ASUS ZENFONE 4 Posts on XDA

[Update: Surprise Beta] ASUS drops plans to update the ZenFone 4 to Android Pie

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer Asus launched the ZenFone 4 back in late 2017, running Android Nougat out of the box. The device was then updated to Android Oreo shortly thereafter. Earlier this year, to the joy of ZenFone 4 owners worldwide, the company rolled out an Android Pie beta update for the device. However, the joy...

ASUS rolls out an Android Pie beta for the ZenFone 4

ASUS has worked on updating the ZenFone 4 series of devices to Android Pie. We've seen updates for the ZenFone 4 Max and ZenFone 4 Selfie. The latest member of the family to get in on Android Pie is the regular ZenFone 4. ASUS is rolling out a beta update for the ZenFone 4 now. The...

How to flash a Generic System Image (GSI) on Project Treble supported devices

If you've only heard of Project Treble in passing but haven't looked into it all that much, then you may have heard that it's supposed to help major Android updates roll out more quickly. At XDA, there's another benefit that we've spoken about at length: the ability to boot an AOSP Generic System Image (GSI)...

Here’s a list of Android devices updated with Project Treble support

Whereas Apple is able to keep most of their devices, even many older ones, up to date with the latest software (which sometimes involve rather controversial features), Android device makers have varying degrees of success keeping their devices up to date. Some device makers like Essential and Google are pretty good at providing security patches,...

ASUS Zenfone 4 Android Oreo Update Brings Project Treble Support Without Separate Vendor Partition

A major criticism of Android phone makers since the launch of Android Oreo has been a failure to support Project Treble, Google's modular upgrade scheme that has the potential to help the custom ROM development in ways that previously weren't imaginable. With Project Treble, A single system image can boot across multiple devices, so it's not...

ASUS ZenFone 4 is getting Android Oreo via OTA

In early December, we reported that ASUS was planning to bring Android Oreo to its newest mid-range smartphone, the ZenFone 4, before the end of the month. On Friday, the company made good on its promise and announced that it's issued a software update to the ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL). The Android Oreo update (which the carries build number 15.0405.1711.76)...

Asus ZenFone 4 to Receive Android Oreo Update This Month

Asus's ZenFone 4 is powered by the company's ZenUI skin on top of Android 7.1 Nougat. Asus confirmed that an Oreo-based update would rollout to the ZenFone 3 and the ZenFone 4 series in the first half of 2018, but now, we're finally receiving more precise information. According to Green1_ASUS, a moderator in the ZenTalk...

TWRP Now Available for Xiaomi Mi A1 and Asus ZenFone 4 Variants

When it comes to development, users usually need an unlocked bootloader and then a custom recovery to flash ROMs, kernels, root their devices, and more. In the world of custom recoveries, TWRP is one of the most popular choice as it offers unmatched functionality and is available for a wide variety of devices. Without TWRP...

Asus Announces the ZenFone 4 Pro, the ZenFone 4, and the ZenFone 4 Max for North America

Asus has launched the ZenFone 4 series in North America. To be precise, the ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4, and ZenFone 4 Max are now available in the United States. Asus states they are the first family of smartphones to all have dual cameras. The price range of these devices goes from $169 for the...

ASUS ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 4 Series Confirmed to be Updated to Android O

ASUS made headlines earlier today with the official announcement of the ZenFone 4 Selfie and the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. These devices will be included in the rest of the ZenFone 4 series that we have previously talked about. However, with the upcoming update to Android 8.0, many have wondered what the company's plans are....

ASUS Makes the ZenFone 4 Selfie Series Official in Taiwan

The ZenFone 4 Max already made an appearance in Russia and details about the regular ZenFone 4 has been leaked as well, but today ASUS has officially announced rest of the lineup which includes the ZenFone 4 Selfie and the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. These two new devices were actually leaked earlier this week in...

Leaked Renders of the ZenFone 4 Selfie, and ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro

We've been hearing about the ZenFone 4 from ASUS for most of this year and now some new renders give us a look at multiple variants of the device. Back in July of this year, ASUS did a limited launch of the ZenFone 4 Max in Russia. We got to see the device from multiple...