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Samsung has put a lot of effort into improving software reputation, and a major aspect of the change has been a renewed focus on issuing regular security updates. Over the last couple of years, Samsung has often managed to beat Google, and it continues even now as the Galaxy Note1
Left: Changed portrait mode, Right: April exchange
In addition to keeping our devices secure in this update, the S21 benefits from portrait mode adjustments. Ever since Samsung introduced portrait mode (formally known as Live Focus), there was a strange limitation: Portrait mode could only be used with either the wide-angle or telephoto lens. SamMobile reports that the latest update now allows us to use the primary camera, making it much easier to set up and frame portrait photos.
The update is hefty, and weighs in at 1,140 MB on my unlocked S21 Ultra. The change log shows improvements in overall performance and stability, but only time will tell if there is a noticeable difference. The patch has been discovered in India and the UK so far, with other regions coming soon.
The April security update has also been released for a few other Galaxy devices, which you can find below. As always, we will keep this article updated as more phones and tablets are updated.
Galaxy S21 series
Galaxy S20 series
Galaxy S10 series
Galaxy Note10 series
Galaxy Z series
Galaxy A series
Updated to include Galaxy A52, S20 FE and S10 series.