[UPDATE 5: DECEMBER 16, 2020]
According to the latest information, Samsung has started rolling out a new One UI 3.0 build for the Galaxy S20 series. The latest update is rolling out in several European countries including Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Poland, Romania, and France.
- G980FXXU5CTL1/G981BXXU5CTL1 – Samsung Galaxy S20
- G985FXXU5CTL1/G986BXXU5CTL1 – Samsung Galaxy S20+
- G988BXXU5CTL1 – Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
[UPDATE 4: DECEMBER 02, 2020]
Samsung has started rolling out the stable Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update to the Galaxy S20 series smartphones in the US. This is currently available for the locked Verizon carrier users. It comes with Android 11 and brings the November 2020 security patch. READ MORE HERE.
Check the software versions below:
- Galaxy S20 5G UW: G981VSQU1CTKH
- Galaxy S20+ 5G: G986USQU1CTKH
- Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: G988USQU1CTKH
[UPDATE 3: DECEMBER 02, 2020]
Samsung will release the stable One UI 3.0 update for the Galaxy S20 series tomorrow, according to the official reply in the Samsung Korea community.
It says the stable update is scheduled for December 3rd. Check here.
You may have been curious about it, but the S20 series model is scheduled for December 3rd, but the OS upgrade plan model and timing are notified through a notice in the Samsung Members app, so please refer to the confirmation.
The OS update schedule and target model may change during the future development process, and if there are significant improvements even after the official update, the update may be temporarily suspended. We ask for your understanding.
[UPDATE 2: NOVEMBER 25, 2020]
Samsung confirms again the stable One UI 3.0 for the Galaxy S20 is coming in early December. According to the post in Samsung Community Korea, Samsung will release the stable Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update for the Galaxy S20 series next month.
In addition, we will get more information in the first week of December 2020.
[UPDATE 1: NOVEMBER 21, 2020]
So far, Samsung has released 7 Android 11-based One UI 3.0 Beta builds for the Galaxy S20 series. The latest beta has only a few bug fixes. In addition, the latest beta build in the US stopped users from rollback to the previous version.
Samsung promised the stable Android 11 update for the Galaxy S20 series after November 2020. We are almost there to the given timeline. Samsung is likely to start the rollout anytime. Stay Tuned.
[ORIGINAL ARTICLE: AUGUST 18, 2020]
As people hold onto their devices for longer, Samsung is working to bring secure protection and exciting new features to the devices already in their hands. By supporting up to 3 generations of Android OS upgrades, Samsung is now extending the lifecycle of the Galaxy products and making a promise that it will provide a simple and secure mobile experience.
Samsung now confirmed that the Galaxy S20 series, announced in February 2020 powered by Android 10, will get support for three OS upgrades starting with Android 11 to give users a refreshing phone experience.
The Galaxy S20 series will also be the first Galaxy device to receive the Android 11 upgrade later this year, with other devices to follow shortly thereafter.
READ MORE: Here’s the list of eligible Samsung devices that will get the One UI 3.0/Android 11
Samsung is continuously working with partners around the world to make more Galaxy devices to have up-to-date mobile experiences.
For other Galaxy devices, Samsung is committed to providing the latest Android OS upgrades until the hardware specifications allow us to provide the optimized mobile experience for our users.
Furthermore, Samsung provides Samsung Knox, a defense-grade end-to-end security platform, Android regular security updates, and proprietary app features updates to most of the Galaxy devices as quickly as possible.
Samsung has already started the One UI 3 pre-developer program for the Galaxy S20 series users in the US and South Korea. Stay tuned for the latest update about the Android 11 update for your Galaxy device.