Galaxy S3mini.  (Photo: Samsung)

The constant release of cell phones generates that many devices begin to be forgotten quickly. This may be due to the arrival of new updates or also due to technological competition between the big brands.

However, there are cell phones that were considered so emblematic at the time of their launch that it is hard to believe that they are already obsolete. These are some examples.

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Samsung Galaxy s3 Mini

announced in October 2012, The Galaxy S3 mini had an edition for the Latin American market with a marvell pxa 986 processor at 1.2 GHz, Ram memory, 1Gb Gpu Vivante gc1000. It was one of the most commercialized cell phones in its year thanks to its characteristics and its variety of colors, since it was available in white, black, blue, gray and red.

Despite this, this Galaxy is on the list of devices that already they will not have updates by Samsung this year.

Galaxy S3mini. (Photo: Samsung)

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus were presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the 2018. Even though it hadn’t been on the market for long, the company decided that they won’t get any more updates or security patches either.

This is one of the ways that devices can become obsolete, as without updates they start to lag behind and be exposed to viruses or glitches.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.  (Photo: Samsung)
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. (Photo: Samsung)

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Iphone 4s

This device was released in October 2011 and quickly began to be marketed throughout the world, considering that at that time blackberry phones were also booming.

However, many users started migrating to touch phones and pairing too. with the iOS operating system thanks to the apple fourth generation.

This is another of the devices that will not have updates from this 2022.

The iPhone 4S came in various colors, mainly black and white.  (Photo: iPhone)
The iPhone 4S came in various colors, mainly black and white. (Photo: iPhone)

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Iphone 5c

The iPhone 5C was launched in September of 2013 and was known since its inception as the cheap iPhone.

It was made of lower-cost materials than Apple devices at the time. It had a plastic shell, a 4-inch Retina display, 8-megapixel rear camera, FaceTime HD front camera, 16GB or 32GB of internal storage.

Nevertheless, no longer has the necessary updates to remain competitive in the market. (El Tiempo newspaper of Colombia)

The iPhone 5C was launched as the low-cost alternative.  (Photo: EFE/Kay Nietfeld)
The iPhone 5C was launched as the low-cost alternative. (Photo: EFE/Kay Nietfeld)

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