Today at the Google I/O conference, Google announced that they've worked out a deal with hardware manufacturers to guarantee that all eligible hardware will receive an upgrade for at least 18 months from release. On one hand this is great, but 18 months is a long time — enough time for hardware to become ineligible. Nonetheless, it's nice to see Google making an effort to get Android updates to more phones more often.
Google Promises Android Software Upgrades Over 18 Months
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