The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will finally receive the One UI 5.0 update for Android 13 even though it was not initially listed. The company’s announcement revealed when other phones would get the update, which it called “highly anticipated.”
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will still get One UI 5.0 update with Android 13.
According to a story from Giz China, Samsung recently rolled out the One UI 5.0 update for the Galaxy S22 series flagships with Android 13. After the announcement, the company revealed which phones will get the update.
Interestingly, the Samsung was not included in some of the lists. The Giz China article states that despite not being listed, the smartphone still needs to receive the new One UI 5.0 update.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE did not participate in the previous Android 13 beta testing program
The Samsung was recently released earlier this year and is still eligible for the new major Android upgrade. Smartphone users were not able to participate in the Android 13 beta testing program.
Despite not being able to participate in beta testing, Samsung is still working hard to get the update to the, which was launched shortly before the Galaxy S22 series.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE still comes with some advantages over the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
The Giz China article notes that some may have thought of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE as a pointless release, even though it has some performance advantages over the previous Galaxy S20 FE.
Samsung will still honor those who decided to buy the by providing the new One UI 5.0 update for Android 13 despite the S22 being launched shortly before.
The smartphone is still considered to be a 2022 flagship and may get an update next month or next year along with other smartphones.
The update will apparently hit the device sometime in the next month. However, this should still be taken with a grain of salt, as Samsung has yet to issue an official statement regarding its release.
Giz China says that since the smartphone is still a “2022” flagship, they still expect Samsung to receive the update along with other flagships. Many flagships will get the update in January 2023.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is still on track to receive three more updates after One UI 5.0 and Android 13.
The article also mentions that the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is still due for at least four major updates. These updates include One UI 5.0 and other future updates.
Samsung is still on track to receive One UI 6, One UI 7, and One UI 8 updates with its respective Android 14, Android 15, and Android 16 OS versions.