The new update brings many new features including a completely refurbished pop-up volume bar and a new feature for easier copying and gluing.
ASUS announced that its series of smartphones ZenFone 5 (ZenFone 5, ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5 Lite/5Q/5 Selfie) will receive the Android Update 9.0 foot very soon.
The new software will be distributed automatically via firmware-by-air (FOTA) According to the date indicated in the list below.
|Model||Code Model||Estimated launch of Android 9.0|
|ZenFone 5||ZE620KL||Beginning of the Q1 of 2019|
|ZenFone 5Z||ZS620KL||Late January 2019|
|ZenFone 5 Lite/5Q/5 Selfie||ZC600KL||Late January 2019|
Instructions for FOTA procedure (Firmware Over The Air) automatic
Once the update is available, a notification will automatically appear in the phone’s status bar. The user only needs to tap the notification to download the update.
Once the download is complete, a pop-up notification will appear to install the update: Making top in “Install” starts the update.
The appliance will restart twice during the installation of the update. Users should not turn off the device until the home screen appears.
Manual Download/installation procedure
Could take a week to complete the automatic updating system. If the prompt notification is not received, it can be checked and manually started through settings > System > system update.