Samsung extends support for its flagship devices

Samsung further enhances its commitment to software support by surpassing even Google itself.

During today’s Samsung Unpacked event, the South Korean giant announced that it will provide four major updates to the Android operating system and five years of security patches for its flagship devices. The announcement was in the air, after the recent advances, and confirms the commitment of the Asian giant in terms of updates.

Samsung promises four major updates and five years of security patches for its flagships

The new Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone series and the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 tablet range are eligible to receive four generations of the Android operating system, along with all Galaxy S21 series devices as well as Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 .

In addition, all of these devices are also eligible for five years of security updates, which is another big improvement over the already demanding policy offered so far by Samsung.

Samsung basically promises that the new Galaxy S22, Galaxy Tab S8 and Galaxy S21 FE series will receive updates until Android 16as they come to market with Android 12 pre-installed, while Galaxy S21 series devices and Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 foldable smartphones are expected to receive updates until Android 15as they launched with Android 11.

However, it should be noted that the announcement mentions “up to” for both timelines, but based on the company’s history, Samsung is likely to deliver on its promises, although the cadence and priority of updates are likely to change as they go. Some years.

In any case, Samsung is currently the best manufacturer on the mobile device market when it comes to after-sales software support.

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