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When will my phone get Android 12?

Clock widgets on Android 12
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We're well into Android 13 beta season, with the new OS set to arrive within a few months. Despite that, there are plenty of phones still waiting on an Android 12 update to arrive, and most OEMs haven't given a clear schedule for when to expect updates.

Samsung and OPPO have done an excellent job of updating their phones, and we have a pretty clear idea of when their remaining phones on Android 11 will jump to Android 12. 

On the reverse side of things, brands like LG, Nokia, and Motorola have predictably been much slower in pushing updates to their eligible devices. It's likely these brands will still be updating to Android 12 well into mid-to-late 2022.

You're here to read which of the best Android phones will get Android 12, and when it's likely to happen. And we're here to help, with all of the publicly-available roadmaps and rumors to help you learn more.

For those Android users asking when their will phone get Android 12, here's everything we know so far.

When will my ASUS phone get Android 12?

ASUS Zenfone 8

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The ASUS Android 12 release date schedule will be easy to remember, as the company is only updating a handful of phones to the new OS, all of which will receive it in the first half of 2022.

The Asus Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip received Android 12 right in the closing days of 2021, while the ROG Phone 5 got the stable build in mid-March. 

Then, in mid-May, the ASUS Zenfone 7 received the stable update, while the ROG Phone 3 received the beta. The latter phone is the last ASUS phone eligible to receive Android 12, and if ASUS sticks to its schedule, it'll receive it by the end of June.

One sort-of-ASUS phone that's overdue for Android 12 is the Qualcomm Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders, which is built with ASUS hardware and has had sporadic, deficient updates despite its $1,500 price tag. We don't have any news when it'll receive Android 12, and it may not be anytime soon.

The Android 12 update revamps the core ASUS apps, adds the privacy dashboard and other privacy tools like camera/mic controls and approximate location. It adopts some stock UI features like Quick Settings panel and notification tray into the ASUS UI, and other changes you'll find in the changelog (opens in new tab).

Here is the list of when your ASUS phone will receive Android 12:

  • Zenfone 8 / Zenfone 8 Flip (Received late 2021)
  • ROG Phone 5 / ROG Phone 5 Ultimate / ROG Phone 5s / ROG Phone 5s Pro (Received March 2022)
  • Zenfone 7 / Zenfone 7 Pro (Q2 2022)
  • ROG Phone 3 / ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition (Q2 2022)
  • Qualcomm Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders (Unknown)

When will my Google Pixel phone get Android 12?

Google Pixel 6 Material You

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Unless you have a Pixel 1 or Pixel 2, your Pixel phone is currently eligible to download Android 12. 

Google has since moved on to the Android 12L update; most Android 12-eligible phones have received 12L except for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. The Pixel 6 down to the Pixel 3a received the revamped UI in the March Drop.

Here is the list of phones that should be updated to Android 12 already:

  • Pixel 3
  • Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 3a
  • Pixel 3a XL
  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Pixel 4a
  • Pixel 4a 5G
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 5a
  • Pixel 6

As for when your Pixel phone will receive Android 13, the developer roadmap puts the update sometime after July, with August or September as likely candidates. As of late June, Android devs have pushed out Android 13 beta 3, and will soon progress towards platform stability.

When will my LG phone get Android 12?

LG Wing home screen

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Despite its plans to exit the smartphone market, LG promised in April 2021 to update eight LG phones to Android 12 and two to Android 13. It then surprised us by releasing Android 12 on the LG V60 ThinQ T-Mobile version despite never promising to do so. That means, as of now, nine LG phones will get the Android 12 treatment:

  • LG Wing (+ Android 13)
  • LG Velvet (+ Android 13)
  • LG V60 ThinQ
  • LG V50S
  • LG V50
  • LG G8
  • LG Q31
  • LG Q52
  • LG Q92

Thus far, the LG Velvet and LG V60 ThinQ have received Android 12 in some territories and on multiple US carrier versions. 

LG announced its Q2 2022 update schedule in April, claiming the V50, V50S, and Q92 would all receive it in South Korea by the end of June. According to Piunikaweb (opens in new tab), LG has delivered these stable updates there, but there's no word yet on updates in other territories.

The LG Wing only received Android 11 in December 2021, so it's possible the quirky phone will need much longer to get the newer update than other devices, despite being relatively new.

When will my Motorola phone get Android 12?

Motorola edge+ (2022)

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Motorola doesn't like updating its phones. As a result, most of them only get one platform update, meaning that Android 10 phones released in 2020 and early 2021 won't get Android 12. Its only 2020 phones to receive it will be its Razr phones; those who bought recent phones like the Moto G Power (2021) are totally out of luck.

