When it comes to updates for Android devices, Google has made some critical infrastructure improvements over the years to streamline the process for users. It's now easier for OEMs to push out standalone updates for devices, including security updates, to customers. However, for whatever reason, some OEMs aren't too keen on keeping devices updated for three or even two years down the road in many cases (they’d rather you just buy a new smartphone).
Samsung, which is the top Android OEM, has bucked that trend by providing three years of security updates for its Galaxy devices. But today, the company announced that it is tacking on another year of support for devices that have been released since 2019. That means that going forward, 2019 Galaxy devices and all that came after will be eligible for four years of security updates.
To get an idea of how much ...
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