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Samsung Galaxy S20, Note 10, and more already receiving August security patch

Samsung has been killing it with system updates lately, often beating even Google to the punch when it comes to security patches. This isn't different this month around, as the manufacturer is already distributing the August security update. First we saw a few Galaxy S10 units in Germany start picking it up, followed now by S20 and Note 10 models.

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The AT&T Galaxy Note9 is receiving the July security patch

Shortly after the Galaxy S20 series started receiving the July security patch in Korea and Europe, all kinds of unlocked US Galaxy phones started receiving it, too, as 9to5Google and Redditors reported. And now, the update is also available on the Galaxy Note9 on AT&T.

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Samsung's 1TB Galaxy S10+ is down to $900 ($400 off) on Amazon

The Galaxy S10 series is still worth buying in 2020, since the phones have most of the features from the S20 (and some the S20 dropped entirely) at lower prices. Now you can get the 1TB version of the S10+ for $899.99, a $400 reduction from the usual price of $1,300. Plus, it's the full US version, not one of the dual-SIM variants with poor LTE support.

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The T-Mobile Galaxy S10 series is receiving the June security patch

The first Galaxy S20 units are already receiving the July security patch in Korea and Europe, but in the US, the slow carrier rollout of the June update continues to arrive on many people's phones. People using a Galaxy S10 device on T-Mobile can look forward to the patch, which is only now starting to roll out to them. Along with the security enhancements, the phones are getting smaller system and performance improvements.

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T-Mobile shuts down Sprint's 5G network to redeploy spectrum

T-Mobile will shut down Sprint's 5G network in order to rework its spectrum into its own 5G grid. While those with a Galaxy S20 series device on Sprint will be able to use 5G on either network, other 5G phone owners will eventually have to migrate to those S20s. The upcoming changes have been announced as the recently-merged carriers begin integrating their separate cellular infrastructure into a cohesive network — a process that's expected to take 3 years.

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10 Android 10 features you should be using on your Galaxy S10 or Note10

Samsung began updating its portfolio of smartphones to Android 10 in November last year. Now that most of even its mid-range handsets have received the upgrade to OneUI 2.0, there's now a pretty sizable number of people out there using Android 10 on Galaxy smartphones. But what's actually new in Android 10, and what are the big features? Some may not be obvious, and most require you to actively explore your phone's settings menus to discover. Here are 10 we think are the biggest, most important changes (and how to use them).

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June security patches for Samsung flagships heading out around the globe

Samsung's phones appear to have beaten Google again to deliver this month's security patches. Reports indicate that some U.S. models of the Galaxy S10, S20, and Note10 series started receiving the update early this morning, though it isn't landing on all variants at once.

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Open-box sale knocks Galaxy S10+ down to its lowest price ever, under $570

Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones includes some of the best-selling Android handsets you can get. Last year, our own David Ruddick even said he'd pick it over the Pixel 3 XL in his review of the device. Now you can grab one for yourself for the low price of just $568 with this exclusive promo code.

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The Galaxy S20 isn't for everyone — here are 10 reasons you should buy a Galaxy S10 instead

Samsung began shipping the Galaxy S20 on March 6, but you can still buy a Galaxy S10, the flagship model from 2019, as well. Samsung reduced the prices of the S10 after the S20 went on sale, too, and it's made them appreciably more affordable. And while the S20 will be updated longer and features new stuff like 5G connectivity and additional cameras, it starts at a staggering $1,000. If you're unsure whether a big investment in the S20 is the right call, and if the Galaxy S10 may just be most of the same in a more affordable package, we'll help you decide.

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More Samsung Galaxy flagships are already getting May's security update

As a long-term Samsung user, I've witnessed first-hand the Hollywood-style comeback Samsung has made in terms of how its phones get updates. Gone are the days of waiting almost a year for significant version changes, or being several months behind on security patches. Not only have Samsung devices been receiving updates faster than ever before, in some cases, Samsung has even beaten Google to the punch. It's now done so again, with Samsung starting its rollout of May's security patch for the S20 series.

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