Asus has started rolling out a new Beta update to its older Zenfone 4 Selfie that brings Android 9.0 Pie. The update is currently available for download to users from company’s official site.
The company is rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie AOSP Beta version for Zenfone 4 Selfie having model numbers ZD553KL and ZB553KL. The update comes with version number 16.0200.1903.16. However, the company revealed some guidelines for the latest Beta version.
The first thing to notice that the Beta version will feature a stock Android UI and it will remove ZenUI. The company has urged that its users prefer using ZenUI, then one should continue with the Ore version and it is recommended to install this build. It is important to note that installing the system image on the Zenfone 4 Selfie will remove all personal data from the device. So, before installing the update, you need to back up all the content from the smartphone.
Lastly, the company says that the Android 9 (Pie) AOSP Beta version will not be supported with routine updates. To recall, the company rolled out Android 8.0 Oreo to the Zenfone 4 Selfie in 2018.
Interestingly, the company outed the Beta update for the Zenfone 4 Max smartphone. The Android Pie beta update for the Zenfone 4 Max will shift the build number of the software to 16.0200.1903.25 and is designed to be installed on the model number ZC554KL of the ZenFone 4 Max.
To recall, theZenfone 4 Selfie features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset Adreno 505. Both the devices come loaded with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The device comes with a dual-front camera that is loaded with a 20-megapixel front camera with soft LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture along with an 8-megapixel secondary camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. On the rear panel, there is a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. The device is backed up by a 3000mAh battery with fast charging and carries a fingerprint sensor on the front.