same commences today i.e. December 1 till December 10. Furthermore, the users will start intercepting OriginOS starting December 15 at the earliest although be a bit patient as there’s only 200 slots available. [Source]
vivo NEX Dual Display
Unlike other NEX devices listed here, NEX Dual Display as the name suggests sports dual displays at 6.39-inch primary and 5.49-inch secondary Super AMOLED panel. It arrives with Snapdragon 845 SoC on-board with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM with several variants to choose from. Next up, it is likely to get an Android 11 R upgrade considering its flagship status but we don’t know about the timeline when it will get the update at this moment.
Status: It is likely to get Android 11 R
Date: To Be Announced
vivo NEX A
Vivo NEX A is comparatively older than NEX Dual Display as it was released in June 2018. It’s two years of guaranteed major OS updates that are about to end and yet, NEX A is one of the potential devices that could be beefed up to Android 11 R in the NEX lineup based on several reports. At this moment, the Chinese smartphone maker hasn’t confirmed any list of Android 11 supported devices yet, and thus, NEX A stays here until otherwise instructed by Vivo.
Status: It is likely to get Android 11 R
Date: To Be Announced
vivo V11 (V11 Pro)
Update as of March 29: Vivo V11 has already run its course getting two major Android OS upgrades. Apparently, it is in line to get the third major upgrade i.e. to Android 11. This comes from an alleged conversation between a user and a Vivo Support Staff wherein it is mentioned that Vivo V11 or V11 Pro could get Android 11 although there’s no ETA available. It is not that difficult for OEMs to release a third Android OS upgrade given the fact that Samsung has tweaked its software update policy. If at all it holds any truth then Vivo users will get more devices joining the three software upgrade club soon. [Source]
This is not an official list and the devices can be dropped off or added to this list.
- vivo Y90
- vivo Y89
- vivo Y93
- vivo Y93s
- vivo Y95
- vivo Z1 Lite
- vivo Y91i
- vivo Y93
- vivo Y91i (India)
- vivo Y91
- vivo Y81i
- vivo Z3
- vivo Z3i
- vivo Y71i
- vivo V11i
- vivo Y97
- vivo X23
- vivo Y83 Pro
- vivo V9 6GB
- vivo Z1i
- vivo NEX S
- vivo Z1
- vivo Y83
- vivo Y81
- vivo X21i
- vivo Y71
- vivo V9 Youth
- vivo V9
- vivo X21 UD
- vivo X21
- vivo V7
- vivo X20 Plus
- vivo X20 Plus UD
- vivo X20
- vivo V7 Plus
- vivo Y65
- vivo Y69
- vivo X9s Plus
- vivo X9s
Just based on the previous track record of the Funtouch OS version update from Vivo, it’s expected that after the release of Android 11 stable version officially in September/October 2020, Vivo would start rolling out the Funtouch OS 11 based on Android 11 either from December 2020 or in early 2021. All the updates will be released periodically via OTA in a phased manner. So, users may have to wait further in order to receive the update notification based on carriers and region servers.