Asus has announced the rollout of Android 9.0 Pie update on ZenFone 5Z, the top-of-the-range smartphone from the Taiwanese company based on the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform.
The update is already available for download via OTA gradual. The new firmware is identifiable from the build number 18.104.22.168_20181222 and brings with it all the new features of the Android Pie OS and the security patches of November 2018.
Asus confirmed that the ZenFone 5Z would receive the Android Pie update by the end of January 2019. However, the latest version is now rolling out in Taiwan. Asus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) has started rolling out in Taiwan. The update is rolling out as a firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) package in phases. It can be manually downloaded by going to Settings > About > System Update.
As for the technical specs, ZenFone 5Z features a 6.2-inch FHD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with Adreno 630 GPU, 6GB or 8GB of RAM with 64GB or 256GB of internal storage and 3300mAh battery.
It has a dual rear camera setup: a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor, with f/1.8 aperture and support for OIS, and a secondary 8-megapixel OmniVision 8856 sensor with fixed focus, f/2.2 aperture, and a 120-degree wide-angle lens. At the front, the smartphone sports the same 8-megapixel fixed focus OmniVision 8856 sensor for selfies.[amazon box=”B07CLT3BDN” /] [amazon box=”B07CLWGC3T” /]