Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus receive July 2018 security patches along with a couple of fixes and improvements
Korean tech giant Samsung seems to be quite generous since past few days as far as updates and security patches are concerned. Speaking of which, the July 2018 security patch is now rolling out for the flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update along with the usual security fixes and enhancements brings with it stability improvements to the AR Emoji and Super Slo-mo video recording on the Galaxy S9 duo. The update also fixes four critical vulnerabilities in the Android OS and nine others in the Samsung Experience software.
The build numbers of the update for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are G960FXXU2BRG6 and G965FXXU2BRG6 respectively. To download the update, head over to the Settings app on your Galaxy S9 or S9+, tap Software update and then tap Download updates manually. As evident from the screenshot above, the update weighs around 250MB.
Let us know in the comments section below whether you have received the update on your Galaxy S9 or S9+.
Galaxy S9 and S9+ Specifications
Now let’s talk a bit about the specifics of the Sammy flagship devices. The Galaxy S9 comes equipped with the bezel-less 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 and 18:5:9 aspect ratio same as last year’s flagship. The heart is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-core processor coupled with the Adreno 630 GPU or an Exynos 9810 Octa Octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G72 MP18 GPU and 4 GB of RAM. The storage capacities available are 64/128/256GB with the provision for a MicroSD card for expandable storage.
Coming to the camera, the S9 features a 12MP rear sensor with a variable aperture lens meaning that the aperture switches between f/1.5 and f/2.4 depending upon the lighting conditions along with OIS. An 8MP selfie shooter is featured up front. A 3000 mAh battery provides juice for the flagship. However, the only key differences between the S9 and the S9+ are that the latter most importantly features a second 12MP sensor with a telephoto lens at the rear (dual camera setup), a bigger 6.2-inch screen, 6GB of RAM and a juicier 3500 mAh battery to keep it ticking on.