At Ausdroid we lobby on behalf of our readers to try and encourage manufacturers to increase the useful lifespan of their digital devices.
So it’s good to hear that OPPO Australia has increased by 1 year it’s recent promise of 2 years security patches and is on the record as promising this for all their smartphones not just the flagship premium ones.
An Australian spokesperson for OPPO told Ausdroid today:
“ColorOS is based on Android with customized skin and features for the OPPO users. We work closely with Google to guarantee ColorOS version keeping up with each year’s newest Android version, in addition to that there’ll be slightly adjusted versions such as ColorOS 11.2 depending on product strategy.”
“The general policy for Android version update is to guarantee at least two newest Android versions for Find X and Reno Series (with the exception of Reno 5G and RenoZ).”
“For example, if a device launched with Android 11, we will keep update to Android 13. For most of A Series, affected by many factors, there will be one newest Android version update.”
“As for the Security Patch update, we will provide three years update for all OPPO devices. For the Find X Series, we will update the security patch once a month; for other models including the Reno and A Series, the update will be provided quarterly.”
What do you think of this increased security patch period for OPPO phones?