just upgraded my to get androids patch level for

take that as a to upgrade your phones, laptops, pcs, tvs, cars, microwaves... :)

@martin Got my November Update yesterday thanks to Android One. At least there are regular updates, even if Xiaomi is always some weeks behind.

I'd like too, but my Moto G5s is stuck at the june patches. No news from Motorola. And no LineageOS as well.

Never again a Motorola device.

@niebegegnet i know how that feels.. i've had a (to support a ) until recently and i've been extremely unsatisfied... i bought that in december 2016, and got a single in summer 2017 (that was patch level march 2017) - and that's it! the phone is not even 2 years old, but i needed to it as it always felt painful to use it (with sooo many known issues...)

now i'm supper happy that a colleague sold me his used !

i will never again buy a that is not supported by (or whatever it will be called by then...^^)

@martin My experience with a couple of phones showed that LineAgeOs/CyanogenMod firmware for that devices was far less stable than an older original firmware. :-(
No wonder: far less people work on the firmware testing systematically... So I trashed that phones anyway.

Really? So far I'm pretty with the quality. I've had only 2 or 3 in ~7 years...
But even if there may be some not working perfectly, for me it feels ways better than plenty of vulnerabilities...

So you have any other ? How do you live with that?

@martin I waited for months, hoping that one day an annoying problem (touch screen disfunction that occurred from time to time) will be solved. But after a year, when I gave the device to a grandmother, I realized that she won't be able to fix the problem each week... So I reverted firmware to the latest officially supported, and since that time I didn't hear from her that the device doesn't work.
Of course, problems with two old devices don't prove anything :-)

@yvolk a broken touch screen is indeed an issue you cannot accept.. did you report that issue? or did you check if it is already known?

@martin I decided that the problem was with compatibility between old vendor's driver and custom firmware. I hope that new Android system / kernel modular structure (which was introduced in #Android 9 only) will simplify reuse of old drivers in the newer Android system builds... See
As a general tip, I think Nexus devices will get updates (from a vendor and from community) longer than others...

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