7 August 2018 Google officially unveiled Android 9 Pie. However, to install a new operating system can not all users, reports Cult of Mac.
The main feature of the Android Pie 9 is a control system based on gestures similar to the one used in the iPhone X.
A new version of the Android Pie 9 can only be installed on smartphones Pixel. The owners of the other gadgets will have to wait until updates are released for about a month.
The delay is due to the fact that every manufacturer of Android smartphones produces its own shell for the operating system, which takes time.
“The devices that participated in the beta program from Sony Mobile, Xiaomi, HMD Global, Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and Essential and other suitable for Android One gadgets will get the update before the end of this year. We are also working with other partners to launch and upgrade devices to Android 9 this year”, — say the representatives Google.
It is worth noting that the Samsung Galaxy S9 will not get Android 9 until 2019.
Operating system updates are available to users of Android-smartphone is not immediately. For example, Android 8.x Oreo found only 12.1% of devices, despite the fact that since its release nearly a year has passed.
Version Android 7 Nougat uses only 30.8% of owners of smartphones with Google’s operating system, and more than half the audience is still satisfied with Android 6 Marshmallow.
For comparison, the latest versions of iOS receive almost all users in the relevant Apple technology. As of may 31, 2018 iOS 11 was installed on 81% of all active iPhone and iPad.