It’s already confirmed that Samsung will unveil the new Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software at the Annual Developer Conference on October 12 in Moscone North in San Francisco. The company revealed that the Samsung Developer Conference 2022 will start on Oct 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM PT, set keynote reminder.
Aside from in-person events at Moscone North in San Francisco, Samsung will also let users join the unveiling of its new software virtually through YouTube and official social handles. At the SDC 2022 keynote, Hyun Kim, Head of the core UX group at Samsung will detail new features of the One UI 5.0.
Ahead of SDC22 Keynote, Samsung revealed that the new “One UI 5.0 pushes personalization and productivity to the next level.” During the keynote, Samsung officials will introduce new features that will allow you to build a “Galaxy experience that reflects your personal style”.
Samsung is currently running the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta program for the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 series devices. So far, we’ve expected that the stable One UI 5.0 will start releasing sometime in mid-October, and the SDC now confirms the speculations.
Stable One UI 5.0 rollout on October 12?
Possibly, Samsung will start rolling out the new One UI 5.0 upgrade to the Galaxy S22 series consumers during the keynote event at SDC on October 12. If it doesn’t happen, we are dreaming to get the official version of Samsung’s Android 13 later next month.
Samsung Developer Conference
The Samsung Developer Conference (a.k.a. SDC) is an annual event where the Korean giant unveils its latest software advances that are aimed to build a future that’s smarter, safer and personally connected. It’s time for SDC 2022, and Samsung invited everyone to discover its broad ecosystem of powerful, next-level tech.
Hyun Kim leads more than 150 designers and plays a key role in setting the design direction for One UI as the head of the core UX group. With quite impressive working experience, she led projects for phones, PCs, and watches, from Samsung Pay and SmartThings to augmented reality and photo and video viewing and editing.
US price of Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE revealed
According to MySmartPrice report, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE could come with a price tag of $599 in the US. This would make it $100 more cheaper than the S21 FE, as part of promoting it as the best budget flagship of this year.
This year’s FE smartphone doensn’t pack the same chipset as the flagship models. Rumors say that the S23 FE will be equipped with Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipsets, availability country-wise.
Google’s upcoming Pixel 8 handset reportedly starts at $699. Hence, the Galaxy S23 FE’s lower starting price could help Samsung capture those consumers who don’t care too much about camera performance.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 Shipments To Hit Historic 10 Million Unit Milestone
Shipments of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 are approximately 10% higher than last year’s models. If 7 million new products and 3 million units of legacy models are shipped this year, the number will reach 10 million units for the first time in history.
According to the info, shipments of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 were found to be 8-10% higher than the shipments of their predecessors. In terms of shipment volume by model, Z Flip 5 accounts for 60-65%, and Z Fold 5 accounts for 30-35%.
Component partners of Samsung say that the number of parts ordered for the two recent models did not change significantly or decrease slightly compared to expectations.
Earlier, it was expected that the Korean tech giant would order 12 to 13 million units of parts for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 by the end of this year. However, recent reports revealed that there may be a decrease of about 1 million units.
Samsung Powers Up: Delivering a Whopping 70 Million OLED Display for iPhone 15 Series!
By the end of 2023, Samsung Display is likely to supply nearly 70 million units of OLED for the iPhone 15 series to Apple. The company’s OLED volume by model is estimated to be in the low 20 million units for the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus, 9 to 10 million for Pro, and ~ 30 million for Pro Max.
Among the four iPhone 15 models, the 15 Pro Max OLED estimate, which Apple plans to produce the most, is four times higher for Samsung than for LG Display. Industry watchers say that Samsung Display’s iPhone 15 Pro Max OLED volume is in the mid-20 million units, three times that of LG Display.
The prevailing view is that LG Display will have 15% more OLED volume than Samsung Display (9 million to early 10 million units). Those who see it differently predict that Samsung Display will secure around 20 million units of 15% OLED, which will be more than LG Display.