Vivo S5 was launched in the year 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie under Funtouch OS 9. The device recently upgraded to Android 10. In this article, we will update you on whether the Vivo S5 will receive the official Android 11 (Funtouch OS 11).
Google has finally pushed the Android 11 Beta update, the official public version of the software isn’t likely to land until the end of the year at least. All Pixel devices(except the first-gen pixel) are now eligible to download the update or take the top after opting for the Beta program.
You landed up to this article with a question that what is the status from Vivo to push the Android 11 to the newly launched Vivo S5. Well, then go through this article, and by the end of the article you will be able to clear all the doubts regarding Vivo S5 Android 11 (Android R) Update Status, either it is Android 11 official update or Android 11 Beta update.
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What’s on Android 11?
Android 11 is the successor version of the last year’s Android 10 OS. Obviously, the latest version of Android R brings a bundle of improved features and plenty of additional features as well that you will miss on Android 10. It’s the 11th iteration of the Android OS family that will improve the user experience and user security/privacy as well.
The Android 11 brings improved dark mode, one-time app permissions, improved location privacy, chat bubbles, notification history, conversations in notifications, go back gesture, wireless ADB, Bluetooth won’t turn off in Airplane mode, improved call screening, improved camera features, Wi-Fi suggestion, built-in screen recording, improved Digital Wellbeing, visibility of screen refresh rate, improved Developer Options, better screenshot management, pin apps to sharing menu, 5G & foldable display support, improved support for waterfall displays, double-tap gesture, and a lot more.
What’s in FuntouchOS 11?
As the name suggests, the FuntouchOS 11 will be a successor version of the latest generation FuntouchOS 10. The upcoming FuntouchOS 11 version will be based on Android 11 and comes with a lot of native Android 11 goodies preloaded. While there is one more advantage of having a custom skin that OEMs can include some additional or exclusive features and customizations or visual changes in the system elements so that users can get the ultimate experience.
Once Google will release the stable Android 11 version, Vivo will start pushing the FuntouchOS 11 early adopters recruitment and beta updates to its compatible devices via batches. The company would also come with an update schedule or roadmap for the devices officially so the users can rely on it. Now, let’s take a quick look at some of the expected features of the upcoming FuntouchOS version.
Funtouch OS 11 Expected Features
- Improved User Interface with system elements
- Revamped App Icons
- Smoother Animation Transitions
- Enhanced Notification Center
- Improved Privacy & Security Features
- Advanced JOVI Smart Assistant
- One-Time App Permission
- Improved Location Privacy Features
- Better Quick Shortcut Toggle
- Global Dark Theme
- New Live Wallpapers
- Better Battery and Gaming Mode
- In-built Screen Recording
- Improved Camera UI & Quality
- Chat Bubbles
Quick Vivo S5 Specs
Vivo S5 was announced in November 2019 which sports a 6.44-inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The device has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 85.8 %.
Vivo S5 is powered by an Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) with Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 chipset coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also supports an external memory card with up to 128 GB microSD. The device came out of the box with Android 9.0 pie under FuntouchOS 9.2 and backed by a 4100 mAh battery (Non-removable).
As far as the camera concerned, the device has a quad-camera setup with 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 5MP primary sensors and a selfie camera with a 32MP lens. Other connectivity option includes 4G-VoLTE, GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass. etc. The Vivo S5 comes with a face unlock feature.
Will Vivo S5 Receive the Android 11 Update?
Well, Vivo only promised the beta update of Android 11 to Vivo NEX 3S and Vivo iQOO 3 4G/5G. Regarding the official Android 11 Update for Vivo S5, there is nothing to worry about, the device will surely receive the update. According to the CMO of Vivo, almost every Vivo device gets at least 2 major software updates. Since Vivo S5 was launched with Android 9.0 Pie and recently the company started rolling Android 10 update. This device will also receive the next major update; Android 11 R.
Right now there is no official roadmap of FuntouchOS 11 because Android 10 (Funtouch OS 10) is still being in the rollout process. We will let you about the official roadmap of the update as soon as Vivo releases any press statement. Till then bookmark this page for further updates.