Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is reportedly getting its first security update since launch. As of now, the South Korean smartphone maker is said to be rolling out the update to Galaxy Z Flip 3 users in Ireland, with other markets to be reached soon. Two of Samsung’s older foldable handsets – the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Z Flip 5G – have reportedly received the September 2021 security update earlier. The latest security update is also said to have been released for the Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S10 Lite and the Galaxy S20 FE 5G.
The rollout of a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 was first reported by SamMobile. According to the report, the update comes with the firmware version F711BXXU2AUI1 and includes the September 2021 Android security patch.
Users are advised to update the smartphones while it has a strong Wi-Fi connection and is charging. The update should arrive over-the-air automatically, but Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 users can now manually check for the update by tapping Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.
Samsung hasn’t detailed the contents of its latest security patch yet, but it is expected that there will be fixes for multiple privacy and security-related issues. The new update is also likely to include general bug fixes and device stability upgrades.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 price, specs
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 price in India starts at Rs. 84,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. It runs on One UI based on Android 11 and features a 6.7-inch primary full-HD+ (1,080×2,640 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, a 22:9 aspect ratio and a 425ppi pixel density. The phone also has a 1.9-inch display with a resolution of 260 x 512 pixels and a pixel density of 302 ppi.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 has a dual rear camera with a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens and OIS, along with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. The phone has a 3,300 mAh battery.