Google announced the Android Pie, the 9th major update of the Android operating system, to the public on August 6, 2018. The company had rolled out the alpha version in March 2018.
The public release meant that the company’s Pixel series would get the latest update on the very day. But what did that mean for the rest of the smartphones? When are they getting the latest piece of Pie? are there devices which are already updated or are just a click away?
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) December 27, 2018
Nokia 5.1 plus which came with Android 8.1 Orea at the time of launch in July, has now started to receive the Pie update.
Earlier, OnePlus had also said that they look forward to bring Android nine to their latest releases of OnePlus 6, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3. The beta version Android Pie is available for OnePlus 5 and 5T.
Key features of the Android Pie update:
- Gesture navigation and redesigned app overview screen
- Digital Wellbeing
- Adaptive Brightness
- Improved notifications
- Improved Do Not Disturb mode
- Adaptive Battery
- New look for quick settings
- Optional dark/light themes
- App Actions and Slices
Google released the first developer preview of the updated in March 2018, at Google I/O this year the company announced that non-Pixel device would be soon compatible with Android Pie Beta.
Nokia 5.1 Plus Specifications
Launched in: August 2018
Screen: 5.86-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1520 pixels
Price: Starts from Rs. 9,999
Processor: 1.8GHz octa-core processor
Internal Storage: 32GB (expandable up to 400GB via a microSD card)
Primary camera: 13-megapixel (f/2.0), 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies
Secondary camera: 5-megapixel
Battery: 3060mAh non-removable
Dimensions: 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.10 (height x width x thickness)
Weight: 160.00 grams