These Android smartphones received a (security) update – week 1


This year you can of course expect an article every week in which we list all updates for you. This concerns security patches, but also new versions for Android that are rolling out. We will of course kick off with all updates from the first week of 2021!

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The Android Security Update Summary from Week 1 – 2021

Android Planet keeps you up to date on smartphone updates every day. Usually this concerns devices that receive a version update, for example if they are updated to Android 10 or Android 11. For this we have created the Android 10 overview and Android 11 overview. In these overview articles you can see exactly if and when your phone will be updated. Also check our large security update overview, which shows you until when your device will receive updates.

However, security updates are just as important. These patches keep troubles like adware, malware, ransomware and fleeceware at bay. Such updates roll out throughout the year. In this overview we compile a weekly overview of the security updates. Is your device in the list below, but you haven’t received anything yet? No worries. It usually takes a few days to weeks for all instances of a device to be updated.

Google

Manufacturer Google was of course quick again. The latest security patch can be downloaded for all Google Pixels from the Pixel 3 series.

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Samsung

Samsung also deserves a lot of kudos, because the latest security update is already rolling out on various devices. In addition, the rollout (also in the Netherlands) of Android 11 for the Galaxy S10 series has started. It will roll out in phases, so it may take a while before the software can also be downloaded to your device.

No update?

Is your device not listed? Which can. Manufacturers release updates throughout the year, so maybe your device will be there next time. Even if your smartphone is on the list, you may still have to be patient. It usually takes a few days to a week for an Android security update to be rolled out to all devices.

Hold Android Planet therefore keep an eye on the following overview. For example, download the free app for your smartphone. Speaking of this series: we make this overview together with you, the reader. Can’t see your device in the overview, but have you received an update? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll add it.

Huub: Thank you for passing on the updates!

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