Android 9 Pie coming to 50 new smartphones: Is your device on the list?

Here is a list of the devices that are getting the update, and the changelog that will come with it.

Early August, Google started rolling out the latest version of its operating system — the Android 9.0 Pie. While the new Pixel smartphones come with Android 9 Pie pre-loaded, and a few flagships have been upgraded to this version, however, the total share on Android 9.0 Pie on Android devices has been dismal.

But now, the update is being rolled out to 50 new smartphones.

Here is a list of the devices that are getting the update, and the changelog that will come with it.

Samsung smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus will be eligible for Android 9.0 Pie.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Image: Omkar Patne

Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Image: Omkar Patne

HMD Global

Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 7.1, Nokia 7 Plus will be upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie in October itself, whereas, the Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco will get the upgrade in November.

Post that, Nokia 3.1, Nokia 3, Nokia 1, Nokia 5, Nokia 5.1, Nokia 6, Nokia 8, Nokia 2.1 and Nokia 2 will also be upgrading to the new version.

Nokia 3.1 Plus. Image: tech2/Nandini Yadav

Nokia 3.1 Plus. Image: tech2/Nandini Yadav

OnePlus

OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 3, OnePlus 5T will get the update. Although, the upgrade on former four models will be slightly delayed. OnePlus 6 has got the Pie treatment for a while now and the upcoming OnePlus 6T is also expected to be launched with Android 9.0 Pie.

OnePlus 6 Red edition. Image: OnePlus

OnePlus 6 Red edition. Image: OnePlus

Honor

Honor 8X, Honor 10, Honor Play, Honor View 10, will also be promoted in the next two months.

The Honor 8X was launched in China in September. Image: Honor Global

The Honor 8X was launched in China in September. Image: Honor Global

BlackBerry KEY2

If you are one of the BlackBerry boys/girls, the KEY2 smartphone is included in the list as well.

The BlackBerry Key2 in black. Image: Twitter/Evan Blass

The BlackBerry Key2 in black. Image: Twitter/Evan Blass

HTC

HTC U11 Plus, HTC U12 Plus and HTC U11 will also run the Android Pie by next month.

The Translucent Blue colour variant of the HTC U12 Plus. Image: HTC US

The Translucent Blue colour variant of the HTC U12 Plus. Image: HTC US

Motorola

Moto X4, Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play, Moto Z2 Force, Moto Z2 Play, Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play and the Motorola One Power will all soon get the Pie update as well.

Motorola One Power's highlight is it's stock Android OS, and the massive 5,000mAh battery. Image credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Motorola One Power's highlight is it's stock Android OS, and the massive 5,000mAh battery. Image credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Sony

Sony will be moving up the software versions on the Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ1 Compact, Xperia XZ Compact and Xperia XZ Premium.

The phone's display should have been a little brighter for use in sunlit environments

The phone's display should have been a little brighter for use in sunlit environments

Huawei

Huawei P20 Pro and Huawei P20, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro too will get the Android Pie update.

Representational image.

Representational image.

The Android 9.0 Pie brings several new features to the Android smartphones including gesture navigation, smart text selection, redesigned quick settings, simplified volume controls and adaptive battery mode. You can read about all its major features here.

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