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The US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S20 series is receiving the July security patch

Shortly after the Galaxy S20 series started receiving the July security patch in Korea and Europe, the first unlocked models in the US are now also in for the treat. Besides the usual security enhancements, the update should also bring in zoom and video stabilization improvements for the camera, though this isn't mentioned explicitly in the changelog for the US phones.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 series updates with July patch now rolling out in Europe

Samsung used to be known for updating its devices notoriously late, but gradually, it has become one of the most active manufacturers when it comes to software and security patches, often even outpacing Google itself. As such, SamMobile reports that the company has already started rolling out the Android July security patch to its S20 series, beginning in Korea. The new release brings zoom and video stabilization improvements to the camera and sunsets Samsung's Android Auto competitor.

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Galaxy Tab S6 now receiving Android 10 update, including T-Mobile model

Samsung’s recent efforts to proactively release Android 10 to its flagship handsets left us impressed, considering the Korean brand was notorious for its protracted release schedules not too long ago. So far, at least, it's stuck to the Android 10 rollout roadmap that the company disclosed in late November. After updating many of its recent smartphones, Samsung is now also attending to its tablet range, starting with the 2019 flagship. A number of user reports from Germany have surfaced, revealing that the Galaxy Tab S6 is receiving the Android 10 update, in line with its scheduled April release.

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The Motorola Edge+ seems to have some serious display issues

Motorola wanted to start a foray into flagship territory with its first high-end phone in years, the $1,000 Edge+, but it seems that a few customers are experiencing display issues that considerably taint its image. Many have taken to the Lenovo Forums to share pictures of their tinted screens and discolored spots that show up after prolonged usage. Thankfully, it looks like a software update comes to the rescue for a lot of customers.

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One UI 2.1 update starts hitting Samsung Galaxy S9 with June security patch in tow

The Galaxy S20 line came preinstalled with the Android 10-based One UI 2.1 packing a whole bunch of exclusive features. These are now trickling down to older Galaxy flagships as they get their own One UI 2.1 updates. The OS version landed on the Galaxy Note9 about a week ago, and it’s now time for the S9 to get the latest build, which also bumps its security patch level to June 2020.

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OxygenOS 10 update brings Android 10 to OnePlus 5 and 5T — download links now available

We knew that the Android 10 update for the OnePlus 5 and 5T was just around the corner as the company has been conducting beta trials over the past month. The third Android 10 build came out last week with a long list of fixes and improvements, and now it looks like that was the final beta. A few users took to online forums to report that the two 2017 flagships have started receiving their stable Android 10 OxygenOS builds, though only in small numbers.

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OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro are receiving OxygenOS Open Beta 7 with RAM and charging enhancements

The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro have already received a stable version of Android 10, followed by some minor point releases addressing additional issues. Since there ain't no rest for the wicked and there are always bugs to exterminate, the company is continuing to tweak its software and has just published another Open Beta for the two devices. It's coming with charging and memory management improvements as well as the usual bug fixes.

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One UI 2.0 Android 10 beta rolling out for Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 (Update: Now in the US)

It looks like Samsung is firing on all cylinders when it comes to updating its recent devices to Android 10. After pumping out seven Android 10 One UI 2.0 beta updates for the Galaxy S10 series within a time span of six weeks, Samsung has now rolled out Android 10 beta for the Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 users in South Korea and India. Besides getting Android 10, Samsung's older flagships also received an early Christmas present from the company: Night mode photography that works on more than just the primary camera.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 receives One UI 2.0 beta 7 with several fixes in tow

Just a day after the sixth One UI 2.0 beta update came out for the Galaxy S10 series, another one has been released. As Samsung races to the finish line toward a final stable build of Android 10, a few more bugs are getting squashed along the way.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 series receives One UI 2.0 beta 6 with December security patch

Samsung has been testing its flavor of Android 10, One UI 2.0, for about a month already across its latest flagship phones. Just a few days after the Galaxy S10 series received the fifth beta, the company is already pushing out the sixth pre-release to its testers on the S10, S10+, and S10e. As the software is nearing its graduation to the stable release channel, there are fewer and fewer changes, and so only some bug fixes and a promotion to the December security patch found their way into this update.

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