One of the biggest concerns when you buy an Android device is the update support. While trying to simplify the update process of Android devices with features like Project Treble, the biggest share here is the phone manufacturer.
While some manufacturers are bringing updates with devices in a few months, sometimes users are waiting for months. The research firm, Counterpoint, released a report that reveals the update rates of smartphone manufacturers.
The most frequent update phone manufacturers: Nokia lead!
This report covers the period from the third quarter of 2018 to the second quarter of 2019. Predictably, 96 percent of the phone at the beginning of the list of Android Pie version of the Nokia update HMD Global is located.
Galaxy Note 10 is the second name of the Samsung is mentioned frequently. 89 percent of the phones offered by the South Korean technology giant last year, Android, the most current version of the Android Pie is running.
More than 80 percent of Xiaomi and Huawei’s devices work with Android Pie. However, more than 50 percent of the devices of the rising brands like Lenovo, Oppo and Vivo still have Android 8.1 Oreo or earlier versions installed.
Almost half of the phones Nokia has offered for sale last year have been updated to the latest Android version within six months. It is clear from the report that smartphone manufacturers have given the most important price update to models with a high price tag.