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Xiaomi and Nokia: These are the first smartphones to receive Android Q


The next version of Google’s operating system for smartphones has not yet been formally presented, but its main news has already been made known by the company. Now we see the first confirmations of Xiaomi and Nokia regarding the upgrade plans for Android Q.

Both manufacturers have already announced which would be their first smartphones to be updated.

Xiaomi Nokia smartphones Android Q

The tenth version of the Android operating system, known for already as Q, or Android Q, continues to be developed by Google. In this way, we count on the availability to the manufacturers, as well as the revelation of its official name, at the end of the summer. We expect your arrival in August or September.

Android Q arrives on smartphones in late summer

First of all Google Pixel, as you would expect. Even so, until the final version is released you can already test the beta versions. If you wish, you can follow our tutorial to install the 2nd version of tests. Google is expected to release a fourth test version eventually.

However, we have two new manufacturers adding their smartphones to the testing program. Xiaomi and Nokia, whose devices will also be among the first to receive the system updates for Android Q. The first step is to use the 3rd version of the tests.

Android smartphones Q Xiaomi Nokia

For HMD Global, the parent company of Nokia smartphones, the Nokia 8.1 device will be the first smartphone to join the beta program. Later, when distributing the final and stable version, will also be one of the first to receive the new version of the operating system .

The Xiaomi and Nokia smartphones

Already for Xiaomi, the smartphones elected were the Xiaomi Mi 9, as well as the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G. Likewise, these devices are in the front line to receive, later, the final version that also should support some versions of MIUI 11. Until then, you can use the 3rd beta version of Android Q.

If you want to do so, you will have to go to the Xiaomi page created for this purpose. You will find there all the connections, installation guide and listing of functions still missing. Note that the test version does not include all the functional aspects of the system.

You can download the 3rd beta version for Mi 9 on this link  and Mi MIX 3 5G on this link . The Chinese manufacturer also recommends using the fastboot method  for installation.

More and more manufacturers are reinforcing the commitment to upgrade their smartphones. Something that will surely please its users.

Poorva Virmani
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