Yes it's concerning that from a manufacturer like this. What's supposed to be the flagship statement device is in this situation. I've now moved my banking Apps etc to another one of my phones that has an upto date security software. I hope they will update it shortly so I can use it properly again It's strange that these phones get intermittent updates anyway instead of regular monthly service
It was the same with the flip 4 which led me to send it back, my phone is all about banking and in the current climate security should be priority number 1 and not throwing everything at Android 13 which I have used and for the average user It's an update with a bit of fluff added to 12 nothing revolutionary.
Same for me too, when my phone was delivered to me two weeks ago I was expecting a firmware update to be available when setting up the phone. Especially as the firmware is currently on July 22 security update!
I have been checking the sammobile.com site firmware section, I can see that the next update F936BXXU1AVIG for the model I have which is SM-F936B is being rolled out. It's been made a available for a number of countries but seems to have stalled for Europe.