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Google to stop supporting Nexus and Pixel devices

Jessicha Valentina
Jessicha Valentina

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Tue, June 13, 2017  /  01:35 pm
Google to stop supporting Nexus and Pixel devices

Google Pixel XL phone is displayed at the new Google pop-up shop in the SoHo neighborhood on Oct. 20, 2016, in New York City. (Getty Images North America via AFP/Spencer Platt)

Tech giant Google has revealed its intention to stop supporting Nexus and Pixel smartphones.

On its updated support page, as quoted by Engadget, Google said it would launch the latest Android updates for Pixel and Pixel XL in October next year.

"After two years, we can't guarantee more updates," the statement said, referring to Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones that were launched last year.

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The company will only provide services for both devices' security updates and telephone or online support until October 2019.

Meanwhile, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5x will get the latest Android updates in September this year.

As for Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 devices, the latest Android updates were released in October last year. Therefore, supporting services for both devices will end by October this year. (kes)

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