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- Oppo updates will now come for 3 years for the just-launched Oppo Discover X3 collection.
- That is one yr longer than Oppo beforehand promised. Nonetheless, do be aware that this solely applies to safety updates, not Android upgrades.
- This doesn’t fairly match Samsung’s replace promise, but it surely’s definitely a step in the precise path.
On the planet of Android, Samsung is now the gold customary in the case of Android updates. For nearly all of its telephones, the corporate gives three Android variations. In the course of the fourth yr, the corporate will proceed to produce safety updates on a quarterly foundation. After that, the cellphone formally loses all help.
It seems like sure Oppo updates might transfer nearer to this customary set by Samsung. Based on Android Planet, Oppo’s Discover X3 collection will now get three years of software program help. This isn’t fairly pretty much as good as Samsung’s promise, because the telephones would solely see two Android upgrades throughout that three-year span. Nonetheless, it’s definitely a step in the precise path.
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For readability, the Discover X3 collection at the moment consists of the Discover X3 Neo, Discover X3 Lite, and Discover X3 Professional. The vanilla Discover X3 is at the moment solely obtainable in China, however it could clearly see the identical replace schedule as the remainder.
Sadly, different Oppo telephones — together with final yr’s flagship, the Oppo Discover X2 Professional — will solely see the standard two years of updates.
Based on Android Planet, Oppo hopes updates will come for even longer for the Discover X3 collection. Nonetheless, the corporate continues to be experimenting with its techniques to find out if 4 years of updates — and, theoretically, three Android upgrades — is possible.