As September is around the corner, we are getting more evidence to soon receive Android 12-based One UI 4.0 Beta in mid-September. Today, we received more information that hints the beta opening will be sooner than we expect. As per the previous news, Samsung may open One UI 4.0 Beta for Galaxy S21 at the end of September. Now, the new information shared on the Samsung community by a user named Old Man says the beta will open in mid-September. Firstly, we also ignored it even when he mentioned he got this information from the insider.
Now, looks like the user named Old Man may be true, and Galaxy S21 will soon see a beta opening. To make it more solid, we have other news to share. The first is, Samsung is building a new beta firmware version for Galaxy S21 series. In South Korea, we have found build number G991NKSU3ZUHE for the S21 model. In the firmware, the Z letter clearly indicates the beta version which the company is preparing for next month.
One more piece of evidence was found at the Geekbench, where Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is listed. In the Geekbench score, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G scored 1122 in Single-core and 3469 scores in multi-core on Android 12 version. It again indicates Samsung is testing Android 12 on these flagship models.
In the last, Samsung is also preparing its Good Lock modules for the next Android 12-based One UI 4 version. The first module to get the support is One Hand Operation+. The module has today get updated, and in the changelog, it mentions Android 12 support. It means, the company is also getting ready its apps and services for the next big update.
When the time approaches, the Beta Operation Manager will post the official banner and the launching date. The Galaxy S21 series is first in the line to join it, and later it will open for Galaxy S20 & Galaxy Note 20 series devices. Like the previous year, it could also open for foldable phones, and probably on high-end Galaxy A series smartphones.