Android users deserve this – ITavisen

Android users deserve this – ITavisen

Above Android Authority, Qualcomm stated that it (still) wants to make it easier to deliver frequent Android updates.

Qualcomm hopes to further improve the code.

The company behind the fastest Android chips, and now also the new Windows laptops, admits that updating Google's operating system is very complicated:

“It’s very complex for the customer — the OEM — to get the security updates, get the Android version updates and then deliver them to every end user. It’s actually very expensive and very complex,” admits Chris Patrick. Patrick is Qualcomm’s “director of mobile.”

At the same time, Patrick explains that his company is not the biggest issue in terms of update rate, and that they have been working on simplifying updates for some time already:

“One of the things we've been working on over the last few years with Google and with OEMs is to change the architecture of the native code — to change the mechanism of how these updates are done.” Android Authority believes this would theoretically make it easier to update mobile phones, but it's unlikely any OEM could match Google and Samsung. Seven years With updates.

Expect an October reveal before the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4

The Mobil boss reveals that more code improvements will be announced later this year: “We'll be making some announcements about some of the changes we've made to make this easier and help the whole ecosystem keep Android phones updated frequently.”

This means that Qualcomm will likely unveil the improvements in September at IFA or at the Snapdragon Summit in October, where the company will talk more about the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4:

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