MediaTek SoC exploit makes Galaxy phones vulnerable to eavesdropping

A cyber security firm uncovered a security vulnerability that affects MediaTek chipsets, which, in turn, means that it affects roughly 40% of all smartphones in the world. This includes a handful of Galaxy mobile devices released in 2020 and later, but thankfully, a fix is already being provided. For a bit of background on the […]

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Galaxy A31 gets the November 2021 security update

Samsung has released the latest security update to the Galaxy A31. The mid-range smartphone, which was launched in March 2020, is getting the November 2021 security update in some Asian countries. More regions are expected to get the new security update over the next few days. The latest software update to the Galaxy A31 comes […]

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Galaxy A31 gets the October 2021 security update

The Galaxy A31, which usually gets one security update every quarter, is now getting access to the October 2021 security patch. The latest software update, which comes with firmware version A315GDXS1CUJ4, is currently rolling out in several Latin American markets. The update has been released in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, […]

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Galaxy A31 gets a new software update with July 2021 security patch

The Galaxy A31 is the latest smartphone from Samsung to get the July 2021 security update. The company started the rollout of the latest security patch last week when it updated the Galaxy S10 series. Later, the update reached the Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Fold, and the Galaxy A52. Samsung […]

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Android 11 update for Galaxy A31 now rolling out internationally

Two weeks ago, Samsung had started rolling out the Android 11 update to the Galaxy A31. However, the update was limited to the South Korean market. Today, the company has released the Android 11 update to the Galaxy A31 in more countries worldwide, bringing new features to more users. The latest software update for the […]

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One of Samsung’s best-selling phones is finally getting Android 11 update

The Galaxy A31 was Samsung’s second best-selling smartphone globally in January 2021. The phone was launched in March 2020 with Android 10 (One UI 2.1) onboard, and it now seems to be getting updated to Android 11. Along with the latest version of Android, the new update also includes the latest security patch from Samsung. […]

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Samsung India has new cashback deals on Galaxy S21 and mid-rangers

Samsung India has just announced a ton of exciting deals on select Galaxy products as part of its latest Samsung Days Sale event, with cashback offers on the latest Galaxy S21 series as well as numerous other devices from the Galaxy A, Galaxy M, and Galaxy F family of devices. The cashback offers are valid […]

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The Galaxy A31 has also joined the February 2021 security update craze

Yet another Galaxy phone has joined the growing list of devices that have received the February 2021 security patch. Samsung is rolling out the update for the Galaxy A31 in a handful of markets including Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, and Caucasus countries. As always, the update’s availability should soon expand to additional regions. The latest […]

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Here’s when your Galaxy device is scheduled to get One UI 3.0 stable update

Samsung had announced the One UI 3.0 beta program for developers four months ago. Since then, the company has released the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 beta update to various high-end smartphones. Last month, Samsung had promised that it will release the official roadmap for the One UI 3.0 stable update, and it has done […]

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Samsung beats Huawei to regain top spot in Russia’s smartphone market

Samsung is now leading the smartphone market in Russia after dethroning Huawei in the third quarter of the year. Huawei held the top spot in the previous quarters but due to numerous factors including a supply shortage for the Chinese tech giant, the tables have turned and Samsung is now leading the charge. Huawei had the […]

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You can get a free Galaxy Fold or S20 Ultra along with a new TV in India

Samsung India has launched a new promotional campaign that rewards customers with new devices and cashback of up to INR 20,000 ($272). Called Home, Festive Home, the promotional campaign lasts until November 20 and covers product categories including TVs, refrigerators, washing machines, microwave ovens, and air conditioners. More importantly, new TV customers can receive a free smartphone […]

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Best Samsung Phones in August 2020 – Picked by experts

Given the sheer number of devices that it releases every year, finding the best Samsung phones can often prove to be a challenge for most customers. It doesn’t matter if you want a flagship or a budget device. Samsung offers plenty of options for all price ranges.To make it easier for you to find the […]

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Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy Z Fold 2 get Netflix’s HDR support

Samsung’s new high-end smartphones and tablets that were unveiled during the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event have now received HDR video streaming support from Netflix. The video streaming giant’s website mentions the Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in its list of […]

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Galaxy A31 with Mediatek SoC and 4GB RAM is now available in Spain

Samsung is bringing its latest Mediatek-powered budget phone, the Galaxy A31, to Spain. The device has been officially launched in the country in two color options, with 64GB of on-board storage and 4GB of RAM. The Galaxy A31 offers premium specifications such as a quad camera and a 5,000mAh battery in an entry-level device, said Marketing […]

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