Android Updates: Assume Nothing

By  |  Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 9:54 am

Over at The Understatement, a revealing info graphic about Android phones (and iPhones) and the situation with software updates. Overall, it’s ugly for Android owners…

The announcement that Nexus One users won’t be getting upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich led some to justifiably question Google’s support of their devices. I look at it a little differently: Nexus One owners are lucky. I’ve been researching the history of OS updates on Android phones and Nexus One users have fared much, much better than most Android buyers.

 
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  1. callingBS Says:

    so many cherries were picked for the infographic, it makes me suspect that they employ illegal immigrants…

  2. MJPollard Says:

    For myself, it doesn’t matter. My Motorola Atrix is rooted, unlocked, and already running a custom ROM, and the modding community will get ICS to me one way or the other. (Possibly CyanogenMod, but I’m not exactly heartened by the juvenile attitudes of some in the CM community, on both the user and developer sides of the fence.)

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