Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Now Getting November Security Update

Security patches are necesary for the smartphones so as to keep bugs and other issues fixed. These patches are usually released regularly for keeping the device up to date. Samsung has been working a lot in the past few days for rolling out te security updates of November in the smartphones. And now the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the lucky device to get it. This update is now being released to Galaxy Note 5 in Taiwan after it was released to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge in the Netherlands.

Features of the device include a 5.70-inch display with a resolution of 1440 X 2560 pixels. The device is powered with 1.5GHz octa-core Exynos 7420 processor. The processor is mated with 4 GB of RAM. Along with the RAM there is also 32 GB of internal storage on the board and it can’t be expanded. Camera-wise, the device packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.Software-wise, the device boots Android 5.1.1 operating system.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer. It measures 153.20 x 76.10 x 7.60 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 171.00 grams.

The November security patch addresses 61 vulnerabilities in Android’s system and six for Samsung’s own modified software. It also comes with a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit. For checking the availability of update in your device, all you need to do is, go to “settings” and select “software update”. If available, just tap “download update manually” to get the update. Then install it.

 

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