Vivo Z5x 2020 is the latest and upgraded version of last year’s Vivo Z5x. It was announced last month on 9th June with many major upgrades. The updated model, on the other hand, gets the newer Snapdragon 712 SoC, which is basically an SD710 with minor tweaks. Other major features include 5000 mAh battery, Android 9, 128 GB onboard storage that is expandable up to 256 GB, and much more. In this article, we will update you on whether the Vivo Z5x 2020 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 Z5x 2020. Well, then go through this article, and by the end of the article you will be able to clear all the doubts regarding Vivo Z5x 2020 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.
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 Z5x 2020 Specs
Vivo Z5x 2020 measures 6.53-inches across and boasts of FHD+ resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels) within the 19.5:9 ratio. The display gets a punch hole for the front-facing camera, which uses a 16MP sensor.
Under the hood, Vivo’s phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 712 SoC. This 10 nm processor houses two Kryo 360 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and 6 power-efficient Kryo 360 running at 1.7 GHz. The dual-SIM handset comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage which will be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB). It runs on Android 9 Pie with FuntouchOS 9 on top. All of this is often backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
In the camera department, the Vivo Z5x (2020) on the rear packs a 16-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.78 aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a 3rd 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 16-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2 aperture.
The Vivo Z5x (2020) is a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Vivo Z5x (2020) measures 162.39 x 77.33 x 8.85mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 204.10 grams. it had been launched in Aurora, Phantom Black, and Symphony colors.
The Vivo Z5x 2020 also gets a high-capacity 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. It also supports the reverse charging function. Connectivity options on the Z5x range from 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS/ A-GPS to Micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The device also gets a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Will Vivo Z5x 2020 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 Z5x 2020, 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 Z5x 2020 was launched with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, it has recently received the official Android 10 update and 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.