Android 12: ASUS Publishes List Of Cell Phones That Will Receive System


Android 12: Launched in early October, Android 12 will begin arriving on compatible phones in the coming weeks. One of the brands with an update schedule already announced is ASUS, which will make the new version of the system available for its latest models from December, according to a statement distributed this Friday (22).

The ASUS update for Android 12 will start with the Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip smartphones, which will receive the stable version of the system on December 12th. These will be the only Taiwanese brand phones to have the update in 2021.

Next, it will be the turn of the ASUS ROG Phone 5 and ASUS ROG Phone 5S cell phones, the latter launched in Brazil in September. For both devices, the manufacturer did not specify a date for the update, stating only that it will happen in the first quarter of next year.

Also in 2022, but in the second quarter, the new Android version will be released for the ASUS Zenfone 7 and the ASUS ROG Phone 3, both equally without a date set for the build’s arrival. For now, only the models mentioned will receive the update, leaving out devices such as the ROG Phone 2 and Zenfone 6, which received Android 11.

Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip – December 2021
ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5s – Early 2022
ROG Phone 3 and Zenfone 7 – First half of 2022

Interface changes

In addition to the usual Android 12 new features, which include the Material You design language, redesigned widgets, the Game Dashboard function and security and privacy improvements, among others, the manufacturer said its interface will also feature new features. ZenUI changes vary by model.

For Zenfone line devices, for example, the interface will gain easier navigation, greater visibility for controls, simplified control panels and more customization options. Improvements in smartphone performance and battery management will also be present.

According to the company, the update will be released simultaneously in several countries, following the schedule disclosed.