Many users reasonably ask the question, when will their device get Android 12 and will it get… There is no exact answer yet, because Samsung has not even launched beta testing of the firmware yet. When Samsung launches testing and begins mass distribution of the new firmware, we can only guess. But most likely Android 12 release for devices Samsung Galaxy won’t start until late 2021…
It may seem strange why the beta version of Android 12 is not available on Samsung devices, because the Internet giant Google has already opened beta testing of Android 12 for a long time. that Samsung has its own beta testing program, with the help of which the company is testing not just Android, but Android in combination with the new version of the One UI proprietary firmware.
Among the first Android 12 should receive representatives flagship family Samsung Galaxy S21… The company began work on an update for its current flagships back in June this year, a month earlier than it did last year with Android 11 for the Samsung Galaxy S20. Therefore, it is possible that the Android 12 and One UI 4.0 public beta program will start in October 2021. And a couple of months after the start of testing, the final public assembly will be released. Most likely, Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra owners will be able to receive the stable update in December.
All other Samsung devices compatible with Android 12 will only receive the update after the Galaxy S21 lineup is updated. Next in line after the current flagships, most likely will be last year’s series of Samsung Galaxy Note 20. Also, one of the first updates should receive the foldable devices of the brand, in particular the yet-to-be announced Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3, which are scheduled to launch. August. Will be able to update to Android 12 and older Samsung flagships from the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S series.
Most mid-range devices, especially the Galaxy A series, are likely to get Android 12. not earlier than the first half of next year… And this is not surprising, since flagships are still the top priority for Samsung.
Recall that Samsung is now offering for its mobile devices three major Android updates instead of two, as it was before. This applies to all Samsung gadgets that have been released since 2019 and came with Android 9 or later preinstalled. This means that even older smartphones like the Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy A01, Galaxy M31 and tablets like the Galaxy Tab S6 and Galaxy Tab A7 can get Android 12.