Samsung started with new skin Samsung One UI 3.0 update based on the Android 11 last year. To stay ahead of the race, the brand quickly moved on to Samsung One UI 3.1 update starting on its yet-to-launch flagships. The trend started with Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, S7+, and S7+ 5G in January 2021 followed by Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10.
Here’s a video released by Samsung on the new features of One UI 3.0/3.1.
Samsung has been very prompt and many times ahead of schedule when it comes to releasing major software updates to eligible devices. This is one of the reasons why people prefer to stick to Samsung smartphones. Let us have a look at the pending models that are waiting to get seeded with the One UI 3.1 update in the coming days.
When will the Samsung A12 get Android 11?
Launched in February 2021, Galaxy A12 was a budget-oriented smartphone. Unlike other newly released models, Galaxy A12 made its debut with a year-old version of Android- Android 10. However, the company didn’t keep its users waiting for too long to get the latest version of Android 11.
Samsung A12 Android 11 (One UI 3.1 skin) update had begun seeing in Russia in Mid May. The firmware version number was A125FXXU1BUE3 and carried May 2021 security patch.
Later on, Samsung rolled out the Android 11 update for the Galaxy A12 in other countries as well. This includes Germany, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, Malaysia, Hong Kong, UAE, Libya, Turkey, Israel, and more countries. The major countries missing from the list are UK and South Korea.
US Verizon users need not wait any longer. The update has started rolling out in mid of July. Samsung Galaxy A12 units from Verizon will start receiving Android 11 update with the May 2021 security patch and the software version A125USQU2BUFE.
Samsung Galaxy A02s Android 11 update date
Released around the same time as Galaxy A12 in February (official launch in November 2020), Samsung Galaxy A02s have made quite a debut. Its excellent stamina and battery strength made quite a hype. Like Galaxy A12, the Galaxy A02s also experienced the same setback of releasing, with an older android version.
On the bright note, in the month of May, Galaxy A02s started receiving Android 11 update. However, the latest update unlike other devices receiving the same comes with the April security patch. Yes, Samsung Galaxy A02s is receiving the latest update with a month-old security patch instead of the latest.
Though for now, the update is released only in Russia, it will expand Globally soon. In April, Turkey-based website Guncelmiyiz had disclosed the timelines of Samsung Galaxy devices scheduled to get the Android 11. It included Galaxy A02s to get updated in the10 May – 10 June timeframe. Galaxy A02s device owners be ready, the update can come anytime to you!
When is Samsung Galaxy A01 getting One UI 3.1 update?
In April, Samsung started rolling out the Android 11(One Ui 3.0) update in Samsung Galaxy A01. The budget-friendly smartphone had made its debut in the global market at the end of 2019. Originally released with Android 10, Galaxy A01 is now among the first few models to receive the Android 11 update.
But, just like in Galaxy A02, the update is coming with April’s security patch instead of May’s. Presently available for Russian users only, the One UI 3.1 update will soon hit the global market.
As per the Turkey website for Samsung mobiles, the Galaxy A01 Core model was scheduled to receive the update during 31 May – 30 June and Galaxy A01 during 5 May – 5 June. India variant has received the update. Global variants are waiting in the queue. Hopefully, they will soon be getting.
Samsung Galaxy A11 One UI 3.1 update
Samsung Galaxy A11 made its big launch in the market in March 2020. It was, like other devices of that time, released with the Android 10. In May, according to reports from Panama, Samsung Galaxy A11 has made its name in the list of models getting the One UI 3.1 update. Canada units, Rogers Galaxy A11 variants were supposed to receive the update. However, there has been no confirmed news to date.
As for now, it is unclear whether the device is receiving April’s or May’s security patch. There is a possibility that Galaxy A11 may receive a global release of Android 11 by June. But that will happen if and only Samsung sticks by its roadmap for carrier-locked and unlocked variants.
Samsung Galaxy A21s Android 11 update
Galaxy A21s was launched in June last year with the Android 10 operating system. Right after the rollout of the Android 11 in South Korea, India is now getting the One UI 3.1 update release. The update comes with April’s security patch and has a new redesigned UI.
Since the update has already rolled out in regions- UK, South Korea, and India, we can expect a global release of the update very soon.
Samsung Galaxy A31 Android 11 update
June 2020 launched smartphone- Samsung Galaxy-A31 is the latest model to receive the Android 11 update. Released alongside April’s security patch, South Korea was the first region to receive the One Ui 3.1 update. The total size of the update is 2.03GB as reported by users.
The update is now rolling out in Malaysia, Russia, and UAE alongside South Korea. Global release is yet to happen.
Samsung Galaxy A71 One UI 3.1 update
Samsung Galaxy A71 made its debut in the global market in April 2020. It came out of the box having Android 10 OS and has now joined the list of devices getting the Android 11 update.
In mid-May, One UI 3.1 went live for the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G models sold by Optus in Australia. In April the update went live in many countries including Europe, Ghana, Nigeria, Germany, Middle East, Brazil India, and Canada. It comes with February’s security patch. A global release of the update is yet to take place with the latest security patch. Hopefully, it should come along in June.
Samsung Galaxy A20 gets One UI 3.1 update in India
The Samsung Galaxy A20 is a model from March 2019. It was released with Android 9 Pie and is gettig ready to receive Android 11-based One UI 3.1. A couple of weeks ago, the rollout was released in Russia and now it has reached India. It is expected global rollout will happen in coming weeks.
The Android 11 based One UI 3.1 update for Galaxy A20 in India comes with firmware version A205FXXUACUF3 along with June 2021 Android security patch.
So, these are the models for which we can expect a worldwide Android 11 update release by July. Other models of Samsung might soon join the list. We will come back next time with more information about them. Till then, stay in touch with us.