Fairphone to provide Android 10 update to 6-year old Fairphone 2

Wednesday 24 November 2021 | 11:51 CET | News
Dutch smartphone manufacturer Fairphone has started a public test of the Android 10 update for the Fairphone 2, released in 2015. Users of the six-year-old smartphone will be able to test the first beta version. Fairphone noted that the device will have been supported for a total of seven years, unique in the field of software support for Android smartphones. The phone was originally released with Android 5 and has since received updates to Android 6, Android 7.1 and Android 9.

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