Back in November Asus unveiled its official Android 13 update timeline, and the primary system slated to get it was the Zenfone 9, which was purported to obtain the brand new software program in December. That has now occurred as we speak, with a number of studies coming in from Zenfone 9 house owners from a bunch of nations over on Reddit.
We may also affirm that the rollout is underway, as one in every of our overview items has already been up to date. Unlike different firms, Asus phases its rollouts by serial quantity, not by nation or territory, so it is principally all luck of the draw – you may’t actually anticipate when yours will get it. It may assist to manually examine, nevertheless, since that is how we received it. There was no notification however as soon as we did manually examine, we had been immediately updating.
The new construct is labeled WW_33.0804.2060.65, and it consists of the December 5, 2022 safety patch degree. Can’t get extra present than that. Asus’ ZenUI has remained very near inventory Android, particularly in appears, although it does supply some useful additions of its personal right here and there. Nothing too customized, although, and the general really feel of the UI is eerily much like what you’d get on a Pixel.
The changelog is miles lengthy so we cannot bore you with it right here. We will nevertheless point out that after updating you will get supplied a fast tutorial mentioning a number of the new options. This appears to have been made by Google, but it surely’s inconceivable to inform for positive.
It highlights the brand new notification permission, cross-device copy and paste, elevated privateness on the subject of apps’ media entry, the brand new media participant with a dancing playback bar and full show album art work, and the flexibility to assign totally different languages to totally different apps.