Fairphone released Android 9 for its 6-year-old Fairphone 2. It had to work around many issues to bring the update to the phone as it lacked support from Qualcomm whose chip is used on the phone.
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Samsung has announced the newest addition to the Galaxy A series, the Galaxy A10s. It includes an Infinity-V Display and a 4,000mAh battery but the firm has not yet revealed the price.
After a long wait, OnePlus 3 and 3T owners finally get to try out the latest Android release on their devices. For now, Pie is only available to a limited number of users for beta testing.
The team behind the LineageOS custom ROM has released version 16 based on Android Pie. Updates will be released nightly on supported devices while LineageOS 15.1 has moved to weekly releases.
The Android 9.0 Pie update is now rolling out to the unlocked version of the Razer Phone 2 with a few upgrades such as support for 4K@60fps video recording and adaptive battery, among others.
Google has announced deadlines for developers to update their apps or submit new ones in accordance with its latest security guidelines. New apps will have to target API level 28 or higher soon.
T-Mobile is the last holdout among the Big Four wireless carriers to release the stable version of Android 9.0 for the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update includes support for RCS Universal Profile 1.0.
Samsung's One UI (based on Android Pie) is now rolling out to the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Canada via the country's major carriers including Rogers Communications, Bell, Telus, and Videotron.
Samsung's One UI has arrived in a stable form for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ devices offered by Verizon. Along with the Android Pie changes, the release includes the January 2019 Android security patch.
HMD Global has revealed its plans for the full rollout of the Android Pie update to its smartphones. The Nokia 3.1 Plus and 5 will be the next devices to get it, which could happen this week.
Samsung has begun rolling out its One UI update to stable Galaxy S9 and Note9 devices running Android Oreo, in India and South Korea. It is reportedly also heading to more regions.
HMD Global could soon roll Android 9.0 for the Nokia 3.1 Plus. The phone was spotted on Geekbench running Google's latest version of the OS, hinting at an official rollout in the near future.
The previous generation of Samsung flagships is now also eligible for the latest revamp to the company's software skin for Android. Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can now register for the One UI beta.
After announcing the official roadmap for the release of One UI to its devices this year, Samsung has now rolled out the new experience (based on Android Pie) in beta form to the Galaxy Note8.
HMD Global is keeping up a steady rollout of Android Pie to its existing smartphones with today's release of the latest version of Google's OS to its 2018 flagship, the Nokia 8 Sirocco.
HMD Global keeps rolling out Android Pie to more of its smartphones, and it's now time for the Nokia 5.1 Plus to get the update. This release also includes the Pro mode for the Camera app.
OxygenOS 9.0.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie is beginning to arrive on the OnePlus 5 and 5T today via an OTA update. The Chinese phone maker announced that the update will be incremental.
After it launched the open beta program for Android Pie in November, Samsung has started the rollout of the operating system's stable version to the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in some parts of Europe today.
After a brief period of beta testing, HMD Global has begun rolling out the update to Android 9 Pie to its 2017 flagship, the Nokia 8. The Nokia 8 Sirocco will apparently have to wait a little longer.
HMD Global has begun the public beta testing of Android Pie on the Nokia 8. The company's 2017 flagship is among the first to receive the latest version of Google's operating system.
Although it seems almost certain that the S8, S8+ and Note8 will get the Android Pie update, a spokesperson for Samsung has thrown doubt on whether they will be eligible for One UI.
The general update process for Android 9.0 has been slow, but HMD Global has been doing a pretty good job keeping its devices up to date. The firm has now released the update for the Nokia 6.1.
Google has published its latest Android platform usage stats that show Android 8.x Nougat now on almost a quarter of active devices and Pie 9.0 still scrounging for 0.1% usage to get on the charts.
Android 9.0 Pie is expected to introduce a floating keyboard mode to the Samsung Keyboard app in the future after a newly leaked beta build of the operating system reveals that option.
Sony has announced several new dates on which it plans to release Android 9.0 across different devices. Upgrades will begin on October 26 and run until March 4 depending on the model.
Geekbench listings for the phone confirm the OnePlus 6T will ship with Android 9.0 Pie. The company also took to its forums to tease an all-new UI and improvements to gesture-based navigation.
Not only will Google's shiny new Pixel 3 handsets come with Android Pie's gesture navigation support turned on by default, there will be no way to disable it to use the older button-only interface.
The Nokia 7 Plus is now beginning to receive the stable release of Android 9.0 Pie, which brings only the most essential features of the OS to the smartphone since it's part of Android One.
After seeding betas for Android 9.0 Pie, OnePlus has finally released the official update and has started distributing it to OnePlus 6 owners over-the-air. The update will be delivered in waves.
In what may seem bizarre, Google remotely turned on the Battery Saver setting on phones running Android 9 Pie, accidentally. The firm apologized on Reddit and said that it was an internal experiment.
Google and Samsung have teamed up to roll out RCS messaging to Samsung Messages on more Samsung Galaxy devices. We have a list of all the devices which can expect the feature in the near future.
Google released the latest usage stats for Android a few days ago, and sadly it still shows that less than 15% of all devices that accessed Google Play are on Android 8.0 Oreo. That's pretty weak.
OnePlus today announced that it is rolling out Oxygen OS Open Beta 1 based on Android 9.0 Pie for the OnePlus 6. The update brings with it a ton of features, along with some customizations.
An absent-minded Google Pixel 3 XL tester inadvertently left the device on the back seat of a Lyft in an undisclosed country. The Lyft driver returned the unit, but not before snapping pics.
It looks like Google's latest OS update, Android 9.0 Pie, not only brings new features but also fixes a button mapping problem with wireless game controllers that was reported two years ago.
Android updates are a huge problem. Sony is no example when it comes to Android updates, but it has luckily outlined its process, perhaps to shed light on how much time and effort is really required.
The OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X have long been forgotten, stuck on an official version of Android that is a few years old. Luckily, unofficial Android 9.0 Pie updates for the handsets have been created.
Although it will take quite some time, Motorola has announced that it will be bringing Android 9.0 Pie to a handful of its current handsets. The update will arrive sometime in the fall.
While Google's Android 9.0 Pie update brought many improvements and features to the OS, it also managed to break the phone's fast charging capabilities when connected to third-party chargers.
With the announcement of Android 9 Pie a few days ago, Google has also released a new Kotlin-friendly SDK, which contains nullability annotations for popular APIs, resulting in more stable apps.