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The wait is over: Android 13/One UI 5 update is available for these Samsung devices

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Samsung December 2022 monthly update list

At SDC22, Samsung showcased the new One UI 5 software and started to deliver it with Android 13 update in late October. The company has also revealed its update rollout plan, which spans around all eligible devices including Galaxy S, Note, Z, A, M, F, Tab, and XCover lineups.

Until the first week of November, Samsung upgraded all eligible flagships (from 2022, 2021 and 2022) to the new Android 13-based One UI 5.0 version. Apart from this, select mid-range and budget phones have also, amazingly, joined the party with One UI 5 update.

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The One UI 5 introduces major improvements in the visual, design and animation functionality. The upgrade significantly improves system animations to provide you with smoother transitions while switching across apps and features on your Galaxy. More here: One UI 5.0 Key Features

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The South Korean tech giant is going already ahead with its One UI 5 schedule for Galaxy devices. Until February 2023, all eligible Galaxies are planned to get the Stable Android 13 update, while the F series devices may have to wait until April.

One UI 5 update rolled out for these Samsung devices:

Galaxy Z Series

  • Galaxy Z Flip 4Stable
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4Stable
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3Stable
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3Stable
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2Beta
  • Galaxy Z Flip LTE/5GBeta

Galaxy S Series

  • Galaxy S22Stable
  • Galaxy S22 Plus
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21Stable
  • Galaxy S21 Plus
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20Stable
  • Galaxy S20 Plus
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21 FE 5GStable
  • Galaxy S20 FE – Stable
  • Galaxy S10 LiteStable

Galaxy Note Series

  • Galaxy Note 20Stable
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 10 LiteStable

Galaxy A Series

  • Galaxy A73 5GStable
  • Galaxy A53Stable
  • Galaxy A33 5GStable
  • Galaxy A72Stable
  • Galaxy A52s 5G – Stable
  • Galaxy A52 LTE/5G – Stable
  • Galaxy A71 4G – Stable
  • Galaxy A51 LTE/5G – Stable
  • Galaxy Quantum 2
  • Galaxy A13 5G
  • Galaxy A42 5G

Galaxy M Series

  • Galaxy M53 5GStable
  • Galaxy M33 5GStable
  • Galaxy M52 5GStable
  • Galaxy M42 5GStable
  • Galaxy M32 5GStable
  • Galaxy M22 – Stable

Galaxy F Series

  • Galaxy F62 5G – Stable
  • Galaxy F52 5G
  • Galaxy F42 5G

Galaxy Tab Series

  • Galaxy Tab S8 – Stable
  • Galaxy Tab S8 Plus
  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Galaxy Tab S7 – Stable
  • Galaxy Tab S7 Plus

Galaxy XCover Series

  • Galaxy XCover 6 ProStable
  • Galaxy XCover 5

Updated on December 06

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The above-mentioned Samsung smartphones and tablets started to receive the Android 13-based Stable One UI 5.0 update. The availability may vary by region and carrier, however, you won’t be needing to wait too long to experience the newest OS of Samsung.

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How to check for update

Samsung consumers can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s “System Settings,” once done, scroll down and tap the “Software update” tab, followed by the “Download and install” button.

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Glad to see, Samsung’s expanding Good Lock to more countries!

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Good Lock is a cool tool for Samsung Galaxy customization, which is now silently expanding to more countries, worldwide. Today, Galaxy fans from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Finland, Malaysia, and the Netherlands confirmed that the Good Lock is now available in Galaxy Store.

Aside from this, users residing in Mexico, Slovakia, Norway, Peru, Argentina, Thailand, Denmark, Chile, Colombia, Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland have also reported that the Good Lock app is now available, via XDADevelopers.

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Before today, the Good Lock app was not available via Galaxy Store in the above-mentioned countries, which shows, Samsung is expanding its reach globally. It’s worth mentioning that the limited availability of Good Lock is one of the most raised complaints by Samsung users.

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Well, we are now happy to see that Galaxy consumers from more global markets will now enjoy the bells and whistles of this One UI customization plugin. Meanwhile, the Korean tech giant has not yet officially disclosed any official list of new Good Lock markets.

Good Lock One UI 5 Animations

It’s worth mentioning that the Good Lock app has entered new markets, but its full-fledged availability still remains awaited. As reported by users, the customization suite currently offers a few modules and plugins such as Wonderland and Nice Catch.

We are guessing that Samsung may soon expand the Good Lock app to more regions and countries, before introducing it to all markets globally. Well, the app is already available officially in 10 countries including Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S.

After the One UI 5 rollout, Samsung introduced a handful of new plugins and modules that offer more options and tools to Galaxy devices. The newly debuted services include Camera Assistant, Dropship, RegiStar and Galaxy to Share. Read more: Download these 5 new Samsung apps to take full advantage of One UI 5.0

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip 4 Gigi by GASSAN Luxury Box in Netherlands

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Samsung Flip 4 Gigi GASSAN Luxury Box

Samsung has officially unveiled a new edition of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 smartphone in collaboration with another fashion brand Gigi by GASSAN Luxury Box. The company announced this new variant of the Flip 4 device at the Masters Expo in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Samsung has joined hands with luxury jewelry brand Gigi from GASSAN exclusively for Masters Expo. Both brands are known for their high-quality and beautiful appearance of products. Masters Expo is here the ultimate platform to connect the two brands and surprise the female target group.

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Furthermore, the new limited edition luxury box carries the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 256GB variant in Pink Gold color along with a selected bracelet from Gigi by GASSAN.

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Samsung Flip 4 Gigi GASSAN Luxury Box

Moreover, Masters Expo visitors will have a special opportunity to purchase this limited edition box at the Samsung stand. In addition, Samsung and Gigi by GASSAN also offer the option of engraving the bracelet to add a personal touch.

Visit Samsung Electronics Benelux at Masters Expo from December 8 to 12 in RAI Amsterdam. Order your tickets here. For more information, visit Samsung.

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Entry-level Samsung Galaxy M04 launched in India – Check specs, price and availability here

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Samsung Galaxy M04 India

Today, Samsung officially launched its new entry-level smartphone in India, known as Galaxy M04. The device comes with some sort of good features considering its price range. So Indian customers, who are looking for a budget smartphone, should definitely go for it.

It is worth mentioning that Samsung Galaxy M04 will be available to purchase in India starting from December 16. Interested people can then go to Samsung India’s online store and Amazon to purchase the device.

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The Korean company has introduced the Galaxy M04 in Mint Green, White, Gold, and Blue colors and a starting price of INR 8499 (~$100) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage variant. There’s also a 128GB storage variant, whose price is not confirmed so far.

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Samsung Galaxy M04 India

Galaxy M04 Specifications:

The all-new Samsung Galaxy M04 smartphone sports a 6.5-inch PLS LCD that offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Under the hood, it has an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P35 12nm processor that is paired with 4GB RAM. Customers can further expand the RAM up to 8GB using the RAM Plus feature.

Moreover, the device features a dual camera setup on the rear, which consist of a 13MP main camera and a 2MP macro camera. Meanwhile, on the front side, there’s a 5MP shooter to capture selfies and make video calls.

Samsung Galaxy M04 India

In addition to these, the new phone equips a big 5,000mAh battery that supports only 10W charging. On the other hand, the device drives Android 12-based One UI 4.1 software. It supports 2 major Android upgrades, which means it will get upgraded until Android 14.

On the connectivity front, the handset offers features like dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Unfortunately, it misses the fingerprint scanner but offers a face unlock biometric recognition feature.

Samsung Galaxy M04 India

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