March 2021 Android 11 OTA Updates, Other releases like Security Updates, Bug Fixes & Improvements, Beta Releases and Early access and much more, this is a monthly round of android OTA updates for the month of March.
March 2021 Android 11 OTA Updates – Monthly Round up
March 2021 android 11 OTA Updates for Oneplus, Samsung, Xiaomi, Realme, Redmi, Oppo, Vivo, Nokia, Motorola, LG and Other vendors.
Oneplus – Android 11 Update
Oneplus march 2021 android 11 OTA updates with most amount of Major OS updates from the company this month from 7 Series the last years Flagship to its premium budget Nord 5G.
Oneplus Nord 5G
Oneplus Nord which was launched in July 2020 has finally received its first Major OS OTA update its been a long time since they have started testing beta releases and the wait is over for Oneplus Nord 5G users, still, there is no information about the budget Nord segment most likely its Q3 2021.
The update is around 2.9 GB with OxygenOS 11 on top, they have developed their own android 11 version this time around and it’s like stock oneUI when Stock android and OneUI fused we got OxygenOS 11.
Oneplus 7T & Oneplus 7T Pro
OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro receiving stable OxygenOS 11 update with Android 11 OS & February security patch.
Oneplus 7 & Oneplus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 & OnePlus 7 Pro OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) stable update is finally rolling out according to few users, still, we don’t know yet as there were some hiccups here and there, as it will be stagged rollout probably. Patience is the key.
Oneplus – Security, Patch Fixes & Beta Updates
- OnePlus 8T bags the March 2021 security patch which brings tons of fixes & improvements
- T-Mobile OnePlus 7T and 7 Pro enters (OxygenOS 11) Android 11 testing phase
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Oneplus has been great as the company rolled 5 of its major devices with android 11 update, there are few bugs here and there that need to be addressed and fixed by the company. Only time will tell – major concerns are Camera freezing & app crashes.
Samsung – Android 11 Update with OneUI 3
“India Only Releases“
- Samsung Galaxy M31S – Android 11 Update with OneUI 3.1 in India
- Samsung Galaxy M51 – Android 11 Update with OneUI 3.1 in India
- Samsung Galaxy A50 – Android 11 Update with OneUI 3.0 in India
- Samsung Galaxy M21 One UI 3.1 update now released in India
- Samsung Galaxy A80 One UI 3.1 (Android 11) update begins rolling out in India
- Samsung Galaxy A71 One UI 3.1 (Android 11) update released in India
- Samsung Galaxy A50s One UI 3.1 (Android 11) begins rolling out in India
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite One UI 3.1 update rolling out in India
- Samsung Galaxy S20 & Note 20 series One UI 3.1 update live in Canada
- Samsung Galaxy A70 One UI 3 (Android 11) update begins rolling out in the US
- Samsung Galaxy A90 5G One UI 3.1 (Android 11) update released
- Samsung Galaxy S10 series One UI 3.1 update released in Canada, reportedly without wireless DeX support
- Verizon Samsung Galaxy A51 5G One UI 3.1 update released
- Samsung Galaxy A40 One UI 3.1 (Android 11) update begins rolling out
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Note 10+ One UI 3.1 update released in Canada
- Verizon Samsung Galaxy A71 5G One UI 3.1 update released
- AT&T & Verizon Samsung Galaxy S10 & Galaxy Note 10 One UI 3.1 update begins rolling out
- Samsung Galaxy A50 One UI 3.0 (Android 11) update begins rolling out
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Samsung is great we can say the least, Best among android OEM’s as they have given android 11 updates for more than 20 devices this month and still impress us with security updates for Flagship Devices as well.
Xiaomi – Android 11 Update with MIUI 12.5
- Xiaomi MIUI 12.5 stable update begins rolling out; the Mi 10 Ultra gets it first
- Mi 11 becomes second Xiaomi device to bag stable MIUI 12.5 update
- Xiaomi Mi 9 SE finally gets Android 11 update, also becomes 3rd device to bag MIUI 12.5 stable
- Xiaomi Redmi K20 finally bags Android 11 update in the stable version
- “Beta testing” – Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G Android 11 update goes live for pilot testing in India
- Poco X3 NFC Android 11 update released
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Xiaomi they do provide updates based on MIUI but users outside China aren’t happy with the updates provided from Xiaomi as it’s buggy and has ram management issues and feels sluggish at times even in higher-end devices because of the bloatware and animations.
