Guide to recognize the version of Android on your cell phone

Recognizing the version of Android  on the device is simple and will allow you to better understand its functionalities. 


Knowing the version of Android on the cell phone will bring great advantages to make the most of the device’s functionalities and its performance.

How to know the Android version?

To know the version of Android it will be necessary to follow some steps:

  1. Go to the settings menu on the phone, this is in different places depending on the device.
  2. From the settings option select phone information.
  3. In this section the title Android will appear and below it the version you have.
  4. Read the Android version active on the device

Some devices will allow you to migrate to the new version of Android, however, other outdated or very old devices will only be able to update a certain version.

Android 12 and its arrival on the market

The latest version released by Android is Android 12, which is available for some manufacturers.

Android 12 started as a beta version, but the final version is already available so that phone manufacturers can include them in their updates, some of the phones compatible with this version are:

  • Google Pixel phones from version 3a.
  • Asus Zenfone phones
  • The Black shark 3, 3pro and 4
  • Xiaomi since generation 10
  • Redmi NOTE 8 2021
  • Redmi NOTE 9
  • Redmi NOTE 9 5G
  • Redmi NOTE 9 PRO
  • Redmi NOTE 9 PRO 5G
  • Redmi NOTE 9 PRO MAX
  • Redmi NOTE 9S
  • Redmi NOTE 9T
  • Galaxy S21
  • Samsung Galaxy S21+
  • LIVE V21
  • OPPO A94 5G
  • OPPO A74 5G
  • OPPO A73 5G
  • OPPO A74
  • OPPO A53
  • OPPO A53S
  • LIVE Y72 5G
  • LIVE V20 2021
  • LIVE V20
  • LIVE Y21
  • LIVE Y51A
  • LIVE Y31

The new Android 12 is quite aesthetic and has larger elements, it also extracts the most outstanding color from the wallpaper and adapts all the menus.

In this version it allows you to customize the icons and have a shortcut menu on the main screen.