Last week, Google officially released the latest version of its mobile operating system — Android 9.0 Pie. Now comes the part when smartphone manufacturers announce the list of their phones that will receive the latest Android update.
While Google and Essential have already rolled out Android Pie updates for their smartphones, HTC has now announced the list of its phones which will get the Android 9.0 Pie update.
The company has revealed that HTC U12+, U11+, U11, and U11 life (Android One) will receive the latest update. While the company has not revealed the timeline for the update, it has said that the timeline will be announced in due course.
The list of devices from HTC does not include HTC Desire 12, which was launched around five months ago. The U Ultra and U Play are also missing from the list, which are less than two years old.
Apart from HTC, Vivo has already announced that its smartphones will receive the Android Pie update in the fourth quarter of this year, and the Vivo X21 is likely to be the first phone to get the update. Xiaomi has also announced that the Android 9-based MIUI 10 beta update will soon be available for testing for the users of Mi MIX 2S.
Other smartphone manufacturers such as HMD Global (Nokia), OnePlus, and Oppo, which registered in the beta programme for Android P, are also expected to soon release stable Android Pie update to their devices.