Google and Qualcomm have worked to bring changes to Project Treble that reduces the effort required to support Android versions on new SoC, making up to four OS updates easier for OEMs.
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Google laid out the efforts that led to Android 10's adoption being the fastest ever. it began with Project Treble in Android Oreo. The firm also provided a few future plans for Android 11.
Android isn't the safest mobile OS and hasn't been for years. But many enjoy it because of its flexibility. A new study has found that many devices come with vulnerabilities right out of the box.
Today, OnePlus released new betas for the OnePlus 5 and 5T. While there are improvements to the UI and some new features, perhaps the main draw for the new builds is that they support Project Treble.
Despite Android security patches being released monthly, OEMs may not update their devices at the same rate. Now, Google is baking security patching into agreements with OEMs to improve the situation.
In partnership with silicon and device manufacturers, Google could make inroads towards resolving the issue of Android OS fragmentation by splitting device-specific software from the OS framework.