Galaxy A70 picks up the September 2021 security update

It has been more than a week since Samsung started rolling out the October 2021 security update, but the Galaxy A70 is only now getting access to last month’s security patch. The update is currently rolling out in Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, but it could reach more countries over the next few days. The Galaxy […]

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The Galaxy A70 and A20e have been demoted to biannual security updates

The relentlessness of time guarantees that nothing lasts forever, and this is true for Samsung’s firmware support policy just as much as it is for everything else. Throughout its lifetime, your Galaxy phone will switch from monthly or quarterly updates to biannual security patches before reaching end-of-life. The Galaxy A70 and the Galaxy A20e are […]

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Galaxy A70 May update adds support for 360 Audio over Galaxy Buds Pro

Samsung has released the latest security update for yet another mid-range device. The Galaxy A70 is beginning to receive the May security update in some markets today. The rollout has kicked off in Ukraine and is bound to expand to other markets in the coming weeks. The new firmware version accompanying the update is A705FNXXU5DEU2. […]

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Galaxy A70 One UI 2.5 update in India improves Super Steady Mode, GPS

Samsung is now releasing the One UI 2.5 firmware update for the Galaxy A70 in India. The update debuted in Europe, more specifically Ukraine, late last week and it is now rolling out in India bearing firmware number A705GMDDU5CTK4. The November 2020 security patch is included and the entire package weighs about 1.32GB. The update […]

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One UI 2.5 firmware update rollout begins for the Galaxy A70 in Europe

The Galaxy A70 is Samsung’s latest smartphone to take advantage of new features brought over by the One UI 2.5 firmware update. Not to be outdone by the Galaxy A50s which received the same update a couple of days ago, the Galaxy A70 is now beginning its One UI 2.5 journey in Europe, though availability […]

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Latest Firmware Updates: Galaxy S7, Galaxy S9, Galaxy A70, and more

Samsung releases new firmware updates for dozens of smartphones and tablets every single day. It can often be difficult to keep track of them all, particularly if you’re someone who likes to always have the latest firmware on their device.Not all of the updates are significant or bring new features. Most updates only bring the […]

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Galaxy A70 picks up July 2020 security update

Samsung is continuing to release the July security update for more and more devices. After the Galaxy S20, Galaxy Z Flip, and Galaxy A50, the Galaxy A70 has started receiving the latest security patch. Featuring firmware version A705YNDXU5BTF1, the update for the A70 is rolling out in Australia for the unlocked and Telstra models.The update should […]

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Samsung halts Galaxy A70 Android 10 release likely due to a serious issue

Samsung recently starting rolling out the Galaxy A70 Android 10 update. The firmware update had already been released in a few markets before we discovered that it may have a serious issue that bricks the device and doesn’t allow it to reboot.There hasn’t really been a public acknowledgment from Samsung about this issue. However, the […]

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Android 10 firmware update with One UI 2.0 arrives on Galaxy A70 in India

The Galaxy A70 is getting the highly-anticipated Android 10 firmware update in India, bringing One UI 2.0 along with it. The rollout began last month in Ukraine, but Samsung continued to expand availability to more countries, with India being the latest addition to the list. The firmware update is identified by version A705GMDDU5BTC2.Android 10 and […]

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Galaxy A70 Android 10 and One UI 2.0 update released!

Samsung has released the Android 10 and One UI 2.0 update for another one of its mid-range smartphones. The Galaxy A70 is on the receiving end this time around, with the Android 10 update for the phone rolling out in Ukraine at this time. Sporting firmware version A705FNXXU5BTC2, the update comes bundled with the February 2020 […]

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Various Samsung smartphones receive Netflix’s HDR10 certification

Smartphones and tablets are increasingly being used to consume movies and TV shows, and Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services in the world. Now, various smartphones from Samsung have received the official HDR10 certification from Netflix. Dozens of Galaxy smartphones and tablets have also received the HD certification.The recently launched Galaxy […]

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Galaxy A70 bags new update including January 2020 security patch

Samsung is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy A70 in different countries, introducing the January 2020 security patch. However, this is not just a security update as system stability improvements are also part of the package. It’s unclear what other features may have been added through this new firmware update as the changelog […]

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No Android 10 betas planned for Galaxy A series phones

Owners of Galaxy A series phones like the Galaxy A50 will have to wait for the stable version of Android 10 to come to their phones, as Samsung isn’t planning to hold a beta program for any Galaxy A smartphone. The company confirmed this in its community forums in Korea. The wording used suggests that […]

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You can now rent select Samsung smartphones in India

The model of subsidizing smartphones through carrier contracts doesn’t exist or work in many markets around the world, and that includes India as well. This makes it difficult for most customers in the subcontinent to buy flagship smartphones, resulting in lower sales for established brands like Samsung, Apple, and others.To overcome this challenge, Samsung already […]

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Galaxy A70 headed to the US, could first launch on Verizon

While Samsung has plans for the Galaxy A series mapped out beyond 2020, the company hasn’t been very quick with bringing the 2019 Galaxy A smartphones to the US. That’s not surprising, as the mid-range Galaxy A lineup had stayed away from North American shores until last year. This year, Samsung brought a handful of […]

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Official Disney cases for Galaxy S10, A series phones available in some countries

Official Disney-themed cases for the Galaxy S10 and a few other Galaxy devices, like the Galaxy A40, Galaxy A50, and Galaxy A70, have gone on sale in some countries. Samsung has been selling Marvel-themed cases for its devices for some time, and the Disney cases seem to be a new addition. Right now, only two […]

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Galaxy A70s is official, will launch in India tomorrow for $412

The Galaxy A70s has been officially introduced by Samsung India today, and the device will go on sale tomorrow, September 28, for the starting price of Rs. 28,999 ($412). In many ways, the Galaxy A70s is similar to the original Galaxy A70 model launched earlier this year. In other areas, such as the camera setup, […]

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