Why the Samsung Galaxy S21 might last you four years

In 2020, smartphones began expanding support for up to three years of Android updates. But Google has announced that phones running Qualcomm chipsets in the future, starting with the Snapdragon 888, will be able to get four years of Android, each Android Police. With rumors of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 to pack this chipset, this could be the first phone to get four years of Android.

Why? Since Samsung had a flagship year as the first to announce that its phones would receive three years of Android OS and security updates, starting with the Samsung Note 20 as well as the Galaxy S20 line and expanding to the mid-range Samsung Galaxy A51.