Android has always been a mess.
Its greatest strength — the openness and ability for any phone maker to adopt and modify the software for free — is also its greatest weakness. It has caused fragmentation, spotty or missed updates, and major security concerns. After all these years, the companies that make Android phones have shown no signs of cleaning things up.
So Google decided to fix the debacle it helped create.
Google's hardware is uninspired, but software and support can't be beat.
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