Wondering which Motorola phones will receive Android 12? Motorola released its update roadmap with the full list — about 25 in all. Here is the full Motorola Android 12 update list, with bolded names for those that have received a confirmed stable update:

  • Razr 5G / Razr 2020
  • Motorola Edge 20 / Edge 20 Pro / Edge 20 Lite / Edge 20 Fusion (+ business editions)
  • Motorola Edge (2021) / Edge 5G UW / Edge+
  • Motorola One 5G Ace / One 5G UW Ace
  • Moto G200 5G
  • Moto G71 5G
  • Moto G51 5G
  • Moto G41
  • Moto G31
  • Moto G100
  • Moto G60s
  • Moto G60
  • Moto G50 / Moto G50 5G
  • Moto G40 Fusion
  • Moto G30
  • Moto G Power (2022)
  • Moto G Pure
  • Moto G Stylus 5G
  • Moto G Pro

Motorola finally began its update schedule with the Moto G Pro in mid-March. It added new tools like the Material You UI, conversation widgets, accessibility improvements, approximate location permissions, new microphone and camera indicators, and a privacy dashboard.

Since then, Motorola started a streak of April updates with the Moto Edge 20 and Edge 20 Pro, Edge 20 Lite, Moto G30, Moto G50, Moto G100, Moto G200, Motorola Edge (2021), and Motorola Edge+ — at least in some countries. If you own one of these phones but haven't received it yet, you can assume it's on the way.

Since April, however, Motorola's Android 12 updates have fallen back into a lull. While budget phones like the Moto G Power (2022) naturally have taken longer, it's disappointing owners of the Razr 5G and Razr 2020 are still waiting. 

When will my Nokia phone get Android 12?

Nokia XR20 Review photo

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Nokia's Android 12 rollout has been a mixed bag. The brand, which used to offer the fastest software updates outside of Pixel phones, started out strongly by pushing out the OS to the Nokia X20, X10, and G50 by early January. 

Then we heard nothing from the brand for months, until it released the Nokia XR20 update in late March, the Nokia 8.3 5G update in late April, and the Nokia G10/G20 and Nokia 2.4 in May. Now it has a handful of phones and tablets like the T20 remaining, several of which have been spotted (allegedly) running Android 12 on Geekbench.

We still don't have an official Nokia Android 12 release list, but since its phones typically receive at least two updates, these Nokia phones are likely to get an Android 12 update:

  • Nokia XR20
  • Nokia X20
  • Nokia X10
  • Nokia G300
  • Nokia G50
  • Nokia G20
  • Nokia G10
  • Nokia 8.3 5G
  • Nokia 8 V 5G UW
  • Nokia 5.4
  • Nokia 5.3
  • Nokia 1.3
  • Nokia 2.4
  • Nokia 3.4

Nokia missed most of its deadlines for its Android 11 update schedule, and it failed to deliver the promised Android 11 update to its Nokia 9 Pureview flagship. This year, it avoided giving us any actual update calendar, but with half a year for context, it's delivering at around the same cadence as last year.

When will my OnePlus phone get Android 12?

OnePlus 9

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Wondering when your OnePlus phone will get Android 12? The stable build arrived on the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro in early December, was briefly suspended due to major bugs, then pushed again in mid-December with fixes. It's now available worldwide.

After a long wait, OxygenOS 12 began to roll out to the OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, 8T, and 9R the week of March 21. Then it came to the OnePlus Nord, Nord 2, and Nord N200 5G in mid-May, early June, and mid-June, respectively. 

As for the remaining updates, the OnePlus 9RT finally entered closed beta in mid-May, but likely has enough month or so before the stable release. The OnePlus 7, 7T, 7 Pro, and Nord CE are also likely to receive the final version this summer. The full list of planned updates is below:

  • OnePlus 7
  • OnePlus 7 Pro / 7 Pro 5G
  • OnePlus 7T
  • OnePlus 7T Pro / 7T Pro McLaren
  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • OnePlus 8T
  • OnePlus 9
  • OnePlus 9 Pro
  • OnePlus 9R
  • OnePlus 9RT
  • OnePlus Nord
  • OnePlus Nord CE
  • OnePlus Nord 2
  • OnePlus Nord N200

OxygenOS 12 has proven to be a controversial update, given that the latest software has merged with ColorOS and lost much of what made OnePlus phones distinct. Thankfully for long-time OnePlus fans, the brand reversed course and announced its intention to release OxygenOS 13 next as a return to form.

When will my OPPO phone get Android 12?

