In today’s date, every Android phone user wants software updates on their devices in a regular manner. This applies to both the Android system and monthly updates. More than this users always seek faster updates. Now not all devices support this feature what is technically termed as seamless updates. In this post, we have brought you a tentative list of Android devices supporting seamless update.
Those who are looking for simpler definitions, usually the updater takes a good amount of time to perform system updates. So, to overcome that Google initiated the Seamless updates that make use of the dual partition of the internal storage every Android device has for updating and booting in an interchanging manner. It started with Android 7.0 Nougat.
So, let’s see what exactly is a seamless update and which are the Android Devices supporting seamless update.
What Is A Seamless Update
Every Android device’s internal storage is branched into system and boot partitions. The Android devices supporting seamless update features have two copies of both the partitions. It is technically represented as A/B where And B are partition slots.In this, one copy of the partition lies dormant while the other is active. Both of the copy of partitions can be used to boot into Android interchangeably. In a more simpler sense, you can update one partition in the background and move to it when you reboot. This enables a seamless process of the software update.
Faster updates and rollback during update error for any reason are some advantages that Seamless updates offer. now not all Android devices come with this feature.
List of Android Devices Supporting Seamless update
So here is a list of the Android devices supporting the seamless update feature.
- Google Pixel
- Google Pixel XL
- Google Pixel 2
- Google Pixel 2 XL
- Xiaomi Mi A1
- Nokia 6 (2018)
- Nokia 7
- Nokia 7 Plus
- Nokia 8 Sirocco
- Nokia 8
- Essential Phone
- HTC U11 Life Android One
- Motorola Moto X4
- Motorola Moto Z2 Force
- Sony Xperia XZ2
- Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
- Sony Xperia XA2
- Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra
- Sharp Aquos S2
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So, that’s all about the Android devices supporting seamless update feature. We hope more devices soon make their way into this list.
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