Nexus phones top list of Android devices when it comes to security updates


Recently, Duo Labs investigated the state of security patching when it came to Android devices. The team’s findings about the larger Android ecosystem prompted them to take a closer look at the highly acclaimed Nexus line of phones.

Duo Labs did some research on a dataset of over 200k Android phones and found that:

  • 99% of Nexus phones are able to receive monthly security updates
  • As of June 30, 2 out of 3 Nexus devices are fully patched
  • 87% of Nexus devices are running the latest version of Android

Learn more about what makes Nexus phones stand out in Olabode Anise’s blog post from earlier this week.