Massive improvements in smartphone performance every year. Because of this, many people are very likely hold on to their devices for more and will likely upgrade every third season. The market has gotten saturated to the point at which smartphone manufacturers are struggling to think of noteworthy new features to incentivize prospective customers to receive their shiny new handset, but I think the only meaningful novelty could be an Android maker REALLY committing to keeping its flagship apparatus updated for so long as Apple does with its old phones.
I could already imagine the insane possibility of advertising campaigns, and why can not they?
The noteworthy omissions Pricing and phone manufacturers were extremely trigger-happy to jump onto the 1,000-dollar phone bandwagon, the already-thin barrier between the two platforms is seemingly shattered. If I’m laying more than a thousand for an Android cellphone, I’d expect it to be just like the competitor’s offerings, and while nearly all hope is lost for raw functionality at this stage (Apple simply seems to be far ahead in this regard), I don’t think the lack of protracted software support can be excused.
So, what is the main reason for that conundrum?
Simple – Android manufacturers just don’t care enough.
“However, Peter”, you might state, “How can you compare Apple, that releases 2-3 telephones each year, with the prolific Android maker that come up with way, way more devices per year”? Well, you have got a point, but let us not forget that only a tiny sliver of those devices could be considered flagships and therefore carry an iPhone-like price. Come to think about it, many Android manufacturers have a great deal in common with Apple as they usually release just 2-3 high-end devices each year. Maintaining these up-to-date for four years will make what, less than a dozen devices on the software drawing board? Does this seem like it would be a stand at the wheel of the giant conglomerates that develop and promote Android devices? Is there anything other than willingness that is preventing them from updating their old devices?
Anyhow, do Should receive software updates for four decades. An absolutely absurd idea, I know, but allow me to rest my case! This is not another”fruit company good” form of a circlejerk post, only the lament of an Android man at heart. Manufacturers have copied various iPhone functionalities and features over the years, but none has dared copying possibly the most beneficial one – Apple’s service policy and update doctrine. And this is coming from a die-hard Android man like me. Guess Android manufacturers have really perfected the art of talking the talk but not walking the walk, and those software update centers are nothing but snake oil of the purest type.
But, I find it really, really funny that all Android I Believe Android telephones that cost as much as an iPhone As Android flagships these days smoothly rival iPhones’ Of course, there are several discussion. In Case an Android Telephone costs up to an iPhone, it Should be supported for four decades
Sure, you may also assert that old hardware only can’t The resourceful men over in the XDA forums have surely proved that almost any device can run almost any variant of Android, also if the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 from 2014 can run a custom build of Android Oreo relatively issue-free, then everything is possible provided you tackle it with the correct quantity of devotion and passion.
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You concur with this idea or have a counter-argument? Share your thoughts in Android makers that are doing things just perfect. Google, for example, has committed to upgrading its Pixels for up to three decades, which is a fantastic step in the right direction! Another manufacturer that deserves some recognition is Xiaomi. Why, yes, Xiaomi itself, the so called Apple of China! While technically the program updates it provides for its broad line of phones is not your regular software update and usually doesn’t bring a brand new Android variant, the firm does a superb job at upgrading its old gadgets using all the newest variants of its MIUI interface. Those two are the ones that I can name on the top of my head, so excuse me if I’m missing somebody.