Samsung Releases First Android 14 Updates, and Amazon Prime’s Pricing Gets More Expensive. This Week’s Most Important Android News.
Amazon Prime Price Increase: This Is What You’ll Pay
The Netherlands has a wide range of streaming services, but with average monthly prices ranging from 7 to 16 euros, Amazon Prime was one of the most affordable options at 2.99 euros per month. Only NPO Plus was slightly cheaper than Prime, at 2.95 euros per month.
However, things are changing now as Amazon has sent an email to its Prime subscribers announcing a price increase. The cost of a Prime subscription will be raised from 2.99 euros per month to 4.99 euros per month.
→ Amazon Prime Subscription Becomes Significantly More Expensive
Android 14 Now Available for Samsung Galaxy S23 in the Netherlands
After undergoing a testing period, Samsung has officially released Android 14 for the Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra. This new version of the operating system was launched on October 4, alongside the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. Samsung has also introduced its own One UI 6 shell over the software.
The update has a size of approximately 3GB and is now available in the Netherlands. You will receive a notification automatically when Android 14 becomes available for your device. If you don’t want to wait, you can also manually check for the update in your device settings.
→ Samsung Galaxy S23 Receives Android 14 Update
‘Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Beats Apple’s Fastest Chip’
In late October, Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, the company’s latest high-end chip to be featured in many premium smartphones over the next 12 months. In previous years, Qualcomm’s top chips always fell behind Apple’s latest processors, resulting in iPhones being faster than Android devices.
However, this time it seems to be changing. Benchmark tests of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 show that it performs better than Apple’s A17 Pro in certain scenarios. We can see this in the