Besides the high-end features such as the premium quality camera with its signature zooming capabilities, these smartphones are on the top of the list for the One UI 3.1.1 and One UI 4.0 as well. The Galaxy S21 has three models:
- Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Current Software Update Status:
Samsung Galaxy S21 series is currently running Android 11-based One UI 3.1 software. About the latest security patch, the Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G are running the September 2021 security patch.
The company also started the One UI 4.0 beta program for the Galaxy S21 series. The One UI 4.0 Beta 1 build is already rolling out.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update:
Samsung has started the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 Beta program for the S21 devices, aiming to release the official version in November/December this year.
Samsung One UI 4.0 Beta program for the Galaxy S21 devices is all set to start in September/October 2021. The company has started the recruitment for the Beta program in Korea, Germany, and the US.
Samsung has now started rolling out the One UI 4.0 beta build for the Galaxy S21 devices in Korea, Germany, and the US. Samsung will use the information gathered from the beta program to fine-tune the One UI 4 user experience before delivering a final, optimized upgrade later this year.
Samsung Galaxy S21 series users will be the first to test the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 beta update. In this tracker, we will keep you updated regarding all the info for this flagship series.
Latest News for Samsung Galaxy S21: SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
SEPTEMBER 18, 2021: Battery protection feature
According to the information, Samsung’s Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta update brings a new battery protection feature called Protect battery.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2021: eSim Support with One UI 4.0 Beta
It looks like the company is finally bringing a major feature for the Galaxy S21 consumers in the US — eSIM support. According to the info, after upgrading the Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta in the US, the users have found the eSIM feature inside the network and connections menu.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2021: One UI 4.0 Beta 1
Samsung today launched its One UI 4 Beta Program for Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones (Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra). The One UI 4 is based on the Android 12 operating system (OS) and introduces new and improved customization and privacy capabilities that give users control over many aspects of their mobile experience.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2021:
According to the latest information, Samsung found some severe performance-related issues and working very rapidly to fix them as soon as possible. In order to find and fix those bugs, Samsung has delayed the One UI 4 Beta rollout to October.
SEPTEMBER 02, 2021:
According to the report, Samsung’s One UI 4.0 Beta brings new charging animation, which looks more interesting compared to the One UI 3.0. The One UI 4 Beta’s brand new charging animation features a graphical round cycle alongside the battery percentage in the center.
AUGUST 31, 2021:
AUGUST 29, 2021:
Samsung has started updating its application with Android 12 Support. It means we are reaching the door to welcome the One UI 4.0 Beta program, which will start first for the Galaxy S21 devices.
AUGUST 27, 2021:
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra spotted running Android 12. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has now appeared running Android 12 OS (One UI 4.0) on Geekbench. It could possibly be the Android 12 Beta build running on the Galaxy S21 Ultra. FYI, Samsung hasn’t yet officially started the Android 12 beta program.
AUGUST 22, 2021:
According to Samsung US (via Sammy Fans), the Galaxy S21 series smartphone users can now discuss and share their feedback for the upcoming One UI 4 update based on Android 12. Moreover, you can also share tips for the unreleased One UI version 4.
JULY 05, 2021:
Samsung is likely to start the One UI 4.0 early beta program for the Galaxy S21 series in the coming week. Samsung has been testing Android 12 and One UI 4.0 for the Galaxy S21 series for a couple of weeks, and it may speed up the development in the next few days and start testing it on more devices. The company is rumored to soon start the One UI 4.0 beta program.
*We will regularly update this Samsung Galaxy S21 Android 12 One UI 4.0 update tracker, stay tuned…