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Samsung Galaxy S23 December Security Update Expands Globally

  • Updated: 14 December 2023
  • | Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S23

The Galaxy S23 lineup, having recently upgraded to Android 14, is now receiving its second security update. This December patch, identified by a firmware version ending in BWKC, is gradually expanding its availability beyond the initial US deployment.

The update focuses primarily on security enhancements, addressing 75 known vulnerabilities with 54 fixes for core Android, 16 for Samsung One UI, and some specific to Exynos processors. However, it does not include any new features or functionality for the existing One UI 6.0.

While the Exynos-specific fixes are irrelevant for models equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, Pakistani users can expect the update to arrive soon after its rollout in other countries. Additionally, rumors suggest this December update may pave the way for the much-anticipated One UI 6.1 update.

Samsung has confirmed the development of One UI 6.1 for the Galaxy S23 series, with its expected arrival shortly after the Galaxy S24 launch in late January. Users can stay tuned for further updates and enhancements as Samsung continues to optimize the Galaxy S23 experience through regular software updates.