Samsung has started releasing the November 2023 security update for three more Galaxy smartphones including Galaxy M12, Galaxy A21s, and Galaxy M31. The company aims to deliver an error-free and smoother experience through new update.
November 2023 security patch fixes 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung. It provides improved security and optimized stability to the device.
The latest update for Samsung Galaxy M12, Galaxy A21s, and Galaxy M31 smartphones is currently rolling out in Latin American countries and the company will soon make it available for all models.
- Galaxy M12 – M127FXXS6DWK1
- Galaxy A21s – A217MUBSBDWK2
- Galaxy M31 – M315FXXS4CWK3
How to Update:
Users can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s System Settings, once done, scroll down and tap the Software Update tab, followed by the Download and install button.
Samsung Galaxy S24 sales booming in Apple’s home turf
Samsung has once again impressed the world with its Galaxy S24 series, which has achieved remarkable sales records in various markets including North America and Korea. This series is expected to sell more than 10 million units globally within one month of its release.
Especially in Apple’s home market North America, the Galaxy S24 series has successfully sold over 3.2 million units in the first month, setting a new sales record for Samsung in the region. This is Samsung’s highest sales figure in North America since the Galaxy S7 series in 2016.
The Galaxy S24 series has also created a new record in South Korea, where it has sold more than 1 million units in just 28 days since its launch. This is the fastest sales record for any Samsung smartphone, surpassing the previous record of 37 days set by the Galaxy S8 series in 2017.
One of the main reasons for the popularity of the Galaxy S24 series is its innovative Galaxy AI feature, which enhances the user experience with various functions. Galaxy AI offers features such as Chat Assist, Live Translate, Interpreter, Circle to Search with Google, Note Assist, Browsing Assist, and Transcript Assist, and more.
Samsung Galaxy S24 series is expected to sell more than 10 million units within one month of launch.
Especially in Apple’s home market of North America, sales exceeded 3.2 million units, setting a new record eight years after the Galaxy S7 series.
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2024 TV model featuring Samsung Knox obtains CC security certification
Samsung is working on the next generation of television and in the recent development, a 2024 TV model featuring Samsung Knox has received the CC security certification. By obtaining this CC certification, the upcoming Samsung TV has been recognized for its safe connectivity with the Samsung Nox Bolt.
It will further strengthen the standards for TV security in terms of software and hardware, providing users with a safe and accurate experience. By being verified for the stronger security features of Samsung Knox, the 2024 model Samsung TV once again proved its global security and reliability.
To be mentioned, the CC certification is an international standard for assessing the security of products and is an evaluation certification mutually recognized by 31 countries around the world. Notably, this essential certification has verified three security functions of Samsung Nox that are:
- Monitoring in real-time whether on Samsung TV running Tizen OS operating system, has been hacked.
- Samsung Nox checks in advance whether the website you are trying to access using a web browser on your Samsung TV is a phishing site and blocks it.
- Nox Bolt which is installed in Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV, keeps users sensitive and personal information protected.
Vice President of Samsung Electronics’ Visual Display Business Division, said,
- “Samsung Knox’s security features have become stronger and safer,” “We will continue to put the protection of our customers’ personal information as our top priority and apply the best security technology to our products.”
Samsung’s Galaxy S24 series breaks sales record with 1 million units in 28 days
Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S24 series has sold more than 1 million units in South Korea in just 28 days since its launch. This is the fastest sales record for any Samsung smartphone, surpassing the previous record of 37 days set by the Galaxy S8 series in 2017.
Among the Galaxy S24 series, the Galaxy S24 Ultra is the most popular model, accounting for 55% of sales. The Galaxy S24 Plus also saw an increase in sales compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy S23 Plus. Both models offer a premium design, a powerful performance, and a stunning display.
The Galaxy S24 series is the first smartphone to feature ‘Galaxy AI’ to enhance the user experience. Some of the Galaxy AI features include Chat Assist, Live Translate, Interpreter, Circle to Search with Google, Note Assist, Browsing Assist, and Transcript Assist. Additionally, Galaxy AI enables users to express their creativity with features such as Generative Edit, Edit Suggestions, Instant Slow-mo, and AI-generated wallpapers.
Samsung plans to expand its AI capabilities to older devices by providing a software update in late March. The update will bring Galaxy AI functions to nine models, including the Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Fold 5, and Galaxy Tab S9 series.