Updated on February 06, 2021: Finally, Vivo started rolling the FuntouchOS 11 based on Android 11 for the Vivo V19 globally. The update is labeled with build number PD1969F_EX_A_1.70.7 and brings all-new Android 11 features such as Chat Bubbles, improved privacy system, new UI, and many more.
Updated on December 30, 2020: Today Vivo rolled the December 2020 security patch for the device with build number PD1969F_EX_A_1.70.6. The update is based on Android 10.
Vivo has recently unveiled its new Vivo V19’s global variant on April 6. This new smartphone Vivo V19 features Snapdragon 712 SoC coupled with 8GB RAM, 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It has stunning quad cameras with a 48MP primary sensor, dual front cameras, 4500 mAh battery with 33W fast charging. In this article, we will update you on whether the Vivo V19 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 V19. Well, then go through this article, and by the end of the article you will be able to clear all the doubts regarding Vivo V19 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 V19 Specs
The Vivo V19 comes with a 6.44 inches Super AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. It also means that it has pixels of 1080 x 2400 pixels. This display also has a screen to body ratio of 83.7 percent, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and a pixel density of 409 Pixel Per Inch ( PPI ).
Coming to the internals of Vivo V19, it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor. This SoC is built on the 10nm process and has 2 Kryo 360 Gold cores clocked at 2.3GHz. And other six Kryo 360 Silver cores clocked at 1.7GHz. To the GPU side, it sports the Adreno 616 GPU. Talking about the memory side, it comes with a single RAM variant i.e., with 8GB. And, to the other side, it sports 128 and 256GB of UFS 2.1 onboard storage. The interesting fact here is that the device comes with support for external storage, and it has a dedicated SIM card slot. This new smartphone runs on the Funtouch 10.0 that is based on Android 10.
Coming to the cameras, the Vivo V19 on the rear packs a quad camera, and to the front dual-camera setup. This quad rear camera includes a 48MP primary sensor with an aperture value of f/1.79 and PDAF. It packs a secondary 8MP ultra-wide sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2, a tertiary 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4 aperture, and finally, a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. This rear camera setup also comes with support for autofocus, LED flash, and HDR. To the front, it sports a primary 32MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.1, and it also sports an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with an aperture value of f/2.3.
The Vivo V19 packs a 4,500 mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging tech. It is known as Vivo Flash Charge 2.0. It is available in Gleam Black and Sleek Silver colors. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.
Will Vivo V19 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 V19, 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 V19 was launched with Android 10 update and will also receive the next 2 major updates; Android 11 R and Android 12.
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.