11/08/2022 at 11:22 am by Claus Ludewig – The South Korean manufacturer Samsung has started the rollout of Android 13 on various Galaxy smartphones such as the Galaxy S21 and S22.
Google has been ready with Android 13 since September, but many device manufacturers have not yet distributed the new OS. Samsung is now starting the rollout together with its own One UI 5. Nine different smartphone models will receive the free update in November. From now on, owners of a Galaxy S21 will get the new Android version. However, it may take a few days before the download is offered as this is a phased rollout.
66 different models of Galaxy smartphones and tablets get Android 13
In addition to the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra, the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, S20 Ultra and the Galaxy S20 Note and S20 Note Ultra will also get Android 13 this month. Later this year the cheaper Galaxy S21 FE and S20 FE will also get Android 13 the new operating system version. By March 2023, a total of 66 different smartphone and tablet models will receive updates from Samsung.
The world’s largest smartphone manufacturer Samsung has now launched an update initiative to catch up with Apple. All of the manufacturer’s smartphones now receive three new Android versions as updates. In addition, all monthly security updates are available for four years from the start of sales of the respective model. With Android 13, Google’s material design language has found its way into large parts of the operating system, so that you can use your own favorite color in many places. The notifications have also been redesigned. This includes not only a new design, but also the ability to configure routines. As with Apple’s iOS 16, the lock screen gets more customization options.
Also worth reading: Android 13: Samsung shows innovations from One UI 5 and reveals launch date
Android 13 rollout collection for new Samsung devices:
Samsung has started rolling out Android 13 along with its own One UI 5. Nine different smartphone models will receive the free update in November. For example, owners of a Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, S21 Ultra will get the current OS. Later this year, the cheaper Galaxy S21 FE and S20 FE will also get the new operating system version. By March 2023, a total of 66 different smartphone and tablet models will be updated received from Samsung.