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Nokia 6.1 won't be part of the Beta Labs, to be updated to Android 9 Pie soon

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

HMD Global likes to thoroughly test major Android OS updates before making them available to everyone, which is why it kicked off a beta program where people can test all the new features and improvements before they're pushed to the stable channel.
It happened with the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus, but it's not going to happen with the standard Nokia 6.1 model. HMD's Juho Sarvikas confirmed his company will skip Beta Labs on Nokia 6.1 and that the final version of Android 9 Pie will be released soon.
There are a lot more Nokia-branded smartphones waiting to receive Android 9 Pie ...
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Android 9 Pie tipped to hit Samsung flagship phones in early 2019

Android 9 Pie tipped to hit Samsung flagship phones in early 2019

1 month ago   |   By Tech Radar

There might be some light at the end of the tunnel for those of you patiently waiting for Android 9 Pie to arrive on your Samsung devices: a teaser for the OS update in the Samsung+ app points to early 2019 as the time when the software will roll out. As noted by XDA Developers , the text inside the app says "Android 9.0 Pie is expected to roll out to Samsung Galaxy phones early next year" - so you won't be able to take advantage of the new features during 2018, but you won't have much longer to wait (assuming Samsung sticks to this schedule, of course). Some of the features in Android 9...
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