Android P Release Date, Name, Features & Expected Android P Phones List

Android P update

Android P update: Check out Android P release date, Android P name, it's features and official Android P phones list.

After the announcement of Android 8.0 as Android Oreo, the next major upgrade will be to Android 9.0 aka Android P. Without any surprises, it's the next Android version officially launched by Google at Google I/O. after the intermediate release of Android 8.1 Oreo, which will happen by the end of the year.

It has been already teased by HMD Global which confirmed that their mid-range and flagship phones will get the Android P update.

Android P Update

Google has followed a tradition in terms of naming the Android version. As the development for Android 9.0 has been planned, there are several rumors already on the web.

The Android P upgrade is expected to bring several new features, just like Android 7.0 Nougat which brought us more than 250 major and minor features.

Talking about the Android P release date, the version is to be officially announced just before Apple's September 2018 event.

Just like Android Oreo roll-out, a number of smartphones will get the Android 9.0 roll-out. As a known fact, the Pixel devices, Nexus phones, and Android One phones will get the update earlier than others. As of now, you can enjoy the Android Oreo update. And this update is arriving to a number of smartphones and tablets.

A number of Android 8.0 Oreo phones were launched at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) in Barcelona, Spain, which is the biggest technology event in the world dedicated to smartphone technology and innovation.

At the event, Samsung unveiled Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus smartphones. HMD Global also added Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 8110 4G variant and the Nokia 1, the first Android Go phone.

Android P Name

Talking about Android P name, the next Android version will be named on dessert name starting with English letter-P.

Android P Release Date

Android P could get a name at Google I/O event to be held in May 2018. The developer preview 1 was released in March first week.


Google Pixel Android 9.0 Update

Google Pixel phones are prime contenders to receive the update. All the four phones Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL phones will get the update.


Android One Phones Android 9 update

Android One lineup is expanded to more phones in 2018. Phones like Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco will get the Android 9.0 P update.

Samsung Android P Update

A number of Samsung smartphones will be upgraded to Android 9.0 update. As of now, the following phones are confirmed to get the update:

  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Galaxy S9 Plus
  • Galaxy A8 2018
  • Galaxy A8 Plus 2018
  • Galaxy Note 8

Sony Android P update

Sony Xperia phones have improved the capabilities to receive the latest software updates.

  • Sony Xperia XZ2
  • Xperia XZ2 Compact
  • Xperia XZ2 Premium
  • Xperia XA2 Ultra
  • Xperia XA2

Nokia Android P update

The following HMD Global made smartphones are sought to receive the latest Android P build -

  • Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Nokia 8
  • Nokia 7
  • Nokia 6 (2018)
  • Nokia 6
  • Nokia 6.1
  • Nokia 5
  • Nokia 7 Plus

Nokia 8 Android P update: The phone is confirmed to get the update by January 2019.

Since the Nokia Android phones have the stock Android UI, it makes it easier to upgrade to the latest version.


Moto Android P update

Motorola phones run on stock like UI and so it makes it easier to run Android 9.0 P update.


Xiaomi Android P Update

Xiaomi has a lot of smartphones launched in 2018 and 2017 year. Many Xiaomi phones will get the next Android update but the fact that MIUI skin is based on older Android version makes it hard to believe that we might see the Pancake update being rolled-out in 2020 only.


OnePlus Android 9.0 Update

OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T are the prime contenders to get the Android P update. OnePlus 3 and 3T might not get it.

  • OnePlus 5
  • OnePlus 5T
  • OnePlus 6

Xiaomi Android P update

Xiaomi Android P will be based on MIUI 10 update. Here is the list of phones expected to get MIUI X update.

  • Xiaomi Black Shark
  • Xiaomi Mi 2S
  • Xiaomi Mi 6
  • Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 5X
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Android P Download

Mi Mix 2S Android P download: Android P Developer Package

Razer phone will get the Android 9.0 P update.