Apple is the biggest rival of Samsung in the global smartphone market. Since the South Korean tech giant owns the crown of the global market leader, Apple still defeats Samsung when it comes to software update deployment for mobile products.
Back in June, Apple started Beta testing and released the Stable iOS 16 update for iPhone 8 and later on September 12, 2022. If we talk about Android, Google rolled out the final version of Android 13 to all compatible Pixel phones on August 15.
On the flip side, Samsung follows a staged update distribution method to deliver new software updates to Galaxy devices. There are millions of Galaxy devices (phones and tablets) globally, while Apple and Google phones are comparatively fewer.
Still, Samsung is doing better
The above part of this story was brief info about Samsung’s rivals in terms of software update distribution. Well, in 2022, Samsung managed to greatly reduce the Android OS release delay for Galaxy devices and the rollout for flagships somewhat matches Google and Apple.
On October 24, Samsung upgraded the Galaxy S22 series with Android 13, followed by Galaxy S21, S20, and Note 20 series on November 7. Since then, the company is rapidly spreading the new One UI 5.0 software among more and more eligible Galaxy models including FE, A, M, Tab, XCover and F lineups.
Samsung’s running ahead of roadmap
For consumers in Germany, Samsung promised to bring Andorid 13 update for Galaxy flagships in November 2022, which they did. However, the company is running quite ahead of its schedule as models planned to upgrade in January are already receiving the One UI 5 update.
At present, just a handful of Galaxy phones and tablets remain for the Stable Android 13 update, while other eligible models have started getting it, worldwide. Since the availability varies by market and carrier, it would not take more than a month for the wide rollout.
Over the past two days, the entry-level Galaxy A13 and Galaxy M13 smartphones have received a major firmware update, showing how Samsung greatly managed to deploy the Android 13. Seeing this, we can assume that the remaining Galaxies may also receive the One UI 5 update by this month.
Samsung released Over the Horizon 2023 theme music ahead of Galaxy S23
Samsung has unveiled its iconic Over the Horizon theme music for the year 2023 ahead of the launch of the Galaxy S23 series. This exclusive soundtrack has been rebuilt by DJ Yaeji, one of the most exciting artists in the modern music scenario.
Every year, Samsung makes quiet adjustments to the default ringtone for the Galaxy S series smartphones. The next S series is about to launch in a few hours at Galaxy 2023 Unpacked event and this sound will come with it.
Over the Horizon 2023 theme music will come with Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones to provide an amazing experience. DJ Yaeji’s unique edgy electronic sound has boundless anticipation for a new world in the audience.
DJ Yeezy creates enjoyable music through various endeavors, envisioning the possibilities of “Over the Horizon 2023” to create a positive soundtrack. This playful version elicits universal feelings of hope and joy, inviting us to imagine and be optimistic about what’s on the other side of the horizon.
Check out the Over the Horizon 2023 theme music video, featuring stop motion animation and digital graphics.
Samsung praises Galaxy S22 Ultra to make hype for the S23 Ultra ahead of Unpacked
Samsung is going to launch its next S series smartphones – Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra on February 01, 2023, at Galaxy Unpacked. Ahead of the launch, the company glorifies the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone by mentioning its features for building hype for the upcoming beast.
With the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone, the company offers super-powered, super-connected, and super-remarkable moments. Once the 2022 Ultra smartphone is in your hands, you’ll never be the same again. Never have your senses been sharpened, your ambitions soared, and your imagination so limitless when you meet the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
With each successive generation, the company enhances its Galaxy smartphones with new innovations. And in the next month, a new era of Galaxy is going to start with the next generation of the S series. But before that, you can take a look at the features of the super-powerful Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Camera Feature
With Samsung Nightography, you show the world the beauty that was once hidden in the dark. The Galaxy S22 Ultra has an incredible range of camera modes for every occasion, but when it comes to taking great pictures at night or in low light conditions, Night Mode has everything you need.
Night Mode allows you to capture vivid, highly optimized photos and videos even in the dark. No more blurry, noisy imaging, thanks to innovative AI multi-frame processing for pictures that look sharp. The AI combines up to 30 images into one epic photo, optimizing color and detail in every pixel.
Through Samsung’s partnerships with some of the world’s biggest social media platforms, you can share your best shots using Galaxy S22 Ultra’s native camera app like AI Autofocus, Night Mode, Portrait Video and Super HDR and videos can share on Instagram, Snapchat and Tiktok directly with friends and followers.
One UI 5 Features
One UI 5 update comes with several customization features to provide an amazing mobile experience than just changing the look and feel of your phone. It ensures that your Galaxy S22 Ultra is as versatile as you are, whether you’re gaming, partying, working, or just relaxing.
Bixby Routines uses machine intelligence to understand your usage patterns and preferences. It can then use this to automatically adjust settings, control apps, optimize battery, and more. Galaxy S22 Ultra is not just your ultimate smartphone, it is you that lives in the Ultra.
The Galaxy S22 series is the most eco-conscious device in Samsung’s Galaxy S series smartphone lineup. Each smartphone case is designed with UL-certified eco-friendly materials, such as post-consumer recycled plastics or bio-based materials. The company transformed ocean plastic into high-performance polyamide resin to make key components of the Galaxy S22 series and the inner cover of the S Pen.
The Galaxy S22 series is another step in Samsung’s sustainability journey for Galaxy for the Planet, which aims to highlight the company’s spirit of scale, innovation, and open collaboration to drive concrete climate action across MX business and help Galaxy users live more sustainable lives Empowering them to adopt the style.
This includes increasing the use of recycled materials, reducing standby power, eliminating single-use plastics from packaging, and diverting all waste from landfills by 2025.
Samsung introduces 360 Audio and Camera Controller update for Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Watch lineup
Samsung has officially announced to release of a new software update for the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Galaxy Watch series, which improves content capture capabilities for Galaxy users around the world. The latest update brings 360 Audio and Camera control features to provide a smoother experience.
The latest 360-degree audio recording feature will be gradually rolled out to Galaxy Buds 2 Pro via a software update starting today. While an updated camera controller feature will be available from February 2023.
After receiving this update, when you paired your smartphone with the latest wearable devices then you can see that the already powerful Galaxy Camera is further enhanced with 360-degree audio recording and an upgraded camera controller.
360 Audio Recording
360 Audio Recording feature allows users to capture exactly what they hear in the video. By pairing Galaxy Buds 2 Pro with a Galaxy smartphone, everyone can shoot like a pro and capture audio for high-quality, lifelike video anytime, anywhere without the need for bulky professional equipment. The feature uses the microphone in each earbud to pick up 360-degree sound.
360-degree audio recording is the first feature in the Galaxy series to take advantage of LE Audio, an advanced new Bluetooth audio standard. This new technology comes with improved audio quality with better latency and life.
In addition to delivering better-sounding music, LE Audio brings binaural recording to the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro to take advantage of the simultaneous left and right microphones. When pairing Buds 2 Pro with Galaxy Z Flip 4 or Z Fold 4, users will be drawn to the moment while enjoying high-quality stereo audio and high-quality video.
Samsung will release a new update for Galaxy Watch 5 and the Watch 4 series with a new zoom functionality to the camera controller that further enhances the experience of pairing the Galaxy Camera with the Galaxy smartphone and Galaxy Watch.
Users can now remotely control the phone’s camera zoom by simply pinching the dial or rotating the rotating bezel to find the perfect frame.