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Sony confirms six Xperia phones will receive Android 9 Pie update from September

9 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

While some companies have already rolled out Android 9.0 Pie for its phones, the rest are trying to figure out when to make the update available for their customers. HTC recently announced which phones will get the Pie update and now Sony is making some clarifications as well.
For those of you using Xperia smartphones, here are the first six devices that Sony plans to update to Android 9 Pie: Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XZ Premium.
According to Sony Mobile, Android 9 Pie updates will start dropping ...
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Android 9 Pie just launched, so Samsung announced 12 of its devices will get Android 8 Oreo

Android 9 Pie just launched, so Samsung announced 12 of its devices will get Android 8 Oreo

9 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Samsung announced an Android 8.0 Oreo update schedule for its mid-tier phones and tablets, so you may be in luck if you have an older or budget device like the Galaxy J7 or Galaxy A9. Yes, Android 9.0 Pie is already out on the Google Pixel 2 and other Pixel handsets, but some of Samsung's devices won't be getting Android 8.0 Oreo until January 2019, reports AndroidPure. Samsung has been notoriously slow at updating its devices to the latest software in the past, especially non-S devices. It appears as if that's going to continue into the future. Now, obviously this is great news for anyone...
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HTC reveals which four of its handsets will be updated to Android 9.0 Pie

HTC reveals which four of its handsets will be updated to Android 9.0 Pie

9 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

You have to wonder about the survival of HTC as a smartphone manufacturer. Another year has gone by, and while the specs of the HTC U12+ certainly fill in all of the blanks that HTC users complained about in years past (the phone has a 3500mAh battery, and an IP68 certification rating), the device was overshadowed as usual by the latest from Samsung. That's the thing, folks. No matter how poorly Sammy's Galaxy S9 models are doing at the cash register, they still cast a very dark and very long shadow over HTC and LG.
So why are we bringing up HTC? Well, the company ...
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