ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1, M2, and Max M2 to Get Android Pie by April 15th


Last week, we saw the Android Q beta hit the airwaves for Pixel owners. The update is expected to roll out by Q3 2019. In the meanwhile, its predecessor Android Pie is still to make its way to several devices. The update, for all practical purposes, is rolling out in full force and most 'flagships' already have it. But, mid-range and budget devices still have to wait for their turn, and some devices won't receive it until Q4 2019.

Earlier this year, ASUS laid out an Android Pie update roadmap and have been sticking to it so far. The company just announced that the ZenFone Max Pro M1, Max Pro M2, and Max M2 would get it by April 15th. The original ASUS roadmap failed to mention any dates which left people wondering about when they'd get the update. The company released a video on Facebook to confirm the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1, ZenFone Max Pro M2, and the ZenFone Max M2 will receive the update before April 15th.

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Unlike certain OEMs whose name rhymes with Coca Cola, ASUS has been hard at work pushing the Android Pie update to their devices; even the non-flagship ones. Their most premium offering—the ROG Phone— is yet to receive it, though. Even older devices such as the ZenFone 4 Max, the ZenFone Live, and some others are to receive the update eventually. ASUS's mobile division has been holding its own relatively well so far. Although their hardware is nothing to brag about, guaranteed software updates a selling point and ASUS has been doing well in that regard so far. Now, if only they used a less confusing name scheme for their phones...