Samsung beats Google with four years of security updates for Galaxy devices

Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets will now receive security updates for at least four years after the handset goes on sale.

Until now Samsung, like Google, had pledged to deliver critical security updates for three years, but the company is now going one step further. In a blog post on Monday, Samsung says the new policy will retroactively apply to phones released in 2019, as well as the new Galaxy S21 range.

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