Samsung has clarified its safety replace timeline for a few of its smartphones and tablets. The firm categorises its units beneath three sections by way of safety updates – month-to-month, quarterly, and biannual. The biannual safety updates part was beforehand referred to as different common safety updates, in keeping with a report, which did not actually make clear the timeline for when the telephones on this class will obtain updates. Now that the class has been adjustments to biannual, it signifies that the telephones beneath this class will get safety updates twice a yr.
Samsung segregates its telephones under three categories for when they’ll obtain safety updates. The first is month-to-month safety updates which incorporates its flagship smartphones just like the Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 series, and extra. The second class is for quarterly safety updates which incorporates telephones just like the Samsung Galaxy S8 sequence (besides Galaxy S8 Lite), a number of Galaxy A-series telephones, Galaxy M-series telephones, and extra. The third class, in keeping with a report by Gizmochina, that was referred to as different common updates has now been modified to biannual safety updates.
This means the telephones on this class will obtain safety updates twice a yr. These embody the Galaxy S8 Lite, Galaxy A6-series telephones, Galaxy A8 sequence, Galaxy J sequence, and extra. The firm added that the listing of smartphones on this class will probably be reviewed periodically and is topic to vary. It additionally factors out that at occasions updates could also be delayed however every time they launch, up-to-date safety patches will probably be current.
Samsung has been fairly environment friendly with releasing updates for it telephones particularly the mid-tier to flagship phase. The Galaxy M31s just lately received Android 11-based One UI 3.1. Before that, the Samsung Galaxy M51 and Galaxy S10 Lite bought Android 11 based One UI 3.1. Further, the corporate announced final month that it’s going to supply a minimal of 4 years of firmware safety updates for choose units that launched in 2019 or later.
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