Here are the non-Pixel smartphones getting access to Android 12 beta!

Android 12 is here with us, albeit in beta status.

As is always the case, Pixel smartphone users (not you, first and second generation Pixel users) get first dibs on the latest – and greatest – Android version.

What happens to the rest of us? Well, going by what Google has been doing over the last few years, Google has roped in its partners to take part in the public beta testing phase of Android 12’s final development phase so that they are ready and good to go later in the year when the final build is ready for prime time.

As such, the following devices, at the time of writing this, are eligible for the Android 12 beta:

  • Asus ZenFone 8
  • iQOO 7┬áLegend
  • Nokia X20
  • OnePlus 9 series (9 and 9 Pro)
  • Oppo Find X3 Pro
  • realme GT
  • Sharp Aquos R6
  • Tecno Camon 17
  • TCL 20 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 series (Mi 11, Mi 11, Mi 11i, Mi 11 Ultra and Mi 11X Pro)
  • ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G

Is your device on the list?

In order to successfully flash the Android 12 beta build, please follow the instructions shared on the respective device maker’s (forums) page as captured here.

Note: this list is Iikely to grow in the coming days as more and more device makers enrol their devices in the Android 12 Developer Preview program.

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