Huge Samsung June 2023 update with major camera and gallery upgrades

Google recently released major June 2023 Pixel Feature Drop alongside Android Security Bulletin for June 2023 fixing over 56 vulnerabilities. Samsung also announces a major upgrade for the Galaxy S23 series and older Galaxy smartphones with the major camera, gallery, and system optimizations. This is like the Pixel Feature Drop but for Samsung devices.

Today, Samsung released thiir biggest update so far weighing a whopping 2.2 GB in size. This is the second June 23′ update for the Galaxy S23 series featuring build AWF1. The udpdate comes packed with features and performance improvements.

The highlight of the update is the new Samsung camera app with added 2x potrait mode feature. Plus, Samsung also imporved the 30x camera zoom, making it sharp, adding more details and less noise.

Samsung also promised to fix the Banana Gate issue with the Galaxy S23 cameras. It may have been fixed with the latest June 2023 update released today. However, there is no confirmation of it just yet.

Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra receive updated app inclduing Samsung Camera, AR Zone, Samsung Notes Add-ons, Clock, Samsung Kids, Samsung Notes, PENUP, Samsung Internet, Samsung Health, Samsung Members, Smart Switch, Voice Recorder, and more.

Users claimed that the update also improved the overall smoothness of the OS. The update is currently available for download in Europe, Thailand, Japan, Russia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It will soon ve released in the United States, India, South Korea, and more.

S23 Ultra June 2023 Update

What’s new with Samsung Galaxy S23 June 2023 update?

A Samsung community moderator In charge of camera 1 showcased upcoming Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra Camera and Gallery updates in this blogpost.

Note that these are planned updates so now all features may be implemented in the June 2023 update.

The key takaways include:

  • The S23 Camera/Gallery update brings new features such as Expert RAW, Astro Hyperlapse, Camera Assistant, and more.
  • Users can easily select Expert RAW from the More menu and enjoy professional-level shooting experiences.
  • Improved functions like photo remastering, story viewing, search, and detailed content information provide a better user experience.

S23 Camera/Gallery New Features Expansion Plan

  • Expert RAW:
    • Easily select Expert RAW from the More menu
    • Supported models: All models that support Expert RAW S22 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, S21 Ultra, S20 Ultra, N20 Ultra
    • Offers multiple exposures and astrophotography
    • Supported models: All models that support Expert RAW S22 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, S21 Ultra, S20 Ultra, N20 Ultra
    • Front camera support in Pro/Pro Video mode and Expert RAW
  • Astro Hyperlapse:
    • Night 300x speed function for photographing stars
    • Supported models: S22 series, Z Fold4/Flip4
    • Camera Assistant:
    • App to change detailed camera settings
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • Easier Selfie Color Adjustment:
    • Adjust the color of selfies easily
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • QR code scan optimization:
    • Improved QR code scan speed
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • Improved lens switching effect:
    • Dynamic zoom control for improved lens switching effect
    • Supported models: S22 series, Z Fold4/Flip4 (under review)
  • Improved photo remaster function:
    • AI-based quality estimation technology for photo enhancement
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • Improved story function:
    • Enhanced gallery story with multiple view mode and quick registration of frequently viewed stories
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • Improved search function:
    • Quick and easy search with multiple keywords in the gallery
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • Improvement of the detailed content information screen:
    • Addition of camera shooting mode and resolution information to the detailed information screen
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip
  • Image Clipper:
    • Automatically cuts out objects in photos
    • Supported models: S22/S21/S20/N20 series, Z Fold4/Fold3/Fold2, Z Flip4/Flip3/Flip5G/Flip (SW update in progress)
  • Auto Framing centered on the user-selected area:
    • Auto framing technology to place recognized people in the center of the screen
    • Supported models: S22 series, Z Fold4/Flip4

June 2023 Google Play System Updates

Samsung will soon release the latest Google Play system updates from June 1, 2023.

If you don’t already know, Google System updates make your Android devices more secure and reliable and give you new and useful features. This can enable features from Google like the Coolawalk for Android Auto, a newer version of Nearby Share, and much more.

See what’s new with the June 2023 Google Play system updates from here.

The Google Play System updates can be downloaded from Settings > About Phone > and tap on Google Play System update. This will download and install the latest version. If you haven’t updated it in a while, you will need to update it multiple times and start your phone.

The latest Samsung Galaxy phones head-on with the Google Pixel devices as they both run on the latest Android versions.

Screenshot Google Play Security update

How to download OTA updates on Samsung Galaxy phones?

The latest firmware for Samsung phones upto the Galaxy phones is One UI 5.1 based on Android 13.

Here is how to download the latest update.

  • Make sure you have connected to a WiFi network on your Galaxy device.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Scroll down and select “Software Update.”
  • Download OTA updates manually.

You can also download OTA updates for Galaxy Watch by visiting the Galaxy Wearable app on your phone.

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