Samsung Galaxy S9+ Android 9 Pie update could be very near, reveals fresh GFXBench listing

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

A fresh GFXBench listing of the Samsung Galaxy S9+ has surfaced today. What’s interesting about the listing is that the handset has been spotted with Android 9 Pie OS.

Google had released the retail edition of the Android 9.0 Pie update on Aug. 6. Some of the non-Google devices that were enrolled beta testing program of the Android 9 Pie OS such as Nokia 7 Plus, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S and Essential Phone have already received the new update. The upcoming Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones that are expected to go official on Oct. 9 will be the first phones to arrive with Android 9 Pie OS preinstalled. Now that the GFXBench listing of the Galaxy S9+ with Android Pie has surfaced today, it appears that Samsung could be testing the latest version of Android for it.


Samsung is known for heavily customized Android OS with its Samsung Experience UI. Since the benchmarking platform is unable to detect Samsung’s custom ROM, it is mentioned as “INVALID Android Samsung-ss Edition.” The South Korean has been always slow at rolling out OS updates.

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The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are the first Samsung phones with Project Treble support that promises faster Android software updates. Hence, the Galaxy S9 duo could soon receive Android 9 Pie OS upgrade. Once the OS update arrives to these phones, the Note 9 could be next in line to get treated with the new OS update.