Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Android 12 One UI 4.1 update has reached many regions and now the company is expanding it for carrier-unlocked variants in the US markets. It’s currently released on Sprint and T-Mobile networks and more carriers will get it in the next few days.
Alike the other countries, Samsung brings multiple new features and changes for the unlocked variant as well. According to the changelog, this update installs the March 2022 Android security patch for better system security and performance enhancement.
It comes with customizable RAM Plus, an improved Gallery app with build-in Reflection Eraser and Shadow Eraser, improved Bixby Routines, enhanced color palette, as well as better low-light portrait images that let you take stunning portraits even in low light.
The newly added Google Duo Live Share allows you to share your screen with people you are far away from. Whereas, the Grammarly-powered keyboard ensures that you won’t do typing mistakes and Enhncaed Quick Share lets you edit and share images with ease.
On the other hand, the company’s partnership with Google ensures a seamless experience when using your favorite third-party apps and services. There are many Galaxy S22 inspired Camera features including Pet recognition and Light position editing that further enhance your photography experience.
- Galaxy Note 20: N980U1UEU2FVC5
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: N986U1UEU2FVC5
How to download manually:
Make sure that you backup your important data before you staring the downloading process, so you won’t lose any important files. Although the upgrade procedure won’t replace or remove any of the corresponding data from your smartphone, it’s recommended to do so for extra safety measures.
If you haven’t received the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 One UI 4.1 update notification, you can check and download it by navigating Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Now follow the on-screen prompts to get it on your phone.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 Shipments To Hit Historic 10 Million Unit Milestone
Shipments of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 are approximately 10% higher than last year’s models. If 7 million new products and 3 million units of legacy models are shipped this year, the number will reach 10 million units for the first time in history.
According to the info, shipments of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 were found to be 8-10% higher than the shipments of their predecessors. In terms of shipment volume by model, Z Flip 5 accounts for 60-65%, and Z Fold 5 accounts for 30-35%.
Component partners of Samsung say that the number of parts ordered for the two recent models did not change significantly or decrease slightly compared to expectations.
Earlier, it was expected that the Korean tech giant would order 12 to 13 million units of parts for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 by the end of this year. However, recent reports revealed that there may be a decrease of about 1 million units.
Samsung Powers Up: Delivering a Whopping 70 Million OLED Display for iPhone 15 Series!
By the end of 2023, Samsung Display is likely to supply nearly 70 million units of OLED for the iPhone 15 series to Apple. The company’s OLED volume by model is estimated to be in the low 20 million units for the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus, 9 to 10 million for Pro, and ~ 30 million for Pro Max.
Among the four iPhone 15 models, the 15 Pro Max OLED estimate, which Apple plans to produce the most, is four times higher for Samsung than for LG Display. Industry watchers say that Samsung Display’s iPhone 15 Pro Max OLED volume is in the mid-20 million units, three times that of LG Display.
The prevailing view is that LG Display will have 15% more OLED volume than Samsung Display (9 million to early 10 million units). Those who see it differently predict that Samsung Display will secure around 20 million units of 15% OLED, which will be more than LG Display.
Apple’s Surprising Victory: Takes the Crown in Indian Smartphone Exports, Samsung Drops to Second
For the first time, Apple surpassed Samsung in smartphone export from India. The company shipped 49% of the country’s total 12 million shipments in the second quarter. Samsung, on the other hand, secured 45% of India’s total smartphone shipments in the same period.
Apple clocked a rapid growth in export volumes in the last year by making iPhones through contract manufacturers in India. The Cupertino-based company’s share of exports soared from just 9% of the roughly 8 million smartphones shipped in Q2 2022, to almost half the total smartphone exports in Q2 2023.
Samsung’s share of export volumes fell from 50% in Q1 2023 to 45% in Q2 2023. This marks a sharp decline from Q2 2022 when the company had a dominating 84% of the export market from India. Meanwhile, exports by other Android brands (Xiaomi, Motorola, Vivo) declined from 10% in Q1 2023, to 6% in Q2 2023.