Samsung Galaxy S21 series gets another fresh software update

Samsung is bringing back-to-back updates for the Galaxy S21 series. It was introduced this January releasing three models: Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The lineup has already received a couple of software updates till now, and the latest just a couple of days back.

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The new update carries software version G99xBXXU1AUB6 across various countries including the UK, Germany, Switzerland and other countries European nations. The previous update had reduced the battery life of the users of Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus. It is expected that the issue will be resolved with this new software even though there’s no change in the new update changelog.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Specs

The series houses Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. All three smartphones run on Android 11 along with Samsung’s latest UI 3.1 skin on top. Galaxy S21 line is powered by Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) chipset and are available in 128 GB + 12 GB RAM, 256 GB + 12 GB RAM and 512 GB + 16 GB RAM storage variants.

The major difference between the three lies in their screen size and camera configuration. If we talk about Galaxy S21, it has a 6.2-inch display a triple-rear camera module consisting 12MP primary lens, another 12MP ultrawide sensor and a 6MP macro sensor. However, there’s a 10 MP primary sensor on the front for selfies. Next, is Galaxy S21 Plus which includes a 6.7-inch display with the same lens quality as Galaxy S21. Lastly, is the Galaxy S21 Ultra, which carries 6.8-inch display and a quad-rear module with 108 MP + 10 MP + 10 MP + 12 MP sensors. A single 40 MP front camera resides on the front.

What’s New?

  • The performance of the camera has been improved.
  • Overall device performance has been improved.

A Software update can include, but is not limited to:

  • Device stability improvement, bug fixes.
  • New and/ or enhanced features.

The update is seeding out in a phased manner so if you own Galaxy S21 series, it will reach out soon or you can give it a manual check by exploring the Phone settings > Software update.

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Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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