There are several HTC smartphones out there that are compatible with Android 9.0 Pie and yet they haven’t received the update. The Taiwanese company has now provided some clarity on the matter and confirmed that the HTC U11, U11+, and the HTC U12+ will be receiving their much-awaited Android 9 Pie update starting this month.
Carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have long received the Android 9 Pie update. It has been a considerable wait for those who own factory unlocked units. Samsung hasn’t always been the quickest to roll out new updates for unlocked variants. Those who own an unlocked Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the United States will now be delighted to hear that they can finally get a […]
HMD Global launched the Nokia 5 back in 2017. The affordable device was well received as it had decent specs for its price segment. The handset launched with Nougat on board and has since been updated to Android 8.0 and Android 8.1 Oreo. It’s now receiving the Android 9 Pie update. This will most likely be the last major Android platform update for this device.
The company making Nokia smartphones, HMD Global, has been quick to release Android 9 Pie update this year for several of its handsets. Last year’s flagship, the Nokia 8, was still without Pie but the company is rectifying that today. HMD Global has confirmed that it’s finally rolling out the Nokia 8 Android 9 Pie update today.
HMD Global has done a good job so far of sending out the Android 9 Pie update for some of its devices. However, the Nokia 8 flagship from last year still hasn’t received it yet. It’s set to get the update in the near future as HMD Global has now officially released the Nokia 8 Android Pie beta.
Quite a few manufacturers have now started rolling out the Android Pie update for compatible devices. Some big names like Samsung are still missing from the list, though, but that company is running a beta program now ahead of the launch for the Galaxy S9 in January. HTC has joined the list today with the HTC U11 Life becoming its first handset to get the Android Pie update.
Android 9 Pie, the latest iteration of Google’s mobile operating system, is gradually making its way to more devices across the globe. Those who own the Motorola One and One Power will now be delighted to find out that the handset is receiving the Android 9 Pie update at last.
HMD Global has been rather quick to roll out the Android 9 Pie update for its compatible devices. The Nokia 7.1 got the Pie update just yesterday. Many have been wondering when the Nokia 8 would be updated. It appears that the Nokia 8 Android Pie update release may not be that far off.
Nokia 7.1 owners can now get a taste of Android Pie on their handsets. The company has confirmed that it has started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie for the Nokia 7.1. The company launched this handset only recently so it’s great that the Pie update is being released for this handset rather quickly. It’s a mid-range device that offers customers a good bang for their buck.The confirmation that HMD Global, […]
It has been a few months since Google released the Android 9 Pie update but it’s still not available for compatible devices of many mainstream manufacturers. Samsung has only just opened up the beta program and won’t be releasing Pie for its devices until January 2019, for example. LG has now got the ball rolling, though, as the LG G7 One is the company’s first smartphone to receive the Android […]
Sony is one of the few Android manufacturers that have already released the Android 9 Pie update for a few of their compatible handsets. The list of Sony smartphones that have received Pie is now expanding as the company has released Android 9 for three additional models. The Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, and XZ1 Compact have all received the Pie update.
Samsung’s annual developers’ conference kicks off tomorrow in San Francisco, California. The company has now revealed that it will be showcasing its Android 9 Pie beta at the event. It’s about time that the company revealed information about the next major Android update for its devices. Some of its rivals are already done with their beta programs and have even released the update.
HMD Global’s Nokia handsets are quickly receiving their Android 9 Pie updates. It’s keeping the swift updates promise for Android One devices. The Android 9 Pie update for the Nokia 6.1 is out now. This is the second Nokia device to receive a stable version of Android 9.0 in recent weeks.
Sony’s Xperia XZ3 already comes with Android 9 Pie out of the box while the company recently rolled out the much-awaited update for the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact. Sony has now revealed the Android 9 Pie update for some additional devices so that owners who have them can rest assured that they will soon be receiving this major Android OS update.
Android 9 Pie is the latest iteration of Google’s mobile platform but it doesn’t even figure in the latest distribution figures for the platform. The firmware update has only been released for Google’s Pixel handsets and the Essential Phone so far. It will be a while before other manufacturers release it. Some have started their own beta programs for the firmware before they release it to the public. OnePlus is […]
Google updates the official distribution figures for Android iterations every couple of months. It shows what percentage of Android-powered devices are running on the many iterations of its mobile operating system. Google has now reported the latest figures and rather unsurprisingly, Android 9 Pie isn’t even on the list.
Huawei, one of the fastest growing Android smartphone manufacturers, has given some details about its roadmap for the Android Pie update. Google released the Android 9 Pie update a few weeks ago and it’s now up to OEMs to roll it out for their devices. Huawei will be unveiling its Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 custom skin at IFA 2018.
Google introduced the Android Go initiative with Android 8.0 Oreo last year. It’s a watered down version of Oreo that’s aimed at devices with 1GB of RAM or less. With Google rolling out a major update for its platform earlier this month, it has now confirmed when Android 9 Pie Go edition will be released. Yes, it will release a Go version of Android 9 Pie as well.
Amid reports that Android 9 Pie might bring a native call recording feature, the reality actually appears to be on the contrary. It won’t be possible for users to make use of call recording apps if their handset is running Android 9 Pie. Google has made some changes in its latest software update to prevent third-party apps from working.
The Essential Phone was the first non-Pixel smartphone to receive the Android 9 Pie update. Google released the update earlier this month and the Pixel handsets were the first to get it in addition to the Essential Phone, the device made by the company founded by the co-founder of Android. It was the unlocked variant that got it first and it’s now being rolled out for the Sprint variant.