Thanks to Samsung Galaxy AI, the One UI 6.1 packs various new features. The new software iteration is also based on the Android 14 operating system. However, the Korean tech giant has crafted many new features exclusively for the Galaxy S24 series.
In the past, Samsung rolled out incremental One UI version updates to older Galaxy models, bringing select features from new smartphones. Similarly, the upcoming One UI 6.1 should be available for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S22, and Galaxy S21 series.
Even before introducing the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung has been testing the One UI 6.1 version on older Galaxy models. The first entry is Galaxy S23, which was initially spotted running the alleged One UI 6.1 version in mid-December in South Korea.
We will keep a record of devices that are testing the next One UI update.
One UI 6.1 testing begins for Samsung Galaxy devices [List]
- Galaxy S23 Series [Internal + Stable Beta]
- S23 FE
- Galaxy S22 Series [Internal Beta]
- Galaxy S21 Series [Internal Beta]
- S21 FE Snapdragon
- Galaxy Z Fold 5 & Z Flip 5 [Internal Beta]
- Galaxy Z Fold 4 & Z Flip 4 [Internal Beta]
- Galaxy A54 5G [Stable Beta]
- Galaxy A34 5G [Stable Beta]
- Galaxy A73
- Galaxy A53 5G [Stable Beta]
- Galaxy A52s 5G [Stable Beta]
- Galaxy M34 5G
- Galaxy F54 5G
- Galaxy M33 5G
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.
BREAKING: Samsung may honor One UI 6.1 to Galaxy M33 as well
Samsung Galaxy M33 5G smartphone users are currently getting the One UI 6.0 based February 2024 security update. However, the company has not stopped there as it has already started internal testing of One UI 6.1 for the Samsung Galaxy M33 5G smartphone.
A reliable tipster @tarunvats has spotted a test build of One UI 6.1 on the Samsung test server for the Galaxy M33 5G. The test build has the firmware version ending with EXB3 and the CSC code EUX and INS, indicating that the testing is underway for the Galaxy M33 in India and Europe.
One UI 6.1 update will some new features and improvements to the Galaxy M33, such as improved camera performance, enhanced privacy controls, and more to provide the newest and next-level experience. This major update for the Galaxy M33 smartphone will be released in April or later
Samsung is also testing One UI 6.1 on several other Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy Z Fold5/Flip5, Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy S21 series, the Galaxy A73, the Galaxy A53, the Galaxy A52s, and more. The company is likely to start rolling out the One UI 6.1 update for flagship devices later next month.
Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6.1 (Android 14) Update Status, Progress and Features
Samsung Galaxy S23 series came pre-installed with Android 13-based One UI 5.1 software. After getting the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update last year, One UI 6.1 will soon be rolled out to these Samsung flagships, and if you own a Galaxy S23 series model, should bookmark this tracker for the latest insights.
One UI 6.1, which is also based on Android 14 was first unveiled on January 17, 2024, while Samsung is already testing the build internally. One UI 6.0 brought a major user interface overhaul, however, the next incremental upgrade aims to install AI features.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Android 14 Update Tracker
Note: We will add or remove entries to provide useful insights only.
One UI 6.1 (Android 14) News:
Samsung announces the global expansion of mobile AI by enabling users to experience Galaxy AI on previous devices. One UI 6.1 update will be rolled out for the Samsung Galaxy S23 series from the end of March.
One UI 6.1 testing is underway for the Galaxy S23 series with firmware version S918BXXU3CXB5, which is upgraded from CXB4. The testing is going on in India and Europe, suggesting that the update is close to being released.
Samsung Galaxy S23 series starts getting the February 2024 security update in the US. For the S23 series, the One UI 6.1 comes a step closer, following the Feb patch release.
One UI 6.1 testing is underway for the Galaxy S23 series with firmware versions mentioned below.
- India, the Middle East, and Europe – S91xBXXU3CXB1
- Korea – S91xNKSU2CXB1
Samsung Galaxy S23 series is said to receive One UI 6.1 update after the February 2024 security patch deployment.
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One UI 6.0 Updates –
Samsung finally rolled out Stable One UI 6.0 update to Galaxy S23 series – carrier-locked and unlocked models in the US.
Samsung started rolling out the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update to the Galaxy S23 series in several markets including Europe and Asia.
Samsung started Android 14 Beta for Galaxy S23 series in early August. The Beta program will be available in seven countries like last year, meanwhile, Beta 1 is available in just three markets including the US, Germany, and South Korea.