Samsung Trending News: Samsung Galaxy A13, Galaxy S21 BMW digital key, IP67 water resistance for Galaxy A-series, One UI 4.0, and more

In this article, we will talk about today’s trending news in the world of Samsung Technologies.

  1. Samsung Galaxy A13
  2. Galaxy S21 BMW digital key
  3. IP67 water resistance for Galaxy A-series
  4. One UI 4.0 with WhatsApp fix


Trending News 1 ― Samsung Galaxy A13

Samsung Galaxy A13 is available for $249, 90Hz display, and more

Samsung has announced a new 5G-enabled Galaxy A series phone – Samsung Galaxy A13. The new Galaxy A13 5G comes with a 6.5-inch 90Hz Infinity-V display, a triple-lens camera system, and a 5000mAh battery. It will be available to purchase starting December 3 in the US. Check the complete specs below.

  • A6.5-inch Infinity-V HD+ screen with an adaptive 90Hz refresh rate.
  • MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 chipset.
  • 64GB internal storage and a microSD card slot, up to 1TB.
  • A triple-camera setup, a 50MP main sensor, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor.
  • It has a 5MP front camera.
  • A 5000mAh battery with adaptive power saving.
  • It supports 15W wired charging.

You can purchase this budget 5G phone from December 3 via AT&T and for $250 in the US. It will also be available at T-Mobile from January 2022.

Samsung said it is bringing the entry-level Galaxy A03s to the US next month for just $160 from AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and

The Galaxy A03s has a 6.5-inch LCD with HD+ resolution, a triple-lens camera setup, a 13MP main sensor, a 5000mAh battery with 15W fast charging, and there’s a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.


Trending News 2 ― Samsung Galaxy S21 BMW digital key

Samsung Galaxy S21 gets BMW digital car key feature

Samsung Galaxy S21 series is getting a new digital car key feature. To use this feature, you need to physically tap the door (NFC is used) to unlock it.

Digital car keys are rolling out Samsung Galaxy 21 for compatible 2020 and 2022 BMW vehicles. It is also rolling out for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

The Galaxy S21 smartphones users in the United States, Korea, Great Britain, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain can use this feature.


Trending News 3 ― IP67 water resistance for Galaxy A-series

Samsung is planning to include IP67 water resistance on Galaxy A devices

According to a new report from Korea publication, Samsung is planning to include the IP67 water resistance on its Galaxy A series in 2022.

Samsung is planning to expand the waterproof function to Galaxy A33 or higher grade smartphones next year. Until now, Samsung has applied the waterproof feature only to its flagship models and some mid-range smartphones.

A total of 12 models (A02, A02s, A12, A22, A22 5G, A32, A32 5G, A42 5G, A52, A52s 5G, A72, A82) were released this year alone. There are only three models: 5G and A72. Among them, the only model released in Korea is the A52s 5G.

However, next year, the Galaxy A33 and later models will also be equipped with all waterproof features. There are a total of 4 models (A33, A53, A53 5G, A73 5G) of A33 and above among the Galaxy A series to be released next year.


Trending News 4 ― Samsung One UI 4.0

Galaxy S21 WhatsApp video issue fixed with new One UI 4.0 update

After upgrading to the stable One UI 4.0, some WhatsApp users were facing problems sending videos using the WhatsApp app.

According to the report “Several users are complaining about green lines showing up on videos shared via WhatsApp.”

It seems like the company has released an update to fix the issue. The Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra are getting new updates with software version G991BXXU3BUKG, G996BXXU3BUKG, and G998BXXU3BUKG respectively.


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