Tuesday, September 28, 2021

These Samsung Galaxy devices scheduled to get monthly/quarterly security updates [May 2021]

Samsung Monthly and Quarterly Updates

Samsung has rapidly upgraded countless Galaxy smartphones and tablets to the Android 11-based One UI 3.0/One UI 3.1 iteration so far. Still, the company rolling out this major firmware update to the remaining Galaxy devices as per their schedule.

At the same time, the South Korean tech giant also rolls out new security updates on a monthly, quarterly, and biannual basis as per the device’s eligibility. Earlier this year, the company announced that it will deliver at least four years of regular security updates to the Galaxy devices launched since 2019.

All the premium and select mid-range devices receive new security patches every month, while the remaining mid-rangers and budgets are listed to get new updates every three months. In addition, the company also releases new security patches to the older devices twice a year.

No doubt, Samsung is quite faster than the stock Android (Google) in terms of sending security updates as the Galaxy devices start getting next month’s security patch within the last days of the current month. Aside from this, the leading smartphone brand has also published the May 2021 security bulletin recently… continue reading

Read More: Samsung will only deliver Biannual security updates in the extended fourth year

Aside from this, Samsung has also revealed the amended list of Galaxy phones and tablets that are eligible to get new security updates on a monthly and quarterly basis. You can also check the revised list of compatible devices below.


Current Models for Monthly Security Updates

Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Z Flip 5G
Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10 Lite
Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Galaxy Note9, Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10 5G, Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy Note10+ 5G, Galaxy Note10 Lite, Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G

Enterprise Models: Galaxy A50, Galaxy XCover4s, Galaxy Xcover FieldPro, Galaxy Xcover Pro, Galaxy Xcover5

Current Models for Quarterly Security Updates

Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+
Galaxy Note8
Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A20e, Galaxy A20s, Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A40, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A60, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A70s, Galaxy A80, Galaxy A90 5G
Galaxy A01, Galaxy A01 Core, Galaxy A11, Galaxy A21, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A41, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A71, Galaxy A71 5G
Galaxy A02, Galaxy A02s, Galaxy A12, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A32 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy A72, Galaxy A82 5G
Galaxy M10s, Galaxy M30s, Galaxy M40
Galaxy M01, Galaxy M11, Galaxy M21, Galaxy M31, Galaxy M31s, Galaxy M51, Galaxy M12
Galaxy F62
Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019), Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020), Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy Tab Active2, Galaxy Tab Active Pro, Galaxy Tab Active3
Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Tab S6 5G, Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy View2
W20 5G, W21 5G

Enterprise Models: Galaxy A8 (2018)

Current Models for Biannual Security Updates

Galaxy S8 Lite, Galaxy Note FE
Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A7 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018), Galaxy A8 Star, Galaxy A8s, Galaxy A9 (2018), Galaxy A2 Core, Galaxy A10, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30
Galaxy J2 Core, Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy J3 Top, Galaxy J4, Galaxy J4+, Galaxy J4 Core, Galaxy J5 (2017), Galaxy J6, Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J7 (2017), Galaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J7 Prime2, Galaxy J7 Top, Galaxy J7 Max, Galaxy J7 Neo, Galaxy J7+, Galaxy J8
Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30
Galaxy Tab A (2017), Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018), Galaxy Tab S4, Galaxy Tab E 8 Refresh, Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019), Galaxy Tab A with S pen, Galaxy Tab S5e

James Lee Taylor
James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

Leave a Reply