Vivo will launch Android 14-based Funtouch OS 14 on October 7

Vivo has announced the India launch date of Funtouch OS 14. The OS update, based on Android 14, will be rolled out to Vivo and iQoo users in India on October 7 from 12.00. The news comes just days after Vivo announced Funtouch OS 14 based on Android 14 Preview Program for X90 Pro users. While the company hasn’t revealed the updates and changes that will come with Funtouch OS 14, it has promised to provide a ‘smoother experience’. Vivo is also yet to announce the smartphones that will be eligible to receive the update.

In an X (formerly Twitter) postVivo has announced to launch Funtouch OS 14 update, based on Android 14, in India on October 7. The OS update will start rolling out to eligible Vivo and iQoo users from 12.00 PM IST. However, the company has neither revealed the smartphones that will receive the update nor shared any information about the changes or upgrades.

Answering a query regarding update rollout Vivo V27e, the company said users will be automatically notified on their smartphones if the update is available for their handsets. Further details regarding the update are expected to be revealed on October 7.

In September, OnePlus also announced Android 14-based OxygenOS 14 Open Beta 2 for supported handsets. The OS update from OnePlus introduces the Trinity Engine, which handles situations like multitasking, heavy lifting and extended use. For security reasons, it gets the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE)-based Device Security Engine 3.0.

The OxygenOS 14 update will start rolling out to smartphones in October, while a few handsets will receive it in November. The first model to receive a stable OxygenOS 14 update will be the flagship OnePlus 11 5G.

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