Samsung Galaxy S21 series starts receiving August 2021 security update

The update carries the August 2021 security patch. Here's all you need to know about it.

By Sushant Talwar | Published 01 Aug 2021 16:33 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Samsung S21 series is getting a new security update.

  • The update brings up the security patch to August 2021.

  • The update is rolling out to users in China for now.

Samsung Galaxy S21 series starts receiving August 2021 security update
Samsung galaxy S21 Ultra is getting a new update.

Samsung has released a new update for its popular Galaxy S21 series of flagship phones. The update does not bring any features or fixes but merely brings the phone up to the August 2021 Android security patch. The update is available on the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra.

The update carries the August 2021 security patch and comes with firmware version G99x0ZCU2AUGE as per a report. The update for the S21 Ultra is quite lightweight as it is a download of about 300MB.

However, it is important to note that it is not available in India right now. The update is currently being made available to users in China and could be rolled out to more countries in the coming weeks. 

Talking about the most premium of the three devices, the Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with a 6.8-inch QHD+ AMOLED screen. The display comes with a 3200x1440 resolution and a pixel density of 551ppi. Further, it comes with an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. This is an Infinity-O display which features a punch-hole cut-out for the single front camera and is HDR10+ certified. The screen also has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor.

Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with the recently launched Exynos 2100 chipset with either 12GB or 16GB LPDDR5 RAM. The phone will is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 25W wired fast charging, 15W wireless charging and 4.5W reverse charging.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 108MP lens with Phase Detection Auto Focus, This is sat next to a 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with dual-pixel autofocus, and a 120-degree field of view. Samsung's phone also features laser autofocus and an up to 100X space zoom feature. For selfies, we have a single 40MP camera sensor with phase detection autofocus. 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price: ₹105999
Release Date: 19 Jan 2021
Variant: 128 GB/12 GB RAM , 256 GB/12 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.8" (1440 x 3200)
  • Camera Camera
    108 + 10 + 10 + 12 | 40 MP
  • Memory Memory
    128 GB/12 GB
  • Battery Battery
    5000 mAh
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