Samsung increases Galaxy protection with assurances of 4 years of updates for current versions – TNE


Samsung phones, including its brand-new S21 line, will certainly currently access the very least 4 years of protection updates. 

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Galaxy phones are obtaining a safety and security increase. On Monday Samsung revealed that it will certainly be offering “regular security updates for a minimum of four years” to versions from 2019 or later on. This consists of front runner phones like the Galaxy S10, S20 and also S21 lines, collapsible tools such as the Galaxy Z Flip and also Z Fold and also tablet computers consisting of the Tab S6 and also S7

The brand-new plan, which complies with the business’s statement in 2014 that it would certainly give 3 years of significant Android OS upgrades for a multitude of its phones and also tablet computers, indicates Samsung will certainly cover a host of items with regular monthly or quarterly protection updates. 

With the action, Samsung is recognizing that individuals are significantly keeping phones and also tablet computers for longer amount of times, something the business called out in its blog site. 

“Mobile devices play such an important role in our lives, it’s only natural that we want to hold onto them longer,” Seungwon Shin, head of the protection group for Samsung’s mobile interactions organization, stated in a declaration. “That’s why, thanks to the latest technology advancements, we’re committing to securing Galaxy devices for even longer, so that everything that should be kept protected stays protected.”

Beyond the certain tools discussed over, qualified items consist of the Galaxy Foldable tools in addition to those in the S collection, A collection, Note collection, M collection and also XCover phone lines and also the Galaxy Tab household of tablet computers. A complete checklist of protected tools can be discovered on Samsung’s blog site. 

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