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Does Samsung want you to buy new phones? Asking ‘cos Galaxies now get four years of security updates


Samsung has announced that all its Galaxy devices will now receive security updates for four years after initial release.

The new policy applies as of now, but also to Galaxy devices launched since 2019. That means even 2019 releases like the Galaxy S10 will now get four years of updates.

“Mobile devices play such an important role in our lives, it’s only natural that we want to hold onto them longer,” said Samsung’s security team head and veep Seungwon Shin,” in a canned statement. “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.”

The new policy applies to all Galaxy devices, including tablets, the modestly-priced A-and-M-series devices and ruggedised devices too.

Speaking of that ruggedised kit, Samsung already offered four years of updates for some of its range ...


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