Android first: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 gets January 2023 security update

While some Galaxy mobile phones still haven’t received the December 2022 security update, the Galaxy Note 10 is far ahead. This mobile phone is now the world’s first device to get the January 2023 security update. The latest software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+, firmware version N970FXXS8HVL3, is currently rolling out in Switzerland. According to reports, this update will roll out to other European countries within a few days. The rest of the world will likely get this update before the end of the month. Samsung has not yet revealed which security flaws are fixed by the January 2023 security patch.


Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 10 series in the second half of 2019 with pre-installed Android 9. This series of mobile phones received the Android 10 update in early 2020. It also got the Android 11 update at the end of 2020. The mobile phones received the OneUI 4 update based on Android 12 in late 2021. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series did not get the Android 13 update.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 specs

The Galaxy Note 10 comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display. It comes with an on-screen Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner. The S Pan has a built-in Lithium-titanate battery that lasts 10 hours with a single charge. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 comes with the Snapdragon 855 and Exynos 9825 7nm SoCs. In the camera department, it comes with a triple rear camera setup. There is a 12MP main camera as well as a 16MP Ultra Wide Lens with a 123-degree field of view and a 12MP Telephoto lens. On the front, there is a 10MP dual-pixel selfie shooter. In addition to the IP68 rating and the Gorilla Glass 6, this device comes with a 3500 mAh battery that supports Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 as well as the new Wireless PowerShare feature. This device can get a full charge in less than an hour.