The last achievement of the boys from XDA Developers has brought us back to the nostalgia of the past. While some manufacturers claim hardware problems to bring the latest version of the operating systems to mobiles launched last year, the developers of the well-known website have managed to bring Android 10 to mobiles launched almost a decade ago.
Nowadays almost all smartphones that are worthy of having a competent support service behind their backs have secured two operating system updates. The most recent (and confusing) example is the Samsung Galaxy S8, launched almost 3 years ago to the market with Android 7.0 Nougat and has already received Android 8.0 Oreo and Android 9 Pie. The support center claimed in its day that it would receive Android 10 but it is something that seems more a mistake of a brand worker.
Mid-range phones and low-cost phones often receive only one year of support and in the case of some cheap phones, they do not receive any kind of update as manufacturers of this type of device have no incentive to implement Android updates for these phones…
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