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Android 9.0 Pie: Which smartphones and tablets will get the update?
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Android 9.0 Pie: Which smartphones and tablets will get the update?

Update: LG G7 gets Pie on Nov 20th

Out of beta, Android 9.0 Pie has finally arrived in its final iteration. This is excellent news for some people, as they will be able to discover the new features that Google has prepared. Of course, not everyone gets it at once. Find out when your device is getting the update below. We've updated our list with the latest news that the LG G7 will get the Pie upgrade from 20th November 2018.

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The final version is out now...for some select devices

All Pixel and Essential smartphones can download the update now via OTA. Sony Mobile, Xiaomi, HMD Global, Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus smartphones which participated in the beta program will get this update by the end of the fall. Google is also working with a number of other partners to update their devices to Android 9 later this year.

For many users, the arrival (although partial) of this new version only increases the problem of fragmentation of Android versions. Barely a little more than 1% of users are on Android Oreo, almost 43% of users have a version lower than Marshmallow. It's a lot, too much even. We can only hope that manufacturers will up their game with Android One and Android Go

Which devices can install Android Pie?

For each device, 3 options are possible:

  • The update is available.
  • The update is not yet available, but the manufacturer has confirmed that it will be.
  • The update has not been confirmed, but we think that it is probable.


Smartphone Android P
Google Pixel 2 Yes (Final version received)
Google Pixel 2 XL Yes (Final version received)
Google Pixel Yes (Final version received)
Google Pixel XL Yes (Final version received)
Google Nexus 5 Yes (planned)
Google Nexus 5x Yes (planned)
Google Nexus 6 Yes (planned)
Google Nexus 6P Yes (planned)
Google Nexus 10 Yes (planned)

At first, this new version of Android can only be installed on 4 devices, all originating from the big G, of course. This tradition dates back to the Nexus era, when Nexus had a reputation for being devices for developers, and therefore the most suitable for testing new versions.


Smartphone Android P
Essential PH-1 Yes (Final version received)



Smartphone Android P
Honor 9 Probable
Honor View 10 Yes (planned)
Honor 8 Lite Yes (planned)
Honor 8 Pro Yes (planned)
Honor 6X Yes (planned)
Honor 7X Yes (planned)



Smartphone Android P
HTC U11 Yes (planned)
HTC U11 Life Yes (planned)
HTC One M8 Yes (planned)



Smartphone Android P
Huawei Mate 10 Lite Yes (planned)
Huawei Mate 10 Yes (planned)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro Yes (planned)
Huawei Nova 2i Yes (planned)
Huawei P8 Lite Yes (planned)
Huawei P10 Lite Yes (planned)
Huawei P10 Yes (planned)
Huawei P20 Yes (planned)
Huawei P20 Pro Yes (planned)
Huawei P20 Lite Yes (planned)



Smartphone Android P
LG G6 Probable
LG V30 Probable
LG V40 Yes (planned)
LG G5 Probable
LG G7 Yes (20th November)



Smartphone Android P
Lenovo Moto Z No
Moto Z Play Yes (panned)
Moto G6 Yes (planned)
Moto G6 Plus Yes (planned)
Moto G6 Play Yes (planned)
Moto G5 No
Moto G5 Plus No
Moto G5S No
Moto G5S Plus No
Moto X4 Yes (planned)
Moto Z2 Play Yes (planned)
Moto Z2 Force Yes (planned)
Moto Z3 Yes (planned)
Moto Z3 Play Yes (planned)



Smartphone Android P
Nokia 1 Yes (planned)
Nokia 2 Yes (planned)
Nokia 3 Yes (planned)
Nokia 5 Yes (planned)
Nokia 6 Yes (planned)
Nokia 6X Yes (planned)
Nokia 6 (2018) Yes (planned)
Nokia 7 Yes (planned)
Nokia 7 Plus Yes (beta available)
Nokia 8 Yes (planned)
Nokia 8 Sirocco Yes (planned)



Smartphone Android P
Oppo R15 Pro Yes (beta available)



Smartphone Android P
OnePlus 5 Probable
OnePlus 5T Probable
OnePlus 6 Yes (beta available)



Smartphone Android P
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Probable
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Probable
Samsung Galaxy S8 Probable
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Probable
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Probable
Samsung Galaxy S9 Probable
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Probable



Smartphone Android P
Xperia XZ Premium Yes (planned for November)
Xperia XZ2 Yes (planned for November)
Xperia XZ2 Compact Yes (planned for November)
Xperia XZ2 Premium Yes (planned for November)
Xperia XZ1 Yes (planned for November)
Xperia XZ1 Compact Yes (planned for November)
Xperia XA2 Yes (planned for early 2019)
Xperia XA2 Ultra Yes (planned for early 2019)
Xperia XA2 Plus Yes (planned for early 2019)
Xperia XZ3 Yes (Final version received)



Smartphone Android P
Vivo X21 Yes (beta available)



Smartphone Android P
Xiaomi Mi 6 Probable
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Probable
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Yes (beta available)
Xiaomi Mi 6X Probable
Xiaomi Mi 5 Yes (planned)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Yes (planned)

We will update this list as soon as we have new information. In the meantime, feel free to comment if you know of any other smartphones that will be updated.

Have you had the chance to try Android Pie?


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