Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus last year launched its Zenfone Max Pro M2 smartphone in India, which received very positive reviews for offering powerful specifications at an affordable price tag. And now, the company has revealed that it has started rolling out the latest Android update to Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, making it one among the few budget smartphones to receive the Android Pie update.
However, we should point out that as of now, the Android Pie update for Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is available only for beta programme participants. For those unaware, the beta version of Android Pie is like to come with a few bugs and issues as it is still being tested. The stable update of Android Pie will be rolled to Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will be released later by the Taiwanese electronics maker after it fixes all the issues reported by beta users.
Speaking about the update, the company said in a statement, “ASUS unveils the Beta Power User Program giving access to early updates for feedback and testing so that the official Android Pie update is served as delicious and stable.”
The smartphone brand has also written about the update on its website saying, “Please keep in mind that this is beta software program, the beta software updates are sometimes not as stable as our official Software Updates. By installing this update, you accept the potential risks.”
If you have an Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 smartphone, and you wish to be a part of the company’s beta programme, you head to Asus’ official website to do so. You would have to share your smartphone’s IMEI information, serial number, and current firmware details to enroll in the Beta Power User Program. Once you do this, Asus will email you further details.
With Android Pie, features like Adaptive Battery, Adaptive Brightness, App Actions, and more will come to Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 smartphone.
We should also add that the news of Android Pie beta programme being released for Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes days after the company has released a stable software update for the device that comes with the January 2019 security patch.