Samsung Android 13 (One UI 5.0) Update Tracker: List of eligible or supported devices, release date, features and more

Samsung Android 13 One UI 5

Android 13 is the new talk of the town as Google is moving towards its Public launch for eligible Pixel phones later this year. It initially debuted in February, while Samsung is not letting Galaxy consumers join the Android 13 Public Beta program.

Samsung, the South Korean tech giant, is not participating in Google’s Android 13 OS development through the Developer Preview program, while the One UI 5 Beta program is likely to be showcased by July this year. Meanwhile, Samsung is expected to release the official One UI 5.0 by the end of this year.

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Samsung is still releasing the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update to the eligible Galaxy devices, meanwhile, this page is sharing the latest developments related to the Android 13 and One UI 5.0 from Samsung.

Samsung Android 13 One UI 5

Samsung Android 13 (One UI 5.0) Release Date – Expected

Unlike its rivals, Samsung has not joined the Android maker’s Public Beta activity. However, the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta is reportedly coming this July while Stable later this year.

Google’s Android 13 development stages roadmap shows that the new OS will be available for Pixel phones around August or September this year. Hence, we can surely expect that the Korean phone company will also boost its Android 13 Beta activity in the next two or three months.

This year, Samsung is all set to provide the Android 13 Beta first to the Galaxy S22 series of smartphones. If Google releases the official version of the Android 13 following the above-noted roadmap, eligible Samsung phones could start getting Beta builds at the end of July or early August.

List of eligible or supported devices

Samsung has a solid software update policy, therefore, we have plenty of ideas about what the company is going to do in the future. All the flagships and select mid-range devices launched in/after 2021 will have four years of major OS upgrades support.

Samsung Update Policy

  • Galaxy S: Three to Four OS Upgrades
  • Galaxy Z: Three to Four OS Upgrades
  • Galaxy Note: Three OS Upgrades
  • Galaxy A: Two to Four OS Upgrades
  • Galaxy M/F: Two OS Upgrades
  • Galaxy Tab: Two to Four OS Upgrades

Following this officially available information, we compiled a list of eligible Samsung devices for the Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update last August. You can check out the Android 13 device list for all OEMs here, while Samsung phones mentioned below.

Galaxy S series:

  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S21 FE
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S21+ (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S21 (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S20+ (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S20 (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S20 FE (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy S10 Lite

Galaxy Note series:

  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Note 20 (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Galaxy Z series:

  • Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3

Galaxy A series:

  • Galaxy A73
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A33
  • Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy A51 5G
  • Galaxy A51
  • Galaxy A52
  • Galaxy A52 5G
  • Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy A Quantum
  • Galaxy Quantum 2
  • Galaxy A42 5G
  • Galaxy A03s
  • Galaxy A12 / A12 Nacho
  • Galaxy A32
  • Galaxy A32 5G
  • Galaxy A22
  • Galaxy A22 5G
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A13
  • Galaxy A03

Galaxy M series:

  • Galaxy M42 5G
  • Galaxy M12
  • Galaxy M62
  • Galaxy M01
  • Galaxy M22
  • Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy M32
  • Galaxy M32 5G
  • Galaxy M52 5G
  • Galaxy M33
  • Galaxy M23

Galaxy F series:

  • Galaxy F42 5G
  • Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy F12
  • Galaxy F22
  • Galaxy F23

Galaxy Xcover series:

  • Galaxy Xcover 5

Galaxy Tab series:

  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Galaxy Tab S8+
  • Galaxy Tab S8
  • Galaxy Tab S7+ (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Tab S7 (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Tab S7 FE
  • Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)

It’s imp to note that the above-mentioned devices are eligible for the Android 13 update as per the company’s policies. However, availability may vary in different regions and carriers, while the list will be affected if OEM revises s/w update terms.

Samsung Android 13 (One UI 5.0) Early Info

Here we will put all the emerging information related to Android 13 and One UI 5.0 by Samsung.

[June 28, 2022]

Android 13 Beta 3.3

Google has recently released the Android 13 Beta 3.3 for its eligible Pixel phones. According to SamMobile, The Galaxy S22 series smartphone users first to receive the One UI 5.0 Beta program end of this month or early October.

 


 

[June 23, 2022]

One UI 5.0 Beta

Samsung S22 users may soon have the opportunity to participate in the testing of One UI 5.0 based on Android 13! Samsung has been revealed to develop Android 13 beta firmware for the S22 in South Korea, suggesting that the public beta may be released soon. Read more.

 


 

 

Update 2

Samsung has started development for its upcoming One UI update, we can assume that this update can be One UI 5.0 based on Android 13. The company will release soon this update for its mid-range and flagship smartphone or tablets.

 


 

Update 1

April 12, 2022: SamMobile reported that the company is expected to begin the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta testing by July this year. This activity lets Developers and consumers experience the new OS months ahead of its Stable release.