We’re still waiting for some details about what’s next none phone (2), is expected to arrive later this year. But the phone maker emphasized one feature surrounding the phone — just how much software support you can expect for a Nothing Phone (2).
Most people don’t think about software support, but this is a really important thing. From vulnerabilities in the code, to new security protocols being implemented, the software in our smartphones sees constant updates.
Those who end up buying Nothing Phone (2) will be pleased that the company Posted on Twitter To commit to three years of Android updates, along with four years of security updates. This is better than the warranty you usually get with most new cars nowadays when they are decommissioned. But of course, that simply means there’s nothing phone owners can sleep at night knowing they won’t be left in the dust.
We are committed to creating beautiful products that you will be proud to own. To support our efforts, we will continue to provide 3 years of Android updates and 4 years of security updates. So Phone (2) can go even further with you.May 31, 2023
All phones eventually stop supporting, whether they’re shorter or longer than they promise anything to their next flagship. Considering how Google updates Android yearly (like all the new stuff along the way with Android 14), it’s good to know that new features in these software updates are coming to Nothing Phone (2). Remember all the hoopla with Double Zero Day iPhone last fall? This is the kind of thing these software updates aim to prevent.
All of this makes for a slightly compelling reason to snag the phone when it comes out, especially with the Nothing Phone (2) rumored to cost around $500. Even if potential owners end up holding on to the phone for four years, it’s only important to address the security vulnerabilities through updates.
Nothing’s pledge is actually in line with other Android makers, including Google offering three years of Android updates for Pixel phones, along with five years of security support. Samsung goes even further with its flagship Galaxy A models and its mid-range models — you get four years of Android updates to go with five years of security support. With that said, Nothing Phone (2) will at least be in the same ballpark.
Now that this information has been revealed, the only thing left is the official announcement of the phone’s launch and other details about Nothing Phone (2). The device is rumored to feature a 120Hz adaptive AMOLED display, 5,000mAh battery, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and a yet to be announced Snapdragon 8 chipset.
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