ASUS announces update Android 9.0 Pie

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.