Cover the tape all new smart phone launched after the 31 January 2018 and 100 thousand copies at least.
In accordance with the convention previously concluded by Google with the manufacturers of Android smart phones, these companies are obliged to ensure bringing security updates for all its smart phones during the two years of its launch. In addition, the Google – according to documents obtained by the position of The Verg – you will be prompted manufacturers of Android phones to bring security updates to their new smart phones at least 4 times during the first year after its launch.
Although this number does not meet the expectations of most users but it represents a big step forward compared to do some companies today that are almost forget that they launched a leading smartphone a few months ago.
Will these terms apply to all smartphones sold of which more than 100 thousand copies and was launched after the 31 January 2018, and, starting from the date of 31 January 2019 all new smart phones that are subject to these new rules.
Depends on the manufacturers to correct all the security flaws identified by the Google within a specific time frame. At the end of each month, you must close all security vulnerabilities reported during the 90-day rule, which means the repair of these devices regularly. If you do not companies adhere to these rules, Google may withhold approval of its smart phones next and thus prevent its launch.
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Blog Google you’ll find companies to bring the 4 security updates at least every smart phone during the first year after launch it was published first in are.