Android 13 may not be as big an update as Android 12; But it has increased the stability of this operating system and added new features to it. In addition, changes have been made to the main code of this project, which developers can use to build more high-quality and functional applications. Now, many owners of Android phones are looking for the answer to the question, when will Android 13 be available for their device?
Google released the first version of Android 13 in mid-August, and now its stable versions are available for some of the company’s Pixel models. The company has also updated the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) with a new version.
Other manufacturers of Android products should apply this update on their devices; Therefore, it will take some time for companies to prepare it for different products. It should be mentioned that some companies have made a lot of efforts to provide their customers with the possibility of using new versions of Android as soon as possible.
Asus offers beta programs for testers eager to check out new versions of Android; Of course, the Taiwanese company has not been very quick in providing these updates to other users. Currently, Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 9 users have access to the brand’s Android 13 beta program.
The Taiwanese company has shared information about the release date of Android version 13 for its products. According to Asus, the Zenfone 9 will receive this update in December 2022; While this version for the older Zenfone 8 series will be released from January 2023.
ROG Phone series
- ROG Phone 3: Expected to receive Android 13.
- ROG Phone 5 / 5s series: Q2 2023
- ROG Phone 6D / 6D Ultimate: Q1 2023
- ROG Phone 6 / 6 Pro: Q1 2023
- Zenfone 7 / 7 Pro: Expected to get Android 13.
- Zenfone 8: Currently receiving the beta version and will receive the final version in January 2023.
- Zenfone 8 Flip: January 2023
- Zenfone 9: Currently, it has received the beta version and will receive the final version in December 2022.
On August 15, Google released Android 13 for some Pixel phones and applied its source code to the open source project of the said operating system. This is the latest Android update for Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL. These two phones will receive new updates only until October 2022, and the security patch in that month will be the last security update for these two products.
- Pixel 4: August 2022
- Pixel 4XL, August 2022
- Pixel 4a: August 2022
- Pixel 4a 5G version: August 2022
- Pixel 5: August 2022
- Pixel 5a: August 2022
- Pixel 6: August 2022
- Pixel 6 Pro: August 2022
- Pixel 6a: August 2022
It should be mentioned that the latest phones of the Pixel series, namely Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, come with Android 13 operating system by default.
When Motorola was under the ownership of Google, its software department was performing better than in recent times. The company’s flagship products typically receive two major Android updates and two years of security patches. Motorola’s UK customer service portal has now shared the list of devices receiving the Android 13 update.
Razr and Edge series
- Motorola Edge+ 2020
- Motorola Edge 2021
- Motorola Edge 2022
- Motorola Edge+ 2022
- 5G UW version of Motorola Edge+ 2022
- Moto Razr 5G
- Moto Razr 2022
- Moto G 5G 2022
- Moto G Stylus 5G (2022)
- Moto G62 5G
- Moto G42
- Moto G32
- Motorola One Ace 5G
Nokia (HMD Global)
Nokia is one of the legendary mobile phone brands that is not very prominent in the smartphone market. The company delayed the release of Android 10 and 11 for some specific devices and only offered the Android 12 update to one of its products via OTA method. Anyway, those Nokia phones that are expected to receive the Android 13 update are:
- Nokia XR20: Currently, it has received the beta version of Android 13.
- Nokia C100
- Nokia C200
- Nokia G10
- Nokia G11
- Nokia G11 Plus
- Nokia G20
- Nokia G21
- Nokia G400
- Nokia G50
- Nokia G60
- Nokia X10
- Nokia X100
- Nokia X20
- Nokia X30
OnePlus now continues to operate under the umbrella of Oppo. The speed of releasing Android updates for this company’s products has slowed down a bit compared to the past, and perhaps one of the reasons is the integration of the custom OxygenOS skin with ColorOS. Apparently, when the development teams are back on track, the speed of releasing new updates for the company’s phones will return to the previous state.
