0
Wireless

Most Dutch Android phones run on old operating system - Consumentenbond

Wednesday 1 November 2017 | 17:42 CET | News
The organisation considered 247 smartphone models available on Android. Even though Android 8 was introduced this past August, some new models, of just a few months, are no longer getting updates to the new OS. Alcatel has said that its new Alcatel US HD will not get an update to Android 8. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, launched after the release of Android 8, runs Android 7.1.1. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Acer / Alcatel / Consumentenbond / General Mobile / Google / Huawei / Lenovo / Samsung / Sony / Wiko
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Dutch consumer assn says update policy still poor for Android smartphones

Published 29 May 2019 11:33 CET | Netherlands
High-end smartphones appear to receive more and faster updates than cheaper devices from the same manufacturer. But the ...

Dutch court to hear consumer case against Samsung over handset updates

Published 26 Mar 2018 10:48 CET | Netherlands
A Dutch court will start hearing on 26 March the consumers union's case against Samsung for failure to update regularly Android ...

Dutch consumers union finds most Android phones still running old OS version

Published 12 Mar 2018 11:01 CET | Netherlands
Android smartphones are still not receiving enough regular software updates, according to a study by the Dutch consumers union. ...

Dutch consumers union recommends against buying Samsung phones

Published 12 Dec 2017 10:09 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch consumers union has recommended against buying certain Samsung smartphones, as they will no longer be supported by the ...

Merendeel Android-telefoons draait nog op oude versie

Published 01 Nov 2017 15:17 CET | Netherlands
Slechts 2 procent van de smartphones beschikt over het nieuwste besturingssysteem Android 8, dat ruim 2 maanden geleden werd ...

Many Android smartphones in NL have dated security updates - Consumentenbond

Published 31 Aug 2017 11:51 CET | Netherlands
Half of the smartphones in the Netherlands with an Android OS have security updates older than six months, or do not provide any ...

Google releases Android Oreo during solar eclipse

Published 21 Aug 2017 15:54 CET | World
Google has unveiled the latest version of the Android operating system during the solar eclipse in the US on 21 August. Known as ...

Dutch consumers union sues Samsung over phone updates

Published 11 Nov 2016 10:28 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch consumers union is continuing its case against Samsung for a lack of software updates on its Android smartphones to ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

30 Nov Zoom Video Communications Q3 2020
30 Nov NexTV Series MENA
01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec 5G Italy
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
03 Dec Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
03 Dec GCX fiscal Q2
03 Dec Liberty Latin America AGM
::: More Calendar Items