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Get ready for Android 14: Your phone’s update timeline

Android 14

Although Google officially rolled out Android 14 at the beginning of October, there’s a considerable likelihood that you are still anticipating the update on your device. Despite Google’s efforts in recent years to minimize the delay between the release of the latest Android version on its Pixel phones and third-party partners’ devices, a gap still persists in 2023. As of the time of writing this article, numerous phone manufacturers are actively engaged in beta-testing their Android 14 interfaces.

Engadget has proactively reached out to nearly every major phone manufacturer in the US market to ascertain their progress toward releasing a stable Android 14 build. If you find yourself uncertain about whether your phone will receive the new operating system, this article aims to address that query as well.



ASUS initiated public testing of Android 14 in the US on October 10. Presently, the beta version is exclusively accessible on the company’s current flagship, the Zenfone 10. An ASUS spokesperson conveyed to Engadget that the closed community beta for Android 14 on the Zenfone 10 marks the initial phase, making it the first device slated for a stable release.

Although ASUS did not disclose a specific timeline for the stable release of Android 14 on Zenfone 10, the company emphasized that the timing is contingent upon the stability and outcomes of beta tests conducted with their community members.

Considering ASUS’s policy of supporting its recent devices with two platform updates, only a select few ASUS phones, including the Zenfone 9 and ROG Phone 6, will be eligible to receive the Android 14 update.


Being the primary custodian of Android, Google swiftly released a stable version of Android 14, making it one of the initial phone manufacturers to do so. Much of the Pixel lineup, extending back to the Pixel 4a 5G from 2020, gained access to Android 14 as of October 4. With the introduction of the Pixel 8 series, Google committed to supporting future devices for a remarkable seven-year period. The initial Android 14 Pixel Feature Drop is slated to make its debut in December. Meanwhile, those eager to explore the latest offerings can enroll in the Android Beta for Pixel program, gaining access to the first two Android 14 quarterly platform release (QPR) betas. These betas encompass features that will be featured in subsequent Feature Drops.


Unless there is a significant shift in the diplomatic relations between the United States, Canada, and Europe with China, Huawei devices in these regions will likely not have access to Android 14, at least not in the same manner as devices from other manufacturers. In 2019, the Commerce Department added the telecom giant to its Entity List, leading to Google severing official connections with Huawei. HarmonyOS, Huawei’s alternative to Android, diverges from the codebase provided by Google to its commercial partners. Furthermore, the majority of Huawei’s recent devices, such as the Mate 60 Pro, are predominantly available within China and not accessible in other regions.


In early 2024, Motorola is set to initiate the deployment of Android 14 to its phones. The oldest devices in line for the upgrade include the 2022 Edge, Edge+, and Edge 30 Fusion. Additionally, the 2023 lineup, featuring the Razr, Razr+, Moto G Power, G Stylus, and G 5G, is also earmarked to receive the Android 14 update. Users seeking information on the Android OS status for a specific device can refer to Motorola’s software support page, as mentioned by a spokesperson from the company.



Nothing, under the leadership of Carl Pei, has recently initiated the rollout of the second open beta for Nothing OS 2.5. This update, built upon Android 14, introduces features aimed at enhancing the capabilities of the distinctive Glyph interface developed by the company. The announcement on X made on December 15 stated that the Nothing OS 2.5 update would be gradually rolled out to Phone 2 users in the following days. Simultaneously, Phone 1 users can anticipate an open beta for the update before the conclusion of 2023.

In a community update shared on YouTube, Pei provided a comprehensive overview of Nothing OS 2.5. Open Beta 2 introduces various enhancements, including a new Glyph animation when the Phone 2’s NFC hardware is active. The update also incorporates optional shortcuts accessible from the Phone 2’s power button and refinements to the operating system’s three-finger swipe gesture to enhance reliability. A detailed list of changes can be found on Nothing’s official website.

As of now, Nothing has committed to providing three years of OS upgrades and four years of security updates for its phones. Despite entering the smartphone market in July 2022 with the Phone 1 and subsequently releasing one additional handset, Nothing users can be confident that their devices will receive the Nothing OS 2.5 update.



OxygenOS 14, the upcoming Android 14 skin from OnePlus, has been rolled out to the OnePlus 10T and 11R in India, as reported by 9to5Google. OnePlus has not provided a timeline for when the entire eligible lineup will receive the update, stating to Engadget that it does “not have any additional information to share at this time.”

On November 8, the company announced the Beta 4 release of OxygenOS 14, making the software available to users in the US and India.

If you purchased a OnePlus phone within the last three years, it is likely to receive Android 14. With its two most recent products, the OnePlus 11 and OnePlus Open, OnePlus has committed to providing four years of Android updates and five years of security patches. For earlier handsets, including last year’s OnePlus 10 Pro, the company stated it would support those products with three years of platform updates.

Considering this, the OnePlus 8T, released in late 2020, is likely the oldest OnePlus phone expected to receive OxygenOS 14. Furthermore, similar to most other manufacturers, users with older devices may have to wait longer before they see the latest version of Android arrive on their phones.


Samsung initiated the rollout of its Android 14 skin, One UI 6, in a stable build at the conclusion of October. Demonstrating its commitment to providing four generations of OS updates on numerous recent devices, Samsung ensures that even older phones like the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy A32 are included in the Android 14 rollout. The company has swiftly updated a significant portion of its recent smartphone lineup, beginning with recent flagships, and aims to extend the update to most eligible Galaxy phones before the close of 2023.

As highlighted by 9to5Google, the Galaxy S23 series was the first to receive Android 14 in October, followed by the S22 and S21 series in late November, along with foldable devices such as the Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5. Additionally, midrange handsets like the Galaxy A54 5G, A53, A34 5G, and A24 received the update in November. In December, the One UI 6 / Android 14 update was rolled out for models including the A52s, A14 LTE, A33, and M33.

According to an apparent official Samsung schedule shared by a community manager, devices yet to be updated in December (but scheduled to receive the update) include the Z Fold 4, Z Fold 3, Z Flip 4, and Z Flip 3. Midrange handsets like the Galaxy A72, A52, A14, M53 5G, and the rugged XCover 6 Pro are also anticipated in December. January is expected to bring updates to models like the Galaxy A23 5G, A13, A04s, M23 5G, and M13.



Sony commenced the rollout of Android 14 to its flagship Xperia 1 V phone on November 6. If your Xperia 1 V has not yet prompted you to install the update, you can manually check its availability by opening the Settings menu on your phone and selecting the “System Update” option under the “System” heading.

Regarding the Android 14 update for other Xperia models, a Sony spokesperson informed Engadget, “The Android 14 update will be rolling out to other Xperia models; however, we are not able to share the exact timing of that rollout.”



Apart from Google, Xiaomi was among the early OEMs to release a stable version of Android 14 to its users. As of this article, MIUI 14, which is built on the latest version of Google’s operating system, is accessible on the Xiaomi 13 Pro, 13, and 12T.

Regrettably, individuals with older Xiaomi handsets may experience a wait before MIUI 14 becomes available on their phones. A Xiaomi spokesperson mentioned, “The exact timeline for Xiaomi to update its older devices to Android 14 is currently not available. Please stay tuned for further updates on this matter.”

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