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Galaxy Max Hz is an app for Samsung Galaxy owners to fine tune their high refresh rate displays

High refresh rate displays have become a core part of our smartphone experience. Once reserved for premium, top-tier smartphones, this display property can now be found on a wide range of budget and mid-range smartphones. Like other phone manufacturers, Samsung too had restricted the high refresh rate panel for its top-shelf offerings such as the...

More Galaxy S21 camera features are coming to the Galaxy S20 and Note 20

Samsung is bringing more camera features from the Galaxy S21 series to the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20. The software update is currently rolling out in Germany and should be available elsewhere in the coming days. According to SamMobile, the update brings new portrait features to the Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy Note 20 series....

LineageOS 18.1 unofficially lands on the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S20 series

Ever since the official arrival of Android 11, developers from all over the world have been hammering away at bugs on their build machines in order to shoehorn the Android OS onto our devices in the form of custom ROMs. As is customary, we have seen unofficial builds of the major releases, including LineageOS 18.1,...

Samsung’s One UI 3.1 update brings select Galaxy S21 features to older Samsung phones

One UI 3.1 is the latest version of Samsung’s custom skin. It made its debut on the Galaxy S21 series and subsequently made it to the Galaxy Tab S7, Tab S7 Plus, and Galaxy S20 FE. But Samsung isn’t stopping there as it’s bringing the newest flavor of One UI to many more Galaxy phones, including...

Samsung Galaxy S20 series receives updates with February 2021 security patches

Google has a tradition of rolling out Android security patches for the Pixel series of smartphones on the first Monday of each month, which means we only have a few days to go before the Android security bulletin (ASB) of February 2021 goes live. But it doesn’t mean other OEMs can’t beat Google at their...

Samsung rolls out stable One UI 3.0 update with Android 11 to the Galaxy S20 series

Samsung recently published its One UI 3.0 update rollout plan on the Samsung Members app. According to the roadmap, the Galaxy S20 lineup should receive the latest iteration of One UI on top of Android 11 within December. Making good on its promise, the company kicked off the One UI 3.0 update distribution yesterday for...

Samsung Galaxy S20 on Verizon is already getting updated to One UI 3 (Android 11)

Verizon has today published new support pages for a software update rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, all of which detail the stable update to One UI 3.0 based on Android 11. That makes the Verizon carrier models of the Galaxy S20 series the first devices from Samsung...

What is the Difference Between a Periscope and Telephoto Camera?

Cameras are indispensable to phones. Ever since the first camera phone, cameras have been so central to phones' branding that many companies cash in solely on their devices' abilities to capture Pixel-perfect (pun definitely intended) photographs. Over recent years, phone makers have channeled their creative energy into improving cameras and accommodating more sensors on smartphones....

Google Camera 8.0 mod brings the Pixel 5’s camera app to OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, and other phones

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G were launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that featured a revamped UI and some exciting new features. While the app was initially reserved for Google's latest phones, the company recently released Google Camera 8.1 which brought the new UI, Cinematic pan mode,...

Samsung Galaxy S20 is getting December 2020 security patches in its latest One UI 3.0 beta

Remember when Samsung rolled out the November 2020 security patches even before Google published the corresponding security bulletin? It was possible because Android Partners are usually notified of all Android framework issues and Linux kernel issues at least 30 days before the bulletin is made public. Nonetheless, Samsung should be appreciated for integrating those patches...

Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S20 can now taste unofficial LineageOS 17.1

The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup is powered by the company’s Exynos 990 chip in all regions, except in a few countries like the US where the device packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. The US Snapdragon model is traditionally impossible to bootloader-unlock, so most of the aftermarket developments are centered around the Exynos variant. This...

Exynos Samsung Galaxy S20’s One UI 3.0 public beta update starts rolling out in Europe

One UI 3.0 is Samsung’s latest customized build of Android based on Android 11. A public beta build of One UI 3.0 had previously been available for the Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the United States and South Korea, but the OEM is gradually expanding the beta initiative in...