Simply in time for the holidays, Samsung has began freeing its Android Pie update for the Galaxy S9. SamMobile was once first to notice the German liberate, even as other customers on Twitter and Reddit have observed the update develop into available within the Netherlands and Slovakia besides. along with the improvements made by means of Google, Android Pie at the S9 additionally brings Samsung’s One UI, a brand new user revel in which is intended to make apps more uncomplicated to use on larger telephones, among different improvements.
Although this recent update has come to Samsung’s gadgets a lot more briefly than earlier variations of Android did, the South Korean firm remains to be lagging in the back of the likes of Nokia, OnePlus, and even HTC with its update time table. Google has up to now tried to speed up the adoption of new Android variations with Undertaking Treble, however in spite of this system’s creation in early 2017 simplest 21.5 p.c of Android units have been operating Android Oreo or later as of late October this 12 months.
Samsung is getting faster at issuing its Android updates. Galaxy S8 homeowners needed to wait seven months after Oreo’s original release earlier than it was to be had for their units, at the same time as Android Nougat took no less than five months to reach on the Galaxy S7. At its annual developer’s convention, Samsung had stated that it expected to unlock Pie in January 2019, which is after we should be expecting the entire world rollout of the new tool.