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Sony reveals when to expect Android 9 Pie update and what phones will get it

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

Sony Mobile is the newest handset manufacturer to provide information about its Android 9 Pie update roadmap. Last week, information claiming to be official stated that the Japanese company plans to update six Xperia smartphones to Android 9 Pie.
Today, Sony Mobile announced when customers can expect the first Android 9 Pie updates to drop and what phones will actually get it. So, the first wave of smartphones will receive the major Android OS update starting November: Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1, and Xperia XZ1 Compact.
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Revisiting the Essential Phone w/ Android Pie - A love letter to my favorite underdog

Revisiting the Essential Phone w/ Android Pie - A love letter to my favorite underdog

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Google

In Android's history, there's really only been one place to go for steady software updates, and that's Google's own hardware. Whether under the Nexus or the Pixel brand, Google was the only place you could really go for reliable, quick updates to Android.
Fast forward to 2017 and Andy Rubin, the father of Android, launched the Essential Phone with the promise of timely updates, and oh boy did they deliver...
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