Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro will finally rival iPhones in OS update support

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Google is re-entering the flagship segment with the launch of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on October 19 this year. The devices will be powered by Google’s Tensor chipset, which is tipped to offer camera enhancements that can compete with the best smartphones in the market. . The Pixel 6 lineup will also compete with the iPhones in terms of the number of operating system updates.

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According to a new leak, the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will receive four major OS updates and five years of security patches. It comes from a tipster who goes by the pseudonym Snoopy on Twitter. They deployment of On Twitter, “Pixel 6 gets 4 OS upgrades and 5 years of security patches.” This reiterates the lengthy software support mentioned in the leaked marketing material by the trusted leaker. Evan Blass.

Pixel 6 gets 4 OS upgrades and 5 years of security patches

— Snoopy (@_snoopytech_) 13 October 2021

Google currently promises three years of updates for its Pixel devices, and it doesn’t guarantee continued support after the last major OS update. To recall, Samsung promised four years of major OS updates for select Galaxy smartphones, the most by any company currently in the Android space. In many ways, Google has lagged behind in the software support game, so it’s nice to see them come back with a new benchmark for Android makers to measure themselves against.


The Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro will be revealed at an official Pixel Fall launch event. It will be livestreamed Tuesday, October 19 at 10 a.m. PT. The devices may go on sale starting October 28 and will likely be sold in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Japan and Taiwan. It won’t take us long to confirm all these various leaks.

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