The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ will be out soon and it’s coming with plenty of hardware improvements as well as some software tweaks to Samsung’s last batch of flagships, released in March 2015.
And now we’ve got word that some of those tweaks will also be available on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
Sammobile reports that a new update for the older phones is currently rolling out in Korea.
It brings new features like Samsung Pay, Apps Edge, UHQ Upscaler and Vacuum Tube Amp Pro to the handsets.
So you’ll get the ability to make wireless payment plus visual and audio improvements. Icons and the overall UI have also been tweaked to bring them into line with the newer models.
Live YouTube broadcasting has also been added - so you don’t need to bother with Periscope anymore.
It’s great to be getting newer features for free but not everything has made the transition. For example you won’t get the ability to saw photos as RAW files - something which can be useful for lossless editing down the line.
Camera fans also won’t be able to manually control the shutter speed on the S6 and S6 Edge. At least not yet, these elements could be made available at a later date.
As we’ve said, this update is currently only available in Samsung’s home country of Korea but it’s reasonable to expect it will also be offered worldwide in the coming weeks and months.
With the Galaxy S6 Edge + due out in September expect more update news soon.