The Korean consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung wants to spend longer and more regular security updates on its Galaxy devices than before. Devices in the lower and middle class should also be supplied with it for at least four years. Samsung sees extended support as a purchase argument for consumers and an advantage over competitors in the area of mobile devices with Android operating systems, which only offer updates for a shorter period of time.
The availability of the security updates depends on the device and the market, according to the a footnote.
More security for Galaxy users
“Providing our users with the best, most secure mobile experience is our top priority, and we are constantly optimizing the security of our products and services,” said Seungwon Shin, vice president and security team leader for Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business. “Mobile devices play such an important role in our lives that it is only natural that we want to keep them longer. For this reason and thanks to the latest technological developments, we are committed to protecting Galaxy devices for even longer, so that everything is protected should be protected. ”
Galaxy devices eligible for Extended Support are:
Galaxy-Fold-Serie: Fold, Fold 5G, Z Fold2, Z Fold2 5G, Z Flip, Z Flip 5G
Galaxy-S-Serie: 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-Serie: 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- Serie: M10s, M20, M30, M30s, M40, M11, M12, M21, M31, M31s, M51
Galaxy XCover Series: XCover4s, XCover FieldPro, XCover Pro
Galaxy-Tab-Serie: 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+