Android 13 is currently in "preview" for developers. Along with that is Samsung One UI 5.0 which is also coming soon.

Samsung has a lot of different smartphone models, covering all price ranges and segments. But all of the company's products have one thing in common: they all use its One UI interface. As the Android 13 launch date approaches, Samsung revealed that it has been working on One UI 5.0 for a while so as not to be left behind in the development of the operating system. Let's find out what One UI 5.0 has and is it worth looking forward to?

Release time

Typically, UI releases tend to depend on when Android builds are released. Samsung is also offering a beta software for interested customers who want to get a preview of the new interface before it goes on sale with compatible devices.

According to Sammobile, the beta version of One UI 5.0 could be ready to reach consumers as early as July. This means that if you have a relatively new Samsung phone, such as the S22 or S21, you can experience this latest Samsung interface.

Of course, beta always comes with potential bugs, because it was born to check for bugs. Therefore, if you find this new interface faulty, don't be too disappointed. For general users, it is better to wait for the official release from the manufacturer.

The actual release date of One UI 5.0 is most likely around September or October, when the official software update will roll out to Galaxy S, A, Flip and Fold phones, this is the time period. Android 13 launches for Pixel phones.

New feature

One UI 5.0 is launching with Android 13 for Samsung phones with rumored new features that Google will bring to the latest version and Samsung may choose to include in its phones.

These include a popular photo picker user interface for sharing photos with the app, an option to use customer tiles for β€œQuick Settings,” and new notification permissions for those who really want to check out more features in the app. depth level. In addition, the expected feature in One UI 5.0 is the ability to allow third-party applications to use the system's theme. This will allow the phone to create as many themes for as many apps as possible.

One UI 5.0 will also likely see Samsung make some visual tweaks to the interface to modernize and give users a fresh feel. 9to5Google noticed subtle changes to the look and feel of One UI 5.0 from one source, noting the change in dialog boxes and some tweaks to the notification appearance.

Which smartphones will be upgraded to One UI 5.0?

Samsung has not officially confirmed which of its smartphones will be updated to One UI 5.0, but the good news is that it will likely be updated in smartphone lines released from 2020 or later.

Though it's more likely that the low-cost A-series phones won't be upgraded. But models like the Galaxy S20 and above of the S series will definitely be upgraded to Android 13 and One UI 5.0. However, 2019's Galaxy S10 will most likely stop at Android 12.

We can also expect the Z Flip to be revamped to One UI 5.0, as well as the Z Fold2 and Z Fold3. Note 20 (2020) and Note 20 Ultra, Note 10 Lite models will also receive the update. The Galaxy A series phones released in the past few years will also use Android 13 and One UI 5.0, including the A73, A53, A33, A52, and A52s. Even cheaper models like the A32 and A12 can be upgraded to life.

The beta version can only reveal a little about what One UI 5.0 can do. Therefore, to really have the most objective assessment and view of Samsung's new user interface, we will have to wait until the official launch date. We'll update as we get more One UI 5.0 news, so be sure to check back for the latest.