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Samsung starts Android 11/One UI 3.0 development for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and S20 FE

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Update

Samsung has already started the Android 11 based One UI 3.0 public beta program in several eligible countries including the U.S., South Korea, India, Germany, Poland, and UK. The Galaxy S20 and Note 20 series smartphone owners are testing this One UI 3.0 and moving towards the release of the stable release.

It looks like the South Korean tech giant is also working on One UI 3.0 to launch for the second-gen foldable smartphone, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and also for the recently launched Galaxy S20 FE.

READ MORE: Is your Samsung Galaxy device getting Android 11-based One UI 3.0? Check here

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

A reliable source claimed that Samsung has already started the Android 11 development for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 with the testing software version F916USQU1CTJ5. And the affordable smartphone, Galaxy S20 FE is also testing with firmware version G781USQU1CTJ9.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Previous reports reveal that Samsung One UI 3.0 stable version will start rolling out from November 2020 for the eligible Galaxy smartphone users who are currently running on Android 10 based One UI 2.5.

Samsung One UI 3.0 Features:

With One UI 3.0, Samsung has made some remarkable changes in the user interface and accessibility that can easily reflects on the quick settings panel, settings menu, the app drawer, and other parts of the UI.

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Home Screen appears the same but when you open the App Drawer and Recent Apps, the new transparent background will also be found here and more visible. The background of the Quick Settings panel has a semi-transparent blurred background, which increases the overall viewing experience and better highlights the quick setting buttons.

In the notification panel, notifications are grouped to make them easier for you to read at glance. UI of the unlock method such as PIN UI also comes with a dialer with round backgrounds that look very good. The Always-on Display is also improved with One UI 3.0 and now offers better AOD features. One UI 3.0 allows you to set how notifications will show as they arrive.

Check also: Samsung One UI 3.0 Features: Latest, Changed, Improved, and Optimized

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[Update: All receiving] Samsung will roll out Android 12 One UI 4.0 to these Galaxy S, Note, Z, A and Tab devices

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One UI 4.0

The One UI 4.0 is Samsung’s fourth major generation of its Android OS-based custom software skin. Months after Beta testing activity, the company announced the stable One UI 4.0 based on Android 12 for several Galaxy devices on November 15.

Following the announcement, Samsung swiftly released the One UI 4.0 update to the Galaxy S21 series phones including the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. At the same time, the company confirmed that older flagship Galaxy devices will also get this major s/w on a later date.

Below, you can check the list of Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Z, Galaxy A and Galaxy Tab devices that are officially confirmed to receive the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update.

One UI 4.0 Device List [Confirmed]

Galaxy S series

  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
    • Stable releasing…

 

  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy S20 FE
    • Stable releasing…

 

  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10 5G
    • Stable releasing…

Galaxy Note series

  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
    • Stable releasing…

 

  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
    • Stable releasing…

Galaxy Z series

  • Galaxy Fold
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2
    • Stable releasing
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
    • Stable releasing…

Galaxy A series

  • Galaxy A82 5G – Quantum 2
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy A72
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy A52
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy A52 5G
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy A52s 5G
    • Stable releasing…
  • Galaxy A42 5G
    • Stable releasing…

Galaxy Tab series

  • Galaxy Tab S7
  • Galaxy Tab S7+
    • Stable releasing…

In case your Galaxy device is not mentioned in the list above, head to our Samsung One UI 4.0 Eligible Device List page.

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Samsung One UI 4.1: Latest News, Eligible Devices, Features and Release Date

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One UI 4.1

Samsung introduced the official version of Android 12 based One UI 4.0 software system on November 15, 2021. At the same time, the company has started to release this major update to the Galaxy S21 series. Well, here, we are talking about eligible devices and release date of the next One UI version that will be the One UI 4.1.

One UI 4.1 Release Date

If the history is any indication, Samsung will introduce the next Galaxy flagship phones with a new One UI software system that should be the One UI 4.1. Just like the One UI 4.0, the expected One UI 4.1 version will be based on the Android 12 OS, however, it will have additional improvements.

  • The Galaxy S22 series release date is rumored to be February 8, 2022. [Source]

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One UI 4.1 Eligible Devices

The Galaxy S22 series will come pre-installed with the latest Android 12-based One UI 4.1 operating system, however, the company will expand the availability of this new One UI iteration to more Galaxy devices in next few weeks after the official launch.

