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Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018) updated with August Android security patch

This new update initially started rolling out in Italy, and the firmware version of the update is J600FNXXU3ARH1.

  • Published: August 20, 2018 5:18 PM IST
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Samsung is rolling out a new software update for its cheapest smartphone in the budget market, the Galaxy J6. According to SamMobile, the new update is currently rolling out in Europe, and it updates the device with August 2018 Android security patch.

This means that Galaxy J6 will run the latest Android security patch at the time of writing before a majority of Android-powered devices in the market. The report pointed out that this new update initially started rolling out in Italy, and the firmware version of the update is J600FNXXU3ARH1. Talking about the August Android security patch, the report pointed out that this update fixes four critical vulnerabilities in Android and 11 vulnerabilities for Samsung devices, and other proprietary software.

To recap, the Galaxy J6 comes with a 5.6-inch HD+ display with 1480×720 pixels resolution, Super AMOLED display, and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It runs on Samsung’s in-house Exynos 7870 SoC along with 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage. The device is also available in a second variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.

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There is also a 23-megapixel camera sensor on the back along with a LED flash module along with an 8-megapixel camera sensor with LED flash on the front of the device for selfies. The device comes with a 3,000mAh battery along with a 4G VoLTE-enabled dual SIM slot, Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi.

This comes almost days after the company announced a second price cut for the device after the launch of the device back in May this year. After the price cut, the 3GB RAM variant of the device comes for Rs 12,990 and the 4GB RAM variant of the device comes for Rs 14,990

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  • Published Date: August 20, 2018 5:18 PM IST