The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ had launched five years ago, and after a long career, this phone is still receiving updates, also the last update was received in May 2021.
The latest update has firmware version G95*FXXUCDVG4, and the company claims it will give more GPS stability. The update brings a 420MB download size, but if there are any other fixes, they weren’t important enough to mention.
Actually, the GPS update is still the basic feature as before, and this is not the only old phone that received the update.
According to GalaxyClub, the Galaxy S7 from 2016 and even the Galaxy S6 from 2015 will receive the next firmware update. Other old phones, including the S9 (2018), Galaxy S10 from 2019, and S10 Lite, are on the update schedule.
The company announced these old flagship phones would receive 4 OS updates and five years of security patches. Meanwhile, the A and M series are getting four years of support.