Your four-year-old Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ will not obtain safety updates. Each telephones have formally reached the top of their life cycle and can grow to be weak to safety exploits as their software program ages. Sadly, meaning it’s time to search for a alternative.
Samsung quietly eliminated the Galaxy S9 and S9+ from its safety replace hub in early April. The telephones acquired their final replace in March which is sort of spectacular. Most Android telephones solely get two years of updates.
To not point out that Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and S9+ earlier than it’s dedicated to its well-known four-year replace cycle. Nearly the entire firm’s midrange and flagship gadgets get at the very least 4 years of safety updates, and newer fashions just like the Galaxy S22 will truly get 5 years of updates.
Humorous sufficient, I’m nonetheless utilizing the Galaxy S9+ that I purchased 4 years in the past. It’s only a nice system, and I favor it to most new telephones I’ve reviewed. However with out safety updates, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will slowly grow to be weak to hackers and malware. I plan to exchange my Galaxy S9+ throughout the subsequent six months, and I recommend you do the identical.