Samsung has discontinued software support, including future Android OS updates and security patches, for six of its older Galaxy smartphones.
Samsung Ends Software Support for These Galaxy Smartphones
- The Galaxy Note 10 lineup, Galaxy A10s, and Galaxy Xcover Field Pro will no longer receive software updates from Samsung.
- This includes major Android version upgrades and monthly or quarterly security patches.
- These devices launched over 4 years ago, so have reached the end of update support as per Samsung’s policy.
- Users are advised to upgrade to newer models if they want the latest features and security improvements.
|Device||Launch Year||Last Supported Android Version|
|Galaxy Note 10||2019||Android 12 / OneUI 4.1|
|Galaxy Note 10 5G||2019||Android 12 / OneUI 4.1|
|Galaxy Note 10+||2019||Android 12 / OneUI 4.1|
|Galaxy Note 10+ 5G||2019||Android 12 / OneUI 4.1|
|Galaxy A10s||2019||Android 12 / OneUI 4.1|
|Galaxy Xcover Field Pro||2019||Android 12 / OneUI 4.1|
- The Note 10 series came with Android 9 and received 3 major OS upgrades as per Samsung’s policy.
- Galaxy Note 10 Lite will still receive quarterly security updates.
- With no further software support, these devices will not receive any new features.
- More importantly, they will not get critical security patches, making them vulnerable.
- Users’ data and privacy could be at risk without continued security updates.
In summary, Samsung has discontinued software support for six of its older Galaxy devices, marking the end of their update lifetime as per Samsung’s policies.
These smartphones will no longer get Android OS or security updates.
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