By Andrew Romero & Ben Schoon
November 16, 2021
One UI 4 includes a ton of new features like precise or approximate location sharing and even Android 12's Dynamic Color feature. Along with that, Samsung is also incorporating privacy enhancements that show when a camera or mic is in use. So far, Samsung has already pushed a few devices into beta testing for One UI 4.
So far, those devices have been:
- Galaxy S21 series - out of beta - Galaxy Z Flip 3 - Galaxy Z Fold 3 - Galaxy Note 20 Series
But Samsung plans to bring the next generation of Android to even more devices! Not only that, but Samsung has an alleged timeline for software release dates. Of course, those could be subject to change depending on the carrier and other factors. Nonetheless, the company plans on keeping a multitude of phones up to date with the new software.
– Galaxy S21 — Available now – Galaxy S21+ — Available now – Galaxy S21 Ultra — Available now – Galaxy S20 – Galaxy S20+ – Galaxy S20 Ultra – Galaxy S20 FE – Galaxy S10 – Galaxy S10e – Galaxy S10+ – Galaxy S10 5G
Samsung devices that will get Android 12 include:
– Galaxy Note 20 — Available in beta – Galaxy Note 20 Ultra — Available in beta – Galaxy Note 10 – Galaxy Note 10+
– Galaxy Z Fold 3 — Available in beta – Galaxy Z Fold 2 – Galaxy Fold – Galaxy Z Flip 3 — Available in beta – Galaxy Z Flip 5G – Galaxy Z Flip
– Galaxy A82 5G – Galaxy A72 – Galaxy A52 – Galaxy A52 5G – Galaxy A52s 5G – Galaxy A42 5G
– Galaxy Tab S7 – Galaxy Tab S7+
Briefly posted on an official notice before being taken down, Samsung released the timeline for updates across its devices. It looks like most newer devices will receive the update sometime in December 2021 or January 2022. These devices include the Fold and Flip series, as well as the Note 10 and 20 series. Towards February, Galaxy Tab devices will start to receive the Android 12 update and shortly after so will the Galaxy A series.