Samsung Galaxy Note 9 September security update hits units outside US
If you are the owner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, non-U.S. Snapdragon model (SM-N9600) then this piece of information will excite you as the device is reportedly receiving the September 2019 update. The update is based on the Android 9 Pie and has been released on 14 September 2019.
This new update is incremental in nature and will upgrade your security patch level to September 2019. But it’s limited to Non-US Snapdragon variants (SM-N9600). It carries build number N9600ZHS3CSH3B and below is what the official changelog reads:
- The security of your device has been improved.
For refresher, the Galaxy Note 9 was launched in August 2018, and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (U.S., China, LATAM) and Exynos 9810 (EMEA). This is paired with the 6GB/8GB of RAM with 128GB/512GB of internal storage.
The device also sports a dual-camera setup that houses a dual 12MP camera setup at the back and in the front you get a single 8MP camera. Note 9 has a battery capacity of 4000 mAh and support fast charging 15W.
The device also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner & sports a 6.4 inches no-notch Super AMOLED display. Note 9 runs on Android 8.0 out of the box which has been upgraded to Android 9 Pie with One UI on top. And soon it will be receiving the Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on top.
As for the update, the point to note is that many users have reported that the update does not bring any other major changes apart from the security update for the month of September.
However, if you are wondering how to get the update if you have not received the notification, then you go head to Settings>>Software Update>>tap on Download and Install option. This will check if there is any update available for the device or not. If there is one, then you can tap on it to download and install on your Galaxy Note 9.
Currently, the Galaxy Note 9 in under the Monthly security updates plan of Samsung and will continue to receive monthly security updates. However, the Android 10 update for the compatible mobile phone is not yet clear and is expected to start receiving the update starting in early 2020.
Moreover, we’ve highlighted before, the OEM is already testing the Android 10 based One UI 2.0 on the Galaxy Note 10. This clearly shows how Samsung is trying to catch up regarding the speedy update of its devices like other OEMs.
Note: You can check out our Samsung section to keep yourself updated regarding all the latest happenings around Samsung smartphones.
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