Samsung Galaxy S Series:

  1. Galaxy S22 5G, Galaxy S22+ 5G, and Galaxy S22 Ultra/Note [Pre-installed]
  2. Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  3. Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
  4. Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G and Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW
  5. Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, and Galaxy S10 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Note Series:

  1. Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  2. Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy Note 10 5G and Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Z Series:

  1. Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
  2. Galaxy Z Fold 2
  3. Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  4. Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Fold 5G

Note: Samsung has not yet confirmed the Galaxy S22 series and One UI 4.1 so far. We took previous rollouts as the base to compile this expected One UI 4.1 device list. Read more here

  • These devices may directly get One UI 4.1 with Android 12 update – Check here

One UI 4.1

One UI 4.1 Features

Similarly, One UI 4.1 could add some polish to One UI 4.0 once it debuts with the Galaxy S22 series in February. We’re hoping for things like better virtual RAM management, better wallpaper-based color theme integration with Google apps, and more.

As the One UI 4.1 will be a minor upgraded version over the One UI 4.0, which will be introduced along with the Galaxy S22 series. However, there’s no authentic information available regarding the One UI 4.1 features but it could introduce:

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  • Better virtual RAM management
  • Enhanced wallpaper-based color theme integration
  • Improved system and camera performance
  • Extended battery life
  • New and powerful S Pen features

 

Update 2: Jan 10, 2022

More One UI 4.1 features tipped

  • Additional features over 4.0
  • More significant than the x.5 and x.1.1 version
  • Improved animations
  • Better optimized software.

 

Update 1: Dec 27, 2021

Some of the One UI 4.1 features leaked

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  • Color Palette
  • Vibration pattern
  • MultiStar x Focus Mode
  • Smart Recommendation
  • Improved Director’s View

 

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One UI 4.1 Latest News

  • January 23

On January 20, Samsung officially confirmed that the Galaxy S22 series flagship will be launched in February 2022. Therefore, the One UI 4.1 will surely be introduced alongside the upcoming smartphones. Source

 

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  • January 15

It looks like T-Mobile is working on the One UI 4.1 update development on the Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphone, as per the new One UI test build detected by Checkfirm.

 

  • January 11

Tipster TheGalox claimed that the One UI 4.1 update will introduce several new features to the Galaxy devices upgraded to Android 12 and One UI version 4.0. Also, it’s said that the 4.1 build will feature improved animations and overall software performance.

 

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  • January 10

It looks like Samsung is preparing to introduce the upgraded variant of the One UI 4.0 – One UI 4.1 very soon. While exploring more and more about the One UI 4.1, senior member of our team spotted that Samsung has updated the Title of the official One UI 4 page to One UI 4.1.

One UI 4.1 Tab Title

 

 

  • December 27

Samsung One UI 4.1 features are here – Advanced Color Palette, Focus Mode, AI, Director’s View and more. Read more here

 

  • December 20

Samsung will roll out the One UI 4.1 update to the Galaxy S21 Ultra in February 2022. In addition to the Galaxy S21 series, the same treatment will be given to the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones.

A Samsung rep. informed a consumer that the “Galaxy S21 Ultra product One UI 4.1 software has February 2022 release date.

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Currently, Galaxy S21, Note 20 series One UI 4.1 update is in progress, and we ask for your kind understanding as it is difficult to guide One UI 4.1 progress and schedule.”

One UI 4.1 Update

 

  • December 17

Tipster TheGalox claimed that the One UI 4.1, based on Android 12, will bring major camera improvements alongside added features for S Pen. At the same time, the upcoming One UI software is said to introduce a better and refined user experience.

 

  • November 23

Samsung Galaxy S22 to launch on February 18, pre-orders from 8th

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Samsung Galaxy S21 One UI 4.1 (Android 12) Update Status

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On January 14, Samsung launched the Galaxy S21 flagships at the first Galaxy Unpacked virtual event of 2021. This lineup consists of three different phones including the Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21 Plus 5G and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.

The Korean tech giant shipped the Galaxy S21 handsets with Android 11-based One UI 3.1 out of the box. However, the company is rapidly working to add another member in this range called the Galaxy S21 FE, which could feature the same software capabilities.

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Samsung S21 One uI 4.1

According to Samsung’s upgrade policy, the Galaxy S21 series devices are eligible for three generations of Android OS upgrades. To be mentioned, the upcoming Android 12-based One UI 4.0 will be the first major Android switch of the flagship series.

In this story, we will cover every major and minor software update that will arrive for the Galaxy S21 series devices. Furthermore, you will get all the latest insights of Samsung’s Android 12 and One UI 4.1 update for the Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Software Updates

Stay tuned here: Samsung One UI 4.1 Update Tracker

 

January 22

One UI 4.1 coming in February

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Yesterday, Samsung officially confirmed that the Galaxy S22 series will be introduced at the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 in February.

Along with the Galaxy S22 series, the company will also launch the new version of One UI that will be the One UI 4.1.

