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Galaxy S24, S24 Plus, and S24 Ultra camera specs revealed

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The launch of the Galaxy S24 series is the prime event that will happen in January 2024 for Samsung. The S24 ultra model, among the trio of the series, is the most talked about and expensive one, generating high anticipation due to several new features. Sunny Optical of China and Samsung Electro-Mechanics of Korea will compete for the rear camera module market.

Triple camera sensors for the Galaxy S24 series with the code name “Eureka.” The majority of the Galaxy S24 Ultra camera module is made by Sunny Optical and Samsung Electro-Mechanics; they stand to gain because ultra camera modules are rather expensive.

Galaxy S24 Ultra’s rear camera configuration:

  • A 10-megapixel 10x telephoto
  • A 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle
  • A 50-megapixel 5x telephoto
  • A 200-megapixel wide-angle

Makeup strategy for the S24 Ultra rear module:

  • Samsung Electronics, Vietnam Parts Centre, and Samsung Electro-Mechanics provide the 200 million-pixel wide-angle camera.
  • The 12 million-pixel ultra-wide-angle is under the control of Namuga and Sunny Optical.
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics and Sunny Optical are the suppliers of the 10 million-pixel 10x telephoto camera and the 50 million-pixel 5x telephoto camera.
  • Namuga and MCNEX will take up producing the front camera module with 12 million pixels.

Samsung’s unit shipments for the Galaxy S24 series:

  • Galaxy S24: 13.5 million units (38%)
  • Galaxy S24+: 5.8 million units (16%)
  • Galaxy S24 Ultra: 15.9 million units (45%).

What’s the plan for the Galaxy S24 and S24+ models?

Technically, both the Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ are the same. The reason why Samsung is focusing less on the Plus variant with fewer units of shipments is that the Plus variants don’t go well on the market. This is because both resemble each other with a slight price difference.

Makeup strategy for the S24 and S24+ rear modules:

  • Power Logics and Cammsys supply the 12-million-pixel ultra-wide angle.
  • Power Logics and Samsung Electro-Mechanics supply the 10 million-pixel telephoto.
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics and Partron supply the 50 million-pixel rear wide-angle
  • Cammsys and Power Logics manufacture the front camera modules.

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Samsung Galaxy S25’s advanced AI novelties could boost its price

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Samsung started working on the Galaxy S25 series, which is supposed to be launched early next year. This forthcoming device is expected to be priced higher as compared to its predecessor. 

Samsung will expand its high-end S series by introducing a next-gen smartphone series named the Galaxy S25. It’s too early to discuss the Galaxy S25, but leaks and rumors are doing their jobs by offering more details about the upcoming Galaxy S25. This upcoming device is expected to cost more than the current S-series devices. 

The reason behind this report appears to be that a Galaxy S25 will be more expensive than a Galaxy S24 due to its higher manufacturing costs. The US chip designer Qualcomm could push the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 into production in the second half of the year. This latest chipset is expected to boost AI processing. 

Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 will be a truly advanced chip, but its high-end tech advancements might lead to higher costs, which could translate into a price hike for the upcoming Galaxy S25. The report suggested that, according to a recent prediction from industry watcher Ming-Chi Kuo, Qualcomm might increase the cost of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 by 25–30% compared to the Gen 3 solution. 

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 will be manufactured on the 3nm N3E process by TSMC; it’s the same technique used to build Apple’s A18 Pro chip. This shift will supposedly cause the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 to be 25–30% more expensive than its predecessor. Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 costs around $190–$200; by this metric, the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 might cost $260. 

However, Samsung could deal with the higher expenses of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 for the Galaxy S25 by absorbing the cost or reducing the quality in other areas, such as the battery or display, but this could be risky, such as switching to its in-house Exynos 2500 chip. The upcoming chipset will be fabricated from TSMC’s most advanced process and should bring performance gains to the CPU, GPU, and NPU (AI processing).

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Samsung Galaxy S21 series is receiving June 2024 security update in Europe 

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We are in the middle of the month, and Samsung is rolling out this month’s June 2024 security patch for Galaxy S21 smartphones in the European market. 

Samsung Galaxy S21 series, which includes three models – Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra, is receiving a new June 2024 security patch in Europe. The brand has already rolled out this update for the Galaxy S21 smartphone in the US on the Verizon network. The update for the European market has arrived with its specific firmware version, as mentioned here – 

  • Galaxy S21 – G991BXXSBGXED
  • Galaxy S21+ – G996BXXSBGXED
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXSBGXED

Samsung’s June 2024 security update fixed all the bugs and known issues that were housed in the previous version and were creating some inconvenience while performing a few functions. Since all the bugs were fixed with the update, it will surely enhance the overall system software. 

The June 2024 security patch fixes 59 security vulnerabilities to upgrade the security and privacy of the device. It also boosts the overall system performance, security, reliability, and stability of the device to deliver a seamless and flawless performance. 

The Galaxy S21 users currently receding in Europe are eligible to download the update. Interested users can easily download the update by just following simple steps – Go to Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.   

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Samsung released June 2024 security patch for Galaxy Fold 5, Flip 5, Fold 4, Flip 4, Fold 3 & Flip 3 

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The Korean brand Samsung is releasing a June 2024 security patch for several Galaxy foldable devices. 

A bunch of Galaxy foldable devices include Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Fold 3, and Galaxy Z Flip 3. All of these devices are receiving the update in the US on the Verizon network. Each of the devices getting this new update with their identification firmware version as mentioned below –

  • Galaxy Z Fold 5 – F946USQS3CXE9
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5 – F731USQS3CXE9
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4 – F936USQS5FXF1
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4 – F721USQS5FXF1
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3 – F926USQS6IXF2
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3 – F711USQS7IXF2 

Samsung has already released the June 2024 security patch for several devices. However, this update does not bring any significant upgrades or notable changes; it fixes all the bugs and known issues. The update fixes all the security vulnerabilities, which will enhance the overall security and privacy of these devices. 

The update brings approximately 60 patches to fix multiple vulnerabilities. More particularly, Google has offered 37 patches to be applied to the Android OS. This June 2024 security patch boosts the stability, reliability, and overall system software of the devices mentioned above. 

If you own any of the devices mentioned above, you can easily download this latest security patch in three steps: Go to Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.

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