What versions of Android are still supported?
The current operating system version of Android, Android 10, as well as both Android 9 (‘Android Pie’) and Android 8 (‘Android Oreo’) are all reported still to be receiving Android’s security updates.
warns, using any version that is older than Android 8 will bring with it increased security risks..
Is Android 5.0 still supported?
Discontinuing Support for Android Lollipop OS (Android 5) Support for GeoPal users on Android devices running Android Lollipop (Android 5) will be discontinued.
Is Android 4.4 still supported?
As of March 2020, we have decided to end support for users running Android 4.4. KitKat (and older). … That said, users running this version of Android will no longer receive updates from the Google Play store. If possible, we suggest updating your OS to Android 5.0 Lollipop or later.
Are older Android versions Safe?
But in general, an Android phone won’t get any more security updates if it’s more than three years old, and that’s provided it can even get all the updates before then. After three years, you’re better off getting a new phone. The product cycle on Android phones is less consistent than on iPhones.