Do you have question in mind?…… Yes. What was that? For how long we will get Android OS and Security updates for our brand new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL?
Don’t worry Google has officially confirmed that the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL updated for the next 3 years. Yes, and this includes both updates to the OS and security updates.
This is the advantage If you bought your device from the Google Store, updates will typically reach your device within 2 weeks. If you bought your device elsewhere, updates can take longer.
If you are owner of Google Pixel series, You will get software updates for much longer than any other Android device. See below:
Pixel 2 (2017) phones get Android version updates for at least 3 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store. After 3 years, we can’t guarantee more updates
Pixel (2016) phones get Android version updates for at least 2 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store. After 2 years, we can’t guarantee more updates.
As we can see in above image the first Pixel is confirmed to get 2 years of OS updates and 3 years of security updates, while with the Pixel 2 its 3 years for both OS and security.
One of the big disadvantage of having most Android phones is software updates: even the Samsung take months to update their phones and after the first major update, devices are often abandoned or take even longer for future OS updates.
Below you can check the status of Nexus devices. Nexus devices get Android version updates for at least 2 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store. After 2 years:
- Google will be selling the Verizon model of both Pixel 2 at pop-up locations
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