Samsung Will Be Making Security Updates Available to Devices for Four Years – Samsung is sweetening things up by announcing that it intends to start offering four years security patches for its mobile devices, which is a good deal for device owners that won’t cost them anything extra. This comes right after the company announced that it was bringing Galaxy S21 features to other galaxy mobile devices.
Samsung has a reputation for keeping its phones secure by offering three years of updates. With today’s announcement from Samsung.com that the company will offer four years of updates, it has pushed itself further ahead of other smartphones maker.
The company makes things a lot sweeter by not limiting this deal to its new Galaxy devices only, the company announced that most galaxy devices released from 2019 till date will be eligible for the fours security updates. This includes phones and tablets from Galaxy Z, Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy A, Galaxy M, and Galaxy XCover series.
Below is a comprehensive list of devices that will be eligible for an extra year of security patches:
Galaxy Tab series: Tab Active Pro, Tab Active3, Tab A 8 (2019), Tab A with S Pen, Tab A 8.4 (2020), Tab A7, Tab S5e, Tab S6, Tab S6 5G, Tab S6 Lite, Tab S7, Tab S7+
Galaxy Foldable devices: Fold, Fold 5G, Z Fold2, Z Fold2 5G, Z Flip, Z Flip 5G
Galaxy S series: S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G, S10 Lite, S20, S20 5G, S20+, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra, S20 Ultra 5G, S20 FE, S20 FE 5G, S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G
Galaxy Note series: Note10, Note10 5G, Note10+, Note10+ 5G, Note10 Lite, Note20, Note20 5G, Note20 Ultra, Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy A series: A10, A10e, A10s, A20, A20s, A30, A30s, A40, A50, A50s, A60, A70, A70s, A80, A90 5G, A11, A21, A21s, A31, A41, A51, A51 5G, A71, A71 5G, A02s, A12, A32 5G, A42 5G
Galaxy M series: M10s, M20, M30, M30s, M40, M11, M12, M21, M31, M31s, M51
Galaxy XCover series: XCover4s, XCover FieldPro, XCover Pro
If you own any of the devices above, just keep using your phone and checking for new updates regularly, generally, Samsung pushes out a new security update every month.