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Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9 updated with June 2018 security patch: Report

The update also brings about a host of bug fixes, and stability improvements.

  • Published: June 27, 2018 3:12 PM IST
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Samsung has started rolling out a new update for its Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S9 smartphones. The update brings in the latest June 2018 security patch in addition to a few fixes and stability improvements.

According to SamMobile, the updates are being rolled out in countries like Germany and Netherlands. There’s currently no word on how long users in other countries, including India, will have to wait for the update. The new update takes the Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s firmware version to N950FXXU3CRF4.

The update is 800MB in size, which is a clear indication that the update brings more than just the June 2018 security patch. Since there is no official changelog available from Samsung, it is speculated that the update brings in a host of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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In the case of the Samsung Galaxy S9, the update also brings in support for the ‘Hey Google’ hotword support, and GDPR policies. Again, the update includes a bunch of fixes and stability improvements. If you own either of the smartphones, but have not yet received a notification, you can manually check for the update. For that, head over to Settings -> Software update -> Download.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specifications, features

For a quick recap, the Galaxy Note 8 was launched with a 6.3-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display, Exynos 8895 octa-core chipset, 6GB RAM, and 64GB expandable storage. It also comes with a dual-camera (12-megapixel wide-angle+ 12-megapixel telephoto) setup, and an 8-megapixel snapper up front.

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  • Published Date: June 27, 2018 3:12 PM IST