Google and Qualcomm are working together for quicker Android updates
Qualcomm and Google have declared they’ll be attempting to grow Project Treble, Google’s aggressive multiyear venture that plans to streamline OS updates so it’s simpler for gadget producers to redesign telephones and tablets to new Android versions without worrying over Qualcomm’s chipset-specific software.
The objective is to make it significantly simpler for clients to get the most recent version of Android on their telephones (something that isn’t constantly ensured) and to guarantee that new Qualcomm chips will uphold four Android OS updates and four years of security refreshes — a gigantic jump forward from what most Android telephones normally offer.
Such an accomplishment, if really refined, would put Android cell phones nearer to Apple’s iPhones as far as long haul software support.
What Qualcomm and Google are doing here is somewhat specialized, yet basically, it comes down to a comparable use of the current technique for Project Treble, which itself separates Android into various pieces.
Thanks to Project Treble, OEMs can (in principle) simply utilize the updated bit of Google’s product without having to worry about waiting for updated segments from silicon companies, as Qualcomm.
The new methodology with Qualcomm makes it simpler for the chipmaker by eliminating the additional blends of programming that it had to help (thanks to prior Treble endeavors), considering quicker updates — from a certain perspective.
The catch is that it’ll take a couple of years until we can see what, assuming any, benefits this program makes for quickening the Android update cycle or extending gadget life span. That is on the grounds that Qualcomm is just making this responsibility for future gadgets, beginning with the forthcoming Snapdragon 888 (set to show up in phones in mid 2021).