Samsung is reportedly rolling out computer software updates for its older Galaxy S6 collection smartphones from 2015. The firmware updates have been seen inside the Netherlands and Belgium and is quickly anticipated to cowl all carriers and unlocked fashions inside the area. final month, the agency launched updates for Galaxy S8 and S7, which included a repair for worldwide positioning system (GPS) factors. nonetheless, the changelog for the latest replace on the S6 collection solely mentions stability enhancements and bug fixes collectively with unspecified “new and/or improved options” and “further efficiency enhancements”.
The updates had been first seen by Galaxyclub inside the Netherlands and Belgium. They weigh in at beneath 13MB, in contrast with the larger 420MB replace that was rolled out to the Samsung Galaxy S8. The smaller dimension of the replace signifies that it most seemingly would not even embrace a mannequin new safety patch.
Samsung Galaxy S6 clients will acquire a notification to place in the replace as quickly as it is ready for his or her smartphone. they will additionally manually look at for an replace with the intention to acquire and set up the latest computer software mannequin.
contemplating that the cellphone is now seven and half years previous, the computer software replace is lovely, as even Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones acquire a most of 5 years of computer software assist.
in the meantime, the extra moderen Samsung Galaxy A40 from 2019 has acquired its latest September replace that weighs in at 280MB. The cellphone is presently on its quarterly replace schedule and will drop proper down to the biannual schedule, as a consequence of it completes 4 years in manufacturing. Samsung’s A-collection fashions from 2018, and fashions simply like the Galaxy A30, A60, A70, A80 and A90 5G are presently on the biannual replace schedule.
in the meantime, Android thirteen was just recently rolled out for Pixel smartphones and OEMs are already engaged on updating their handsets with the latest Android computer software. nonetheless, firms might even be required to undertake the “Seamless Updates” attribute for mannequin new handsets that ship with Android thirteen with the intention to acquire a GMS (Google cell companies) licence, primarily based on a report. Samsung is most seemingly going one in every of many fundamental real gear producers (OEMs) which would possibly be but to implement “Seamless Updates” on its smartphones.