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Update to One UI 5.0 for Samsung phones: Here's what to expect

Update to One UI 5.0 for Samsung phones: Here’s what to expect

The new version of Android is approaching and with it Samsung’s One UI 5.0. Here you can find out what innovations are on board.

Android 13 and with it One UI 5.0 will be available on Galaxy devices in the coming months. The first Samsung smartphones to receive the update are the models

of the Galaxy S22 series.
Google recently announced the final beta version of Android 13

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Samsung will start its beta testing for One UI 5.0 in July.

One UI 5.0 will offer these innovations

In addition to the new features, Galaxy devices should also receive various improvements such as smoother animations and improved performance. The notification center has also been revised, in which the application icons are enlarged. Additionally, Samsung adds an OCR feature at various points in the interface, which can be used directly from the Gallery app or the Samsung keyboard to recognize text in images, for example. This saves the tedious task of entering texts. In first

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One UI 5.0 also sees a new app rights sharing screen and a switch to enable ultra-wideband (UWB) in the Connections section.

More information about new features and improvements in One UI 5.0 will be available as soon as the beta version is available. One UI 5.0 shipping will start when Google releases the final version of Android 13 later this year.

Because One UI 5.0 is based on Android 13, all the innovations and improvements of Android 13 will of course also be included. These include:

  • Improved system optimization on tablets and foldable devices

  • Support for the MIDI 2.0 standard (more info


  • Supports Bluetooth LE function for lower power consumption during Bluetooth use)

  • A much improved version of the Google Calendar app

  • Adding new colors to Material You

  • New screen unlock animations

  • Improvement of the “back” gesture

These are just some of the new features that Android 13 will offer. A more detailed idea of

Android 13 can be found in this post.

These Galaxy devices are not expected to receive One UI 5.0 / Android 13

Samsung offers its smartphone users four or even five years of support with system updates for select younger devices. Support for several popular devices will end this year, including the Galaxy S10 series models. Android 13 will also not be available for Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ owners. In short: these Galaxy smartphones are unlikely to receive Android 13 (and thus One UI 5.0):

And these Galaxy devices will get One UI 5.0 / Android 13

In the following article you can find out which Samsung smartphones and devices from other manufacturers are likely to receive the Android 13 update:

Android 13: these smartphones will receive the update