After the release of Android 11 this year, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be nearing the end of their lives. To help phone fans squeeze out several years of life from their device, the team behind Linezos is adding support for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 2 XL, with the Pixel 3A and Pixel 4 series not far behind.
Lineages are currently one of the best ways to extend the life of your device better than what the manufacturer originally wanted. For example, Google Nexus 6 Since 2014, Which only receives official updates to Android Orio, can be upgraded to Android 10 via LineOS 17.1.
Earlier this month, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL joined the original Pixel series and several Nexus devices, with official support from the Lineage team. At the time, it seemed strange to us that the Pixel 2 series had been abandoned.
This evening, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have been added to the list of supported devices on the official Linux OS website, each with support for Linux version 16, which is based on Android Pie. As seen by Yagyaxt1068 on the official LineAOS subreddit, however, we can also see that the developer who takes responsibility for the Pixel 2 series is preparing to support devices for Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1.
In the same Reddit post, we learned that another developer has decided to face Lineage 17.1 support for the Pixel 3A, Pixel 3A XL, Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL, making the lineages officially compatible with every Pixel device except the Pixel 4A. Is. It is impossible to estimate how much more work these other pixel devices will need before the official builds are released.
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