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List of Android 9.0 Pie Supported Asus Devices

Well, Android 9.0 Pie finally rolled by Google. If you have Pixel supported device, then you can enjoy the Android 9.0 Pie. Here is the list of Android 9.0 Pie Supported Asus Devices. Google which owns the Android OS, released the  Android 9.0 Pie i.e 9th iteration of the Android OS on for Google Pixel, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel XL, and Google Pixel 2 XL along with few other top partners of Google under its Project Treble.

As we know Google always prefer to name the Android version with some dessert, Google finally made a surprise of choosing Android Pie as the 9th iteration of the Android OS after Android Oreo. In recent days, Asus already updated most of their Zenfone devices to Android Oreo update for Asus Zenfone 4, Asus Zenfone 4 Pro, Asus Zenfone 4 Max, Asus Zenfone 3 and 3 Max, and other devices. Asus is always keen on rolling the security patch update for their devices. Until now, Asus has tried to deliver every major update of Android version to their devices as soon as possible.

List of Android P Supported Asus Devices

Android P Update on the Google Pixel 2 gave an insight on how the new operating system will work and its features. Its major feature is security and privacy and Google has paid a close attention towards protecting its users from any potential cyber fraud, hacking attacks, etc with new features like lockdown mode, unified fingerprint dialog, restriction of access to mic and camera for background apps and much more. If you are looking forward to an Android 9 Pie update for your Asus or basically any other brand of smartphone, you’ll have to wait for a little.

Which puts the question, “Will my smartphone get the new update?”. Unfortunately, if your Asus or any other smartphone was released in early 2017 or earlier, it is highly unlikely that you’ll receive an update. We have explained it briefly in the next section.

What’s on Android 9.0 Pie?

Finally, Google started rolling the next major version of Android for the supported Google Pixel device. After the Android 8.0 Oreo, this is the 9th iteration from Google. With Android Pie, Google has revamped many UI changes which include the notification panel, Settings, Quick Toggles and more. The main highlighted features of Android Pie is Android Dashboard, notification panel, indoor WiFi positioning, support for iPhone X-style notches, Material Design 2, Dark Mode, Enhanced Auto-fill, Dual Camera API, Neural network API implementation and many more.

Features of Android 9.0 Pie:

Here is the list of top features in Android 9.0 Pie:

New Notification Panel: With Android P, Google has completely changed the interface on the notification panel. The quick toggle button now resides inside the dark circle while date, time and carrier name have been removed. With the new notification, Google will also let you select the reply from Google’s machine learning-powered Smart Replies, which scans your messages and will suggest custom replies for you.

iPhone X Like Notch Support: With phone screens getting bigger and bigger and bezels getting slimmer and slimmer, the smartphone manufacturers now have no room for camera, and earpieces> If you like it or not, Google has introduced Notch supports in Android P for developers to test how their app will behave on devices with notches.

Multi-camera API: Google finally introducing the Multi-Camera API which enables developers to “create innovative features not possible with just a single camera.” Also, this feature allows every app to request multi-camera instead of the single camera.

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WiFi Round-Trip-Time (RTT): This feature allows apps to receive indoor positioning data at an accuracy of 1-2 meters of your position.

New UI for settings/quick settings: Google once again revamped the settings menu and quick settings after the Android Oreo. With the new settings UI, Google introducing new icons for each settings menu.

Power Saving: In Android Nougat, Google introduced the Doze mode which enables more battery backup while your phone is not in use. With Android P, Google has worked hard to bring the more advanced doze mode with App Standby, and Background Limits to further improve battery life.

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Enhanced Auto-fill: Auto-Fill one of the best features which will save all your username and password. Google rolled this feature in Android Oreo and now they have improvised it with Android P.

and more features such as:

  • New Animation/Transition
  • Pixel launcher has been improved
  • Battery saver no longer shows orange warning
  • About phone screen now shows additional info in a popup window.
  • Screenshot button in power menu
  • Text selection zoom (like iOS)
  • Battery saver can now be scheduled.
  • Do Not Disturb has been simplified down to a single mode
  • Volume buttons now control media volume by default
  • Adaptive Brightness is now much more useful as it actually changes the base brightness level
  • Hotspot can be turned off automatically if no devices are connected
  • Rotation can be locked to landscape mode

List of Android 9.0 Pie Supported Asus Devices

List of Android 9.0 Pie Supported Asus Devices

Asus ZenFone Live (L1) ZA550KL

The Asus ZenFone Live (L1) ZA550KL was released back in May 2018. The device has a 5.5 inch Full HD Display which looks great. Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chip along with 2 GB of RAM. There is a 3000 mAh capacity battery powering this device. The device is much likely to be updated to the latest version of Android, the Android 9.0 Pie.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone 5Z

