Android Q update

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Talking about the Google's mobile OS, Android 8.0 Oreo is the newest version, Android 9.0 P is due release in a couple of weeks and the next version will be Android 10 aka Android Q. Check out Android Q Release Date, Android Q Name and list of eligible phones to get Android Q update.Android Q release date: Android Q name, Android Q update, android Q features, Android 10, Android Q phone list


--> Android Q, the next subsequent update after Android P version

--> Android 10 to release in April/May 2019

--> Android Q developer preview to be available by February 2019

--> Android Q update to arrive for more than 100 smartphones


Android Q Update

Android 2019 version will be called as the Android Q. The Google mobile operating system has completed more than 10 years now and it will be a special 10th edition update.

Can we expect anything special from Google for successfully completing 10 years in mobile development? Obviously, there should be one such! Will go name it as Android X following the Apple announcement of iPhone X as a revolutionary device.

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Here is everything about Android Q version:

Android 10 Name

Google has always followed a tradition of naming their new Android version with dessert name in alphabetical order. The tenth update of Android OS i.e., the Android name will start with English letter Q.

So, what is the famous dessert starting with letter Q? Here are some names suggested:

  • Quaker Oats
  • Quenelle
  • Quesadilla
  • Quiche

Android Q Release Date

This year at Google I/O event, Android 9.0 P will be released. The Android Q or the Android 10 release date is expected to be at Google I/O 2019. The event usually happens in the month of May every year but dates of next year events are not announced. This year event will be held from 8 May to 10 May.

The update will be available through Android Q developer preview 1 release first and then there will be a second developer preview release too. Then there will be an official Android 10 Q update.

After the Android Q rolls-out in May 2019, there will be a minor Android 10.1 update. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected to run on Android Q version.

Android Q Version

The Android Q version will have the following incremental updates.

  • Android 10.0.1
  • Android 10.0.2
  • Android 10.1
  • Android 10.1.1

Android Q Features:

As of now the list of expected features isn't known yet.

Android Q Phone List

List of eligible phones to get the Android Q OTA update

The Android Q update will be rolled-out to a number of smartphones. The list could actually break the century barrier.

The update will be available to a number of Google, Nokia, Motorola, OnePlus, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, Sony, LG, HTC and other smartphones. The official list will be out when the update is announced.

HTC, as usual, will provide the update within the 90 days. Samsung and Xiaomi have the tedious task of updating a long list of smartphones.

Samsung Android P phones list

As a known fact, the Google Pixel devices will be updated first followed by Android One and Android Go smartphones. Then it could be Samsung, Xiaomi or OnePlus.

The following phones are expected to get the Android Q update:


Here is the list of Samsung Galaxy phones expected to get the latest Android upgrade as mentioned above:

  • Galaxy S9
  • Galaxy S9 Plus
  • Galaxy Note 9
  • Galaxy A8 2018
  • Galaxy S8
  • Galaxy S8 Plus
  • Galaxy S8 Active
  • Galaxy Note FE


Here are the qualifying Nokia Android phones:

  • Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Nokia 8
  • Nokia 6.1
  • Nokia 6 (2018)
  • Nokia 5.1
  • Nokia 5
  • Nokia 3.1
  • Nokia 3
  • Nokia 2
  • Nokia 2.1
  • Nokia 1


Possible Sony phones to get the Android Q OTA update:

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium


Here are Xiaomi phones up for the Xiaomi MIUI 11 update:

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s
  • Xiaomi Mi 8
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2

OnePlus 6 Android Q update:

The OnePlus 6 is one the probably to receive the Android 10 upgrade.

Note: That's just an indicative list and it includes only devices which are officially launched.

More devices will be added as we get near the update release date.

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