Samsung sends April 2021 security patch to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

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Samsung update train started at the near end of last month. So far, the Korean giant has released the current security maintenance to a bundle of eligible smartphones. After covering major devices, the 2017 launched Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are receiving the April 2021 security patch.

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

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The latest security level carries the firmware version G950NKSU5DUD1 to Galaxy S8 while the number varies to G955NKSU5DUD1 for Galaxy S8+. The new software update protects the duo from 21 exposures and vulnerabilities from various potential attack vectors. Also, it includes fixes for 30 vulnerabilities that Google term as severe or critical.

Recently, the Samsung maintenance release hit the Galaxy S8 duo in the home country. The build is further rolling out for the carrier versions of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. It is expected to extend for unlocked and international variants of the Galaxy S8 series in a couple of weeks.

As regular updates take place, this too is having a phase-wise rollout. If you are a Galaxy S8 or S8+ user in South Korea, you will receive the latest security level soon. Alternatively, you can also track it manually via phone Settings -> Software update and then tapping on Download and install.

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Samsung Galaxy S8

Display: 5.8-inch Super AMOLED
Processor: Exynos 8895 – EMEA/ Snapdragon 835 – USA & China
Storage: 64GB 4GB RAM
Camera: Rear- 12MP wide
Front- 8MP wide and 2 MP dedicated iris scanner camera

Samsung Galaxy S8+

Display: 6.2-inch Super AMOLED
Processor: Exynos 8895 – EMEA/ Snapdragon 835 – USA & China
Storage: 64GB 4GB RAM and 128GB 6GB RAM
Camera: Rear- 12MP wide
Front- 8MP wide and 2 MP dedicated iris scanner camera

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