Samsung updates Galaxy S20 series with new August 2023 security patch

Samsung is rapidly expanding the August 2023 security update to more Galaxy devices; earlier, the company updated a bunch of devices like the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S23, Galaxy A54, and many more. The company is mainly focusing on the Latin American region; initially, it updated the Fan Edition device of the Galaxy S20, and now the original series is getting the new update.

The Galaxy S20 LTE lineup consists of three models, including the Galaxy S20 base, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. Users of all these devices can identify the latest update by these firmware versions: G981FXXSIHWH1, G986FXXSIHWH1, and G988FXXSIHWH1, respectively.

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The latest update comes with the new August 2023 security update patch, which brings 80+ security vulnerability fixes. According to the official documentation of Samsung, the latest security patch has also included 35 CVEs, which are added by Samsung for its Galaxy devices.

Being a security patch, the update doesn’t bring any significant improvements for the Galaxy devices, but it will enhance the overall security of the devices. It fixes issues found in several internal functions, including TelephonyUI, AuthenticationConfig, Telecom, SLocationService, and many more.

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Samsung launched the Galaxy S20 series back in 2020; it came with Android 10 preinstalled, and later it received three more major updates: Android 11, Android 12, and Android 13. It has also received One UI 5.1 as the last major update. Now it is no longer eligible for any Android updates. However, it will get more software updates in the future in the form of security updates.

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