New update alert: Sony Xperia 10 II, Huawei Nova 5, 5z, 5i Pro, Galaxy S8, Verizon Galaxy S20, Honor View 20, Redmi 6/9, & LG K51
Here’s another list of devices picking up the latest updates. The list incorporates the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S20 series fetching the all-new July security patches. The July update is also rolling out for Samsung Galaxy S8 and Honor View 20.
Whereas, Xiaomi Redmi 6 is getting served with the June security patch, while Xiaomi Redmi 9, Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5Z, Nova 5i Pro, and Sony Xperia 10 ii are picking up the latest firmware update. Let’s take a thorough look.
Sony Xperia 10 II
The new update is available for Sony Xperia 10 II on Y!mobile (Japan). The update carries build number 59.0.D.3.6 and brings optimizations to the camera and video functions along with improved security. Here’s what the changelog reads:
・Improvement of the phenomenon that the Felica function cannot be used after the camera application is launched.
・Improved the phenomenon that the sound of the captured video was recorded quietly under certain conditions.
Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5z and Nova 5i Pro
The EMUI 10.1 update arrives with Super multi-hard core smart functions to Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5z, and Nova 5i Pro. The update adds a quick screenshot and recording, it supports 720p high definition video call quality, full scene editing call, screen sharing, check stream, and share pictures.
The July security update released by Verizon is now live for Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G as version QP1A.190711.020.G986USQU1ATFG, Samsung Galaxy S20 5G picks it up as version QP1A.190711.020.G981VSQU1ATFG and for Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G the version number is QP1A.190711.020.G988USQU1ATFG.
Find the common changelog below:
This software update has been tested to optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches.
The current software update provides performance improvements and the most up to date Android security patches on your device.
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Honor View20 is fetching the July 2020 security update with Magic UI 3.0 carrying version 10.0.0.206 and weighs in around 139MB. The update brings in bug fixes along with enhanced security. Here’s what the changelog reads:
Integrated Android security patches released in July 2020 for improved system security.
July 2020 Security Patch Details:
The July 2020 security update installs Android patches from Huawei and Google, fixing different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 5 critical and 9 high levels of CVEs. There is no Medium and Low level of CVEs found.
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Xiaomi Redmi 6
The June update is available for the Russian variant of Xiaomi Redmi 6 which secures version V220.127.116.11.PCGRUXM. The security of the device is increased with this update. You may click here to download.
Updated Android Security Patch to June 2020. Increased system security.
Xiaomi Redmi 9
The new firmware update is picked up by the Chinese variant of Xiaomi Redmi 9, which carries version V18.104.22.168.QJCCNXM. The update reduces system lag and improves system security. If you have not yet received this OTA, click here to download.
Optimization: Increased system stability
Optimization: Reduced system lag
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LG K51 (US)
LG K51 is grabbing the stock rom/firmware update for the United State region. The update arrives with build number K500MM10f and is sized at massive 2.5GB.
Samsung Galaxy S8
The latest July update is up for grabs for Samsung Galaxy S8 which hits the devices as version G950NKSU5DTG1/G950NOKR5DTG1. The size of this package is 121.06MB. The update improves the security, stability, and performance of the device.
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That’s all for now, stay tuned for more updates.
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