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What is this bullsh*t, Google? Nexus phones starved of security fixes after just three years

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1 May 2017 at 18:27, Shaun Nichols
 

Google has published timelines for when it will kill off security patches for its Nexus-branded Android line.

 

In a quiet update just before the weekend, the Chocolate Factory revealed both the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will no longer receive guaranteed security updates as of October of this year. The Nexus 6P and 5X will stop getting security patches in September 2018.

 

While Google has previously given the dates that it will end guaranteed Android operating system updates for the Nexus devices, this latest update adds a column for when security patches will no longer be guaranteed.

 

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