Samsung has announced its update plan for the February 2024 security patch and One UI 6.1 for the Galaxy S series devices running on Android 14 with One UI 6.0. The updated plan has been shared by the community moderator of Galaxy S.
In addition to the plan, Samsung has also advised its customers to update the apps they are using to the latest version compatible with their OS version, as some errors can be fixed by doing so.
You can check the latest update plan for of Samsung Galaxy S series device as per the moderator.
One UI 6.0 based February 2023 Security Patch
Samsung’s community moderator has stated that the Galaxy S23 lineup will be the first to get the security patch version of One UI 6.0 in February 2024. The security patch level will be upgraded to February 2024, which is the most recent one.
After that, other Galaxy S series smartphones including Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra will get the February 2023 security patch in mid-late February 2024.
One UI 6.1
Based on Android 14, One UI 6.1 update is scheduled for the first half of 2024 for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, Galaxy S23 Ultra and Galaxy S23 FE.
Samsung is planning to integrate One UI 6.0 error improvements version and One UI 6.1. However, there’s no confirmation as the company is currently working on that. Notably, the update plan is applicable for the S series devices released in Korea and may vary depending on the country of release and users.
Breaking News ‼️
We'll have to wait a bit longer for the One UI 6.1 update. Galaxy S Manager has officially confirmed that OneUI 6 Feb patch update will be distributed between mid-late Feb. We can expect 6.1 update to arrive after that.#GalaxyS23 #GalaxyS23Ultra #OneUI6 #OneUI… pic.twitter.com/yxtDS1FCfH
— Tarun Vats (@tarunvats33) January 23, 2024
Samsung shares mass production plan for Wearable Robot, Galaxy Ring and XR devices
Samsung seems to have big plans for this year, as after the Galaxy Ring and XR Headset, now a new device and the first wearable robot of the firm called Botfit has been unveiled. Simultaneously, Samsung has also shared a plan for the mass production of this Galaxy Ring and Wearable Robot.
According to the input, Samsung Electronics has reportedly established a plan to produce ‘Botfit’, a wearable robot that assists people with walking difficulties. Notably, Botfit completed product development last year, but its mass production orders or schedules have not been confirmed.
But now, the expected volume of Botfit has been shared with partners and Samsung has also announced mass production plans for it. As per that, the expected production volume for BotFit is less than 100,000 units. Being the first product in this category, the initial release volume is expected to be limited.
Whereas, the mass production of Botfit is scheduled to start in the second or third quarter and full release is expected in the fourth quarter or early next year.
Coming to the Smart Ring, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Ring at MWC 2024 and it will launch later this year. Accordingly, the mass production unit of Galaxy Ring is estimated to be around 400,000 to 500,000 units. While, the XR device, competing against Vision Pro, is also set to be unveiled by year-end.
Samsung Electronics is preparing a large number of new types of wearable devices that are different from existing smartphones and smartwatches. Meanwhile, the mass production plan for these devices including Samsung Wearable Robot, Galaxy Ring, and XR Headsets, hints that the development is at its peak.
More Samsung Galaxy A52 4G users getting Android 14 One UI 6.0 update
Samsung is expanding an Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update to more Galaxy A52 4G smartphone users. This major update was previously limited in Russia and the company is now making it available in India and Ukraine.
One UI 6.0 update for Samsung Galaxy A52 4G smartphone installs January 2024 security patch to improve system security. Users will have to download around 2.1GB package to install the update and can identify through One UI build version A525FXXU6EXB3.
The major One UI update brings a bundle of new features and improvements. Some of the highlights include a redesigned interface, enhanced privacy controls, improved performance, and more.
In addition, the fresh software also updates several stock apps to available latest version such as Samsung Notes Addons, Kids, Notes, Internet, Health, SmartThings, Members, Wallet, and more.
If you are using a Galaxy A52 4G smartphone, then you can get the latest update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
One UI 7: These Galaxy A series smartphones are eligible for Android 15 update
Samsung is one of the most popular Android smartphone makers in the world, and its One UI skin is widely known for its features and performance. The latest version of One UI is 6.1, which is based on Android 14. However, Samsung fans are eagerly waiting for the next major update, One UI 7, which will be powered by Android 15.
Android 15 is the upcoming version of Google’s operating system, which is currently in the Developer Preview stage. Samsung will open its Beta Program for One UI 7 for Galaxy devices later this year, after the official release of Android 15.
While it is still early to know the exact features and changes that One UI 7 will bring, we can expect some of the Android 15 features to be integrated into Samsung’s skin, along with some Samsung-specific additions and optimizations.
Based on the previous rollouts, software policy, and experience, we have compiled a list of Galaxy A series smartphones that are likely to receive One UI 7 based on Android 15.
- Galaxy A55 [Launching on March 11]
- Galaxy A35 [Launching on March 11]
- Galaxy A05s
- Galaxy A15
- Galaxy A25
- Galaxy A14
- Galaxu A24
- Galaxy A34
- Galaxy A54
- Galaxy A33
- Galaxy A53
- Galaxy A73
If your Galaxy phone is not in the list, don’t worry as it will be updated later. The official list will come when the One UI 7 update starts around October 2024.
The article is updated on February 27, 2024.