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Android 14: Which Phones Are Expected to Get the Update?

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As with the past couple of years, 2023 saw the release of yet another Android version, Android 14 (or Upside down cake for those with a preference for dessert names). With that, the same question pops up every single year: Which smartphones will receive the Android 14 update? Apart from the already updated Pixel models, this article lists the smartphones that are promised or expected to be updated to the new Android release in 2023 (and 2024 in some cases).

After many brands improved their update policy throughout 2022, the Android 14 update frequency is expected to be even better. Especially when it comes to flagship devices, the biggest brands are now standardizing in promising at least three Android upgrades, but unfortunately, not all of them extended the revised policies to older models.

Long before the Android 14 stable release, we already knew which Pixel phones would get the update. For the other brands, we can reasonably predict some of the phones that will be updated, based on previous Android versions’ rollouts.

Google

As usual, the Pixel phone line was the first to receive the update. These Google smartphones are already showing the upgrade notification for the operating system 2023 upgrade:

Pixel 7 vs Pixel 7 Pro
The Pixel 7 Pro (left) and Pixel 7 were first in line for Android 14. / © nextpit

Samsung

Samsung delivered when it came to the Android 13 updates, with many low-end devices from the South Korean brand receiving the new version before some of its rivals’ flagships. Samsung executives suggested the Android 14 rollout could be even faster, further raising the bar for its opponents, especially when compared to Chinese brands.

With that said, these are the Galaxy smartphones expected to be updated to Android 14 with OneUI 6:

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 review
If Samsung repeats (or improves) its update schedule, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 should receive Android 14 before December. / © nextpit

Xiaomi

Keeping up with rivals Samsung and Oppo/OnePlus, Xiaomi offers a page (admittedly geared towards corporate customers) that listed models which will receive specific Android versions. Despite lagging behind when it comes to timely updates, Xiaomi at least offers a better idea of which version upgrades will selected handsets receive, and most importantly, security patches that will still be provided for these models.

In the beta

Xiaomi is beta testing Android 14. Details and guidelines are available on their official website. Participants can preview new features but should note beta versions may have bugs. Always back up your device before installing beta software.

Xiaomi’s Android 14 beta instructions

Expected devices

With the new HyperOS replacing the veteran MIUI in time for the Xiaomi 14 launch, the Chinese brand is expected to announce more models as soon as it makes the traditional launch showcasing all the new features. 

Xiaomi 13 Pro
The Xiaomi 13 Pro is covered by the brand’s promise of at least three version updates. / © nextpit

Oppo

Based on the brand’s past performance, these are the Oppo handsets that should receive the Android 14 update:

In the beta

Expected devices

Oppo Find N2
The compact foldable Find N2 should also receive Android 14. / © nextpit

Vivo

Vivo is not as clear as its sibling Oppo when it comes to the number of Android updates for its smartphones, especially in the mid-range and entry-level models. Nevertheless, at least these Vivo models should be updated to Android 14:

In the beta

​​​​​Vivo’s Android 14 beta instructions

Expected devices

  • iQOO 8
  • iQOO 8 Pro
  • iQOO 9
  • iQOO 9 Pro
  • iQOO 9 SE
  • iQOO 9T
  • iQOO 11
  • iQOO Neo 6
  • iQOO Neo 7
  • iQOO Neo 7 Pro
  • iQOO Neo 8
  • iQOO Neo 8 Pro
  • iQOO Z5
  • iQOO Z6
  • iQOO Z6 5G
  • iQOO Z6 Lite 5G
  • iQOO Z6 Pro
  • iQOO Z7
  • Vivo T1 5G
  • Vivo T1 Pro 5G
  • Vivo T1x
  • Vivo V23 5G
  • Vivo V23 Pro
  • Vivo V23e 5G
  • Vivo V25
  • Vivo V25 Pro
  • Vivo X70 Pro
  • Vivo X70 Pro+
  • Vivo X80
  • Vivo X80 Pro
  • Vivo X90
  • Vivo X Flip
  • Vivo X Fold 2
  • Vivo Y35
  • Vivo Y53s
  • Vivo Y75
  • Vivo Y75 5G
Vivo X80 Pro
The X80 Pro was one of the first Vivo phones to receive Android 13 and is expected to be updated to Android 14. / © nextpit

Realme

With the Realme 9 and GT2 lines, the Chinese brand improved its update policy for the mid-range and flagship models. We are talking of at least two and three Android updates, respectively.

In the beta

Realme’s Android 14 beta instructions

Expected devices

  • Realme 9 4G
  • Realme 9 5G
  • Realme 9 5G Speed Edition
  • Realme 9 Pro 5G
  • Realme 9 Pro+
  • Realme 9i 4G
  • Realme 9i 5G
  • Realme 10
  • Realme 10 5G
  • Realme 10 Pro
  • Realme 10 Pro+
  • Realme 10s
  • Realme 11
  • Realme 11 Pro
  • Realme 11 Pro+
  • Realme C35
  • Realme GT 2
  • Realme GT Master Edition
  • Realme GT Neo 2 5G
  • Realme GT Neo 3
  • Realme GT Neo 3T
  • Realme GT Neo 5
  • Realme GT Neo 5 SE
  • Realme GT2 Explorer Master
  • Realme GT3
  • Realme Narzo 50
  • Realme Narzo 50 5G
  • Realme Narzo 50 Pro 5G
  • Realme Narzo 50A Prime
  • Realme Narzo 50i Prime
  • Realme Narzo 60 Pro
  • Realme Q5
  • Realme Q5 Pro
  • Realme Q5i
Realme 10
The Realme GT line is promised 3 Android updates. / © nextpit

OnePlus

OnePlus—together with its parent company Oppo—matched Samsung’s update policy when it comes to flagship models, but its position concerning mid-range and entry-level Nord devices is still a bit murky. So far, the brand’s Android 14 list includes:

In the beta

OnePlus’ Android 14 beta instructions

Expected devices

OnePlus 10T 5G massive discount sale Android Days
The OnePlus 10T should receive Android. / © nextpit

Motorola/Lenovo

With a renewed interest in the flagship space with its Edge range, Motorola is still lagging when it comes to software updates but is apparently improving its message to try to win back some market share.

Motorola Edge 30 Neo
Hello Moto, hopefully, with Android 14 on the Edge 30 Neo. / © nextpit

Sony

Sony is still hanging around in the smartphone market with a small but clear selection of devices, even taking part in the Android beta program for the past two years. These are expected to be updated to Android 14:

Sony Xperia 5 IV
Xperias are still very divisive phones, even in nextpit’s editorial team. / © nextpit

Asus

Asus is another brand that has been part of the Android beta program, ensuring a fast update to its latest ZenFone and ROG Phone smartphones. With their close collaboration with Qualcomm, we should see Android 14 coming to these Asus devices:

Asus Zenfone 9 display
The compact ZenFone 9 is in line to receive Android 14. / © nextpit

Other brands

A couple of other brands already showed an early commitment to Android 14, with devices enrolling in the Beta releases:

This list will be updated once the brands announce their update schedules. Are you looking forward to seeing Android 14 on your phone? Did we leave out a specific model? Please let us know in the comments!


This article was last updated in October 2023 with more devices launched in Q3 with a promised update.

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