Samsung has already started the development of the Android 12 update for the Galaxy S21. According to a reputable informant, the developers of the South Korean firm are already working on the One UI 4.0 overlay. In this context, the first beta of the interface should land in the coming weeks.
In May, Google rolled out the first beta version of Android 12 for developers. Smartphones in the catalog of 11 Android manufacturers, including OnePlus, Oppo and Xiaomi, were able to join the beta program. Samsung, the world number 1 in mobile telephony, was not one of these manufacturers.
However, Samsung has launched the development of the overlay based on Android 12. This is in any case what Max Weinbach, a young American informant, says on Twitter. “Samsung has started development on Android 12 for the Galaxy S21 series“ advance Max Weinbach, whose information is verified regularly.
Samsung is working on the One UI 4.0 interface
The informant obviously evokes the development of the One UI 4.0 overlay, whose code is based on Android 12. In view of the brand’s usual schedule, we can expect that the first beta version of Android 12 is available on the Galaxy S21 from August 2021. Shortly after, the Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20 and Z Fold 2 / Z Flip will be able to join the beta program.
The final version of the update should be deployed by the end of the year. Last year, the Galaxy S20s were also able to upgrade to Android 11 at the beginning of December. Samsung is expected to stick to its schedule this year. Likewise, it is not impossible that the Seoul giant will launch the deployment of the final version several weeks in advance.
Samsung has indeed launched the development of One UI 4.0 after weeks ahead of One UI 3.0. In 2020, the first signs showing that the overcoat was well under development did not appear until the end of July. Anyway, Samsung should tell us more about the Android 12-based interface from the start. Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) which will take place next October or November.
Oh yeah Samsung started development on Android 12 for the Galaxy S21 series.
– Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) June 18, 2021