It’s a known fact that upcoming version of Android is Android P, after Google unveiled the Android 8.0 as Android Oreo. The Android 9.0 will be announced soon, maybe in March or April by launching the Android P developer previews and an official announcement could soon follow at Google I/O event which will be held from May 8, 2018 to May 10.
Android P Update Phones List
Coming to Android 9.0 P names, it could be named as Android Pie or Pastry or PanCake(as many suggest). Whatever maybe it’s named, OEM has confirmed phones which are expected to get the Android P update. So, here we go through Android P update phones list i.e., smartphones which will get the software roll-out, whenever it happens.
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is planned for more than 70 smartphones and tablets, the next Android version could beat that numbers easily.
Nokia Android P update
HMD Global has confirmed that all of their Nokia Android Phones will be upgraded to Android P update. Among the list of devices, it includes Nokia 8, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 6, Nokia 7, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 and Nokia 2. All the Nokia phones launched in 2018 will qualify for the Android 9.0 update. The update, however, could happen by the end of the year or by January 2018.
Samsung Android P update
We know that Samsung will launch the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus on February 25 with Android 8.0 Oreo version. It puts them on the list of prominent phones to get the Android 9.0 P update and Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy A8 2018, Galaxy A8 Plus 2018, Galaxy Note 8 could join the software roll-out schedule.
Google Pixel Android P update
Since Google owns Android, it has an advantage for its smartphones. The Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL will be upgraded to Android 9 P update, much ahead of other smartphones.
Similarly, Google cares for the smartphone which falls under “Android One” program. Kyocera S2 surprised us by becoming the first Android One phone to get the Oreo treatment.
The LG G6, LG V30, LG Q8, Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XA2, Xperia XZs, HTC U11+, HTC U11 Life, Moto X4, Moto Z2 Force, Honor View 10, Honor 9, Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro will be definitely included in the software roll-out plan(as expected).
Also OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 5, Asus ZenFone 4 Series, Oppo F5, Oppo R11s, Meizu Pro 7, Meizu M6s, ZTE Nubia Z17s, ZTE Blade X might get the update.
Android P Phones
The first Android smartphone running the Android 9.0 could be expected at IFA 2018 or it will be Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to run the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system.