One UI 4.0

Samsung One UI 4.0: Latest News, Eligible Devices, Features, and Release Date

Based on the Android operating system, Samsung One UI is the best ever custom skin among all the OEMs. From the Android 9-based One UI 1 to the latest Android 11-based One UI 3, the Korean tech giant introduced tons of new changes, features, and improvements with every iteration of the One UI.

Back in December 2020, the company has officially launched the third major generation of One UI – One UI 3. The One UI 3 is based on Google’s Android 11 (the eleventh major generation of the Android operating system). With this version, Samsung has totally modified the user interface and added several iconic functions.

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At the same time, Samsung started releasing the stable Android 11-based One UI 3.0 software update for the Galaxy S20 series smartphones, as promised. After the S20 phones, the company delivered the major Android upgrade to every single flagship and numerous mid-range smartphones. Meanwhile, a large group of phones/tablets is waiting to get the Android 11 update.

Like every year, the South Korean tech giant unveiled the new Galaxy S series smartphones on January 14, 2021. The Galaxy S21 lineup exclusively comes pre-installed with Android 11-based One UI 3.1, a minor upgraded version of the One UI 3.0. The One UI 3.1 brings several new features, minor UI changes over the One UI 3.0 version.

One UI 3.5!

By taking a look at the history of One UIs, the OEM will also introduce another iteration of One UI 3 that will be the One UI 3.5. The One UI 3.5 will also be based on Android 11 and expected to exclusively come pre-installed with the upcoming Galaxy Note of Galaxy Fold smartphone. [One UI 3.5 Device List]

Google Android 12: Schedule

Google released the first Android 12 developer preview for Pixel phones on February 19, 2021. At the same time, the OEM published the schedule for the different developer previews, beta releases, and final releases. According to Google, it will deliver three developer previews, four public beta updates, while the stable release date is still unconfirmed.

Google Android 12: Features

Google will present several useful features with the twelfth major generation of Android OS. However, the Android 12 developer preview reveals that this version has a modified user interface, new gamepad vibration settings, restricted network mode, Wi-Fi password sharing through Nearby Share, app hibernation, and more.

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What about One UI 4.0?

As Google has recently released the first Android 12 developer preview, every Samsung fan knows, the next generation of One UI will be called One UI 4.0. However, this iteration of One UI will be based on the Android 12 operating system. We can expect, just after the stable release of the Android 12, Samsung will announce the One UI 4.0 around September/October this year.

Samsung One UI 4.0: Release Date

The stable Android 12 may be launched in September 2021 for Google Pixels. Following this, Samsung will begin the One UI 4.0 beta program for developers. Besides, the Galaxy S21 flagships will be the first to be invited for the One UI 4.0 beta activity later this year. Moreover, the company may start delivering the stable One UI 4.0 to these phones from November/December this year.

Samsung One UI 4.0: Features

Following its impressive software development terms, Samsung will also bring an optimized user interface, added features, improvements, new functionalities with the One UI 4.0 over the previous generations.

[15/04/2021 ] The latest Android 12 features leak revealed several changes including:

  • Native Scrolling Screenshot
  • New App Pairs feature for Split Screen Multitasking
  • Access Google Assistant through the power button
  • New Quick Settings buttons
  • Major optimizations for tablet
  • Attractive design changes
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[25/04/2021] Samsung will redesign One UI 4.0 with loads of user-friendly features

Samsung insider expecting the company will redesign the upcoming One UI 4 from the ground up. The tipster further added – various smartphone makers redesigned their Android-based user interface and gained success. The same source pointed out that the hardware of the smartphones from different OEMs are somewhere the same nowadays that’s why consumers are thinking more about the software system. [Read more here]

Note: We will add the features of One UI 4.0 as soon as we get the authentic information.

Samsung One UI 4.0: Device List/Eligible Devices [Sammy Fans]

At the Galaxy Unpacked 2020, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 20 series. At the event, the company announced its three years of Android upgrade guarantee for every flagship phone/tablet and select GalaxyA series devices. On the basis of Samsung’s latest Android update policy, our team prepared a list of the devices that are confirmed to get the upcoming Android 12 and One UI 4.0 over the air.