OPPO Find X3 Pro

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Besides Samsung, no other Android phone brand has done as well at pushing out speedy, prolific Android 12 updates. Thus far, in Europe, the following OPPO phones have completed or ongoing ColorOS 12 rollouts in at least one territory through June 2022:

  • Find X3 Lite / X3 Neo / X3 Pro 5G
  • Find X2 / X2 Pro / X2 Neo / X2 Lite
  • Reno6 / Reno6 Pro 5G
  • A54 / A73 / A74 / A94 5G
  • Reno5 (5G) / Reno5 Lite / Reno5 Z 5G
  • Reno4 / Reno4 Lite / Reno4 Pro 5G

Of that list, OPPO is mainly focused on the Reno4 (Pro), A74, and A54 in Western Europe during June, and on the Find X2 and Reno4-Reno6 in Eastern Europe.

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Meanwhile, in most eligible Asian territories, OPPO has already released ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 on the Find X3 series, Find X2 series, Reno6 series, Reno5 series, Reno4 series, F19 Pro+, F17 Pro, A94, A93, A74 5G, A73 5G, A54 5G, and A53s 5G. 

OPPO released ColorOS 12 to the Reno7, A96, and K10 in India on June 15, and will bring it to the Reno 10X Zoom and A76 in India later this month.

OPPO has mostly finished updating to ColorOS 12 in most of its territories, especially on newer phones. The full expected OPPO Android 12 update list is below, with phones bolded that have received the stable update in at least one territory:

  • Find X3 / Find X3 Pro / Find X3 Neo / Find X3 Lite
  • Find X2 / Find X2 Pro / Find X2 Neo / Find X2 Lite
  • Reno6 / Reno6 Pro / Reno6 Pro+ / Reno6Z
  • Reno5 / Reno5 Pro / Reno5 Pro+ / Reno5 Lite / Reno5K / Reno5F
  • Reno4 / Reno4 Pro / Reno4F / Reno4Z / Reno4 Lite / Reno4 SE
  • Reno3 / Reno3 Pro
  • OPPO A95 / OPPO A94 / OPPO A93 / OPPO A93s
  • OPPO A74 / OPPO A73 / OPPO A72
  • OPPO A55 / OPPO A54 / OPPO A53 / OPPO A53s / OPPO A52
  • OPPO A35 / OPPO A33 / OPPO A32 / OPPO A31
  • OPPO A16 / OPPO A15s / OPPO A12s / OPPO A12e
  • OPPO K9 / OPPO K7x / OPPO K7
  • OPPO F19 Pro / OPPO F19 Pro+ / OPPO F19
  • OPPO F17 Pro / OPPO F17
  • OPPO F15

While OxygenOS 12 arguably performs as a watered-down ColorOS, the actual ColorOS 12 release looked and performed very well in our tests. The UI looks cleaner than the 11 OS, with better icons and spacing and OPPO's unique spin on the Material You color picker tool. So we're excited to see how the final version works.

When will my Realme phone get Android 12?

Realme X7

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The Android 12-based Realme UI 3.0 has an official release timetable. The Realme GT currently has "early access" to the Android 12 release, which uses a new AI Smooth Engine, Fluid Space Design with 3D icons, and improved Always-On Display features.

Here is the complete Realme Android 12 update list, including when the company promises to release the early access beta on specific phones:

December 2021

  • Realme GT Master Edition
  • Realme GT Neo 2 5G
  • Realme X7 Max
  • Realme 8 Pro

January-March 2022

  • Realme X7 Pro
  • Realme X50 Pro 5G
  • Realme 8 4G
  • Realme 8i
  • Realme 7 Pro
  • Realme Narzo 50A
  • Realme Narzo 30
  • Realme C25
  • Realme C25s

April-June 2022

  • Realme X7
  • Realme X3
  • Realme K3 SuperZoom
  • Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G
  • Realme Narzo 30 5G
  • Realme Realme 8s
  • Realme Realme 7 5G

When will my Samsung phone get Android 12?

One UI 4 Android 12 beta

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Samsung has released One UI 4 on dozens of devices, churning out updates like nobody's business. It's genuinely impressive how far ahead Samsung is compared with other manufacturers. It even pulled ahead of its own official One UI 4 roadmap.

So far, the Galaxy S21, S20, Note 20, S10, Note 10, Tab S7, and Tab S6 series have all gotten the stable Android 12 release, along with several AX2 and AX1 phones. 

Samsung finally brought Android 12 to the Galaxy Tab A7 in most territories in mid-June, though not in the US yet. It was the first instance of Samsung actually missing its promised Android 12 update target, since it was originally slated for May. And we're still waiting on an update for the A7 Lite and Galaxy XCover Pro.

