Samsung releases numerous units, which implies it additionally points a lot of security updates. Whereas Google has a typical 3-year coverage for Pixel units, Samsung retains a working listing of when particular units will obtain safety patches, and for a way lengthy. Now it seems to be like the corporate has made a number of updates, together with including new units to the listing and dropping one older mannequin totally.

The Galaxy S20 Fan Version was just lately launched to supply the important S20 expertise at decrease costs. We’re big fans of the phone, and now that it is reaching customers, Samsung has added it to the listing of units receiving month-to-month safety patches. One other gadget, the Galaxy Tab Active3 has additionally joined the membership, though it can solely obtain patches quarterly.

Now for the unhappy information — the Galaxy Note8 is getting on in years now, so it can now not obtain month-to-month safety patches. As a substitute, the corporate will hold it up to date on a quarterly foundation. The Galaxy J7 Prime, which was launched across the similar time as the unique Google Pixel, can be seeing an unlucky replace alteration. It has been a superb run, however it’s being retired from the schedule fully. Bon voyage, old-timer. 👋