Samsung released a security update for January 2019 for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 +, which also led to significant improvements in the front camera. If you recall, in our review, we mentioned that "the quality of the front camera image is good in good lighting, although we found that the photos lack the level of detail that Google Pixel 2 achieves. In low light, the screen flash is quite effective, but as a result of the image "Maybe Samsung has solved these and more issues with a new update. Samsung also launched the final major update to the Galaxy S7.
According to Samsung's Samsung Galaxy S9 (Overview), as well as Galaxy S9 + (Overview), the front camera is said to have improved performance, and make the face brighter when shots are taken in the back. It also includes the Android Security patch January 2019. Below are the full notes for the update, common to both phones:
· Improved performance. – The front camera
– The brightness of the faces has been improved in conditions of illumination.
· Improved security of your device.
· Improved overall stability of functions.
Despite the fact that the update is not as big as the Android Piece Android update that was received at the end of December last year, it will fix an important point of pain for Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + users. The new update also mentions improved device security and overall stability, which is always a great news for users.
Separately, SamMobile reports that the almost three-year Samsung Galaxy S7 also received a security update that should be deployed on devices around the world. The update justifies some vulnerabilities, namely three critical on Android, and four in the software of Samsung. The device got Android Oreo last May, it is considered its ultimate major upgrade, as it may not be in Samsung's roadmap for Android Pie deployment.