Usually, you make guarantees in case you intend to comply with by means of on them. Motorola apparently didn’t get that memo, because the firm introduced at this time on Lenovo’s boards some Moto Z2 Pressure fashions won’t get Android 9 Pie.
The unfortunate fashions embody these bought by T-Cellular, AT&T, and Dash. The Verizon mannequin will get Pie, however solely to make sure compatibility with the 5G Moto Mod. In keeping with a earlier announcement, the 5G Moto Mod might be suitable with the Moto Z2 Pressure someday this summer time.
Motorola additionally stated it’s “committed to providing two years of Android security updates on all Moto Z2 Force devices.” Meaning the telephone’s final safety replace will arrive someday in July, because it launched in July 2017.
That is disappointing information for Moto Z2 Pressure homeowners anticipating Pie. With a Snapdragon 835 and 4GB of RAM, the telephone is greater than able to working the replace. Even the unique Google Pixel, which options the comparatively older Snapdragon 821 and launched in 2016, already runs Pie and can get Android Q later this summer time.
That is additionally disappointing information for these contemplating a higher-end Motorola smartphone. The corporate already confirmed the Moto Z4 won’t get Android R subsequent yr. As for the Moto Z3, there’s now a chance it gained’t get Android Q.
It was already dangerous sufficient with Motorola slowly issuing Android updates. Nevertheless, not issuing updates after promising them for a wonderfully succesful smartphone takes issues to a brand new low.
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