The Samsung Galaxy S21 series has reportedly started receiving the Android security update from May 2022. Samsung was reportedly the first company to release an Android security update in May 2022, when the company began rolling it out for Galaxy S22 smartphones last week. Now Galaxy S21 users in Italy have started receiving this security patch. It is expected that in the coming days the introduction will be extended to other European countries. The global deployment has not yet been reported, but it may happen shortly.
According to a report from Sammobile, Samsung has begun rolling out a new update with the G991BXXU5CVDD firmware version in Italy for the Galaxy S21 line of smartphones. This update is said to make improvements to the camera’s night portrait feature. Improved auto-cropping with supported apps. Finally, the overall quality of the camera with some social media apps has been improved for the better.
This new update supposedly contains a May 2022 Android security patch that could include fixes for privacy issues and security vulnerabilities. It’s also said to come with general bug fixes and stability improvements.
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S21 series device in Italy, you can manually check for updates by going to Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 lineup currently features vanilla models of the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 FE 5G. This lineup was launched in January 2021. It has since been replaced by the Galaxy S22 series, which currently consists of the base models galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Ultra and Galaxy S22+.