January 2023 security update to Galaxy A73
As per the recent reports by SamMobile, the latest software update to the Galaxy A73 is currently rolling out in Malaysia, and it is expected to expand to other countries in the coming days. The new update brings the firmware of the phone to version A736BXXS2BVL3. However, Samsung hasn’t specified which security flaws the new security patch addresses; it may cover most of those addressed in Google‘s January 2023 security patch as well as some additional flaws spotted in Galaxy devices.
January 2023 security update to Galaxy A73: How to download
If you are a Galaxy A73 user in Malaysia, you can install the new update immediately following these steps on your device:
- Go to the Settings menu on your Galaxy A73 smartphone.
- Then, tap on the Software Update tab.
- After that, hit the “Download and install” button.
Galaxy A73: Other updates
The Samsung Galaxy A73 smartphone was unveiled in March 2022 and came preinstalled with Android 12. Recently, the company released the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software update for the smartphone. As per Samsung, the device will receive three more Android OS updates in the coming months.
Galaxy A73: Key features
The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset paired with 8GB of RAM. The phone comes equipped with a quad-rear camera consisting of a 108MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 5MP depth sensor and a 5MP macro unit. It houses a 32MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. The Galaxy A73 is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support and a water-resistant design.