A good news for Asus ZenFone users, especially the owners of ZenFone 5 series as the company has announced the timeline of Android 9.0 Pie update rollout for its ZenFone 5Z series of smartphones.

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.

The ZenFone 5Z is competing with other flagship smartphones like OnePlus 6, Honor 10 and Xiaomi Mi 8.

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.