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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update rolls out with Google security patch for August

The Google Security patch is only available in UAE at the moment.

  • Published: August 17, 2018 2:46 PM IST
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Samsung released August security patch for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ pretty early in the month. In fact, users claimed to have got it even before Google could publish details about the patch. Now, Samsung seems to be rolling out the August 2018 security patch for the Galaxy Note 8. However, only users in United Arab Emirates seem to be getting it.

The Galaxy Note 8 is said to have received the security patch last week, Sammobile reports. The previous iteration was said to carry bugs and other issues, which is probably the reason why Samsung is releasing another update a week later. The new software version is dubbed as N950FXXU4CRH3, and the changelog for the update only seems to mention improvements made to security on the device. Besides that, there don’t seem to be any other changes made to the system compared to the previous update.

Though the new update is currently rolling out only in UAE, it is expected to be released in other markets soon. As the update is done through OTA, users should be getting a notification on their Galaxy smartphone to download and update their devices. In case you have missed it, you can check for the update by going to the Software update menu, found under the Settings app on the device.

In other news, Samsung has just slashed down the price of the Galaxy Note 8 by Rs 12,000, bringing down its price to Rs 55,900. The smartphone is available with the new discount on both Samsung India’s online store, and Amazon India. Additionally, HDFC is also offering a cashback of Rs 4,000 on purchase made through credit cards.

Watch: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Dual Camera

To recall its features, the smartphone comes powered with an Exynos 8895 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It features a 6.3-inch QHD+ screen and comes with a dual camera setup at the back. The smartphone is also backed by a 3,300mAh battery, which supports fast charging.

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  • Published Date: August 17, 2018 2:46 PM IST