Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G starts getting One UI 3.0 (Android 11) update
Samsung is knocking every due date regarding the One UI 3.0 stable update out of the park. The company has already jumped its gun on the Galaxy S20 FE Android 11 update. Now, it’s doing the same for the foldable device Galaxy Z Flip 5G.
If we recall, Samsung’s timeline for the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, which launched in July, suggested that it would get the One UI 3.0 based on Android 11 update only next year. Precisely, the One UI 3.0 stable update timeline for Europe and India indicated at a January 2021 rollout.
However, as per a Sammobile report, the device has already started getting the stable update in Switzerland. Accordingly, the update with firmware F707BXXU1CTL6 is rolling out to the users of Galaxy Z Flip 5G. In addition to the Android 11 features, this update also seems to bring December 2020 Security patch along with it.
That said, as mentioned, the update currently seems to be limited to Switzerland. However, with only a few days remaining in 2020, we should start seeing it appear in other regions as well. In any case, if you are someone from Switzerland, you can check the OTA update by navigating to Settings->Software Update->Download and Install.
Well before the Android 11’s official launch, Samsung announced it’s One UI 3.0 beta(Android 11) back in August. After the initial developer build, it expanded the beta to a lot of devices. Recently, it has started the One UI 3.0 stable update with the Galaxy S20 series in early December.
And already expanded to the 2020 Note flagships. Coming back, With this update, Z Flip 5G becomes the first foldable to get stable Android 11. Also, it’s worth noting that this update belongs only to the Z Flip 5G with Snapdragon 865+ SoC. Hence, users of the Flip 4G LTE variant need to wait for a bit.
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