Samsung Raises the Bar of Mobile Experience Innovation with Three Generations of Android OS Upgrades

on August 19, 2020
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Samsung will now support Galaxy S, Note and Z devices for three generations of Android OS upgrades

LONDON, UK August 19, 2020 – Samsung Electronics reinforced its commitment to offering the best mobile experiences possible for Galaxy users by supporting for three generations of Android operating system (OS) upgrades on millions of Galaxy devices[1]


Eligible Galaxy devices include:


  • Galaxy S series: Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, S20 Ultra, S20+ 5G, S20+, S20 5G, S20 in addition to S10 5G, S10+, S10, S10e, S10 Lite and upcoming S series devices
  • Galaxy Note series: Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, Note20 5G, Note20, Note10+ 5G, Note10+, Note10, Note10 Lite and upcoming Note series devices
  • Galaxy Foldable devices: Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Z Flip 5G, Z Flip, Fold 5G, and upcoming Z series devices
  • Galaxy A series: Galaxy A71, A51 5G, A51, A90 5G and select upcoming A series devices
  • Tablets: Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G, Tab S7+, Tab S7, Tab S6, Tab S6 Lite and upcoming Tab S series devices


“Samsung is committed to supporting our users to fully enjoy the latest mobile experiences while they are using Galaxy devices,” said Janghyun Yoon, Senior Vice President and Head of Software Platform Team, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “As people hold onto their devices for longer, we are working to bring secure protection and exciting new features to the devices already in their hands. By supporting up to three generations of Android OS upgrade, we are extending the lifecycle of our Galaxy products and making a promise that we will provide a simple and secure mobile experience that takes advantage of the latest innovations as soon as they are available.”


For example, the Galaxy S20 lineup, announced in February powered by Android 10, will get support for three OS upgrades starting with Android 11 to give users a refreshing phone experience. The Galaxy S20 lineup will also be the first Galaxy device to receive the Android 11 upgrade later this year, with other devices to follow shortly afterwards.


“We are proud to be supporting our users for even longer whilst they enjoy their Galaxy devices”, said James Kitto, UK and Ireland Vice President of Sales. “Responding to user needs and how people use their phones is critical in helping us deliver the best mobile experience possible for our customers. Alongside three generations of Android support, Samsung will also continue to provide users with regular Android security updates[2] as well as proprietary app feature updates as quickly as possible to most Galaxy devices.”


For more information about Samsung software updates and Galaxy devices including specifications, please visit


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[1] Upgrade schedule will depend on factors including but not limited to complexity of the update, model, as well as market penetration and more.

[2]  Samsung releases monthly and quarterly security updates on Samsung devices including but not limited to S, Z, Note, A, J, M and Tab series. For further details, please refer to

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