Samsung smartphones and tablets will in future receive updates over a longer period of time. The manufacturer has extended its update promise from three to four years. This means that the devices receive the important security patches for much longer.
The update promise also applies to the Galaxy XCover outdoor series and the manufacturer’s tablets. Samsung not only includes its top models, but also favors the mid-range and entry-level devices that are so popular with many users.
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Samsung is now ahead with update promises
With the extension of the update period to at least four years, Samsung wants to give its users the certainty that their data is protected as long as they use their Galaxy device. According to the company, new security patches are planned monthly or quarterly, i.e. quarterly, depending on the model and market.
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With its update promise, Samsung is even overtaking Google and is now at the forefront of Android manufacturers. Other manufacturers may follow suit soon, after all, Google laid the foundation for a longer update period for security patches as early as December 2020.