Munyaradzi Nigel Muchenje

8 months ago


Samsung extends the list of devices eligible for three major Android updates

Samsung is taking its software update game to a new level. Samsung will provide three years of Android updates to its 2019 and 2020 Galaxy flagships.

Samsung has announced Galaxy devices eligible for three years of Android updates, including foldable's, tablets, and the cheap range Galaxy A series of phones.

From the Galaxy S series up to the Note series devices to the A-series and other Samsung devices there is a full list of devices eligible for updates below.

Galaxy S Series

^ Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy S20 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy S10 4G/5G
^ Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
^ Samsung Galaxy S10e
^ Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
^ Samsung Galaxy All upcoming S series devices.

The Galaxy S9 series does not get on the list which means that Android 10 would be the last update for the S9 and S9 Plus since they launched with Android Oreo.

On the other hand for the S10 series, you can look forward to Android 12 to be the last update. And as for the S20, S20 Plus, and the S20 Ultra are all inline to get Android 13 in the future, and also the S20 series will be the first to get Android 11 later this year and followed by other devices.

Galaxy Note Series

^ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy Note 10 plus 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
^ All upcoming Note series devices.

The Galaxy Note 9 is not expected to get the new OS. When it comes to the Note series, only the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 10 phones are eligible for three years of Android OS updates. Just like the Galaxy S20 series, the Note 20 series will be eligible to get Android 13.

Galaxy A Series

^ Samsung Galaxy A71 4G/5G
^ Samsung Galaxy A51 4G/5G
^ Samsung Galaxy A90 5G
^ Select upcoming A series of devices

Galaxy foldable devices

^ Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G/4G
^ Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G/4G
^ All future Z series devices

Galaxy tablets

^ Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus
^ Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 5G
^ Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
^ Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
^ All future Tab S series devices

And for the Galaxy devices not on the lists above, Samsung says it "is committed to providing the latest Android OS upgrades until the hardware specifications allow to provide the optimized mobile experience."