Like for example, the "PC 98 System Design Guide":
Fact is, just get a new phone is not an answer that consumers likes to hear.
Not every country is like US with everyone on contracts getting free replacements every two years.
Many of us enjoy the freedom of pre-paid replacable SIM cards, and use our phones until they either die or get stolen.
In any case, I only used Vulkan as the most recent example, I can give plenty of other ones, and I develop native Android as hobby.
Other Android developers with more in depth knowledge have plenty of war stories.