Updates in distribution for some Samsung and Xiaomi Android smartphones and for a Mobvoi smartwatch: it is Samsung Galaxy S20, Samsung Galaxy S20+, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite, LITTLE F3 e TicWatch 3 Pro LTE.
New update Samsung Galaxy S20 and Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series
Samsung is confirmed as a splinter again this month and is already releasing updates with May 2021 security patch for some models, including those of the series Samsung Galaxy S20 e Samsung Galaxy Note 20. In addition to the improvements we have already had the opportunity to talk about, the latest firmware G98xxXXU7DUDB e N98xxXXU2DUDA carry function Dual Recording for the camera.
This novelty allows owners to record video simultaneously with the rear and front cameras, showing the latter shot in a small window. We do not know if this mode will arrive in the future on other models of the manufacturer, such as the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, in addition to what we are about to see.
New update Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
Rollout update also for the leaflet Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, which receives the May 2021 security patch. As anticipated, together with the fixes of the latest vulnerabilities, the smartphone receives the function Dual Recording for rear and front camera recording at the same time.
The changelog also speaks of generic improvements to the performance of the photographic sector and to the Quick Share function. In this case, the firmware distributed in Europe is the F916BXXU1DUDA.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite and POCO F3 update news
Not only Samsung though, because also Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite and POCO F3 are updated in these hours. The first is on the way MIUI 184.108.40.206 stable, for the second the MIUI 220.127.116.11 stable.
Between news for Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite we have the April 2021 security patches, a fix to a problem with the control center, new animations for automatic night mode, new modes for video and time-lapse recording and a new set of filters (BBP, Mystery, Lime, Tango, Fantasy, Torpor, Carmen and Estate). LITTLE F3 welcomes April 2021 security patches along with Dolby effects.
New update TicWatch Pro 3 LTE
Finally, it also updates TicWatch Pro 3 LTE, the Mobvoi smartwatch that debuted in Italy last December. Although Wear OS H-MR2 arrived on the GPS model already last month, the time has not yet come for the LTE model. The rollout update includes other new features, including:
- ability to activate the notification sound
- new layout for screen brightness
- improvements in screen start-up speed
- performance improvements of the Snapdragon Wear 4100
- improvements in scrolling
- improvements in pairing speed with Android smartphones
- added support for automatic screen deactivation in Essential Mode
- the smartwatch better detects moments when not worn
- security enhancements
How to update Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite, POCO F3 and TicWatch 3 Pro LTE
To update Samsung Galaxy S20, Samsung Galaxy S20 +, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 simply search in the settings, under “Settings> Software Updates> Download and Install“. Same goes for Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite and POCO F3, for which you should already find the update right now.
TicWatch Pro 3 LTE can be updated directly from the wrist, by going to the appropriate Wear OS by Google menu.