Galaxy A50 starts getting November 2021 security update in multiple regions

Samsung has released the November 2021 security update to the Galaxy A50 in various countries around the world. The new security patch was released to the Galaxy A52 and the Galaxy A52s 5G earlier this week. Most other high-end smartphones from the company received the update earlier this month. The new software update for the […]

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US carriers start rolling out November 2021 security update to Galaxy A50

Usually, carrier-locked variants of Samsung’s smartphones and tablets receive software updates a few days (or weeks) after the international variants. However, the Galaxy A50’s carrier-locked variant has received the November 2021 security update before the global variant of the smartphone. The latest software update for the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U) comes with […]

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Galaxy A50 beats costlier Samsung phones in race for October security update

Samsung already pushed the October security update for some of flagships while we were still in September, and it’s now bringing mid-range devices into the mix. The Galaxy A50 has become the first mid-range phone from Samsung to get the latest security update, edging out many costlier Galaxy phones. The Galaxy A50 is picking up […]

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Comcast’s Galaxy A50 picks up September 2021 security update in the US

The frequency of security updates from Samsung seemed to have gone down a bit after the company released the first Android 12-based One UI 4.0 beta for its flagship Galaxy S21 lineup, but things seem to be picking back up again. Samsung’s released the September 2021 security update for a couple of devices this week. […]

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Galaxy A30s and Galaxy A50 get the September 2021 security update

Two more Galaxy A series smartphones have started getting Samsung’s latest security update. After the Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52s 5G, and the Galaxy A72, Samsung has started rolling out the September 2021 security update to the Galaxy A30s and the Galaxy A50. The Galaxy A30s is getting the new software update […]

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Some Galaxy A and M series phones have a mysterious auto restart issue

The Galaxy A and Galaxy M series have done very well for Samsung. The company has sold millions of units across the globe, particularly in emerging markets. Customers love them for the features and functionality that they offer at attractive prices. For the most part, they have been exceptional devices with little or no underlying […]

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Galaxy A50 gets the August 2021 security update

The Galaxy A50 is the latest Samsung smartphone to get the August 2021 security update. The smartphone, which was launched two years ago with Android 9 Pie-based One UI software, is currently running Android 11-based One UI 3.1 with the latest security patch. The new update is currently rolling out in various South American markets. […]

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International variant of the Galaxy A50 gets the July 2021 security update

The Galaxy A50 has finally started getting the July 2021 security update. Samsung had started rolling out the July update in the last week of June 2021, and dozens of Galaxy devices have received it since then. However, only the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy A50 had received the update until today. The new security […]

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Final big Galaxy A50 Android update hitting unlocked units in the USA

North American carriers have made considerable progress in how quickly they roll out new software updates for Galaxy devices compared to the rest of the world, but there’s still room for improvement when it comes to updates for unlocked variants of Samsung’s phones and tablets. Case in point: Unlocked units of the Galaxy A50 are […]

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Galaxy A50’s Sprint variant gets the June 2021 security update

Over the past two years, Samsung has been pretty impressive in updating the software on its Galaxy smartphones and tablets, and the Galaxy A50 has been receiving consistent updates. The international variant of the Galaxy A50 had received the June 2021 security update two weeks ago. Now, the smartphone’s Sprint variant has started getting the […]

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Move over: Galaxy A50 now getting May 2021 security patch

The Galaxy A50 is the newest Samsung device to receive the May 2021 security update. Or rather, the newest to have started receiving it, seeing how the said patch has only started rolling out. More specifically, we’re looking at the a build version A505USQSCDUE2 which was assigned to an over-the-air upgrade first distributed by Comcast earlier today. […]

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Galaxy A50 software updates: Will this 2019 phone get Android 12?

Samsung’s policy of three major OS upgrades for many of Galaxy devices was a game-changer, and it’s a policy that other manufacturers are now starting to copy (but not doing it very well). Three generations of Android OS and One UI updates are promised to every flagship Galaxy phone and tablet launched 2019 onwards. Select […]

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The Galaxy A50 is getting a new security update weeks after Android 11

The April 2021 security patch rollout continues to no one’s surprise, though there’s never a guarantee as to which Galaxy device might be receiving it next. Well, right now it’s the Galaxy A50 that has the honors of carrying the torch and getting the latest security update. The latest firmware is rolling out in India […]

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Galaxy A50 wins the race to the October 2020 security update

It’s October 1 and Samsung is already rolling out the October 2020 security patch, but the answer as to which Galaxy device is the first to get it might surprise you. It’s the Galaxy A50 (SM-A505FN) – a very popular mid-range phone released in 2019. The update carries firmware version A505FNXXS5BTI9 and weighs a little […]

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RCS support reaches Galaxy A50 but global outlook remains bleak

The Galaxy A50 isn’t just one of Samsung’s best-selling smartphones from 2019, it’s also among the best-supported devices from the company’s mobile portfolio. Which is saying something, given how strong Samsung’s after-sales game has been in recent times. Yet a year and a half after its debut, the Galaxy A50 continues to impress – most […]

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