Vivo, the Chinese language producer (which by the best way, arrived in Spain final yr), has announced than all high-end mobiles launched from July 2021 will obtain three years of main updates. That, in precept, signifies that a cellular launched on the finish of this yr with Android 11 ought to obtain Android 12, Android 13 and Android 14, along with the corresponding safety updates.
From Vivo they’ve emphasised that this coverage will apply to premium gadgets, aka the X sequence mobiles launched from July. Which means that the one X-series terminal on our borders, the Vivo X51 5G, is out of protection. The markets through which this coverage will apply are Europe, Australia and India.
Extra updates, however just for the high-end
In accordance with Yujian Shi, Vivo’s senior vice chairman and chief know-how officer, “The X-series flagships are constructed to final, and we need to make certain our prospects get software program help that meets their expectations.” Exactly because of this, the corporate explains, “we make a promise to our prospects that they may be capable to take pleasure in a premium smartphone expertise. for an prolonged interval and proceed to profit from the newest software program options. “
As we indicated beforehand, the coverage covers European, Australian and Indian markets and people cellular launched from July 2021. The query that will come up is what’s going to occur to the X sequence fashions launched to this point (in Spain we’ve the X51 5G, however in different markets the agency has launched the X60). The reply is that these terminals that aren’t eligible will proceed to obtain common Android safety updates.
The corporate has not commented on the matter of mid-range and low-end mobiles, so it’s to be anticipated that the speed of updates will stay as it’s now. Usually, all producers provide two main updates to the working system for all mobiles, but it surely relies on the producer, the fashions and the ranges. Presently in Spain the corporate has three extra economical vary terminals: the Vivo Y70, the Vivo Y20s and the Vivo Y11s.
Vivo will not be the one producer that’s dedicated to providing three years of updates to your terminals. Samsung, Google, LG Y Nokia have additionally adopted an identical dedication, whereas OPPO has ensured that the Discover X3 sequence will obtain an extra yr of safety updates.
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