Here is good news for Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus users in the US. The official Android 9 Pie beta update for the device has leaked and you can download it too if you want. Samsung will soon launch the Android 9 Pie beta program for the Galaxy S9 and S9+. We have already seen leaked alpha builds of Android 9 Pie beta for Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9. Some of the minor issues in the alpha builds have been addressed in this beta.
The new build brings software version U3ZRJ7 on board of the Galaxy S9 handsets. But first, you need to make sure you have software version ARI6 on your device before you proceed to install the new beta. Also, note that the update is compatible only with the Snapdragon-powered versions of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.
The full software version is G960USQU3ZRJ7 for the Galaxy S9, while it’s G965USQU3ZRJ7 for the bigger variant, the Galaxy S9+.
It’s also mentioned that the Galaxy S9 will receive some software features from the Galaxy Note 9 – Scene Optimizer and Flaw Detection to be precise. These are camera features that use AI to improve the imaging experience on the device. These features were launched with the Galaxy Note 9.
The app icons have received a fresh coat of paint as well. Also, check how Samsung apps on Pie look compared to their Oreo counterparts to get a sense of what has changed. The overall UI changes are significant and from the looks of it, the changes will have Samsung fans divided.