Android P, which has simply been launched as an preliminary preview for builders, is discovered to have dropped help for dated Google gadgets, together with the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones and the Pixel C pill. The Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C have been launched in 2015 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The crew led by Sunder Pichai has additionally left behind the Nexus Player whereas releasing the Developer Preview photographs for the supported Android P gadgets. The Nexus Participant arrived as Google’s reply to Apple TV in November 2014 with Android 5.0 Lollipop.
With all these adjustments, it’s confirmed that Android P can be coming to the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL. Sure, there is no Nexus machine within the queue for the following huge Android replace. Google is notorious for providing main OS replace help to its gadgets for the interval of two years that’s shorter than what Apple presents to its iPhone and iPad customers. Evidently, the iPhone 5S and iPad mini 2 that each have been launched in 2013 are presently working iOS 11, which is the most recent iOS model until date. The minimal replace and help interval page for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P particulars that the gadgets have “no assured Android model updates after” September 2017, and no assured safety updates after November 2018.
Ars Technica received a confirmation from Google relating to the dropout of the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C from the record of gadgets receiving Android P this 12 months. Equally, people at Android Police spotted that Google hasn’t included a Developer Preview picture for the Nexus Participant.
Particularly, in case you personal a Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P, the most recent transfer implies that your machine won’t obtain any additional main replace past Android eight.1 that was launched in December final 12 months. This additionally confirms that you just will not get all the nice options of Android P by way of an official channel. However, Google will proceed to supply safety updates until November 2018.