Stable Android 13’s new features are available for all Google Pixel phones, while some Chinese phone makers have also begun the deployment for their flagships. Samsung’s Android 13-based One UI 5.0 features include Multi-User profiles, in order to assure privacy and freedom of using Galaxy, simultaneously.
It’s now confirmed that the Galaxy devices will eventually receive the most awaited Multi-User profiles feature with the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 upgrade. For tablets, the company had already enabled the functionality, which is now confirmed to be coming on smartphones as well.
Usually, new features introduced in Samsung’s One UI become standard for the industry and arrives on other phones running Android. Meanwhile, it’s not the same case with the Multi-User profiles feature as stock Android phones adopted years ago.
One UI 5.0 Multi-User Profiles
With the upcoming Android 13-based One UI 5.0 upgrade, Samsung phones will have access to the Multi-User feature, which will let you switch between different user profiles. Similar to tablets, you will be able to create two work profiles for work and private separately, in addition to adding a person.
Spotted by GalaxyClub, the Multi-User feature support is available on the Galaxy S22 series phones after upgrading to the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta. For sure, it’s going to be expanded to more Galaxy devices as soon as Samsung begins Public distribution of One UI 5.0.
For additional security, the Android 13 update enabled the way to switch across user profiles directly from the lockscreen, even without needing to unlock the phone. It assures your data’s privacy alongside giving freedom of access to that person you handed over the phone.
If you are on One UI 5.0 Beta ROM, you can get access to the multi-user profiles feature now! Just head towards system Settings, tap Accounts and backup, the 2nd option is here entitles “Users,” where you have to enable the toggle and it will let you add guests and users.
- You can also prevent other user profiles from accessing phone calls and SMS.
Which Galaxy phones should get Multi-User support?
In addition to the Galaxy S22 series, other flagship Galaxy phones including the Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, and Galaxy Galaxy S21 series devices will get Multi-User support. In addition, Samsung should also bring it to:
- Galaxy S20
- Galaxy Note 20
- Galaxy A53, Galaxy A73
- Galaxy A33
- Galaxy A72, Galaxy A52s, Galaxy A52
Samsung announces Galaxy S23 FE release date in France
Back in October, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S23 FE smartphone. Since then, the company has sequentially expanded the phone’s market-wise availability. Now, Samsung announced the release date of Galaxy S23 FE in France.
Samsung will release the Galaxy S23 FE in France on December 8, 2023. The company is highlighting the phone’s camera and videography skills along with battery and design. As shown in the image, the Galaxy S23 FE will be available in four colors: Purple, Black, White and Mint.
The Galaxy S23 FE is expected to come pre-loaded with Android 14-based One UI 6.0 software. In initial launch markets, the device was shipped with One UI 5.1, powered by Android 13. Moreover, the S23 FE France unit will be powered by Exynos 2200 chipset.
Samsung will produce 4nm AI chips for Hanwha
Samsung and Hanwha partner to produce cutting-edge AI chips. Hanwha subsidiary Vision Next’s AI semiconductors will be mass-produced at Samsung’s 4nm process technology.
The company has expanded its base for high-tech, high-tech processes, and Hanwha has secured a growth engine for the semiconductor business, which has been selected as a future growth engine.
According to a report, Samsung plans to mass produce Vision Next AI semiconductors using the 4nm (nanometer) process. It is planned to begin mass production as early as the first half of next year.
This move is expected to become the basis for cooperation between the foundry and fabless of leading domestic companies. This is because Samsung can increase its foundry status by expanding its 4nm customer base, and Hanwha can increase its semiconductor business capabilities.
Galaxy S23 Ultra slips out of bestseller club, iPhone tsunami continues [Q3 2023]
A new report shows that Samsung’s Galaxy A14 continues to lead the Android market globally. While the Apple iPhone’s tsunami continued, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra slipped out of bestseller club in the third quarter of the year.
Apple’s iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro Max, and iPhone 14 Pro were the bestsellers in Q3 2023. Notably, the iPhone 13 jumped to the fourth rank as its sales were high during the festival sales in India. From fifth to eighth, Samsung’s A series phones are listed on the chart.
Samsung’s Galaxy A14 LTE was the best-selling Android smartphone globally in Q3 2023. This phone’s 5G variant ranked 2nd in the Android market, while sixth in all categories. The Galaxy A54 and affordable Galaxy A04e secured seventh and eighth spots in the chart.
The most notable thing is that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra flagship slipped out of the top 10 bestseller club. It came as a big disappointment for Samsung as it’s preparing to unveil the Galaxy S24 Ultra alongside the S24 and S24 Plus in January next year.