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ASUS ROG Phone II finally picks up the stable Android 11 update

The update arrives a year after the phone was upgraded to Android 10.

What you need to know

  • ASUS has started rolling out the Android 11 update for the ROG Phone II.
  • The update introduces a ton of new features and changes as part of Android 11.
  • However, it is possible that the update will take several weeks to reach everyone.

ASUS has started pushing the stable Android 11 update to the two-year old ROG Phone II after launching its closed beta program in September.

Interestingly, the update comes a year after the phone picked up Android 10. It should be noted that the ROG Phone II debuted in 2019 with Android 9 Pie out of the box, so the timing of the latest update isn't too bad by ASUS' standards.

The update includes many of Android 11's new features, such as the system's notification bar style, a built-in screen recorder, and improved privacy features. Of course, it includes a much-needed UI update. Click here to see the complete changelog.

In addition, the armoury crate hub, game wizard, file management, clock, picture library, and other applications have been updated. ASUS also introduced a novel feature that allows you to keep Bluetooth enabled even when the phone is in airplane mode.

However, the update comes a little too late for the ROG Phone II, as Android 12 has already begun to arrive on some of the best Android phones, including the ASUS Zenfone 8 series.

To see if the update is available for your ROG Phone II, open the Settings app and navigate to About > System update. The changelog, however, is only available on ASUS' Chinese website, with no mention of it on the company's English website.

It may also take a few weeks for everyone to receive the update. If you don't want to wait that long, though, the OTA is available via XDA Developers.

ASUS Zenfone 8

$650 at Amazon

With a 5.9-inch 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED display, the Snapdragon 888, and impressive battery life, the ASUS Zenfone 8 brings 2021 flagship specs to a smaller size than most smartphones in its class. If you're looking for a smartphone that fits in your pocket, this is a great option.



Source: androidcentral

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