It usually takes a long time for Android OEMs to get the latest OS version on older devices, but Samsung gets better and better every year. For Android 11, the official update schedule started in early December and continues to expand. Here are all the devices Samsung has updated to Android 11 so far.
This article will be continually updated with new devices as deployments begin.
What’s new in Android 11 on Samsung devices?
Samsung’s Android 11 update brings the typical features you know and love from Google’s update, including notification enhancements, message bubbles, and more. One that unfortunately got cut, however, was Google’s useful power menu shortcuts for smart home devices. Shame.
In addition to Android 11, the smartphone giant also includes One UI 3.0, which includes all the features that Galaxy owners have known and loved for years, as well as a few new additions and a new coat of design paint in its. together. . It’s a sleek look that continues to refine Samsung’s work on Android which, frankly, has mostly gotten really good in recent years.
So which devices get Android 11? Samsung has confirmed updates for a large number of S, Note, Z, and A series devices, but even more devices will likely be updated over time. Here is what has been updated so far.
Samsung devices get Android 11 now
Galaxy S20 Series
- Galaxy s20 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy S20 + – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy S20 Ultra – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy S20 FE – A 3.1 user interface
Deployed from December 2, the Galaxy S20, S20 +, and S20 Ultra have all picked up the Android 11 update on multiple US carriers as well as unlocked models and global support units. These phones also picked up One UI 3.1 in late February.
The Galaxy S20 FE picked up Android 11 from Russia on December 18, with the UK, India and Germany seeing updates as well. As of January 7, the update has rolled out in the United States as well, with all major carriers offering updates from January 18. At this point, it looks like the update has reached near full rollout across the world.
At the end of February, One UI 3.1 began rolling out to the S20 series, with the update widely available in the US and around the world. Notably, however, the update is still not available for some devices in some regions.
Galaxy S10 Series
- Galaxy s10 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy s10 + – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy s10e – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy S10 5G – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy s10 lite – A 3.1 user interface
Samsung also began rolling out Android 11 to its Galaxy S10 series in January. The update is available in Switzerland on the Galaxy S10e and S10 5G initially, but is expected to expand to the S10 and S10 + as well as other regions in the near future. The S10e update is also available in the US.
The Galaxy S10 and S10 + now also receive their Android 11 update, although the update was briefly withdrawn due to some bugs. As of February 1, the update appears to be widely deployed in Korea and has recently been spotted on some US carriers. In mid-February, the update was released for all variants of the Galaxy S10 in the US.
The Galaxy S10 Lite picked up Android 11 around December 22 in India and Spain. The update has also since been spotted in the US, UK and Germany.
A 3.1 user interface began rolling out to the Galaxy S10 series in several regions around March 10, particularly in the United States.
Galaxy Note Series
- Galaxy note 20 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy note 10 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy note 10+ – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy note 10 lite – A 3.1 user interface
Around December 14, the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra saw updates to Android 11 on AT&T. Verizon, T-Mobile, and unlocked variants have since followed. The update is also available worldwide on carriers and unlocked units.
In February, the Galaxy Note 20 series started supporting One UI 3.1, an update now available on all major carriers as well as in other countries.
To close 2020, Samsung rolled out Android 11 and One UI 3.0 to the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. As of mid-February, the update is widely available in most regions. The update also rolled out to the Note 10 Lite in early March.
Galaxy a series
- Galaxy A42 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a12 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A02s – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A51, 4G and 5G – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A71 5G – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A41 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A31 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a21 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A11 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A01
- Galaxy A50 / s – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a40 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a30 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a30 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a20
- Galaxy a20e – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A90 5G – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a80 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy A70 / s – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy a60 – A 3.1 user interface
Samsung’s hugely popular budget smartphone series is also getting Android 11, and way ahead of schedule. The Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G both saw updates arriving in early February in regional versions. Meanwhile, the world’s most popular Android phone, the Galaxy A51 (4G), saw its update roll out in mid-February almost all over the world. In early April, the Galaxy A51 5G finally got its upgrade to Android 11 and Samsung also went straight to One UI 3.1. The older Galaxy A50 and A50 also bought Android 11 with One UI 3.1 in early March, but only in certain regions. It landed on the A50 sold by Verizon in April.
The Galaxy A40 bought Android 11 and One UI 3.1 in March, right next to the Galaxy A80 in Europe. On March 25, the update began rolling out to the Galaxy A90 5G in South Korea as well as the Galaxy A70 in India. In early April, the Galaxy A70 saw a wider rollout of Android 11. The Galaxy A60 was updated around April 13. As April approaches, the popular Galaxy A31 has seen its Android 11 update from Samsung begin in South Korea. As with all Samsung phones, that probably means a global rollout isn’t that far away. The Galaxy A01 also saw its Android 11 update around April 24 while the Galaxy A31 saw a wider rollout at the time and the Galaxy A41 saw its Android 11 / One UI 3.1 update roll out within days. later in some areas.
In May 2021, the Galaxy A02s finally saw its Android 11 update start rolling out in Russia ahead of other regions. Around the same time, the Galaxy A12 also saw its update in the same region. On May 13, the update was spotted on the Galaxy A11 in Central America. The Galaxy A30 was updated in India a week later. The Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A20 both picked up their respective Android 11 updates in early June. The Galaxy A20e was updated around the same time.
Foldable Samsung Galaxy
- Galaxy z flip – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy fold – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy z fold 2 – A 3.1 user interface
Samsung has traditionally been a bit slow to update its foldable to newer versions of Android, but the Galaxy Z Flip 5G broke this rule. The update for this device started rolling out in Switzerland on December 21, but has not been confirmed for other regions.
Just before the new year, Samsung started rolling the Android 11 update for its standard Galaxy Z Flip with an update of around 2GB. One UI 3.1 started rolling out in the series in February.
On January 11, Samsung opened the Android 11 floodgates for its $ 2,000 Galaxy Z Fold 2. The update has started rolling out in Germany and is listed on the TELUS website as being rolled out in Canada as of January 20. The update is also being rolled out. in India and the United Kingdom and has been widely deployed in the United States. The One UI 3.1 update started rolling out in late February / early March in some regions as well.
As reported by SamMobile on January 18, Samsung started rolling out Android 11 on its original Galaxy Fold. The update has already appeared in France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Switzerland, depending on whether you have the LTE or 5G versions of the phone.
Galaxy Tab Series
- Galaxy tab s7 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy tab s7 + – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy tab s6 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy tab s6 lite – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy tab s5e – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy Tab A7 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy Tab Active 3
- Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) – A 3.1 user interface
The Galaxy Tab S7 series was among the first tablets from Samsung to get Android 11, and it also started right off the bat with One UI 3.1. The Galaxy Tab S6 then bought Android 11 and One UI 3.1 in early March. The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite also received its One UI 3.1 update in some regions in early March. In April, the update again extended to the Galaxy Tab S5e, which was first spotted in Russia and the UK. The other regions should follow quickly. The Galaxy Tab Active 3 received its update in the second half of April, with the Galaxy Tab A7 only a few days late in some parts of Europe. In May / June, the operator versions of the Galaxy Tab S6 were updated to Android 11, as was the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019).
Other Samsung devices with Android 11
The list of devices Samsung is updating to Android 11 goes beyond what we’ve listed above. Others that have been updated in at least some regions include:
- Galaxy m30
- Galaxy M40 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy M51 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy M31 / s – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy M21 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy M11 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy M01 – A 3.1 user interface
- Galaxy F41
- Galaxy XCover Pro
Update 6/2: This article has been updated following the Galaxy A30, Tab A 8.0 and other deployments, as well as more information on other devices and regional deployments
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