galaxy s7 will only get quarterly security updates same for the new galaxy a70

When it comes to security updates, Samsung’s Android-powered devices roughly fall into two categories – ones that get monthly updates and ones that get a security patch once every three months.

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, now three years old, continue to be supported but they will no longer be getting monthly updates (the S7 active was spared this fate, however). The Galaxy Note FE is technically from 2017, but is really a reborn Note7 from 2016 so it too goes down to the quarterly schedule.

It’s not entirely based on age, however. Samsung’s flagships – S8 and younger – are treated to…