Lenovo Z5 gets the Android 9 Pie Beta update

Lenovo Z5

Recently, Lenovo Group Vice President announced on Weibo that the Android 9 Pie beta update for Lenovo Z5 has been released. This version of ZUI comes with version number 10.5.221, in addition to the most important update of the Android 9 Pie, it also adds a new face recognition program, new ZUI10 design style, 4D U-touch gestures, and other functions.

Lenovo Z5

In addition, this beta update also adds night-time extreme power saving, identification of calories, control bar notification and other features. The upgrade package size is 1.49GB and it has been released for select Lenovo users who registered for the beta testing. Lenovo officially said: “If serious problems are not encountered in the beta testing phase, the stable version will be released as soon as possible and this could be in a few days time

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The specific updates are as follows:

General Upgrade

  • Updated to Android 9.0 system
  • A new face recognition solution that requires re-entry of face information in Settings -> Password, Fingerprint and Face Recognition
  • New ZUI10 design style, adding 4D U-touch gestures, magic input box, small window broadcast video and other functions;

System Optimization

  • Add extreme power saving at night
  • Added app lock to support face unlock mode
  • Added U Health Camera to recognize calorie function
  • New negative one-screen card display, support for step-by-step / commute advice / fast payment, etc.;
  • New desktop editing mode, support more desktop layout, press and hold on the desktop to enter the view interface
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  1. Dya Asy
    April 22, 2019

    Recently updated OTA to Pie, now my data doesn’t work anymore. Neither downloading nor uploading. WiFi is fine, but I’m screwed if I leave my house. Beware of network incompatibility towards this update.

    • Samuel Williams (Samuel Williams)
      May 14, 2019

      Have you found a fix to this yet?? I’ve got the same problem