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Samsung Adds More Devices to its Three-Year Android Update Cycle

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Upon the launch of the Galaxy Note 20 range, Samsung pulled up its software game a bit – to be flush with Google. The smartphone maker announced they would provide software updates for three consecutive years on its flagship series phones starting with last years Galaxy S10 line.

Samsung has now announced new additional phones that will be joining the 2019 ad 2020 Galaxy flagship phones in the three-year update guarantee. The new devices include select phones in the Galaxy A series, tablets and foldable phones.

List of Samsung phones in line to get three years of Android updates

Samsung Galaxy A Series

The A series has also been included in the special cohort. Lucky you if you have one of these mid-range Galaxy A-series phones;

  • Samsung Galaxy A71
  • Samsung Galaxy A51
  • Samsung Galaxy A90 (5G variant only)

Samsung Galaxy foldable phones

Samsung has also decided to include its foldable devices – a plausible move factoring in the retail price of these devices. For foldable devices, the updates start with 2019’s Galaxy Fold, Samsung’s first smartphone with a flex display.

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold
  • Future Z series devices

Samsung Tablets

Samsung Galaxy S series tablets are also joining the three-year upgrade cycle starting with the S6.

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  • Future Tab S series devices

Samsung Galaxy S and Note Series

The Galaxy S and Note series was the first one in line to be scheduled to receive an additional major Android update. Three years of Android updates will begin with last year’s Galaxy S and Note series flagship phones.

Here’s the full list of supported devices;

Samsung Galaxy S Series

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S20
  • Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Note Series

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite

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Alvin Wanjala has been writing about technology for over 2 years(and counting). He writes about different topics in the consumer tech space. He loves streaming music, programming, and gaming during downtimes.
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