South Korean manufacturing giant, Samsung, recently rolled out the stable version One UI 5.0 (Android 13). Several smartphones in different parts of the world are currently receiving this update. Below is a list of Samsung smartphones and regions receiving the update.
- Samsung Galaxy A52 – Kazakhstan, India and the Philippines
- Samsung Galaxy F62 – India
- Samsung Galaxy S21/S22 – Canada
- Samsung Galaxy A71 – South Korea
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Series – Europe
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite – Europe
- Samsung Galaxy S21 FE – Europe
- Samsung Galaxy Note – South Korea
The Samsung Galaxy S20 series and others are also getting this update globally. This is a massive update from the company. Samsung Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update brings innovative UI design. It also comes with a extended palette functionality and stacked widgets. Additionally, we have larger app icons in the notification area which is now translucent. Animation effect is better in this update.
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The new software also brings per-app language settings for supported apps. There are improvements to built-in apps and more accessibility settings. Samsung is also adding OCR (optical character recognition) functionality throughout the system. So camera and gallery apps can extract text from images. Even the Samsung keyboard can open the camera view to capture text from the live camera feed.
Samsung has renamed Bixby Routines to Modes & Routines. It’s a simpler version of Bixby Routines, with a few preset routines for most people. Bixby and Modes & Routines get new features and options. There are now more granular options for how each app displays notifications. This update also brings more emojis with animated emojis and AR emojis. There is also a simplified section on privacy and security. Android 13 also brings a new connected devices menu and new multitasking gestures. In built-in apps, search performance is better and the camera app has a simple design.
The Samsung DeX user interface has been improved. Samsung Gallery, Samsung Internet, Samsung My Files and other built-in apps get a lot of new features. Memory expansion can now be customized or disabled. The built-in image and video editors have also been improved. A detailed Wi-Fi diagnostic menu is also supported.