When is Android 10 coming to my phone?

Android 10 launched Sept. 3, 2019. But this being Android, unless you’re running a newish Google Pixel phone, there is likely going to be a delay between launch and it getting to your device.

How long of a delay? It depends. 

Could be soon. Could be next year. Could be never.

Google Pixel

The good news is that if you own one of the following Google smartphones, the update has already began rolling out to you:

  • Pixel
  • Pixel XL
  • Pixel 2
  • Pixel 2 XL
  • Pixel 3
  • Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 3a
  • Pixel 3a XL

Other Android phones

Here’s what we know at present (Sept. 16, 2019):

Asus

The ROG Phone and ROG 2 probably won’t start seeing updates until 2020.

Essential Phone

Already available to select open market customers.

Huawei

These devices will update to Android 10 in November 2019:

  • Huawei P30
  • Huawei P30 Pro

These devices will update to Android 10 in December 2019:

  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Honor 20
  • Huawei View 20

These devices will update to Android 10 in early 2020:

  • Huawei P30 Lite
  • Huawei P20 series
  • Huawei Mate 10

The remainder of the supported handsets will update to Android 10 sometime during the second-quarter 2020.

HTC 

These devices will likely update to Android 10 by end of 2019:

  • U12
  • U12 +
  • U11

LG

No updates likely until 2020. Supported handsets are likely to include:

  • LG G8 ThinQ
  • LG G7 ThinQ
  • G7 models
  • LG V40
  • LG V50

Motorola

These devices will likely update to Android 10 by the end of 2019 or early 2020:

  • Moto Z4
  • Moto Z3
  • Z3 Play
  • Moto G7
  • G7 Power
  • G7 Play
  • G7 Plus
  • Motorola One
  • One Power
  • One Action
  • Moto X4 Android One

Nokia

These devices will update to Android 10 in fourth-quarter 2019:

  • Nokia 9 PureView
  • Nokia 8.1
  • Nokia 7.1

These devices will update to Android 10 in first-quarter 2020:

  • Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • Nokia 6.1 Plus
  • Nokia 6
  • Nokia 5.1 Plus
  • Nokia 4.2
  • Nokia 3.2
  • Nokia 3.1 Plus
  • Nokia 2.2
  • Nokia 1 Plus

These devices will update to Android 10 in second-quarter 2020:

  • Nokia 5.1
  • Nokia 3.1
  • Nokia 2.1
  • Nokia 1

OnePlus

These devices will update to Android 10 in September 2019:

  • OnePlus 7 Pro
  • OnePlus 6
  • OnePlus 6T
  • Possibly OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

Oppo

Probably won’t start seeing updates until 2020.

Samsung

These devices will likely see updates in early 2020:

  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy Note 9
  • Galaxy S9
  • Galaxy S9+

Sony

These devices will likely update to Android 10 by end of 2019:

  • Xperia XZ2 
  • Xperia XZ3

Expect more flagship and mid-range handsets to see updates before the year is out.

Xiaomi

These devices will update to Android 10 by October/November 2019:

  • K20 Pro
  • Mi 9
  • Mi 9T

Vivo

Beyond the Vivo X27, which is in the beta program and might see an update before the year is out, it’s a mystery.

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