Android 11 is finally available after months of beta testing, and it comes with some neat new features, though it’s not a huge refresh…
Google is releasing Android 11 right now, beginning with select Pixel, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo and realme phones today, with others to come soon. It’s been months since the company introduced the new OS in beta and the final version has finally arrived. As expected, it comes with a few new tricks but it isn’t by any means a comprehensive overhaul.
Google Officially Releases Android 11
Google says with the roll out of Android 11, users will enjoy improved device and media controls, the ability to manage conversations in one place, have more control over privacy, as well as access to built-in screen recording. The latter is something that’s been offered on iOS natively, but it’s now part of the Android experience. (Samsung, LG, and OnePlus have likewise made the feature available.)
Eligible devices should receive notifications that the new version is ready to install. But, if it doesn’t appear, just go into the main settings and check for the update. The package is 1.72GB in size and will only take a few minutes to download. Then, it’s possible to capture what’s on the screen and then share the videos with family and friends.