New update alert: Nokia 5.1 Plus, Oppo F9 & F9 Pro, Vivo Y95, Sprint Galaxy Note 9, Verizon Gear S3 Classic & S3 Frontier, Honor 8X

We are here again with a new set of Android devices picking up the latest updates. The list includes Nokia 5.1 Plus, Vivo Y95, Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 9, and Honor 8X that are fetching the May OTA.

Oppo F9 & F9 pro are getting the ColorOS 7.1 based update, and Verizon Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Samsung Gear S3 Frontier are getting the latest firmware update that brings Bixby support. Let’s discuss them in detail.

Nokia 5.1 Plus

Nokia 5.1 Plus got its major Android 10 update last month and now the device is picking the May OTA. The update brings increased security to the device and is sized 25.61MB.


Oppo F9 & F9 pro

Oppo has issued the ColorOS 7.1 based update to Oppo F9 & Oppo F9 Pro. The version CPH1823EX_11_F.09 hits the devices. It arrives with improved memory of the utilization rate and improves the system stability. It also brings fixes to many of the existing issues. Here’s what the changelog reads:

Improved system stability.
Improved memory the utilization rate.
Fixed an issue where the admin could not edit family members in Family Sharing of Heytap Cloud.
Fixed some Bluetooth connection issues.
Fixed compatibility issues with third-party apps.
Fixed camera function glitches and improved photo quality.
Fixed a display issue with the Home screen when in editing mode.

Vivo Y95

Vivo Y95 is now picking the May update that fixes the issue wherein the calendar widget did not respond. Also, it increases the security of the device with the new Google security patch delivered as version PD1818F_EX_A_1.19.1.


Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Sprint has released the May OTA to Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The update improves the stability of the device. New or enhanced features are added, and the performance of the device is improved. It gets the software version N960USQS4DTD5. Here’s the changelog:


Device stability improvements bug fixes

New and/or enhanced features

Further improvement to performance

May 2020 Security Patch

Verizon Samsung Gear S3 Classic & S3 Frontier

Samsung Gear S3 Classic

Verizon has issued the firmware update to Samsung Gear S3 Classic. The update optimizes the device’s performance, improves the security of the device, also carries bug fixes. This particular update is introducing Bixby to the device. the version number for this update is R775VVRU1DTE1.

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Verizon Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is also picking the firmware update introducing Bixby to the device. The Software version for this update is R765VVRU1DTE1.

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Honor 8X

Lastly, we have Huawei’s sub-brand Honor pushing May OTA to Honor 8X. The build number for this update is sized at 99.73 MB.


That’s all for now, stay tuned for more update alerts.

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