Here is the Samsung Android 12 update list, including the monthly estimates Samsung provided. We've bolded phones that have either fully received it or have begun to receive it in most countries:

November 2021

  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra

December 2021

  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3

January 2022

  • Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Galaxy Fold 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20 FE
  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+

February 2022

  • Galaxy A52 5G
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S10 (5G)
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab S7
  • Galaxy Tab S7+

March 2022

  • Galaxy S7 FE

April 2022

  • Galaxy A51 (5G)
  • Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy S7 FE 5G
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

May 2022

  • Galaxy Tab S6
  • Galaxy Tab Active 3
  • Galaxy A42 5G
  • Galaxy A32 5G
  • Galaxy Tab A7 (2020)

June 2022

  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
  • Galaxy XCover Pro

July 2022

  • Galaxy A21
  • Galaxy A12
  • Galaxy Xcover 5

August 2022

  • Galaxy A02s
  • Galaxy A01
  • Galaxy A11

This U.S.-based roadmap didn't show the update schedule for every eligible Samsung phone. We'll try to fill in the blanks as Samsung releases more roadmaps officially in other countries, but these other models are also supposed to be eligible for Android 12:

  • Galaxy A72 / Galaxy A22 / Galaxy A02
  • Galaxy A41
  • Galaxy A03s
  • Galaxy M62 / Galaxy M42 / Galaxy M32 / Galaxy M12 / Galaxy M02s / Galaxy M02
  • Galaxy M51 / Galaxy M31s / Galaxy M31 Prime / Galaxy M21s / Galaxy M21 / Galaxy M11 / Galaxy M01s / Galaxy M01
  • Galaxy F62 / Galaxy F52 5G / Galaxy F22 / Galaxy F12 / Galaxy F02s / Galaxy F41
  • Galaxy Quantum 2, Galaxy Jump, Galaxy A Quantum

When will my Sony phone get Android 12?

Sony Xperia 1 III

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You'll find the full list of Sony Android 12 phones below, all of which have now received the stable update:

  • Sony Xperia 1 III
  • Sony Xperia 5 III
  • Sony Xperia 10 III
  • Sony Xperia Pro
  • Sony Xperia Pro-I
  • Sony Xperia 1 II
  • Sony Xperia 5 II
  • Sony Xperia 10 II

Beginning in early January, Sony began its Android 12 update rollout with the Xperia I III and 5 III. Then, in March, it began to roll out Android 12 to the Xperia 1 II, Xperia 5 II, Xperia Pro, Xperia Pro-I, and Xperia 10 III. Finally, it started rolling out on the 10 II in late April.

According to Sony, its Android 12 update added tools like native scrolling screenshots, privacy indicators for the camera and mic, approximate location, and improved one-handed use.

When will my Xiaomi phone get Android 12?

Xiaomi 12 Pro

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While reviewing the new Xiaomi 12 Pro, which runs MIUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box, we were very impressed with the new OS. Our reviewer described it as "clean, modern, and bloat-free," and the new OS adds "better storage management, efficient background use, and other under the hood tweaks to make it less resource-intensive."

Below, you'll find the official list of every Xiaomi phone expected to receive Android 12:

  • Xiaomi Mi 11 / Mi 11 Pro / Mi 11 Ultra / Mi 11i / Mi 11 Lite
  • Xiaomi Mi 11T / Mi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 / Mi Mix Fold
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 / Mi 10 Pro / Mi 10 Youth / Mi 10i / Mi 10s
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T / Mi 10T Pro / Mi 10T Lite
  • Redmi 10 / Redmi 10 Prime
  • Redmi Note 10 series
  • Redmi Note 9 series
  • Redmi Note 8 2021
  • Redmi K40 series
  • Redmi K30 series
  • Redmi 10X series
  • POCO F3
  • POCO F2 Pro
  • POCO X3 / X3 Pro
  • POCO X2
  • POCO M3 / M3 Pro
  • POCO M2 / M2 Pro
  • POCO C3

Rolling out Android 12

Android 12 has been an odd release, with a ton of new features as well as major design updates to the UI. And evidently, some brands have handled the new OS better than others. We'll continue to keep this post updated with new information as it comes in.

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Michael L Hicks
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Michael spent years freelancing on every tech topic under the sun before settling down on the real exciting stuff: virtual reality, fitness wearables, gaming, and how tech intersects with our world. He's a semi-reformed Apple-to-Android user who loves running, D&D, and Star Wars. Find him on Twitter at @Michael_L_Hicks.