Why does easyinstaller, still put Andriod 8 on S9, not Android 10?

I was wondering why easyinstaller, still puts Andriod 8 on S9, not Android 10, when e/os running 10 is available?

I want to set up another device but want to have android 10 as a minimum.

I read with e/os there is no way to upgrade to a higher version of an e/os OTA or connected to a computer, it requires a new install. Is this still the case, if so is it likely to change anytime soon, or will it likely always be the case?

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Because the Easy Installer only uses install files from the stable release channel, and currently that’s not on Android 10 (Q) yet for the S9.

https://images.ecloud.global/stable/starlte/

https://images.ecloud.global/dev/starlte/

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Thank you for the explanation.

Please don’t get confused between Android versions and /e/ versions: it is possible to update OTA from one /e/ version to the next e.g. e-0.17-q....... to e-0.18-q...., so long as they are the same Android version (i.e. Q/Android 10/e-0.xx-q...', or Pie/Android 9/e-0.xx-p…’, or Oreo/Android 8/`e-0.xx-o…’)

It is not possible (at the moment) to upgrade OTA from one Android version to a higher version e.g. e-0.18-o.... (an Android 8/Oreo build) to e-0.18-p.... (Android 9/Pie)

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… but @Confused wasn’t confused about /e/ version update, he wanted

@Confused said

I agree there is no way to upgrade OTA to a higher Android version, but you can upgrade (or ‘update’ if you prefer) to higher /e/ version (i.e. e-0.17... to e-018...).

@Confused may not be confused about this, but their choice of words may be confusing to other readers of this thread, which is why I try to make a clear distinction between Android versions and /e/ versions

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If you are interested, I am selling an S9 with /e/ Q 17 installed - which is the Android 10 build. Look here:

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