Android Updates

Pixel 6 might one up Samsung in Android updates

For years, Google’s phones, whether under the Nexus brand or the newer Pixels, have been the gold standard when it comes to getting regular software

Google Pixel 6 rumor says it will get 4 years of Android updates

The Google Pixel 6 is coming next week – expect it on October 19 at the company’s Pixel launch – and a new leak suggests

Xiaomi latest to offer three years of Android updates, but there’s a catch

Xiaomi has joined the crowd of Android phone manufacturers extending the lifespan of its hardware by offering three years of operating system updates. Following moves

Redmi K20 is the last K series phone to get MIUI 12.5 update

The Redmi K20 launched as Xiaomi’s most affordable smartphone with a pop-up camera. It has been more than two years since its release. The device

Nokia X10 smartphone review: Reliable 5G phone with four cameras

One to last for a long time. Sustainability is also important for the Nokia X10, which means that buyers get three years of Android updates

Motorola’s Edge 20 update flub highlights the big Android frustration

Motorola’s Android update commitment has ended up overshadowing the launch of its new Edge 20 series smartphones, after hastily-retracted suggestions of half-hearted OS releases led

Galaxy S10 5G update reportedly breaks face recognition

Samsung has been making good in its promise to roll out Android updates more regularly, even if a bit belatedly. Part of that involves improving

Sony clarifies: the Xperia 1 III will get at least two Android updates

Sony representatives reached out to us to set the record straight on the expected software support for the Xperia 1 III flagship. The company plans

Pixel 6 may finally bring iPhone-like longevity to Android

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will mark the dawn of a new Made by Google smartphone era, judging by the leak of a

OnePlus 8 and 8T OxygenOS 11 Beta updates bring fixes and Bitmojis

OnePlus has always been quick to announce its Android updates and how regular and fast they push them out. Of course, it was also one

LG reveals which phones will get the next big Android updates

LG recently announced that it is getting out of the smartphone business, and soon after it reassured its existing customers that it will continue to

LG Velvet Android 11 update finally arrives in the US

LG has been struggling lately to push out Android updates even to its most recent phones but that was apparently just the symptom and not

Fairphone 2 gets Android 9, explains Qualcomm bottleneck

Although it was partly born of that modular phone dream, Fairphone pursued a path towards more practical sustainability, especially when it comes to Android updates.

Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Fold receive One UI 3.1 update

Samsung is definitely no longer the Samsung we knew from years ago, at least as far as Android updates are concerned. In addition to pushing

Xperia 1, Xperia 5 get Android 11 update a month early

With very few smartphones released each year, you’d think that Sony would have a handle on getting Android updates out fast. Its reported timetable for

OnePlus OxygenOS 11 with Android 11 update schedule revealed

OnePlus usually tries to roll out Android updates and security fixes as religiously as possible, even if it sometimes ends up late or, worse, a

Why the Samsung Galaxy S21 may last you four years

In 2020, phonemakers began extending support for up to three years of Android updates. But Google just announced that phones running Qualcomm’s future chipsets, starting

Google pledges four years of Android updates, Galaxy S21 may be first in line

Google and Qualcomm have announced plans to ensure Android handsets receive four years of operating system updates, potentially extending the lives of millions of future

OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 10.0.1 update brings back camera EIS

OnePlus is getting a lot of flack now for its unexpected stance on Android updates for the OnePlus Nord but, to its credit, the company

Don’t buy the OnePlus Nord N10 5G if you care about Android updates

OnePlus has confirmed the new OnePlus Nord N10 5G will only receive a single Android operating system update. The company said the Nord 10 5G

Google’s signal with Android 11: No other phone will ever be as good as a Pixel

Google is leveraging its advantage in a big way. Ever since Google launched the first Pixel phone in 2016, its main appeal, even more than

Galaxy Note 20 launch event brings huge boost for Samsung phone owners

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 launch brought a major boost for existing Samsung phone owners. The company is now matching Google’s pledge to provide three years

Android 10 adoption numbers bring hope for the future

We’ve stopped covering Android’s distribution numbers every month for one simple reason. Last year, Google has stopped publishing those monthly figures, a change that some

T-Mobile LG Stylo 5 receives an Android 10 update

From being one that shouts “first!” when a new Android update is released, LG has now become one of the worst-rated manufacturers when it comes

LG V20 Android 9 update available now in Korea

LG was once regarded as a dreamer, innovator, and good Android citizen so it’s almost tragic to see its slow fall from grace. It needs,

Huawei HarmonyOS: What we know so far about the wearable-friendly OS

Everything you need to know about Huawei’s Android alternative Huawei promised it would roll out its own operating system as it continues to face uncertainty

Honor 20 Pro review – UPDATE: On sale 1 August.

It’s a great phone, but buying a Honor 20 Pro seems a bit of a gamble right now You may have heard Huawei is in

Honor 20 review

An affordable flagship with a question mark over its future When it comes to buying a new phone, we’re going to bet “good screen” and

The OnePlus 5 and 5T have a Q for you, but it might take a while

When it comes to Android updates, OnePlus is a firm that tends to live up to its promises, albeit not in the most timely fashion.

The Google ban adds a huge new twist to the Mate X and Galaxy Fold rivalry

News broke earlier this week that Huawei’s Android license was being revoked by Google, meaning future devices launched by the Chinese brand will lose access