Android Pie 9.0 was released earlier this week and many manufacturers have started releasing their update schedules. Essential Phone was the first non-Pixel device to get the Android Pie update. The update was available for the phone within 2-3 hours after the release. Other companies like HTC, Huawei and Sony also appear to be swift with the new version of Android.
As reported by GizChina, Sony said six of its phones will get the latest from Google. The list of these phones goes as – Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium. The report also specifies that these Sony smartphones will be updated between September and November this year.
We're pleased as pie to confirm updates to Android Pie for the HTC U12+, U11+, U11, and U11 life (Android One). Timeframes for roll-out will be announced in due course.
We can't wait to know what you think of Google's freshest slice of Android! pic.twitter.com/mPJePFegne
— HTC (@htc) August 10, 2018
HTC, on the other hand released a tweet stating that the HTC U12+, U11+, U11, and U11 Life will be updated to the latest Android operating system. Although the tweet didn’t mentioned anything about the time when the updates will be rolling out.
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According a report by MyDrivers, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has confirmed that it has started testing Android 9 Pie for its smartphones. Huawei’s president of mobile division has revealed that presently the manufacturer is testing Android P for Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, Honor 10, and Honor V10 smartphones. Along with this, the company is also speculating on bringing Android 9 Pie to its other smartphones as well.
Recently, Vivo and HMD Global also revealed their plans of rolling out Android Pie update to their smartphones. It was reported that Vivo will roll out the Android Pie 9.0 to the Vivo X21 and other premium handsets in its lineup in the fourth quarter of 2018, which is sometime between October and November this year.
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