• Computerworld's Android Upgrade Report Card



    With another Mobile World Congress come and gone it's time to get caught up on other smartphone-related stories of note. Almost two weeks ago Computerworld took a deep dive into the muddled waters of software updates, grading six Android OEMs on their Oreo OTAs and communication with their customers. To quote the author, such upgrades are basically "a big, hot mess".

    Here's a summary of the report card, ranked from best to worst:

    Google: A (94%)
    Current flagship upgraded in 9 days (60/60 points)
    Previous flagship upgraded in 18 days (29/30 points)
    Mediocre communication (5/10 points)

    OnePlus: D (65%)
    Current flagship upgraded in 138 days (41/60 points)
    Previous flagship upgraded in 91 days (24/30 points)
    Poor communication (0/10 points)

    HTC: F (49%)
    Current flagship upgraded in 99 days (47/60 points)
    Still waiting for upgrade to previous flagship (0/30 points)
    Poor communication (2/10 points)

    Motorola: F (45%)
    Current flagship upgraded in 124 days (43/60 points)
    Still waiting for upgrade to previous flagship (0/30 points)
    Poor communication (2/10 points)

    LG: F (0%)
    Still waiting for upgrade to current flagship (0/60 points)
    Still waiting for upgrade to previous flagship (0/30 points)
    Poor communication (0/10 points)

    Samsung: F (0%)
    Still waiting for upgrade to current flagship (0/60 points)
    Still waiting for upgrade to previous flagship (0/30 points)
    Poor communication (0/10 points)

    You can read the whole story at the link below. And feel free to add your own upgrade experience with any OEM not listed here.

    Source: Computerworld

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    This article was originally published in forum thread: Computerworld's Android Upgrade Report Card started by acurrie View original post
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