Friday, June 30, 2017

SamMobile Daily Recap: June 30, 2017 — Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Active and more!

We publish a lot of stories on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of news breaks during our European hours of operation, which makes it difficult for our readers in the US (and other regions) to keep up. However, we think we’ve come up with a fantastic solution — a daily recap.

Here’s what we shared today.

Camera

Camera comparison: Galaxy S8 vs the Galaxy S7

Firmware News

First security update now arriving on the Galaxy A3 (2017)

Future Samsung phones may feature explosion-proof batteries

Galaxy S6 edge+ now receiving June security update

June security patch for the Galaxy S7 released in India

Phones

Face recognition has trickled down to Samsung’s budget lineup with the Galaxy J7 Max

Galaxy Note 8 to come in 64GB and 128GB variants

Virtual Reality

Samsung patents magnetic controller for VR headsets