Google announces Android devices recommendation program

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Google has launched the Android Enterprise Recommendation- a program that verifies devices for business and security-focused needs. The new Android Enterprise Recommended initiative certifies OEM devices that follow best practices and meet other testing requirements established by Google.


Google director of Android Enterprise, David Still wrote in a company blog post, "You can expect more Android Enterprise Recommended devices to be added in the coming weeks and months. Throughout 2018, we will also be applying the Android Enterprise Recommended framework to additional partner types, including OEMs of ‘dedicated’ and rugged devices, mobile carriers, enterprise mobility management (EMM) providers and systems integrators."

The devices recommended include BlackBerry KEYone and Motion; Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL; Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P10, P10 Plus, P10 Lite and P smart; and LG V30 and G6, among others. A full list of supported devices can be found here, while the full requirement list is available online here. One notable exclusion from the Android Enterprise Recommendation program is Samsung.

Google says the Android Enterprise Recommendation program devices must meet minimum hardware requirements for Android 7.0 and later, support for bulk deployment, three years of security updates delivered within 90 days, and much more.

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