Google seems ready to write off the Nexus series, according to information on the support site of the company. There you can read that the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P update should not expect guaranteed after September 2017. That would mean that Android 8.0, which appears likely in August, the last major update for the phones.
Incidentally, we have a blow to the arm, because Google only indicates that it is the last update guaranteed. In theory, there still appear updates for the smartphones after September. In the past, Google’s deadline a pretty hard line, and stopped the support for ‘legacy’ smartphones soon. However, the date is sometimes still support extended by several months at the last minute.
Both devices(Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P update) are not directly after September completely unprotected. Google promises a full year to deliver more security updates, until September 2018. The search giant will provide monthly updates from the protection against vulnerabilities and leak
If the support is not extended the date, both smartphones have about two years of updates. Google launched the two Nexus devices in September 2015 with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). Last year they were followed by the Google Pixel and Pixel XL.
Although two years of updates are usual with Google rival Apple has a consistent policy update. That company recently announced iOS 11 for virtually all recent iPhones appear. Even the iPhone 5S, which appeared in 2013, may soon with the new software to work.
Android 8.0 introduces several new features, such as notification channels. This makes it possible to filter your incoming messages. You can choose for example to receive only part of the notifications of a news app. There are also improvements made to reduce the battery consumption in the background