Trying the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta might be tempting, but many of you should avoid the beta and wait for the official release next year.
After several years of limiting its beta program to flagship Galaxy S models, Samsung’s expanded the Galaxy Beta Program to the Galaxy Note 9, the company’s flagship Galaxy Note.
If you want to join the Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta you need to signup for the program via the Galaxy+ app or the Samsung Members app. You also need to have a very specific Galaxy Note 9 model.
The Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta is currently limited to a few regions around the world including the United States. We expect the Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta to expand to a few other regions, but most countries won’t get access to the early version of the software.
There are plenty of reasons to give the Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta a shot on your device. For one, the update is packed with new features including the company’s new One UI (user interface).
Samsung’s Android Pie/One UI beta is a great way to get familiar with these features and to help Samsung catch bugs and performance issues ahead of the update’s official release in January, 2019. Trying early software isn’t for everyone though.
The Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta is plagued with bugs and performance issues. If you depend on your device to get you through a day of work or class, you might want to keep it on Android Oreo. If you’re on the fence, allow us to help.
In this guide we’ll take you through the best reasons to try the Galaxy Note 9 Pie beta and the best reasons to skip it.