Vivo launched the Vivo X50 series last month in India on the 2nd of June. Vivo X50 Pro is a top-end model of the X50 Series. This phone’s built-in gimbal is truly innovative and acts as a stabilizer for the main camera. It comes into its own for shooting while running or in the dark. In this article, we will update you on whether the Vivo X50 Pro 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 X50 Pro. Well, then go through this article, and by the end of the article you will be able to clear all the doubts regarding Vivo X50 Pro Android 11 (Android R) Update Status, either it is Android 11 official update or Android 11 Beta update.
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.
FuntouchOS 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 X50 Pro Specs
The phone comes with a 6.56-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2376 pixels at a pixel density of 398 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 19.8:9. This panel features a 90Hz refresh rate which made the UI feel smooth. The punch-hole camera to the upper corner is among the smaller cut-outs.
The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC to power the Vivo X50 Pro. This processor is capable of 5G connectivity. The X50 Pro is that the first smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G SoC in India. it’s 8GB of RAM and only a 256GB storage configuration has been launched in India.
Coming to the cameras, Vivo X50 Pro features a Quad camera setup on the rear that has a primary 48 Megapixel Sony IMX598 sensor paired with an 8 Megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, an 8 Megapixel periscope camera, and a 13 Megapixel 2X Telephoto camera. there’s one 32 Megapixel camera for selfies.
As for that gimbal camera, modern-day flagship smartphones mostly believe EIS (electronic image stabilization), a software feature that uses digital cropping to eliminate jerky movements from handheld video shooting. Because the X50 Pro’s camera is made on a gimbal that already takes under consideration shakiness and movement, it tones down the appliance of EIS, rather than counting on OIS (optical image stabilization).
Connectivity options on the Vivo X50 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, Bluetooth v5.10, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include an ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor. The Vivo X50 Pro supports face unlock.
The Vivo X50 Pro runs FunTouch OS 10.5 supported Android 10 and packs 256GB of inbuilt storage. The Vivo X50 Pro may be a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. it had been launched in Alpha Grey color.
Will Vivo X50 Pro Receive the Android 11 Update?
Updated on April 05, 2021: Today Vivo released a new update for Vivo X50 Pro with version PD2005F_EX_A_6.70.15 with March/April 2021 security patch. The update is still based on Android 10.
Updated on September 30, 2020: Today Vivo rolled September 2020 security patch update to Vivo X50 Pro in India with software version PD2005F_EX_A_1.10.16. The update is still based on Android 10.
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 X50 Pro, 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 X50 Pro 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.