Google introduced Android 9 Pie, the latest model of its cell working system, in August final 12 months. Nevertheless, the working system is but to succeed in a big majority of Android smartphones. Whereas Google’s OEM companions have been releasing Android street map, the roll out has been quite gradual. Now, Chinese language smartphone maker Vivo has introduced its street map for the roll out of its newest Funtouch OS 9, which relies on Android Pie. The Funtouch OS 9 is designed on prime of Android Pie and it turned official for the primary time final month when Vivo launched the X27 smartphone.
Vivo plans to launch Funtouch OS 9 to a complete of 13 smartphones by July this 12 months. It has additionally introduced that these units will probably be getting the replace largely in beta type and never a steady launch. The replace is presently being examined on 5 fashions, together with Vivo X21i, Vivo Z1, Vivo Z1i, Vivo X23 and Vivo X23 Symphony Version. The second batch of units that can get Funtouch OS 9 embody the Vivo X21, Vivo X21 UD, Vivo X21s, Vivo NEX A, Vivo NEX S, Vivo NEX Twin Show Version and the Vivo Z3i.
All of the units within the second batch will get the replace within the type of a beta launch in June. The timeline, which was noticed first by ITHome, pertains solely to the Chinese language market and Vivo has not shared plans for launch of Android Pie for the worldwide market simply but. Contemplating Vivo releases solely restricted fashions within the world market, the schedule may considerably differ and may even arrive later than the Chinese language variations.
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The street map for launch of Funtouch OS 9 based mostly on Android Pie reveals the very downside Google is attempting to repair for a number of years now. The Android Distribution Dashboard has not been up to date for almost six months and there’s no readability in the marketplace share of Android Pie when it comes to set up base. Android Pie was anticipated to reach on units sooner due to Venture Treble however that has remained a distant dream for now with most customers nonetheless caught on Android Oreo or Nougat relying on their OEM gadget.