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Samsung Galaxy S10, Note 9, and Galaxy S9 get Camera Night Mode in the United States

The Exynos variants of the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, and S10e have already received the July 2019 Security Patch level globally. This update is quite important as it features the most anticipated Night Mode for the stock Samsung camera app. The camera night mode from Samsung will give you as clear phones as the Google Camera’s night Sight for the Pixel phones in low lighting conditions. So no more GCam Night Sight port for Samsung anymore. Simply download the latest OTA update onto Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, and Note 9 for the built-in Camera Night Mode option.

July 2019 Security Patch Level is now rolling out for the Unlocked variants of Samsung Galaxy S10 in the United States. This new update features the most anticipated Night Mode option integrated into the stock camera app. This is a huge update for the Snapdragon variants. Samsung’s Night Mode is similar to NightSight introduced by Google in its Gcam for Pixel phones. According to comparisons, Samsung’s camera is now as powerful as the Google Camera when it comes to taking pictures in low light conditions.

The new OTA update comes in a large package of over 600 MB in size. For the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e, it brings a new firmware build number G973USQS2ASGB, G970USQS2ASGB, and G975USQS2ASGB respectively. As for the Unlocked variants, the software build numbers are G973U1UEU2ASGB, G970U1UEU2ASGB, and G975U1UEU2ASGB for S10e, S10, and S10 Plus respectively.

Samsung camera night mode for galaxy s10 s9 and note 9

As for the Note 9 it features software version N960U1OYM2CSF9 and for the unlocked variants – N960U1UES2CSF9. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices have also been receiving the latest camera night mode for the carrier Xfinity Mobile with Baseband version G960USQU6CSGF and for the unlocked variants with build numbers G960U1UES6CSG4 and G965U1UES6CSG4 with security patch level July 1, 2019 for the Snapdragon variants. The new features include camera Night Mode and feedback for the navigation gestures. Same goes for the Galaxy Note 9.

snapdragon samsung galaxy note 9 july 2019 security patch
snapdragon samsung galaxy note 9 july 2019 security patch

Unfortunately, T-Mobile and other carriers still haven’t rolled out the camera night mode for the Note 9 and Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus. However, carriers like AT&T successfully rolled out camera Night Mode for all the Galaxy S10 variants.

Download latest OTA update for Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e, S9/S9+, Note 9 with Camera Night Mode

The easiest way to update your Galaxy device is go to Settings > Software Updates > Download OTA updates manually.

If you don’t see any OTA update, you can flash the full stock firmware and install it using the latest Odin tool. Visit our tutorial on how to download latest stock firmware for Galaxy devices with example.

Alternatively, go through this tutorial:

  • Download and extract SamFirm tool to PC.
  • Find out the model number for your device under Settings > About Phone > Software information.
  • Find out the CSC code or Product code for your specific region.
  • Run the SamFirm tool and input the model number and CSC code.
  • Download the latest stock firmware for Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+.
  • Now, head over to this tutorial for installation on how to install Samsung stock firmware and flash it using Odin.

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