Samsung is rolling out a public beta update to One UI 4, based on Android 12. It is available for users who use the flagship Galaxy S21 smartphones, including the standard version, Galaxy S21 +, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The company announced it in a blog post.
The news comes just weeks ahead of when Google is expected to release the stable update for Pixel phone users. Samsung Galaxy S21 series users can sign up for the beta program through the Samsung Members app on their devices. However, Samsung is only rolling it out in a few markets.
9to5Google announced that the beta version of Android 12 will be released on September 14 in the US and a few other markets. The quoted source claims that those based in the UK, China, India, Germany, Poland and South Korea will also receive the update.
Samsung will release the update as “One UI 4 Beta Program”. It is currently unclear if the update will be available to everyone or if the slots will be limited. The report states that the beta version of Android 12 is currently available in the United States.
It should be noted that the beta is actually for Samsung’s One UI 4, which is based on the latest Android 12 operating system. So, it is not known how much of Google’s design language will be visible on the Samsung Galaxy S21 series. .
Samsung claims users will get “a plethora of theme options that will allow you to adjust the look and functionality of your device, giving you tools to configure your home screen, icons, notifications, backgrounds. screens and much more “.
There will also be “redesigned and improved widgets offering deep customization – from visibility to appearance. You also get convenient access to a more robust and diverse range of emojis in one place, ”the company said.
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