Finally, Samsung has released official information about their phones that will be getting the Android Pie update. We have the Samsung Android Pie update list for your convenience.
Samsung does not have a very good track record with speedy software updates. And with Android 9 Pie, they have not disappointed. While a handful of other brands like Essential, Nokia, Motorola and others have rolled out the Android Pie update to one or more of their individual devices, Samsung has not updated one device yet.
But come January 2019, the first set of Samsung smartphones will get Android Pie. But when they do, beyond the improvements that come with Android 9, Samsung eligible Samsung phones will also get the new custom skin that replaces Experience UI. One UI, as the new skin is called, brings a whole new visual and interactive experience to Samsung phones.
It is no surprise that there is a high level of anticipation by fans to see what devices are on the Samsung Android Pie update list.
Skip to the list below to see which Samsung phones are eligible for Pie and when they will get it.
Phones on the Samsung Android Pie Update List and the roll-out schedule
There are 24 devices on Samsung’s Pie update list. Here they are:
- Galaxy S9: January 2019
- Galaxy S9 Plus: January 2019
- Galaxy Note 9: February 2019
- Galaxy S8: March 2019
- Galaxy S8: March 2019
- Galaxy Note 8: March 2019
- Galaxy A8 2018: April 2019
- Galaxy A8+ 2018: April 2019
- Galaxy A7 2018: April 2019
- Galaxy A9 2018: April 2019
- Galaxy Tab S4 10.5: April 2019
- Galaxy J4: May 2019
- Galaxy J4 Plus: May 2019
- Galaxy J6: May 2019
- Galaxy J6 Plus: May 2019
- Galaxy A8 Star: May 2019
- Galaxy J7 2017: July 2019
- Galaxy J7 Duo: August 2019
- Galaxy Xcover 4: September 2019
- Galaxy J3 2017: September 2019
- Galaxy Tab S3 9.7: September 2019
- Galaxy Tab A 2017: October 2019
- Galaxy Tab Active2: October 2019
- Galaxy Tab A 10.5: October 2019
As seen from the above Samsung Android Pie update list, Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owners will get the update first in January 2019. Galaxy Note 9 users are up next in February 2019. And the roll-out to different devices continue all the way to October 2019.
Do you own any of the above Samsung smartphones and tablets? How long do you have to wait to get Android 9 Pie and One UI?
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