The Asus Zenfone 5Z is the latest offering from the Asus. The device was launched last month. This device is powered by a Snapdragon 845 chip along with massive 8 GB of RAM. Considering that this is one of the latest flagship offerings from the Company, we can expect an Android 9.0 Pie update for the Asus Zenfone 5Z later this year.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone 5

The Asus Zenfone 5 is another great device by Asus which was released last month along with the Asus Zenfone 5Z. The Asus Zenfone 5 comes with the Snapdragon 636 chip inside along with 6GB of RAM which makes the device quite powerful. Considering that this is one of the latest flagship offerings from the Company, we can expect an Android 9.0 Pie update for the Asus Zenfone 5 later this year.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite

The Asus Zenfone 5 Lite was launched back in February this year. The device features a Snapdragon 630 chip under the hood. The Zenfone 5 Lite comes with 4 GB of RAM. It is a decent device for the price it comes at. The device is much likely to be updated to the latest version of Android, the Android 9.0 Pie.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

There is no denying the fact that the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is one of the most popular devices of 2018. This is primarily due to the price it comes at. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 636 chip and comes with massive 6 GB of RAM. Considering the popularity of the Device, Asus is much likely to roll out an Android 9.0 Pie update for the same.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone Max M1

The Asus Zenfone Max M1 was launched back in February this year. The device comes with the Snapdragon 425 chip along with 4GB of RAM. This device is quite decent, there is nothing to create hype about. Still, as the device is launched this year, we can expect the Android 9.0 Pie update for the same.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Rog Phone

The Asus Rog Phone was also released by the Asus this year. The device comes with a Snapdragon 845 chip out of the box. The device has a massive 8 GB of RAM. Asus is much likely to roll out an Android 9.0 Pie update for this device.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone Max Plus M1

The Asus Zenfone Max Plus M1 was released last year. The device comes with an MT6750T chip inside. This device has 4 GB of RAM. Since the device is old and has not some of the best specifications out there, the Asus is much likely not to roll out the Android 9.0 Pie Update for this device.

Estimated date: Will not be updated

Asus Zenfone V

The Asus Zenfone V was also launched last year by the Company. The device comes with a Snapdragon 820 and 4 GB of RAM. These are some really good specifications even today. That’s the reason we would be willing to see Asus rolling out the latest Android 9.0 Pie update for this device.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro

The Asus Zenfone 4 Pro was released last year. The device comes with a Snapdragon chip inside. This device has 3 GB of RAM. Since the device is old and has not some of the best specifications out there, the Asus is much likely not to roll out the Android 9.0 Pie Update for this device.

Estimated date: Will not be updated

Asus Zenfone 4

The Asus Zenfone 4 was also launched last year by the Company. The device comes with a Snapdragon 630 and massive 8 GB of RAM. These are some really good specifications even today. That’s the reason we would be willing to see Asus rolling out the latest Android 9.0 Pie update for the Asus Zenfone 4.

Estimated date: Yet to be announced

Didn’t find your Asus Device on the list?

Every Android OS has its own hardware requirements which comprise drivers, disk storage, RAM, and other components which need to be fulfilled in order to receive a new update. Although smartphones running on Android OS has built to receive the next generation of the update, it is the basic hardware requirements that make it incompatible to receive updates any further. Although smartphone manufacturers can update their existing smartphones and configure it to the new OS but its a lot of work and investment and therefore, companies resort to launch new smartphones compatible to receive the new update which is feasible and profitable.

Thus, if your smartphone doesn’t meet the hardware requirements of Android Pie, it will not receive the update unless you get a new smartphone with the update. Even if your phone is eligible to get the update, it will have to wait for a long time since many companies and carriers would withhold the update before releasing it via OTA. You can check out the list of Android 9.0 Pie Supported Asus Devices here on GetDroidTips along with all the other Android P supported smartphones as we have prepared a series on it.

What to do if your phone isn’t eligible for the new Android Pie update?

A huge chunk of Android users and enthusiasts will be disappointed knowing the fact that their smartphones aren’t eligible for the Android 9 Pie upgrade but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to pay for a new phone. If you are eager to use it in your existing smartphone, the answer is Custom ROMs. These are custom made firmware/ROMs which are prepared based on new Android updates with many additional features. There are many custom ROMs such as Lineage OS 16 which is made on Android Pie with all the features and APIs similar to it.

So, what are you waiting for? Do you want to know how to install the LineageOS 16 or any other custom ROM, visit here on GetDroidTips for the guide on everything you need to know!

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