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


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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.