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These are the Samsung phones that will get 4 years of Android updates

Samsung is following Google and Apple's lead in offering extended software support for its smartphones.

Samsung is following Google and Apple’s lead in offering extended software support for its smartphones. The company took huge step when it announced a whopping seven generations of Android OS upgrades and seven years of security patches for the upcoming Galaxy S24 series. This aligns with the update policies for Google’s Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, and Apple’s iPhones.

Building on this momentum, Samsung also extended its update commitment for the Galaxy S23 series and several Galaxy A-series phones. These devices will receive four generations of Android updates, ensuring they stay current with the latest features and security improvements for an extended period.

Here’s a breakdown of Samsung phones confirmed to receive four Android updates:

Samsung Galaxy S23 series (Until Android 17)

  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S23+
  • Samsung Galaxy S23
  • Samsung Galaxy S23 FE

Samsung Galaxy S22 series (Until Android 16)

  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S22+
  • Samsung Galaxy S22

Samsung Galaxy S21 series (Until Android 15)

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S21+
  • Samsung Galaxy S21
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

Samsung Galaxy A-Series

  • Samsung Galaxy A55 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A54 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A34 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (Until Android 15)
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 (Until Android 15)

Samsung Galaxy Tablets

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8

This move by Samsung is a significant shift towards longer software support as consumers hold on to their devices for longer periods. This ensures Galaxy users can expect their phones to remain secure and benefit from the new features.

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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