Smartphone manufacturers have started revealing their plans to upgrade their devices to Android 12. The latest brand to join this bandwagon is ASUS. The Taiwanese PC maker has confirmed to update six of its handsets to the latest version of Android by the first half of 2022.

Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro launched

ASUS has recently stopped making budget and mid-range smartphones. Hence, right now, the company only sells high-end ZenFone models and ROG Phones. These devices are also limited to certain regions.

Unlike other OEMs, ASUS is still following the two Android update policy. Hence, the ZenFone 6 and the ROG Phone 2 will not be receiving the Android 12 update. Whereas, the newser 6 devices will get access to the fresh version of Android.

The company says (via XDA Developers) that the upcoming software update will also bring ZenUI-specific changes and its own battery as well as performance-related tweaks.

Having said that, the Android 12 stable rollout will begin in December 2021. The ZenFone 8 and the ZenFone 8 Flip will be the first to receive it, followed by ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5S in Q1 2022. Finally, the ZenFone 7 and ROG Phone 3 will be updated sometime later in H1 2022.


ASUS Android 12 Stable Update Timeline

From December 2021

From Q1 2021

From H1 2021

Kindly share your thoughts on ASUS’ Android 12 stable update schedule in the comment section below.

ALSO READ:  Google Is Testing Native Dark Mode for Searches on the Web



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here