Samsung has dropped its Android Pie update road map that addresses all the devices that will receive it – and disappointingly, many of the company's customers will wait a long time for their piece of pie.
Samsung has a long history of long time delays as they update their devices to the latest versions of Android, though at least they have delivered security updates very quickly over the last few years. With the announcement of their official Android Pie update plan for supported devices through their Samsung members' app, the giant South Korean conglomerate has reaffirmed its commitment to this deficiency.
The announcement also confirms what was already known ̵
On the actual information and member's post reveals:
S9 and S9 + began receiving the cake in the last days of 2018 in some countries, and now January ] for all;
Note 9 will not receive its Pie to February S8 S8 + and Note 8 gets its fence in Mars ];
A8 (2018) A8 + (2018) A7 (2018) A9 (2018) and flag the table Tab S4, will join the dying tower in April ; J6 + and A8 Star will eat its dubious share in Mai ;
J7 (2017) will have an old sector to
and J7 Duo will likewise have its moldy plate in August ;
Xcover 4 ] J3 (2017) and Tab S3 will share in the degrading desert in September ;
and Tab A (2017) Tab Active 2 and Tab A 10.5 will all finally eat their 14 month old pie in ] October .
It is obviously very disappointing that Samsung will not have updated any of their phones to 4 months after Google's first release, let alone take 14 months to update the latest supported devices. Poor form, Samsung.