 


 

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December 19

One UI 4.1 coming next month

Samsung rep. revealed that the company will roll out the One UI 4.1 update to the Galaxy S21 Ultra in February 2022. In addition to the Galaxy S21 series, the same treatment will be given to the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones. Read more

One UI 4.1 Update

 

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November 26

Post Android 12 update

Samsung started releasing a new One UI 4.0-based firmware update to the Galaxy S21 series devices with regular improvements. Identified via PDA firmware version ending BUKG, the latest update is making its way to Germany. Read more

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November 24

Verizon released new Android 12-based update

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Verizon released a new One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S21 lineup in the US. The changelog mentions improvements to the system performance and enhancements to the device’s stability. Though, consumers claimed that it fixes the display refresh rate issue. Read more

 


 

November 23

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Thanks to Expert RAW app that makes addition of Pro Mode in Telephoto lens of the Galaxy S21 Ultra possible. This function enables multi-frame-based raw shooting of all lenses (Wide/Tele/Ultrawide). Read more

 


 

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November 15

Galaxy S21 gets official One UI 4.0

Samsung officially launched the stable One UI 4.0 software system based on Android 12 operating system. The company said that the One UI 4.0 update rollout will begin for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra phones from now on. Read more

 

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November 12, 2021

According to the news, Samsung won’t release any new One UI 4 Beta update for the Galaxy S21 series phones. On the other hand, the company confirmed that it’s rapidly working to fix all the bugs and issues of the fourth Beta build and start the rollout of stable One UI 4.0 update globally. Read more

 

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November 09, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21 gets the second One UI 4 Beta update in China with Android 12 Material You. Read more

November 05, 2021

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Here’s everything new with One UI 4 Beta 4 for Samsung Galaxy S21 (Android 12). Read more

November 04, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21 receiving latest One UI 4 Beta (Android 12) in India, includes several bug fixes. Read more

November 02, 2021

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Samsung expanding November 2021 security update for the Galaxy S21 series devices in more regions. Read more

October 29, 2021

Stable Galaxy S21 Android 12 to come soon as Samsung ended One UI 4 Beta program. Read more

October 26, 2021

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Samsung Galaxy S21 at T-Mobile US gets October 2021 security patch. Read more

October 25, 2021

Samsung One UI 4 Beta 3 Hotfix update (Android 12) released for Galaxy S21. Read more

October 22, 2021

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Here’s everything new with One UI 4 Beta 3 update for Samsung Galaxy S21 (Android 12). Read more

October 21, 2021

Samsung November 2021 security patch debuts with One UI 4 Beta 3 for Galaxy S21. Read more

October 20, 2021

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Samsung Galaxy S21 One UI 4 Beta 3 update released with Android 12 AOSP and several bug fixes. Read more

Galaxy S21 Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta has no Samsung Bixby vibration feedback for some. Read more

October 18, 2021

Samsung Android 12 Material You bug fix coming to Galaxy S21 with One UI 4 Beta 3. Read more

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October 16, 2021

Samsung One UI 4 Beta (Android 12) begins in China, first update (ZUJ3) released to Galaxy S21. Read more

[Coming soon] Samsung One UI 4 Beta 3 will bring new widget animation to Galaxy S21 users. Read more

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October 10, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21 with One UI 4 Beta (Android 12) getting hot on Camera uses. Read more

October 06, 2021

Samsung launched its Android 12-based One UI 4.0 Beta program for the Galaxy S21 series consumers in India, followed by the United Kingdom (UK). Read more

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October 06, 2021

Google said Samsung phones will get stable Android 12 (One UI 4.0) later this year. Read more

October 05, 2021

The Galaxy S21 series started getting the One UI 4 Beta 2 based on Google’s Android 12 operating system in Germany. Read more

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October 05, 2021

Samsung has begun sending the latest Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta update with 2nd build to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra. Read more

October 05, 2021

Samsung acknowledged the consumers’ feedbacks, as result, they are now experiencing highly improved animations on the entire One UI software system after One UI 4 Beta 2. Read more

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September 28, 2021

Samsung has already started releasing the latest October 2021 security patch for the Galaxy S21 series smartphone users in Germany and Philippines. You can check the latest PDA release numbers below.

Firmware Versions:

  1. G991BXXU3AUIE – Galaxy S21
  2. G996BXXU3AUIE – Galaxy S21 Plus
  3. G998BXXU3AUIE – Galaxy S21 Ultra

September 05, 2021

Samsung started sending September 2021 security update to the Galaxy S21 series flagship devices ahead of the One UI 4 Beta release. To be mentioned, the September security patch is initially rolling out in the European market, mainly in Germany (DBT region).

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Firmware Versions:

  1. G991BXXS3AUHD – Galaxy S21
  2. G996BXXS3AUHD – Galaxy S21 Plus
  3. G998BXXS3AUHD – Galaxy S21 Ultra

August 31, 2021

Samsung has officially re-launched the Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta program for the Galaxy S21 series!

*Article will be updated regularly!*

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