Dutch telephone maker Fairphone has introduced it is updating its six-year-old Fairphone 2 with Android 10. Fairphone has already kicked off Android 10 beta testing and goals to launch the ultimate construct in early 2022.
The Fairphone 2 was introduced in 2015 with Android 5.1 Lollipop and later picked up Android 6 Marshmallow, Android 7.1 Nougat, and Android 9 Pie updates. And as soon as the ultimate construct of Android 10 is launched, the Fairphone 2 would be the first Android smartphone to obtain seven years of software program updates, which is fairly spectacular though Android 10 is 2 years previous since Apple is the one firm that comes near that sort of software program help.
Our 6-yr-old Fairphone 2 is being upgraded to Android 10. That’s 7 years of software program help! An business first for an Android system! 🙌 Along with the open supply group we constructed the working system. Proving it’s attainable to place sustainability on the coronary heart of tech. 🌿 pic.twitter.com/TuUjJWTi5J
— Fairphone (@Fairphone) November 23, 2021
Fairphone mentioned it labored with Indian software program developer Bharath Ravi Prakash for the Fairphone 2’s Android 10 replace and accomplished the event in 10 months – that is eight months lower than the time it took for the Android 9 replace.
Fairphone additionally has excellent news for the Fairphone 3 and three+ customers as the corporate mentioned it can kick off Android 11 beta testing for the 2 smartphones this week.
The Fairphone 3 and three+ had been launched in 2019 and 2020, respectively. The previous got here with Android 9 Pie out of the field, whereas the latter boots Android 10. You’ll be able to learn our Fairphone 3+ hands-on overview right here to study extra about it or watch the video beneath about its key options.