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Samsung up to 4 years for security updates: see list of compatible devices

South Korean smartphone maker Samsung has revealed that it will give up to four years of security updates to Galaxy smartphones unveiled after 2019.

The development comes in the backdrop of the company announcing a three-year Android update for its Galaxy smartphone in 2020.

With this, the company is now coming up with monthly and quarterly updates for Galaxy phones, providing an extended layer of protection. The security updates will be applicable for the Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy A, Galaxy M, Galaxy Z and Galaxy Xcover smartphone series. It is also for the Galaxy Tab tablet lineup.

This would be good news for Samsung users as the company’s reputation was not the best in terms of updating the company’s devices.

Learning from this, Samsung became the second company after Google to provide rapid updates to its smartphones.

Here are Samsung phones eligible for 4-year security updates

Samsung Galaxy Foldable Device: Fold, Fold 5G, Z Fold 2, Z Fold 5G, Z Flip, Z Flip 5G

Samsung Galaxy S Series: S10, S10 +, S10e, S10 5G, S10 Lite, S20, S20 5G, S20 +, 5, S20 Ultra, S20 Ultra 5G, S20 FE, S20 FE 5G, S21 5G, S21 + 5G, S21 Ultra 5g

Samsung Galaxy Note Series: Note10, Note10 5G, Note10 +, Note10 + 5G, Note10 Lite, Note20, Note20 5G, Note20 Ultra, Note 20 Ultra 5G

Samsung Galaxy A Series: A10, A10e, A10s, A20s, A30s, A30s, A40, A50, A50, A60, A70, A70, A80, A90 5G, A11, A21, A21, A31, A31, A41, A51, A51 5G , A71, A71 5G, A02s, A12, A32 5G, A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy M Series: M10s, M20, M30, M30s, M40, M11, M12, M21, M31, M31, M31, M51

Samsung Galaxy XCover Series: XCover4s, XCover FieldPro, XCover Pro

Samsung Galaxy Tab Series: Tab Active Pro, Tab Active 3, Tab A8 (2019), Tab A with S Pen, Tab A 8.4 (2020), Tab A7, Tab S5, Tab S6, Tab S6 5 G, Tab S6 Lite, Tab S7, Tab S7 +

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