Goodbye: One of Samsung's most popular cellphones will run out of updates and become obsolete |  the Chronicle

Goodbye: One of Samsung’s most popular cellphones will run out of updates and become obsolete | the Chronicle

The mobile phones Samsung are the most chosen in Argentina, because they offer a good quality of devices at a price much lower price than manzanita brand. Although they are virtually indestructible, these devices have a useful life, which can often be linked to a planned obsolescence.

goodbye to Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Smartphone software and operating systems are not eternal and must be updated in order to use all functions correctly. A few days ago, the brand founded in South Korea informed its customers and users that will not provide any further updates to the Samsung Galaxy S9. Those who get their hands on this device will have to make do with older versions of security software.

This smartphone went on sale in 2018 and will no longer receive quarterly security and operating system patches, as was the case when it came to the big novelty of the company founded by Lee Byung- chul.

On the other hand, the oldest mobile that will receive the new system and security features will be the Galaxy S10, although it is not very well known until when it will have this advantage. In case we want an updated device, we will have to buy a new one and, for this, Samsung-asi-podes-conseguir-un-descuento-de-hasta-45-mil-pesos-para-comprar-un-celular-20220324-0067.html” target=”_blank”>podemos aprovechar el Plan Canje que ofrece la sede in Argentina.

The Samsung Galaxy which will receive the update

Mobile phones which, from March 2022, will have the security renewal for five years and four major updates of android these are the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy Z Fold3, Z Flip3 and Tab S8as detailed bdtechthe portal specializing in the news of this company.

The statement you sent Samsung explains that the company takes “security and privacy issues very seriously”. He also points out that the company “releases monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual firmware security updates to select devices”.

All cell phones that will have updates will be those launched in 2019 or later. “Must support firmware security updates for at least four (4) years after global release, while new devices will receive up to five (5) years of security updatescompany remark.

Monthly, quarterly and semi-annual firmware security updates will include « Patches for security issues related to the Android operating system released by Googleas well as fixes for Samsung-specific security issues”.

For the portable devices listed below, the company releases regular security updates that include “Fixes for security issues related to WearOS released by Google and fixes for specific security issues” from the South Korean brand.

Finally, the statement highlights that security updates for mobile apps and personal computers are released as needed and are released through official app marketplaces, such as Galaxy Store Where Google Play Store.

the official list Samsung phones that will receive security and software updates (Android)

Monthly

  • Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
  • Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S21 FE 5G, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10 5G, Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy Note10+ 5G, Galaxy Note10 Lite, Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
  • Retail Models: Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A53 5G, Galaxy XCover4s, Galaxy Xcover FieldPro, Galaxy Xcover Pro, Galaxy Xcover5

Quarterly

  • Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e
  • galaxy note9
  • galaxy a40
  • Galaxy A01 Core, Galaxy A11, Galaxy A21, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A41, Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A02, Galaxy A02s, Galaxy A12, Galaxy A22, Galaxy A22 5G, Galaxy A22e 5G, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A32 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy A72, Galaxy A82 5G
  • Galaxy A03, Galaxy A03s, Galaxy A03 core, Galaxy A13, Galaxy A13 5G, Galaxy A23, Galaxy A33 5G, Galaxy A73 5G
  • Galaxy M01, Galaxy M11, Galaxy M21 2021, Galaxy M31s, Galaxy M51, Galaxy M12, Galaxy M22, Galaxy M32, Galaxy M32 5G, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy M52 5G, Galaxy M62, Galaxy M23 5G, Galaxy M33 5G
  • Galaxy F12, Galaxy F22, Galaxy F42 5G, Galaxy F52 5G, Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, Galaxy Tab A8, Galaxy Tab Active Pro, Galaxy Tab Active3
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • W21 5G, W22 5G
  • Commercial models: Galaxy A50

Half-yearly

  • Galaxy S8 Lite
  • Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A7 (2018), Galaxy A8 Star, Galaxy A8s, Galaxy A9 (2018)
  • Galaxy A10, Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A20e, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30, Galaxy A60, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A80, Galaxy A90 5G
  • Galaxy A20s, Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A70s, Galaxy A01, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6, Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J8
  • Galaxy M10, Galaxy M10s, Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30, Galaxy M30s, Galaxy M40, Galaxy M21, Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018), Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019), Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019), Galaxy Tab A with S Pen, Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)
  • Galaxy Tab S4, Galaxy Tab S5e, Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  • W20 5G

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