Google usually provides two years of major software updates and three years of security updates for its Nexus and Pixel lineup. However, it seems that the company has extended the support of security updates for Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, which was earlier scheduled to get the last security patch in September 2018.
According to a report by Android Police, Google has updated its support page both the devices has been changed and now it shows that both the smartphones will receive the last security updates will November 2018. However, it is important to note that users will not get another major software update after Android 8.0 Oreo.
Meanwhile, Google is holding an event on October 4 where it is reported to launch its latest Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones along with a Google Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, and a new Daydream VR headset. The Google Pixel 2 XL will follow the dual-tone design language and it will come in Black and White and Just Black colour variants.
The smartphone will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage variant and it will be priced at $849 and $949 respectively. Further, Google will also introduce financing scheme and the 64GB variant will cost $35.38 per month over 24 months, while the 128GB will be available for $39.54 per month.
Coming to the Pixel 2, the smartphone will be available in Kinda Blue, Just Black, and Clearly White colour options. Just like its elder sibling, the Pixel 2 will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. The former will be priced at $649, while the latter will come with a price tag of $749. The 64GB variant will be for $27.04 per month over 24 months and 128GB model will cost $31.21 per month