Samsung is working fast in deploying the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update to eligible Galaxy device users. A bunch of smartphones and tablets have received the One UI 5 update in the past couple of weeks while many devices are next to install it.
The Korean firm officially started rolling out the stable One UI 5.0 update in late October. Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy S22 smartphones were the first to grab the latest iteration of Android OS, and it is continuously reaching more customers.
Not only flagships like Galaxy S21, S20, Note 20, Fold 3, Flip 3, Fold 4, and Flip 4 but many mid-range and low-cost phones such as Galaxy M52, M32, A52, A73, A33, and A53 have also got access to Samsung’s newest custom software.
Below you can check the list of Samsung devices that are next to receive the major Android 13-based One UI 5 update. Inside you will find all compatible Samsung devices including S, Z, Note, A, M, F, Tab, and XCover series.
One UI 5.0 eligible devices:
Galaxy S series:
- Galaxy S20 FE 5G
Galaxy A series:
- Galaxy A23
- Galaxy A13
- Galaxy A03
- Galaxy A03s
- Galaxy A42 5G
- Galaxy A32
- Galaxy A32 5G
- Galaxy A22
- Galaxy A71 5G
Galaxy M series:
- Galaxy M12
- Galaxy M22
- Galaxy M32 LTE
- Galaxy M23
Galaxy F series:
- Galaxy F42 5G
- Galaxy F12
- Galaxy F22
- Galaxy F23
Galaxy Tab series:
- Galaxy Tab S7 FE LTE/5G/Wi-Fi
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
- Galaxy Tab S6 5G
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
- Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Galaxy Xcover series:
- Galaxy Xcover 5
You can also check out the official One UI 5.0 Roadmap for these Samsung devices here.
Carrier-locked Samsung Galaxy A53 grabs Android 13 update in the US
The feature-rich Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update is now making its way to Samsung Galaxy A53 5G customers in the US. This update is rolling out to select carrier-locked models including Comcast’s network in the United States.
As of now, you can identify the Samsung Galaxy A53 Android 13 update for carrier-locked models with build version A536USQU4BVK3 in the US. However, the company will not take much time to spread it to other network providers in the country.
Furthermore, the latest update has arrived with the November 2022 patch for system security and stability enhancements. It installs various user interface changes for the Quick settings panel, Notification panel, Recent menu, as well as app icons.
Additionally, it brings a slew of new features and countless improvements that will completely enhance your Galaxy experience. Some most noted One UI 5.0 features include 16 Color palette options, Notification permission, Per-app languages, Stack widgets, the ability to turn off RAM Plus, two new multitasking gestures, and many more.
The Camera app is getting various new functions like Picture Watermark, Help guide in Pro mode, improved Single Take, and more. At the same time, the Gallery app is getting an Extract text from image feature, new and improved editing tools, and more.
Meanwhile, the Connected devices, Modes, and Routines, and Security and Privacy are new compartments in the Settings app. Many other applications like Samsung Notes, Samsung Internet, Good Lock, Samsung Keyboard, and others are also getting significant improvements.
Launched earlier this year, Samsung Galaxy A53 is a famous mid-range smartphone that offers various flagship-level functions including faster performance, impressive cameras, a long-lasting battery, IP67 water and dust resistance ratings, and others.
The device was introduced with the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 software and is eligible for Samsung’s new software update policy. It means it will get four major Android upgrades along with five years of security patches.
[5G too] Samsung Galaxy A23 Android 13/One UI 5.0 update is out, download now!
The update is currently available for Galaxy A23 5G users in Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The company will soon make it available in more countries.
If you are using a Samsung Galaxy A23/5G smartphone and are excited about its first major software update, you can now visit its Settings to check the update now. From here, enter the Software update section and tap on the Download and install option.
December 6, 2022
Samsung Galaxy A23 has joined the company’s rapidly-growing list of Galaxy devices getting the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. Along with a handful of new features and multiple improvements, this update also brings the November 2022 security patch for privacy enhancements.
The company is releasing the Android 13 update for Galaxy A23 with build version A235FXXU1BVK8. Currently, it is dispatching in a few countries including Ukraine and Russia, however, Samsung should not take much time to spread it to more customers all over the world.
However, it only supports two major Android upgrades and the current Android 13 is one of them. Next, it should only receive the Android 14 update and security patches for three more years.
One UI 5.0 features:
Samsung brings a lot of changes to the Galaxy user interface. It brings revamped Quick settings panel and Notification panel, new and bolder app icons, and smoother animations.
The company further adds a set of new customization functions including 16 Color Palettes, new tools to personalize the lock screen, Stack widgets for the home screen, and others.
As far as the features are concerned, there is the Extract text from images feature, Per-app languages, Notification permissions, swipe gestures for easier multitasking, the ability to disable RAM Plus, Camera watermark, Lockmown mode, and more.
The company further provides more convenience for using certain functions that comes under new Connected devices, Modes and Routines, and Privacy and security menus in the Settings.
- For more information – One UI 5.0 Changelog for Samsung Galaxy A Series
These popular Samsung devices are not getting Android 13 update
On August 15, Google officially released Android 13, while Samsung started One UI 5.0 Beta activity for Galaxy phones in early August while seeded it to Public in late October. Numerous Galaxy devices are eligible to receive Android 13, meanwhile, some popular Samsung devices are not getting this major upgrade.
The South Korean tech giant offers up to four major Android upgrades to flagship Galaxy phones and tablets launched in/after 2021. Meanwhile, older flagship Galaxies such as the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 series were compatible with two OS upgrades at the launch time.
In August 2020, Samsung announced that all flagship Galaxy devices debuted with Android 9-based One UI 1.x software will get three major OS upgrades. This announcement made an additional Android update possible for the famous Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 lineups.
Starting with the Android 10-based One UI 2.x, Samsung delivered the Android 11-based One UI 3.x and the Android 12-based One UI 4.x upgrades to the Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10 5G smartphones.
While the Galaxy Note 10 and S10 lineups are not eligible to get any more major firmware, owners have to use their devices on the Android 12 OS. Meanwhile, Samsung will provide two more years of regular security updates to all of these devices following its February 2019’s promise.
These Samsung phones won’t get Android 13
- Galaxy Note 10
- Galaxy Note 10+
- Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10e
- Galaxy S10+
- Galaxy S10 5G
- Galaxy Fold