These Android smartphones received a (security) update – week 3


Also in week 3, several updates were released for both Android and the level of security of all kinds of smartphones. We saw updates for Nokia, OnePlus, Oppo and Samsung appear and here you will find them neatly in a row.

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The Android security update overview from week 3 – 2021

Android Planet keeps you up to date on smartphone updates every day. Usually it 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 out. Such updates roll out all year round. 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.

Nokia

Following on from last week, we see the January security update rolling out for even more devices.

Nokia 8.3 5G

OnePlus

Not the high-end devices from the manufacturer, but the affordable OnePlus Nord N10 steals the show. That device is the first with the January patch.

Oppo

Minor updates to the Chinese manufacturer’s Find X2 line.

Oppo Find X2 Pro review

Samsung

Also this week we see several Android and security updates roll out at Samsung. The Galaxy Fold and Z Fold 2, among others, are offered the Android 11 update.

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.

Monica, Edward, Nick, Hartger & Raymond: Thanks for passing on the updates!

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