Samsung releases the second Android Pie beta for the Galaxy S9

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This morning, Samsung released the second beta version of Android 9 Pie update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the S9 Plus. The South Korean company has improved the operating system with this new beta and continues to change it without stopping.

The second beta of Android 9 Pie for the Galaxy S9 is released with G960FXXU2ZRKL firmware version, while the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is released with G965FXXU2ZRKL firmware version. The beta weighs just over 700 MB, including the security patches updated to 1 November 2018.

To the countries that can join the beta testing program for Android 9 Pie of Samsung (USA, Germany and South Korea) is added, today, also the United Kingdom.

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The UK firmware is the same as the ones mentioned above, as well as the security patches, but the update size changes and becomes equal to 1,727.29 MB. For the UK it is the first beta of Android 9 Pie with the Samsung One UI for the Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus.

The official changelog of the second beta of Android 9 Pie for the Galaxy S9 and the S9 Plus shows an improvement on the front camera in terms of performance. In particular, the brightness of the faces in a backlit condition has been improved.

There is nothing else important to report in the changelog, which mentions (in addition to the camera) only improvements to the security and stability of the device. Finally, it seems that Samsung could also include the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in the beta program, starting from the US.

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