I can relate to the anticipation of new software updates, t4t3z0r. There are many neat and welcomed features in the Android Pie release. We don't want you to feel like there is a lack of transparency, however, since it can be difficult to anticipate when all testing will be complete, it is rare to have an exact time frame for software releases. As tikibar1 correctly pointed out, the wait is over and the Android Pie update has now been released for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Here are the details: http://spr.ly/6607EXbQd I hope this helps and if you have further questions, please let us know as we are here to help.