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Samsung rolls out the June 2020 security update to the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy Note 10

At the end of April, Samsung rolled out the May 2020 Android security patch update to a bunch of its phones, including its flagship Galaxy S20 lineup. That came shortly before Google published the May 2020 Android Security Bulletin (ASB) and rolled out the patches to the Pixel family of phones. In case you're wondering...

Night Vision uses the ToF camera on the Samsung Galaxy S20+, Note 10+, and S10 5G to let you see in the dark

Hardware-backed facial recognition in the Android smartphone world often relies on Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors. Samsung, for example, utilizes the ToF module on the 5G variant of the Galaxy S10 to power their 3D face unlock mechanism. The ToF camera tracks the distance between two objects based on the constant speed of light. Developers have also...

Samsung’s Galaxy S20+ may have actually outsold the base S20 and S20 Ultra

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S20 series at the Samsung Unpacked event earlier this year in February. Much like last year, the company launched three new devices as part of the series — the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. However, unlike last year, the difference between the base Galaxy S20 and the Galaxy...

The Samsung Galaxy S20’s latest update will let you disable the fingerprint animation when unlocking

After months of leaks and rumors, Samsung finally unveiled its flagship Galaxy S20 series at the Samsung Unpacked event earlier this year in February. As expected, the devices came equipped with top-of-the-line specifications, including either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC or an Exynos 990 chipset, up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, up to 512GB of...

Samsung Galaxy S20 series gets quicker autofocus and other improvements with latest update

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series has received several software updates since its launch to improve the camera performance, especially the department of autofocus. Now the company is rolling out a new build of the system software for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and the Galaxy S20 Ultra, which brings an updated stock camera app as...

Samsung Galaxy A51 and Redmi 8 were the best selling Android phones of Q1 2020

When it comes to global smartphone sales, Samsung dominates the Android side of the playing field with its budget and mid-range devices. In fact, the company's Galaxy A series is so popular among the masses that it took the top three spots in the best selling Android smartphones list last year. However, riding on the...

Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Fold receive updates with May 2020 security patches

Remember when Samsung rolled out the January 2020 security patches to a bunch of phones even before Google published the corresponding security bulletin? There was no voodoo involved, though, as Android Partners are usually notified of all Android framework issues and Linux kernel issues at least 30 days before the bulletin is made public. Nevertheless,...

Magisk Module enables Camera during call, Call Recording, AppLock, and more on Samsung Galaxy S20

OEM Android skins, such as Xiaomi's MIUI or OnePlus' OxygenOS, often feature multiple regional variants. While a few region-exclusive services can be controlled from the server side, some manufacturers prefer to ship a complete set of features inside the firmware, with selective access to regional features being controlled via hidden parameters that are not visible...

Samsung will buy back your Galaxy S20 for 50% of the price any time within 24 months

It has been nearly two months since Samsung announced the Galaxy S20 series at Galaxy Unpacked. Since then, the phones have already made their way into the hands of probably millions of consumers, so most people interested in one of the three phones have either already spent time with them or have at least read...

Samsung Galaxy S20 has a hidden 96Hz display mode: Here’s how to enable it

Samsung recently unveiled their Galaxy S20 lineup of smartphones. They have all of the bells and whistles you would expect from a Samsung flagship by now, including decently-performing cameras as well as top-of-the-line internals, but they also have one notable key feature, which is a high refresh rate display. The Samsung Galaxy S20 series has...

One UI 2.1 on the Galaxy S20 improves Samsung DeX with mouse window snapping, new gestures, and Bixby Routine support

The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup of devices was recently released after a hot round of rumors and leaks, with the Snapdragon 865/Exynos 990 processor, 5G connectivity support, amazing cameras (and in the case of the S20 Ultra, a mammoth 108MP camera), high refresh rate displays, and much more. They serve as successors to the Galaxy...

[Update: Rolling out in the US] Samsung Galaxy S20 family gets another firmware update to address camera autofocus issue

The megapixel race is back, and the top-end 'Ultra' variant of the Samsung Galaxy S20 is one of the prominent contenders, boasting a massive 108MP ISOCELL HM1 sensor. The company already rolled out the first software update for the phone to improve the focusing issues, but owners are still reporting autofocus glitches. Samsung is now...