According to Asus, the ZenFone 5 Series which includes the ZenFone 5, ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5 Lite/5Q/5 Selfie will be receiving the Android Pie update starting January next year. The schedule listed below.
|Model||Model No.||Android 9.0 Pie Release Schedule|
|ZenFone 5||ZE620KL||Early-Q1 2019|
|ZenFone 5Z||ZS620KL||End-January 2019|
|ZenFone 5 Lite/5Q/5 Selfie||ZC600KL||End-January 2019|
The Asus ZenFone 5Z was launched in India back in July with Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. It is a flagship device having high-end specifications such as AI equipped camera, Snapdragon 845 chipset.
You can wait for the update to reach your device in January 2019 and once it is available you’ll get a notification on the phone’s status bar and you just need to tap on the notification to download the update.
However, you can manually check the update by visiting Settings > System > System updates.