Android 9 Pie rollout has now picked up its pace and a majority of smartphone manufacturers have started rolling out the latest update for their respective smartphones. HTC is the latest brand to rollout the official Android 9 Pie for its
The Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 Life is reportedly rolling out in some part of Europe.
The U11 Life Android One device is HTC's first smartphone to be graced with an update to Android 9 Pie. The new software is rolling out in Romania at the moment, and is expected to spread to other European markets very soon. The rollout comes almost four months after Google released Pie.
In case you hadn’t realized it, Google’s Android One program is a pretty big deal. In fact, it’s so important for combatting the age-old fragmentation issue that it’s currently allowing a mid-range phone from last year to receive the newest OS version before a 2018 high-ender.
Android 9 Pie is arriving to the HTC U11 Life, according to Ubergizmo. It will be the first HTC device to get the latest big operating system update since Pie launched in August.
The update to Android Pie was supposed to be faster in the wake of Project Treble, but most phones are still languishing on Oreo. HTC announced several months ago which of its phones would get Pie, a list that included most of its recent releases. Well, the first one is rolling out now—it's the HTC U11 Life.
If you own the Android One-powered HTC U11 Life from 2017, be on the lookout for the Android 9 Pie update coming your way.
Quite a few manufacturers have now started rolling out the Android Pie update for compatible devices. Some big names like Samsung are still missing from the list, though, but that company is running a beta program now ahead of the launch for the Galaxy S9 in January. HTC has joined the list today with the HTC U11 Life becoming its first handset to get the Android Pie update.
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After the unlikely resurgence of the Nokia and BlackBerry brands, hardcore fans of the company behind the first-ever Android smartphone may have held out hope of a similar revival with or without help from the outside.
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