Samsung will offer up to 4 years of Android update on some smartphones; see list

Deepak Gupta February 9, 2022
Updated 2022/02/09 at 10:54 AM

line owners Samsung Galaxy S10recently received the updates officers to Android 12.

It is a modern treatment for equipment originally launched in 2019.

How are devices sold by high prices in Tupiniquin lands (in the region of 5 thousand reais, initially), it is always good news to know that there will be official support for the new operating systems, without having to resort to alternative means.

Following this trend that is not new, Samsung announced that the owners of the models S21 and the future series S22 will receive support for up to 4 Android updates, and will have 5 years of guaranteed security patches.

It is worth noting, for devices already released, that one of these updates has already been received (Android 12 for the S21 line, for example). Regarding the security improvements, the support time is valid from the phone’s release date.

Check the given list:

Previously, the South Korean promised up to three operating system updates – thus expanding the lifespan of the models.:

S21 Series (S21/S21+/S21 Ultra/S21 FE);
S22 Series (
S22/S22+/S22 Ultra);
Z Flip3;
Z Fold3;
Galaxy Tab S8 (Tab S8/Tab S8+/Tab S8 Ultra).

Major competitors don’t offer as much support time

When compared to its competitors, within the same ecosystem, we have the following situations:

Google Pixel: three OS updates; 5 years of security updates;
OnePlus: three OS updates too; 4 years of security updates;
Xiaomi: also, three OS updates; four years of security updates.

It is important to note that, so far, only the most sophisticated models have received confirmation of the additional support. not yet aired whether cheaper versions, from the same generations, will receive the same attention.

All this information is important to take into account if you plan to buy more powerful hardware – and with the peace of mind that it won’t be obsolete so quickly, at least in terms of operating system compatibility.

news about the series Galaxy S22 will be revealed at the event Galaxy Unpacked, what will happen on the day february 9.


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