Samsung Rolls Out First Update for Galaxy S24 Ultra in India: Key Details

  • The Galaxy S24 Ultra smartphone is receiving its first update in Indian and global markets.
  • The update addresses the issues raised by many Galaxy S24 Ultra users.

Samsung launched the Galaxy S24 series smartphones at the Galaxy Unpacked event hosted on January 23 in California. The South Korean giant has started rolling out the first update for Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra (review) users. Today, we received the most-awaited update on our Galaxy S24 Ultra unit in India.

Galaxy S24 Ultra’s First Update

Samsung has started rolling out the update with the version numbers S928BXXU1AXBA / S928BOXM1AXBA / S928BXXU1AXBA. The update still comes with the One UI 6.1 update and is live for most users in India. The South Korean giant rolled out the update with the February 2024 security patch level. The update is 674.40MB in size.

Users who haven’t received the update can manually check for updates by heading to the Settings app and selecting the Software Update menu. Choose the Download and Install option once the Software Update menu opens.

Besides display improvements, Samsung enhances the camera experience by pushing upgrades to zoom functions, Portrait Mode, Nightography, rear camera video shooting capabilities, and more. Here is the changelog of the first update rolled out by Samsung to S24 Ultra users.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Update Changelog

  • The overall stability of functions improved.
  • The security of your device has been improved.

A software update can include, but is not limited to:

  • Device stability improvements and bug fixes.
  • New and /or enhanced features. Further improvements to performance.

To get the best from your device, please keep your device up to date and regularly check for software updates.

The Korean Samsung Community moderator has shared the detailed changelog (via) with respect to cameras.

  • Image quality has been improved by adjusting the brightness when shooting backlit in high-pixel mode.
  • The clarity of text has been improved when using high-magnification zoom.
  • Clarity and picture quality have been improved when recording the rear video.
  • In the photo mode preview, the brightness of dark areas in indoor environments has been increased, and the sharpness of people has been smoothly improved.
  • The expression has been improved by additionally applying colour data in food mode.
  • Colours have been improved by adjusting saturation and white balance in night mode.
  • Image quality has been improved when zooming in on the gallery after shooting a new format DNG in the Expert RAW app.
  • The expression of fast-moving subjects in backlight conditions in rear photo mode has been improved.
  • Subjects’ exposure and colour expression (people, flowers, etc.) have been improved in photo mode.

The press release shared by Samsung confirms that the update aims to enhance the device’s display and camera. The South Korean giant now allows users to adjust the “Vividness” of the display under “Advanced Settings” to offer a more vibrant display experience.

The Advanced Settings option can be accessed by choosing Screen Mode in the Display menu. The update aims to address the dullness of the display complained about by many Galaxy S24 Ultra users worldwide.