On September 21, OnePlus released the first stable version of OxygenOS 13 based on Android 13 for the OnePlus 10 Pro. written by AndroidPoliceOnePlus 10T is also undergoing testing and will receive the stable version of the update soon. The list of OnePlus phones that will receive the Android 13 update is given below.
- OnePlus 8: November 2022
- OnePlus 8 Pro: November 2022
- OnePlus 8T: November 2022
- OnePlus 9: November 2022
- OnePlus 9 Pro: November 2022
- OnePlus 9R: November 2022
- OnePlus 9RT: November 2022
- OnePlus 10R: November 2022
- OnePlus 10 Pro: September 2022
- OnePlus 10T: Currently receiving the beta version
- OnePlus Nord 2
- OnePlus rolled 2T
- OnePlus rolls CE
- OnePlus Nord CE 2: Currently receiving the beta version
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite: Currently receiving the beta version
Oppo started the release of ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 from August 18. Find x5 and Find x5 Pro were supposed to be the first phones of this brand to receive the said update. This month, Find x3 Pro and Redno 8 Pro 5G will also receive the new Android update. Other Reno 8 series devices of this brand and Reno 7 series, F21 Pro model, K10 5G, A77 5G and A76 will also be updated to Android 13 in October.
Over the past few years, Samsung, the world’s largest Android phone maker, has expanded its software update commitments. Now, more of the brand’s devices receive the latest Android updates and security patches for longer. The Korean tech giant is planning to offer four OS updates and five years of security patches for its 2022 phones.
Android 13 is released for Galaxy series devices with One UI 5.0 custom skin. Currently, the company has provided a beta version for some of its products. Users in the US can still participate in the Galaxy S22 series beta user program. Maybe other devices of this company have entered the test update stage in some parts of the world.
The latest reports show that Galaxy S and Galaxy Z and Galaxy A53 devices will receive the Android 13 update by the end of this year in some countries of the world.
Galaxy S series
- Galaxy S10 Lite: Expected to receive Android 13.
- Galaxy S20: November 2022
- Galaxy S20 Plus: November 2022
- Galaxy S20 Ultra: November 2022
- Galaxy S20 FE: November 2022
- Galaxy S21: November 2022
- Galaxy S21 Plus: November 2022
- Galaxy S21 Ultra: November 2022
- Galaxy S21 FE: November 2022
- Galaxy S22: October 2022
- Glaxby S22 Plus: October 2022
- Galaxy S22 Ultra: October 2022
Galaxy Z series
- Galaxy ZFlip: December 2022
- Galaxy Zfold 2: in beta, final release December 2022
- Galaxy ZFlip 5G: December 2022
- Galaxy ZFlip 3: November 2022
- Galaxy Zfold 3: November 2022
- Galaxy ZFlip 4: November 2022
- Galaxy Zfold 4: November 2022
Galaxy Note series
- Galaxy Note 20: November 2022
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: November 2022
Galaxy A series
- Galaxy A51: Probably in December
- Galaxy A51 5G: Probably in December
- Galaxy A52: January 2023
- Galaxy A52 5G: November 2022
- Galaxy A53: November 2022
- Galaxy A71 5G: December 2022
Galaxy tab series
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: December 2022
- Galaxy Tab S7: November 2022
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus: November 2022
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus 5G: November 2022
- Galaxy Tab S7 FE: December 2022
- Golkibtab S8: November 2022
- Galaxy Tab S8 Plus: November 2022
- Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: November 2022
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: Probably in January 2023
- Galaxy Note A8: Probably in January 2023
- Galaxy Tab Active 3: Probably in January 2023
Maybe it’s time for an update
The current list is still incomplete, and the number of models that will receive Android 13 is likely to increase as new details of Android phone manufacturers’ update plans are released. Now, if you’re using an older device or you’re sure you won’t get a new version of Android, it might be time to upgrade your phone to one of the best new Android products.