OnePlus explains why it won’t match Samsung and Google’s 7 years of software updates

OnePlus has chosen to offer comparatively less long-term software support in its latest phones, instead of keeping in step with competitors Samsung and Google’s seven years of OS updates.This surprising move was discussed in a recent Tom’s Guide interview with OnePlus’ COO and president, Kinder Liu, who said that offering longer software update policies “misses the point” as extended support isn’t much use if the hardware of your phone is outdated. This is in contrast to the Google Pixel 8 series, and the Samsung Galaxy S24 series, which now include seven years of OS updates. However, OnePlus’ …

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