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List of phones that cannot be upgraded to Android 12

Do you have any of these phones? Find out which devices will not be able to update to Android 12.

Android 12 is about to arrive and may cause you headaches if you do not meet certain conditions to enjoy it. Although it is still in the testing phase, it is expected that in a few more weeks the official version will arrive to several devices that are on the market or are about to be released. However, some high-end terminals will no longer be updated and it is unknown if they will receive security patches.

As you know, every year brands renew their mobile devices in order to always bring the latest technology, that generates that other cell phones are left without support because that would be somewhat costly.

In various pages, including Google itself, Android terminals that will receive Android 12, among which are brands such as Huawei, Samsung, Xiaomi, LG, Vivo, among others.

So pay attention to the list, because your terminal may only stay on Android 11 and can no longer be updated to the latest version of the operating system that brings a number of improvements in aesthetics, security and privacy, as well as options for synchronization of objects and home management.

Will your cell phone no longer receive Android 12? Find out in this list


  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Huawei P9
  • Huawei P9 Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • Xiaomi Mi 8


Is there an exact date? It is important to clarify that Android 12 is not yet officially released, at the moment, it is only available in beta version. Google launched two versions that are in testing, one in May and another in June 2021, the first only showed the system interface while in the second (current) they added new privacy tools.

It is estimated that the third version, the final and official version, would be arriving between October and December of this year.


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