Update to Android 9 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie update has finally been released. In this article, you will learn how to upgrade your device to the Android Pie version, and also find out when your phone can receive this update.
Most recently, the official release of Android 9.0 took place, called “Pie” (literally, “pie”). Android 9.0 is available for download via a wireless connection for the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL and Essential PH-1. the first device of the brand, other than Pixel, to which you can download the update. To date, this operating system cannot yet be installed on any other smartphones.
However, very soon, Android Pie will become available for those devices that participated in beta testing, namely, Nokia 7 Plus, OnePlus 6, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Sony Xperia XZ2, Oppo R15 Pro and Vivo X21. In addition, the update will also be available for compatible phones released under the Android One program. According to information provided by Google, this should happen before the end of this fall.
What if my phone is not listed
Smartphones that have not been released in accordance with the Android One program and have not participated in testing Android Pie beta will not receive the Android 9.0 update right now. However, they are planned to be updated before the end of this fall.
It should be borne in mind that some old devices will not be able to be updated to the recently released version of Android at all. But if your smartphone belongs to one of the flagships of 2018, then most likely in the next six months you can enjoy Android Pie on your device.
Below is information about which phones will and will not be updated to Android Pie, as well as how long to wait for the update.
When will my phone receive an Android Pie update?
Asus ZenFone 5 will be able to be updated to Android Pie in the last three months of 2018. And the smartphones ZenFone 5 Lite, ZenFone Max, Max Pro, ZenFone 4 Pro and ZenFone AR will receive an update in early 2019.
BlackBerry’s KEY2 will be updated closer to mid-2019, while BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X will be updated early this year.
Most likely, only the U-series of HTC smartphones will be able to receive an update: for example, it is expected that HTC U11 Life, U11 and U12 will receive Android Pie before the end of 2018. HTC U11 and U11 EYEs, in turn, will be updated at the beginning of 2019, and HTC U Ultra. closer to the middle of next year.
Among the Honor smartphones, the new operating system will be the first to receive the Honor View 10 and Honor 10. at the end of this year. And at the beginning of next year, it will also be available for Honor 8 Pro, 9 and 9 Lite.
It is believed that a number of devices from Huawei will receive an Android Pie update. The first in the list to receive a new operating system at the end of this year are Nova 3 / 3i / 2S, Mate 10/10 Pro / Porsche Design, P20 and P20 Pro. And early next year, Android Pie will be available for the Mate 9, P20 Lite, P10 and P10 Plus series.
It is expected that at the end of 2018 we will be able to see Android Pie on LG G7 ThinQ smartphones, as well as the G6, V30, V30, V30S ThinQ and V35 ThinQ. At the beginning of next year, this list will be supplemented by the following devices: Q8, V20, Q7, Q Stylus and Stylo 4.
All recently released devices from Motorola will be able to get an Android Pie update, but not all at once. At the end of this year, owners of the Moto X4 Android One, Moto Z2 Force and Moto Z3 Play will be able to enjoy the new version of the OS. At the beginning of 2019, they will be joined by Moto G6 and G6 Plus, Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Play. And in the middle of next year, Android Pie will be available for the Moto G5 Plus and Moto G6 Play.
The manufacturer of the new generation of Nokia HMD Global has promised that Android Pie will be available for each of their devices. Obviously, the first update will receive Nokia 7 Plus, which was one of the participants in the beta program. Then, towards the end of this year, it will become available for Nokia 5.1, 6, 6.1, 7, 8, and 8 Sirocco. Devices such as Nokia 2.1 and 3.1 will get access to Android Pie at the beginning of next year, and already after them in mid-2019 Nokia 1, 2 and 3 will be updated.
Thanks to the participation of OnePlus 6 in preliminary testing, the owners of these devices will also be able to soon become happy users of Android Pie. Already at the end of this year, a new operating system will be available for OnePlus 5 and 5T, and at the beginning of the next. for OnePlus 3 and 3T.
Samsung does not plan to update any of its devices until 2019. The first at the beginning of next year, Android Pie will receive devices from the Samsung S9 line. Note 8 smartphones, along with the S8, A8 and A6 series, will be updated in the middle of next year, and already in 2019, Android Pie will be available for S8 Active, J4, J6 and J8.
Sony XZ2 will be the first among Sony smartphones to boast an upgrade to Android Pie, since it was this device that took part in beta testing. By the end of 2018, the list of devices updated to Android Pie will be replenished with models XZ2 Compact and Premium. Already at the end of this year, the update will be available for owners of Sony XA2, XA2 Ultra, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact devices, and at the beginning of 2019. Sony XZ Premium and XZs.
How to install Android Pie Beta
Below is an instruction through which you can easily install Android Pie beta on a suitable device: