Android 9 Pie Ports for Smartphones and Tablets

Android Pie was recently announced and was available exclusively on Pixel devices and Essential phones. It was also speculated that it would be available on other devices soon. Now news says that its source code has been made available on AOSP and as a consequence, the developer community has been working hard on building the latest release for their specific devices. The ports of the latest Android version have made their way to devices like the Motorola Moto G and OnePlus One.

Here is a list of the Android smartphones and tablets that will/ have received an unofficial Android 9 Pie custom ROM.

Android 9 Pie Features

  • Gesture Navigation – It removes the recent apps button and replaces the original home button with a pill that slides up to show recent apps, slide right to switch between apps
  • Revamped recent apps – The old vertical list has been replaced with a horizontal card list
  • Revamped user interface – It has brought a fresh coat of paint throughout the UI
  • Digital Wellbeing – It is an initiative by Google that helps efficiently utilize the time spent on smartphones
  • App Actions and Slices API – The app actions API allows apps to show predictive actions and the slices API allows apps to show a part of the UI inside another app
  • Adaptive Battery – Android limits the power consumption of apps that are not used frequently by the user

Android Pie ports for Smartphones and Tablets

Before we begin this list, we want you  to take note of a few things:

List of devices with the official Android 9 Pie releases

  • Essential Phone
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel 2
  • Google Pixel 2 XL
  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • OnePlus 6
  • OPPO R15 Pro
  • Sony Xperia XZ2
  • Vivo X21UD
  • Vivo X21
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Note that custom ROM release will be like a stock AOSP because custom ROM developers haven’t yet brought up their ROM’s features.

Asus

Google

Honor

Huawei

  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro (AOSP)
  • Huawei Nova 2i (AOSP)
  • Huawei P20 Pro (AOSP)
  • Huawei P8 Lite 2017 (AOSP)

Lenovo

Motorola

OnePlus

Samsung

Sony

Also Read: LineageOS 16 (Android 9 Pie) is coming – Find Out If Your Device Fits In

Xiaomi

ZTE

If your device is not on the list and you want to try Android Pie, check out Project Treble. See if your device is compatible with Project Treble and if it does user can flash an AOSP Generic System Images based on the Android Pie release

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