Samsung Galaxy Fold is reportedly receiving a new update with the May 2021 Android security patch. The update is said to have been released earlier in France, and there is no information on when it will be released in other regions. The update improves the phone’s camera as well as Samsung’s Quick Share feature. Samsung launched the Galaxy Phone in India on Android 9 Pie in October 2019. It was later updated to Android 10 in 2020 and more recently Android 11-based One UI 3.0.
Samsung galaxy fold changelog
Samsung Galaxy Fold update was first reported by Sammobile. Samsung has reportedly improved the camera function of foldable smartphones. However, it was not immediately clear if the update brings the camera features of the Galaxy S21 series such as the ability to use the UltraWide camera in Pro and Pro video modes. Samsung is said to have improved the Quick Share feature – used to transfer data between Galaxy devices compatible with the update.
The new update for the Samsung Galaxy fold reportedly carries the build number F900FXXU5EUD7 and is currently running in France. Other regions should also receive updates soon. If you have received the update by tapping your device, you can manually check Settings> Software update> Download and install. When installing the update it is recommended to connect and charge the phone with a stable Wi-Fi connection.
Samsung galaxy fold specifications
Samsung launched Galaxy Fold in October 2019. It sports two displays – a flat 4.6-inch Super AMOLED display at the front and a 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Dynamic AMOLED foldable primary display. It is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage. For optics, it has a triple rear camera setup with 16-megapixel primary sensor and two 12-megapixel sensors. There is also a front facing dual camera setup with a 10-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor. The phone’s cover has a 10-megapixel selfie shooter. The phone has a 4,380mAh battery with wireless charging support.
In other news related to Samsung, a Sammobile report stated that Samsung has introduced the Quick Share feature in Microsoft Windows-powered laptops and notebooks. This will enable compatible laptops and Samsung smartphones to share files locally without connecting them to the Internet or via physical cables.
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