Samsung Galaxy Z Series:

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

Samsung Galaxy S Series:

  1. Galaxy S21 5G
  2. Galaxy S21+ 5G
  3. Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  4. Galaxy S20
  5. Galaxy S20 5G
  6. Galaxy S20 5G UW
  7. Galaxy S20+
  8. Galaxy S20+ 5G
  9. Galaxy S20 Ultra
  10. Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
  11. Galaxy S20 FE
  12. Galaxy S20 FE 5G
  13. Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW
  14. Galaxy S10 5G
  15. Galaxy S10+
  16. Galaxy S10
  17. Galaxy S10e
  18. Galaxy S10 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Note Series:

  1. Galaxy Note 20
  2. Galaxy Note 20 5G
  3. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  4. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
  5. Galaxy Note 10+
  6. Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
  7. Galaxy Note 10
  8. Galaxy Note 10 5G
  9. Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Tab Series:

  1. Galaxy Tab S7
  2. Galaxy Tab S7 5G
  3. Galaxy Tab S7+
  4. Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G
  5. Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  6. Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  7. Galaxy Tab S6

Samsung Galaxy A Series:

  1. Galaxy A71 5G
  2. Galaxy A71
  3. Galaxy A51 5G
  4. Galaxy A51
  5. Galaxy A90 5G
  6. Galaxy A32 5G
  7. Galaxy A32 4G
  8. Galaxy A52
  9. Galaxy A52 5G
  10. Galaxy A72

Samsung Galaxy M Series:

  • Galaxy M12
  • Galaxy M62
  • Galaxy M42 5G – New

Samsung Galaxy F Series:

  • Galaxy F41
  • Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy F12 – New

Samsung Galaxy XCover Series:

  • Galaxy XCover 5

Note: Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Z/S/Note/Tab/A series devices will also get the One UI 4.0 update.

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Samsung One UI 4.0/Android 12: Latest News [Updated on May 05, 2021]

[25/04/2021] One UI 4.0 will be redesigned with loads of user-friendly features

Recently, a reliable source claimed that Samsung will redesign the One UI 4.0 with a set of new features. In addition, the source revealed additional information about the company’s future plans like One UI 4, Under Display Camera phone, software development, and more. Source

April 22, 2021: Android 12 Developer Preview 3

Google started rolling out the Android 12 Developer Preview 3 to the developers that bring One UI 4.0 one more step closer to Samsung smartphone users. The DP3 comes with various major system improvements as well as new features. Source

April 20, 2021: Automatic App Hibernation

Android 12 could automatically hibernate unused apps to decrease storage consumption. Source

April 17, 2021: Automatic App Translation

Android 12 to automatically translate the app’s UI to the user’s local language. Source

April 16, 2021: Recycle Bin feature coming with Android 12

Recently, our folks over at XDADevelopers found a code in the Google Files’ APK teardown in Android 12, which indicates Google is all set to add a global file recycle bin for Android users. Source

April 15, 2021: Big Android 12 Features Leak

The latest Android 12 features leak reveals redesigned UI, new charging animation, optimization for tablets, and more. Source

April 08, 2021: Android 12 Developer Preview 2.2

Google kicked off a new software update, which is technically named Android 12 Developer Preview 2.2. This new firmware brings the April 2021 security patch to increase the system security of Pixel phones as well as tons of bug fixes. Source

March 18, 2021: Android 12 Developer Preview 2

Google is now rolling out the Android 12 Developer Preview 2 which moves the Samsung Galaxy users one step closer to the next generation of One UI – One UI 4.0. This update brings plenty of new features as well as major system optimizations. Source

March 03, 2021: Android 12 Developer Preview 1 Update

After releasing the first Developer Preview of Android 12, Google is now rolling out a new firmware update version 1.1 that brings several bug fixes, to address crashes, reboots, and battery drain issues.

February 19, 2021: Android 12 Developer Preview 1

Google has recently pushed the first Android 12 Developer Preview which gives us an early look at the new changes and features of this Android OS.

Ahead of the stable release, Google also pushed the first Android 12 developer preview bak in February 2021. This activity lets developers (only Google Pixel users) understand and grow the Android 12 ecosystem.

* Original article published on February 26, 2021

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