On August 7th, Android released its latest version dubbed Android 9 Pie. As of now, all Pixel smartphones, and Essential Phone have been upgraded to this new system via OTA. Yesterday, Xiaomi MIX 2S started receiving the beta version of the latest Andriod version while Huawei has also commenced internal testing of Android 9 Pie for four of its devices. Japanese manufacturer, Sony recently announced that six of its smartphones will soon receive the Android 9 Pie update. However, Nokia seems to be ahead as HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas, announced on Twitter that the Android 9 Pie beta update is currently available for Nokia 7 Plus.
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— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) August 9, 2018
As of now, there is no official date for the roll-out of the stable version but it is expected to arrive as an OTA update in the coming weeks. For those who want to try out the beta version, click HERE. Google was quite liberal with the Android 9 Pie development and many manufacturers were involved with the beta testing program. This gave these OEMs the chance to get this update as quickly a Gooogle did.