One UI 5.0 (Android 13) Update, Features, Release Date & Eligible Devices

The One UI 4.1 version is almost finished rolling out on all the major Galaxy devices. Samsung has brought dozens of new features with the Android 12 version. Now, it is time for a new Android version and new functions. We are heading into the second half of this year, and Samsung & Google are now preparing for the next Android updates. The next Android 13-based One UI 5.0 version will soon release for major Galaxy devices including Galaxy S22, S21, S20, Note 20, Z Fold 3, Fold 2, and Flip 3.

In this article, we will cover all the news and updates related following software. As per the previous news, Samsung might open the One UI 5.0 beta program next July. Yes, this year, Samsung may open it early for a handful of devices including some Galaxy A series smartphones.

Update (Aug 02): No Beta Launching Today for Galaxy S22 Series

Rumors and fake news are spreading today about One UI 5.0 Beta launching for Galaxy S22 series. Well, sadly, I have to say it is false news. There is no beta testing program for today for any Galaxy devices. A user in South Korea, for fun, published a fake image of a beta launching poster in the Navar forum. Unluckily, other users saw the banner and felt that it is real, and shared it everywhere. As per previous news, Samsung has delayed the One UI 5.0 Beta testing program for a later date.

Update (July 30): One UI 5.0 Beta Postponed to August

The news coming from South Korea reports Samsung has postponed the One UI 5.0 Beta program to next month. The next beta testing program will now start in August in select countries. The report mentions that there were some serious issues found in the Android 13 beta version. It will take some time to solve those serious bugs, and later Samsung will decide on the launching date. The next version is being tested with internal employees which have discovered these bugs in the initial version.

Update (July 27): Beta Update Could be Delayed

As per the new source, Samsung may have postponed the One UI 5.0 Beta testing program for next month. We don’t the exact reason behind it, but SamMobile claims Google could be behind the delay in the release date. Last week users found the One UI 5 Beta forum on the Samsung Community website, but some users mentions it opened last September. Now we should wait till next month to get the official confirmation about the release date.

Update (July 05): One UI 5.0 Beta Now Available for Samsung Employees Internally

As per the new report, Samsung has rolled out the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta version for its employees. It seems the company has conducted a beta program internally to give the final touch before distributing it to the end-users. Recently, the Samsung Blockchain Wallet app has received Android 13 support, which means we are near to getting the beta version. As per the sources, the company will start the beta program in the third week of this month.

Update (July 02): One UI 5.0 may not Bring Changes to UI Design

As per the tipster Ice Universe, the next One UI 5.0 software version will not bring many changes to the UI design. Further, he added that Samsung will not change the icons and animations. According to the source, compared to the current One UI 4.0 firmware, the next Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update will not carry much weight. We should see what changes it will bring to the upcoming One UI 4.1.1 version.

https://twitter.com/UniverseIce/status/1543027372106334209?s=20&t=k-BaHUg8k1GMsYiDaK4JCA

Update (June 28): One UI 5.0 Beta will open in the third week of July

According to SamMobile, Samsung will open the One UI 5.0 beta testing program in the third week of July. The website further stated the final or stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software update will roll out in October 2022. The first device to enter the beta testing program will be Galaxy S22 series, and also, the same device will get a stable firmware version in October. If this news becomes true, then in the coming days, we could see an official banner for beta joining in the Samsung Members app.

Update (June 21): Galaxy S22 Series Beta Firmware development starts

Galaxy S22 Android 13 beta Update

Samsung is now working on the upcoming One UI 5.0 beta firmware version. As per finding in the firmware tracking tools, Samsung has started the development of the Android 13 beta version for flagship Galaxy S22 series smartphones. The spotted beta firmware is S906NKSU2ZVF6 and it has been found in South Korea. As per the news, the company could start a beta testing program in July 2022, earlier than expected. Further, Galaxy S22, S22+ & S22 Ultra will be the first device to enter the beta club. .

Previous Article: After the Android 13 beta, we would see a final or stable version in November this year. The flagship models will first receive it, and later comes the number of upper mid-range smartphones. Here is the list of all Samsung Galaxy devices which are eligible for the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 version.

Eligible Devices for One UI 5.0

One UI 5.0 Update News

Galaxy S

  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20 FE
  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21 FE
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S22+

Galaxy Note

Galaxy Z

Galaxy A Series

  • Galaxy A03
  • Galaxy A03s
  • Galaxy A12 Nacho
  • Galaxy A13
  • Galaxy A22
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A32
  • Galaxy A33
  • Galaxy A51
  • Galaxy A52
  • Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy A73

Galaxy Tab Series

  • 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
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A8

Galaxy M Series

  • Galaxy M22
  • Galaxy M23
  • Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy M32
  • Galaxy M32 5G
  • Galaxy M33
  • Galaxy M42
  • Galaxy M52

Galaxy F Series

  • Galaxy F12
  • Galaxy F22
  • Galaxy F23
  • Galaxy F42
  • Galaxy F62

These are the newest devices and launched in the last few years. Samsung can also increase the list of devices in near future. If you have one of these devices, then we will soon let you know when it receives the One UI 5.0 update. Stay tuned with us to know more.

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