Asus rolled out Android 9.0 Pie update for the ZenFone 5Z and started beta testing for the ZenFone Max Pro M2 recently. it is yet to push the update to last year’s ZenFone Max Pro M1. However, the company has announced the list of the Asus phones which will be getting the Pie update eventually later this year.
The list of ZenFone models slated to get the Android 9.0 Pie update include
- ZenFone 4 Max (ZC554KL)
- ZenFone 4 Selfie (ZD553KL)
- ZenFone 4 Max (ZC520KL)
- ZenFone Live (ZB553KL)
- ZenFone4 Max (ZB520KL)
- ZenFone Max Plus (M1) (ZB570TL)
- ZenFone 5Q (ZC600KL)
- ZenFone Live (L1) (ZA550KZ / ZA551KL)
- ZenFone Max Pro (M1) (ZB602KL / ZB601KL)
- ZenFone Max (M1) Clear Soft Bumper (ZB555KL / ZB556KL)
- ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL)
- ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL)
- ASUS ROG Phone (ZS600KL)
- ZenFone Max Pro (M2) (ZB631KL/ ZB630KL)
- ZenFone Max (M2) (ZB633KL / ZB632KL)
There’s no timeline mentioned yet, meaning you will have to wait for the company’s announcement, however the update will roll out within this year.
The latest Android Pie update brings several new features, including Adaptive Battery that uses machine learning to prioritize system resources for the apps, App Actions that helps you raise the visibility of your app and help drive engagement using machine learning, Slices are a new way to surface rich, templated content in places like Google Search and Assistant, all-new contextual pop-up volume bar, new Magnifier feature for easier copy-and-paste and lots more.