Android 13: Which telephones are anticipated to get the replace?


With the Android manufacturers slowly enhancing their replace insurance policies, it’s more and more simpler to foretell which telephones can be supported sooner or later working system variations. Some corporations even promise longer assist than Google.

Regardless that the brand-new OS had simply hit the market, we will already moderately predict some issues by analyzing the rollout for earlier Android variations, just like the beta checks, and launch dates.

October/19 replace: Oppo and OnePlus updates rolling out. New gadgets promised by Motorola, Samsung, and Xiaomi.

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Similar to previously 5 years or so, the Pixel telephone line it is the primary to obtain the replace. The official replace is rolling out to Pixel gadgets since August 15, 2022. Listed below are the suitable gadgets:

Google Pixel 5 and Google Pixel 6 side by side
The Pixel 5 (left) and Pixel 6 can already run Android 13 / © NextPit


After promising 4 years of software program assist and three variations of Android for its high-end telephones in 2021, Samsung raised the stakes in 2022 by saying 4 Android updates and 5 years of safety patches for its flagship telephones. And identical to Apple and Google, Samsung has a testing program for many who wish to actively take part in constructing the brand new model of the working system by submitting suggestions.

The Android 13 beta testing program is already open, and we ready a information on how one can join and take part within the improvement of One UI 5. Listed below are the illegible galaxy gadgets to obtain the replace:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 display open
Your complete Galaxy Z Fold vary is anticipated to be up to date to Android 13 / © NextPit


Xiaomi tried to comply with Samsung’s steps by saying that it was additionally extending the software program assist for its flagship telephones, however since then, the Chinese language model revealed a webpage the place it lists not solely which updates every telephone ought to obtain but additionally the frequency of safety patches. Archived right here, simply in case.

Xiaomi 11T Pro back
The 11T Professional not solely modified Xiaomi’s naming but additionally established a transparent replace coverage for the model / © NextPit


On the subject of Oppo, the sheer variety of telephone ranges and all their suffixes (Lite, Neo, Plus, SE, and so on.) makes it actually exhausting to foretell which telephones can be up to date to Android 13. In any case, the checklist consists of the fashions under.

In distribution

Anticipated to be up to date

Oppo Find X5 Pro display
The Oppo Discover X5 Professional will take ColorOS to Android 13 / © NextPit


Vivo tried to match Samsung’s coverage by promising three Android updates for the flagship X60 Professional line, however made no ensures to its mid-range and entry-level telephones; subsequently, the checklist for Android 13 is fairly barebones:


With the Realme 9 and GT2 traces, the Chinese language model improved its replace coverage for the mid-range and flagship ranges. With two and three android updates, respectively.

Realme 9 Pro Plus display
The Realme 9 Professional+ will obtain Android 13 and its successor, based on Realme / © NextPit


OnePlus additionally clarified its replace coverage final 12 months, providing a transparent roadmap for its system’s updates. To this point, the model’s Android 13 checklist consists of:

In distribution

Anticipated to be up to date

The Nord 2 (Pac-man edition in the picture)
The Nord 2 (Pac-man version within the image) is anticipated to be up to date to Android 13 / © NextPit


Even after setting its sights again on the flagship market, Motorola nonetheless hasn’t provided a transparent replace coverage for its prospects, one thing that’s beginning to be observed not solely right here on NextPit however additionally in different media shops. Until famous in any other case, we will often anticipate just one main Android replace for Moto telephones.

Motorola Edge 20 Pro with the display turn on
For the 2021 fashions, Motorola is dedicated to providing Android 13 just for the Edge 20 household / © NextPit


With Honor nonetheless establishing itself available on the market and and not using a clear replace coverage publically introduced, it appears a bit untimely to foretell which fashions can be up to date to Android 13. As quickly as the corporate offers extra particulars about its Magic 4 and Magic V traces, we’ll replace this part.


Regardless of being one of many final holdouts within the Android One program (keep in mind that?), HMD International hasn’t been precisely the perfect instance in terms of Android upgrades, regardless of providing well timed safety updates. The corporate canceled the promised Android 11 model for its former flagship 9 PureView, and merely provided a reduction for its entry-level X telephones (this archived linked web page has since been taken offline). So, take this checklist with a grain of salt:

  • Nokia G10
  • Nokia G11
  • Nokia G20
  • Nokia G21
  • Nokia G50
  • Nokia G300
  • Nokia X10 / X100
  • Nokia X20 (was within the beta check)
  • Nokia XR20


With a small vary of gadgets out there, Sony has been providing two main Android upgrades for its telephones, which for Android 13 would appear like this:

A close up in the Sony's smartphone rear camera
Sony is anticipated to supply Android 13 just for its 2021 (and 2022) fashions / © NextPit


Asus was a part of the Android 12 beta and delivered fast updates for its flagship ZenFone 8 vary. With a product line-up consisting of principally the ZenFone and ROG Cellphone traces, Android 13 might be anticipated on these fashions:

Asus Zenfone 8 with the display on
The compact ZenFone 8 was a part of the Android 12 beta and acquired the steady model already in 2021 / © NextPit

Different manufacturers

Sharp, TCL, Tecno, and ZTE additionally supply prospects the prospect to preview the new working system by way of Beta Testing Program, along with Asus, Oppo/OnePlus, Realme, Vivo/iQOO, and Xiaomi.

Additionally price noting is that LG introduced (at the least in South Korea) that the Velvet and Wing telephones would obtain Android 13. The previous mannequin is anticipated to obtain Android 12 in 2022Q1 (web page in Korean), however the scenario within the West remains to be unclear.

Which producers provided an Android 13 Beta Testing Program

Google has simply introduced the Android 13 formally for Pixel gadgets. Later this 12 months, Android 13 may also roll out to gadgets from Samsung, Asus, HMD (Nokia telephones), iQOO, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Sony, Tecno, vivo, Xiaomi, and extra. 

Under we now have listed the businesses that have already got a beta testing program for the brand new Android model, in addition to the gadgets that assist the event model.

The best way to set up the Android 13 beta on a non-Pixel telephone

These steps could differ from one smartphone to a different, however listed below are the directions to put in the Android 13 beta on non-Pixel telephones:

  1. Switch the downloaded firmware to the telephone storage.
  2. Activate developer mode.
  3. Go to Settings > Software program Replace > Settings within the higher proper nook > Manually choose the set up bundle.
  4. Choose the downloaded firmware bundle, and click on set up after loading.
  5. After the verification is accomplished, the system can be restarted and up to date!

That is it, we hope you had been capable of run the Android 13 beta as a part of a producer Beta Testing Program.

This checklist can be up to date as quickly because the manufacturers announce their replace schedules. Are you trying ahead to seeing Android 13 in your telephone? Did we overlook a particular mannequin? Tell us within the feedback!

This text was final up to date on October nineteenth. Feedback from earlier than the final replace have been stored.