Samsung finally releases the first update for Galaxy S24 Ultra

So, after some delay, the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra finally receives its first update. Samsung’s latest premium offering, the S24 Ultra boasts significant hardware improvements over its predecessor. However, users have reported various issues with apps and system functions. In response, Samsung has begun rolling out the first update to address some of these common issues.

Just two days ago, Samsung announced the update along detailing fixes that the update will include. The update aims to address some common issues, including display color inaccuracies and underperforming cameras, among others.

The first update for the Galaxy S24 Ultra is currently being rolled out in Samsung’s home country, South Korea, with build number S928NKSU1AXB5. The first update weighs about 500MB in size. The update is expected to be available to users in other regions by the end of this month, as mentioned on Samsung’s announcement page.

Here is the changelog (translated from Korean to English):

  • Display vividness option added. You can adjust the vividness of screen colors step by step.
  • Camera
  • Optimization codes related to image quality and clarity have been applied.
  • Apply stabilization code
  • Stabilization code related to terminal operation has been applied.
  • Apply Google security patch
  • Security-related stabilization code has been applied.

Camera Improvements shared by Admin in charge of Camera Fixes.

  1. Image quality has been improved by adjusting the brightness when shooting backlit in high-pixel mode.
  2. The clarity of text has been improved when using high magnification zoom. (Galaxy S24 Ultra Only)
  3. Clarity and picture quality have been improved when recording rear video. (Galaxy S24 Ultra Only)
  4. In photo mode preview, the brightness of dark areas in indoor environments has been increased and the sharpness of people has been smoothly improved. (Galaxy S24 Ultra Only)
  5. Expression has been improved by additionally applying color data in food mode.
  6. Colors have been improved by adjusting saturation and white balance in night mode.
  7. Image quality has been improved when zooming in on the gallery after shooting a new format DNG in the Expert RAW app.
  8. The expression of fast-moving subjects in backlight conditions in rear photo mode has been improved. (Galaxy S24 Ultra Only)
  9. The exposure and color expression of subjects (people, flowers, etc.) have been improved in photo mode. (Galaxy S24 Ultra Only)

Note: Some of the mentioned camera changes may not be available in the first update.

Along with the important fixes, the new update also upgrades the Android security patch level to February 2024.

The first OTA update for the Galaxy S24 Ultra has started rolling out, beginning with South Korea. If you own a Galaxy S24 Ultra, be sure to regularly check the Software Update section in Settings for this new update, which should be arriving within the next few days. Additionally, it’s advisable to back up your data before installing the update.

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