The Samsung Galaxy S4 may be the hottest smartphone in town, but Samsung is not holding back and is rolling out an update for the phone, according to SamMobile. Perhaps the biggest deal about this update is that the it increases the user available memory on the 16GB model to 9.23GB and allows the user to install apps on the memory card. Previously it was reported that the Galaxy S4 only had 8.82GB of user available storage. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S4 catch fire while driving, revive concerns around exploding battery
Other features of the new update include are a new camera firmware, smart pause toggle, HDR video, a semi-transparent status bar, new icons in settings menu, secure boot status and a new display feature called increased legibility. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S4 price slashed in India, now on sale via Amazon India for Rs 17,999
Currently, this update is meant for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 powered model, which means that it will not be available for the Exynos powered version, which is the version that is sold in India. However, the report states that this update is coming for the Exynos model too. Also Read - Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy S4 starts rolling out in India: Report
The update is 365.67 MB in size and the device can be updated via the Samsung Kies app or via an OTA update.