Samsung Electronics is now giving up to four generations of One UI and Android OS upgrades on certain Galaxy smartphones, demonstrating its commitment to providing users with the most up-to-date and secure mobile experience possible.
This upgraded standard expands on Samsung’s prior promise to provide up to three generations of upgrades, ensuring that millions of Galaxy customers have access to the most up-to-date security, productivity, usability, and other features for the duration of their device ownership.
Samsung plans to grow this initiative across its numerous product ranges inside the Galaxy ecosystem and works closely with partners to offer Android OS upgrades through Samsung One UI, which is now available on certain Galaxy S, Z, and A series smartphones and tablets.
Samsung also offers free upgrades to One UI Watch and Wear OS Powered by Samsung for up to four years, ensuring that users have access to the most up-to-date Galaxy Watch experiences.
Samsung will now give up to five years of security updates for select Galaxy devices, in addition to extended One UI improvements. When combined with Samsung’s award-winning defense-grade security platform, Knox, these improvements provide more secure end-to-end protection against potential security threats for Galaxy devices.
Customers who purchase the Samsung Galaxy Enterprise Edition will also receive a one-year subscription for Samsung Knox Suite solutions, which will allow them to simply deploy and manage devices via a dashboard that records security upgrades and other features.
Galaxy devices that have received four versions of One UI and five years of security upgrades are eligible:
- Galaxy S Series: Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra as well as Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra, S21 FE, and upcoming S series devices
- Galaxy Z Series: Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3, and upcoming Z series devices
- Galaxy A Series: upcoming select A series devices
- Galaxy Tablets: Galaxy Tab S8, S8+, S8 Ultra, and upcoming Tab S series devices
The following Galaxy devices are eligible for up to four years of One UI Watch and Wear OS Powered by Samsung:
- Galaxy Watch: Galaxy Watch4, Galaxy Watch4 Classic, and upcoming Galaxy Watch series devices
“We put in a lot of effort to provide our Galaxy consumers with cutting-edge mobile experiences that are built to last.” “Many of our customers are opting to keep their devices for extended periods of time, whether they love their specific smartphone model or want to contribute to a more sustainable world,” said TM Roh, Samsung’s President and Head of MX Business.
“Today, we’re taking our commitment to innovation a step further by introducing up to four generations of One UI enhancements to guarantee our users have the greatest possible mobile experience for longer,” he said.
As long as hardware standards for upgrades are met and the experience can be maximised, Samsung prioritises providing Galaxy users with the most up-to-date mobile experiences possible.
Up to three generations of One UI upgrades are supported on Galaxy devices that are not qualified for four generations of One UI upgrades.