The security patch of October 2018 begins to circulate among the Samsung Galaxy S9 . An OTA update that, as usual, also contains improvements on the Samsung software. On this occasion, the firmware with reference G960FXXU2BRJ3 also contains improvements for the front camera of the Galaxy S9 . We tell you in detail those changes.
Thanks to the collaboration program with Google , Samsung releases a monthly security patch with the correction of vulnerabilities detected on Android and the company’s own software. Such is the case of the recent update released for the Samsung Galaxy S9 – and the respective Galaxy S9 Plus version – which includes the security patch of October 2018. However, security is not the only area of improvement, but rather the front camera of the Galaxy S9 also receives its ration of improvements.
Security Patch of October 2018
As we indicated, the Samsung Galaxy S9 begins to receive the OTA update with reference G960FXXU2BRJ3 -G965FXXU2BRJ3 for the Galaxy S9 + – which mainly includes security improvements with the security patch of October 2018. The same, as detailed by the company , integrates the patches released by Google to correct vulnerabilities of different hazards , but also other 11 corrections that affect the Samsung software, two of the same criticisms.
In parallel, the South Korean manufacturer also includes additional optimizations to enhance the stability of the system .
Changes in the front camera of the Galaxy S9
However, the security patch of October 2018 has also been the precursor to the introduction of an improvement in the front camera of the Galaxy S9 . The same will favor all those who frequently use this camera to take selfies since the official information provided by the manufacturer refers to the improvement of self-portraits in very bright environments, with backlight.
In this way, the resulting photographs will show less brightness on the faces and the outline of them that appear in the selfies.
If you have either the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy S9 +, the update – of about 224 MB – has begun to unfold today in Germany. However, it will be a matter of days that it appears available in our country.
If during the next few days you want to check if the relevant update is already available, you just have to go to the Software Update section, from the system settings section, and click on the Manual Download option. If new software is available, the device itself will warn you of the same and the download and installation process necessary for its execution.