Android 13: Which Samsung phones will receive the update?

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Samsung's firmware polices are so clear that based on them, it is pretty easy to deliver a list of devices that are eligible for the update to One UI 5 based on the new Android 13 software. Taking that in consideration, here is a list of Samsung smartphones that are eligible to receive the new Android 13 as soon as it will be available to the public.

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As you might know at this point, the South Korean company guarantees at least three years of major Android updates for its flagship smartphones, and up to four years of security updates for its new devices. Besides that, Samsung also offers five years of security patches for flagships and mid-range phones that are part of the "Enterprise Edition" series, mainly targeting the corporate market.

Last year, Google released Android 12 in October, and we expect that the new version will be launched between September and October 2022. According to Samsung's update history, the first devices that will get the new One UI 5 features will be the Galaxy S22 series and the most recent foldable devices. We expect to see this happening in December 2022.

Here we list all Samsung phones that should receive the update to Android 13/One UI 5 based on three main sources: Samsung's firmware polices, history of updates and announcements made on the manufacturer's official pages. Below you will find the models divided by series.

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One UI 5 beta test

According to the latest rumors, the beta for Samsung's One UI 5.0 is tipped for a July launch. The Samsung experts at SamMobile have exclusively learned that the One UI 5.0 beta will be released in the third week of July and named the Galaxy S22 series as the first models to receive the beta. Thus, the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra will already enjoy the new software interface in July.

The flagship Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 foldables are also expected to receive the Android 13-based One UI beta shortly after that. If the tests run as expected, the final version could be ready for the first Galaxy devices as early as October. After Samsung took off with Android 11 in December and Android 12 in November, the company could push the release forward by another month.

Galaxy A series update

Samsung Galaxy A53 viewed up front
The Samsung Galaxy A53 should be one of the first A series devices to receive the Android 13 update / © NextPit 

Galaxy S series update

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus on a table.
The Galaxy S22+ will feature updated software for at least two more years. / © NextPit 

Galaxy Note series update

Product Model
Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Galaxy Note 20 (LTE/5G)
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (LTE/5G)
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
There is still hope for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra / © NextPit 

Galaxy Z series update

Product Model
Galaxy Z Flip (LTE/5G)
Galaxy Z Flip 3 (5G)
Galaxy Z Fold 2 (5G)
Galaxy Z Fold 3 (5G)
A person putting the Galaxy Z Flip 3 in his fanny pack.
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is in the front seat for the Android 13 update / © NextPit 

Galaxy M series update

Product Model
Galaxy M12
Galaxy M22
Galaxy M23
Galaxy M31
Galaxy M32
Galaxy M33
Galaxy M42 5G
Galaxy M52 5G
Galaxy M62 (aka F62)

Galaxy XCover series Upgrade

Product Model
Galaxy XCover 5

Galaxy Tab series upgrade

Product Model
Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
Galaxy Tab A8
Galaxy Tab S6
Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Galaxy Tab S7
Galaxy Tab S7+
Galaxy Tab S7 FE
Galaxy Tab S8
Galaxy Tab S8+
Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8
The Galaxy Tab S8 will certainly get the Android 13 new features / © NextPit 

That's it! Bear in mind that this list will be constantly updated with new devices and information concerning the operating system update schedule for Samsung smartphones. If your Galaxy smartphone is not on the list of devices eligible for update, don't worry, because this is not yet the official selection from Samsung – which should be published some time between late November and early December.

If you own one of the above devices or are thinking about purchasing a new one, bookmark this page so that you always have a shortcut in your browser and can quickly check the status of the Samsung update for Android 13.

Did you find your smartphone to be among the eligible models to receive the new Android 13 and the new One UI 5 updates?

Via: SamMobile Source: SamMobile

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