Vivo announced Vivo Y9s a few months ago in China which is basically a rebranded version of the Vivo S1 Pro. Vivo Y9s is a new mid-range offering from the brand that touts a Snapdragon 665 SoC and 48MP quad-camera setup. In this article, we will update you on whether the Vivo Y9s 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 Y9s. Well, then go through this article, and by the end of the article you will be able to clear all the doubts regarding Vivo Y9s 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.
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 Y9s Specs
Specifications of the Vivo Y9s include a 6.38-inch FHD+ (1080×2340) Super AMOLED display and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The display gets a waterdrop notch, which Vivo likes to call Halo notch. The notch houses a 32MP f/2.0 selfie camera.
Under the hood, Vivo Y9s is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC with Adreno 610 GPU for better performance, paired with 8 GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage that can be expanded via microSD card.
In terms of camera, the Vivo Y9s on the rear packs a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a 3rd 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a fourth 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 32-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Vivo Y9s runs Funtouch OS 9 supported Android 9 Pie. The Vivo Y9s may be a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Vivo Y9s measures 159.25 x 75.19 x 8.68mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 186.70 grams. it had been launched in Glazed Black, Nebula Blue, and Symphony of sunshine colors.
Connectivity options on the Vivo Y9s include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 employed by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Vivo Y9s supports face unlock.
Will Vivo Y9s 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 Y9s, 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 Y9s was launched with Android 9.0 Pie and recently the company started rolling the Android 10 update to many of their device. Well, Vivo didn’t include this device in its Android 10 Roadmap list. So we have no idea, whether Vivo Y9S will receive the Android 11 update.
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.