Tue. Feb 20th, 2024

Google isn’t simply promising seven years of upgrades for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional — the corporate says it’ll additionally inventory spare elements for seven years as properly.

“Elements can be accessible for seven years. That’s a part of our dedication,” Soniya Jobanputra, director of product administration at Google, instructed Android Authority. “[W]e have to make our elements accessible so you possibly can preserve your {hardware} alive for that lengthy.”

We’re at present on the precipice of California signing its right-to-repair invoice into legislation. That legislation would require corporations to supply spare elements (and instruments, and documentation) for at the least seven years “after the final date a product mannequin or kind was manufactured.” The legislation possible wouldn’t go into impact till July 1, 2024 — however Google seems to be getting out forward of it anyhow. The present textual content of the invoice suggests it will cowl units offered since July 1st, 2021.

Google’s seven-year improve promise additionally consists of “OS, safety, and Characteristic Drop updates” by way of 2030. I’ve a couple of questions on what that promise truly means for you.

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