Googles support periods for Nexus and Pixel devices

Google has published/refreshed the support periods for its Nexus and Pixel devices. These periods marks the end of Android support.


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All support periods has been published at this Google support page, titled as ‘Minimum update & support periods’. Here are the support perions for Nexus devices.

Nexus-Supportfristen
(Source: Google)

Older devices up to Nexus 5 are out of support, and support for Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 ends Oktober 2017. The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P devices will be supported until September 2018. And below are the support periods for the current Pixel handsets.

Pixel Supportfristen(Source: Google)

Pixel Smartphones are receiving new Android versions until October 2018, and security updates until October 2019. So it’s 2 years for Android updates and 3 years for security updates – to short for Tablet PCs and high end handsets – in my opinion. The only advantage: Google’s reference devises are receiving a good LineageOS support. (via)


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