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Galaxy S23, S20 FE, and More: Upcoming Update at August 2023

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gets an August 2023 update in select regions.
  • Galaxy S23 also receives quick updates in certain areas.
  • Security update rollout to expand to more regions soon.
  • Samsung hasn’t disclosed fixes in the new update.
  • Monthly Android OEM updates are expected, including features and security. Samsung prioritizes timely updates for its Galaxy devices, including older models. Galaxy S20 FE, released in 2020, reportedly first with an August 2023 update, followed by Galaxy S23.
  • LTE version of Galaxy S20 FE getting an August 2023 update in a few regions. Firmware version G780GXXS6EWG9 rolling out in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago. Expectation for release in other regions.
  • The Galaxy S23 series also getting updates in regions like Thailand, and Malaysia, with anticipation for wider distribution soon.
  • The update (S918BXXU3AWGJ / S918BOXM3AWGJ / S918BXXU3AWGJ) comes in at almost 1.4GB, a significant update for a security patch. Likely more to the update beyond security enhancement, details pending from Samsung.
Upcoming Update: Galaxy S23, S20 FE, and More Devices to Receive by August 2023

Currently, the August 2023 update appears to be a security patch. It’s uncertain if noteworthy new features will come with this update, especially for S20 FE. SamMobile adds that Samsung hasn’t disclosed the fixed security flaws in the latest update.

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Meanwhile, Galaxy S20 FE and S23 owners in those regions can go to Settings > Software update > Check for update to download the new update.

Expectations are for Samsung to release One UI 6 (Android 14) beta this month. A Galaxy S23 FE launch is also anticipated, though the timing is unclear. Previous renders and rumors suggest S23 FE will resemble Galaxy S23 in design and run on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC for U.S. and Exynos 2200 for other regions, including India.

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