Google Android 9.0 Pie update: Here is the list of smartphones and dates when they receive Android 9.0 update
Google officially announced Android 9.0 Pie a gesture based operating system in I/O held later this year. Android Pie is a gesture based android operating system concentrating on performance. Google have tied up with many OEM partners including OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo ,Vivo, Essential phone, HMD global’s Nokia to taste the stock version on Android from release day.
What’s New with Android P:
Android p First major change is the gestures a new way to navigate in android phone.
Its seems similar to the one in iPhone X but definitely not the same as we can considerable changes.It includes more room for artificial intelligence, adaptive brightness, adaptive battery and Google well being,
Android P Go edition:
Google recently launched Android Go edition of Android 9.0 Pie for the smartphones with lower end specification. The update will start rolling later this fall. As per google the go edition brings several features including up to 500mb of additional storage availability than Android Oreo (Go edition).It’s purely to improve the performance of low-end spec smartphones.
Below are the list of smartphones which will receive Android Pie update:
Android Pie for Google Pixel Devices:
Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2XL are the first smartphones to get pie, these are officially first smartphones to get update.
Whereas Nexus 6P and Nexus 5 have not received Android Pie given the devices fall out of 18 months from day of released to get latest OS update. Android P update is around 1Gb in size so users are recommended to use wifi to download to enjoy Android P.
Android P for Essential Phone PH-1:
Next to Pixel devices were Andy Rubin essential phone will get the Android P update. To be noted this is the first phone to come out with a Notch which is later followed by IPhone X. Essential Phone got Android P on the first day it got released.
OnePlus 6 Android Pie update time frame:
Android Pie open beta update is available for download now.The good news for one plus fans is that OnePlus 2,Oneplus X,OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones will also be updated to Android Pie.
Click here to know how to install Android Pie in OnePlus smartphones.
For Nokia Smartphones:
HMD global whose the sole owner of brand Nokia is another smartphone brand which uses pure Android. HMD global announced from Nokia 1,Nokia 3,Nokia 5,Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 will get Android Pie update in phased manner, Nokia also said Nokia 7 which is a part of Google Android one program has started to receive Android P developer preview.
For Motorolo Smartphones:
Motorolo devices that will receive Android 9.0 include
Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, Moto Z2 Play, Moto Z2 Force, Moto X4, Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto G6Plus. As Motorolo uses near stock Android its easy to get updates for all the smartphones.
For HTC Smartphones:
HTC confirmed that its models including HTCU12+, HTC U11+, HTC U11 and the HTC U11 Life(Android one) will get the taste of new Android Pie. But the real question is when will these smartphones get?
As HTC smartphones run on a customized UI the stock Android need to be molded according to it before releasing.
Android Pie Update for Sony Smartphones:
Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ1 & XZ1 Compact and Xperia XZ1 premium will get the latest Android 9.0 Pie update.
Android Pie for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Vivo X21:
Vivo X21 as a part of Google Android P Beta programme becomes first Vivo smartphone to get Android 9.0 Pie update. Vivo confirmed Android Pis is coming to Nex series smartphones in coming months.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s, which is officially in Google Android Pie Beta program has confirmed to receive latest Android Pie. However , Xiaomi have not shred details on exact date.
Whereas there is no official confirmation from Huawei smartphones about the android Pie update. There are rumours suggesting Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro, and P20 lite could receive the update by September end.
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