Realme – Android 11 Update, Security & Beta Releases
- Realme X7 Pro 5G Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) stable update rolling out
- Realm Narzo 20 Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) stable update has finally been released
- Realme Narzo 10A and Realme C3 Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) early access update application open up
- Realme 7 Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) Open Beta application goes live
- Realme X2 Pro Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) public beta update releases
- Realme Narzo 20 Pro Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) Open Beta enrollment for Few users
- Realme 6 Pro Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) Open Beta enrollment for Few users
- Realme 7 & Narzo 20 Pro February security update
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Realme Still many users haven’t gotten android 11 updates on their devices we can see only Beta Releases and early access programs, so its disappointing to say the least as we en-route to android 12 and not even 20% of Realme devices are updated with android 11.
Motorola – Android 11 Update
- Motorola Edge+ Android 11 update goes live in Canada
- Motorola Razr 5G Android 11 update begins rolling out
- Motorola Moto G8 & Moto G8 Power Android 11 stable update begins rolling out
- Motorola Moto G 5G Plus Android 11 update released
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Motorola after the takeover Motorola has become sluggish in terms of updates though they come with clean and stock android, but they took their sweet time to provide the updates. Somehow they are giving the updates sooner or later.
Oppo – Android 11 Update & Beta releases
- Oppo Find X2 Neo finally bags stable ColorOS 11 (Android 11) update
- Oppo Find X2 Lite stable ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11) update released
- Oppo F15 ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11) stable update begins rolling out
- Oppo Reno2 F ColorOS 11 (based on Android 11) stable update rollout
- Oppo Reno Ace ColorOS 11 (Android 11) reportedly rolling out to users in Japan
- Oppo Reno2 ColorOS 11 (Android 11) beta update begins rolling out
- Oppo Reno2 Z ColorOS 11 Beta Version based on Android 11 begins rolling out in India
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Oppo certainly this month they rolled out android 11 update for quite a few of their devices and certainly its good thing from Oppo.
Vivo – Android 11 Update & Beta releases
- Vivo V17 Pro bags much-awaited Funtouch OS 11 (Android 11) in India
- Vivo Y12 Funtouch OS 11 (Android 11) update rolling out in India
- Vivo reportedly rolling out Android 11-based Funtouch OS 11 to Vivo V17 in India
- Vivo V15 Pro and Vivo S1 Android 11 (Funtouch OS 11) update released under greyscale testing, stable should arrive soon
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Vivo, After the release of OriginOS Vivo has becoming more aggressive in their pricing and value and are providing updates here and there, though not consistent, small efforts are being made from the company for improvements.
LG – Android 11 Update
- LG Velvet 5G Android 11 update released in Canada
- LG Velvet Android 11 stable update is now rolling out
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for LG, its a sad news that LG is exiting is android smartphone market as they have been slacking and have low sales volume, because of low-orders they can’t keep up with updates and others thing. We should forget about updates from LG only as a souvenir we need to keep LG devices. If they provide updates then well and good.
Nokia – Android 11 Update
- Nokia 3.2 Android 11 update finally rolling out with March security patch
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Nokia , it’s bad time for Nokia they were the best to provides updates but this year around they haven’t even updated 15% of their devices which is bad thing, Lot of delays and the pandemic has cost somewhat maybe. Lets hope they get back in their game.
Other – Android 11 Updates
Asus ZenFone 7 & ZenFone 7 Pro Android 11 stable update released
Sony Xperia 5 II Android 11 update released in the U.S.
Android 11-based OriginOS update hits iQOO 5 Pro
Conclusion: March 2021 android 11 OTA for Other OEM’s We can see iQOO a part of the Vivo brand get OriginOS that is a big thing as its iOS version of android.
Sony giving android 11 to Xperia 5 II I think they should bring value then they can at least sell them and improve in the updates as they are good.
Asus have been slacking a bit ever since the pandemic they haven’t launch any devices except the ROG series, Recently they released ZenFone 7 & 7 Pro Android 11 update but their update game is still lacking behind.
So that’s about the end of march 2021 android 11 OTA monthly round-up, this month has been seriously good for the Likes of Oneplus & as always Samsung with Most Updates.
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