|Update as of August 6: After the Samsung Galaxy S20 was spotted on running Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 in the UK models including a Geekbench listing supporting the same, Samsung has finally announced its OneUI 3.0 Beta Program based on Android 11. The entire Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be eligible for the program for which users can check out the announcement page and sign themselves up to take part in this program available in the United Kingdom, the U.S, India, Poland, Korea, Germany, and China. Once the testing is done, the beta program will add a few other Samsung devices as well before until the stable version is not released. [Source]|
|Update as of August 3: Samsung is gearing up for its big release aka Android 11-based OneUI 3.0. After not being featured in any of the developer and beta testing phases, Samsung is reportedly working on OneUI 3.0 build based on Android 11 as reported by a user in the UK and as per a latest GeekBench report that confirms Galaxy S20 series running on Android 11. This confirms that the company is conducting internal testing for Android 11. [Source]|
Google has released the Android 11 Developer Preview 1 for the developers. This is meant for the developers to test out the environment of the Android 11 firmware and based on that develop apps and games. There are quite a lot of new features and enhancements that have been seen with the first developer preview of Android 11. And in this post, we will give you an Android 11 update tracker for the Samsung devices, along with the list of supported devices. Besides, we will also keep on adding the list of new features that will be coming with One UI 3.0.
Samsung, in the recent past, has become one of the brands to be reckoned with when it comes to rolling out security or firmware updates. In fact, Samsung has been the first OEM to push January, February and even March 2020 security updates for its devices, even ahead of Google itself. Moreover, older devices are also regularly supported with the latest patches and firmware updates. So, in this post, we will give you an Android 11 update tracker for Samsung and what are the new features it will bring in.
What’s on Android 11?
The Android 11 Developer Preview 1 is here and Google is planning to roll out in total, 6 updates before the stable Android 11 update is pushed out for the public. You can check out the image below which depicts the time frame of when the updates will be pushed.
Going by the timeline as mentioned above, the developer previews will be rolled out till April 2020 and starting from May 2020, the compatible devices will be served with the Android 11 beta update and finally is Q3 2020, the final and stable build of Android 11 will be made available for the OEMs. Google I/O event is going to take place at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California between May 12 and 14, 2020. It is that time, when Google will unveil it’s latest OS i.e. the Android 11 and then in September, probably will roll out the stable update.
Android 11 Features
- Scheduled Dark Theme
- ‘Conversations’ Section in Notification Shade
- Built-in Screen Recorder
- Pin Apps in the Share Menu
- Send Images in Notification Replies
- New APIs for 5G
- Reverse Wireless Charging Support (Google Pixel 4a or 5)
- Use Bluetooth Headphones in Airplane Mode
- Scrolling screenshots
- Bubble Notifications on by Default
- New Back Cover Gestures (Likely Pixel-Exclusive)
- Show Refresh Rate
- Power Menu Toggles
- Quick Access Wallet
- New Permissions Options
- Background Location Access Must Be Granted Manually
- Auto-Block Spammy Permission Prompts
- New Scoped Storage Permission
- New Motion Sense Gesture (Pixel 4)
- New Notification History UI
- Increase Touch Sensitivity
- Better Back Sensitivity
- Mobile Drivers License Support
- Changes to BiometricPrompt API
- Improved Call Screening
- Support for Punch Hole & Waterfall Displays
- Disable Vibrations While Using the Camera
- HDMI Low-Latency Mode
- Low Latency Video Decoding
- New Bluetooth Stack
- Separated Quick Settings & Notification Tray
- Music Player in Quick Settings
- Unsupported Bluetooth Codecs Are Now Grayed Out
- Suggested Apps in Home Screen Dock
Official Android 11 Developer Preview and Beta release:
As mentioned above, there will be a total of 6 updates of Android 11 before the final stable updates are provided to the OEMs after which the OEMs will tweak the Android 11 according to their custom skins and roll out for the masses. Below is the official Android 11 Developer Preview and Beta release timeline:
|February||Developer Preview 1||Early baseline build focused on developer feedback, with new features, APIs, and behavior changes.||Priority window for feedback on APIs. Explore new APIs and behavior changes and report any critical issues or requests to us during this time.|
|March||Developer Preview 2||Incremental update with additional features, APIs, and behavior changes.||Give us feedback as you work with APIs and behavior changes. Begin early app compatibility testing.|
|April||Developer Preview 3||Incremental update for stability and performance.||Get apps ready for consumers Beta. Continue compatibility testing, publish updates without changing targeting. Notify SDK and library developers of any issues.|
|May||Beta 1||Initial beta-quality release, over-the-air update to early adopters who enroll in Android Beta.||Continue compatibility testing, watch for feedback from Android Beta users. Start early testing with targeting Android 11.|
|June||Beta 2||Platform Stability milestone. Final APIs and behaviors. Play publishing opens.||Start final compatibility testing for apps, SDKs, and libraries. Release compatible versions. Continue work to target Android 11.|
|Q3||Beta 3||Release candidate builds.||Release compatible updates for apps, SDKs, and libraries. Continue work to target Android 11. Build with new features and APIs.|
|Q3||Final release||Android 11 release to AOSP and ecosystem.||Release compatible updates for apps, SDKs, and libraries. Continue work to target Android 11. Build with new features and APIs.|
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung added the Galaxy Note 20 in its lineup as of August 5. It comes preloaded with Android 10-based OneUI 2.5 and no doubt will be the first to get Android 11. Apparently, Samsung has confirmed that it will support Galaxy Note 20 series with three years of major Android OS upgrades. this means Note 20 is now eligible to receive updates till Android 13 in 2020.
Update as of August 5: Samsung officially confirmed that the Galaxy Note 20 will be supported with major Android OS upgrade after it revamped its policies. Accordingly, Galaxy Note 20 will get three consecutive Android upgrades till Android 13 in 2022.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Just like Galaxy Note 20, the uber-premium Galaxy Note 20 Ultra arrives with Android 10-based OneUI 2.5 out-of-the-box. There’s no doubt Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will receive Android 11 but now, Samsung has officially confirmed that it will get three years of major Android OS support that extends it to Android 13 in 2021.
Update as of August 5: Samsung has officially confirmed revamping its Android OS upgrade policy according to which, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will get three consecutive Android OS upgrades that is till Android 13 in 2022 starting with Android 11 to arrive soon although there’s no ETA.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra/5G
Samsung made the Galaxy S20 Ultra official in February 2020 during a massive launch event across the globe. The device originally arrived with Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 and it will surely get bumped to Android 11 (R) based OneUI 3.0. About the timeline, it is estimated to arrive sometime in November 2020 although confirmation is still awaited.
Update as of August 6: The Galaxy S20 Ultra is now officially a part of the Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 Beta Program in a selected few countries. Users can sign up for the same to take part in the program. [Source]
Update as of August 8: The pre-beta version of Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 is available in the United States and South Korea for Galaxy S20 Ultra/5G. Once it is done, a public beta will be rolled out to users in Poland, India, Germany, China, and UK.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
Samsung unleashed the second-gen of foldable devices with Galaxy Z Fold2. The latest device in the Samsung’s smartphones lineup, Galaxy Z Fold2 runs on the latest Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 out-of-the-box. It should get Android 11 upgrade pretty soon after there’s no ETA available around it.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 is the successor of Galaxy Tab S6. It features the latest Snapdragon 865+ SoC that makes it way faster than its predecessor. With that being said, Galaxy Tab S7 arrives with Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 and no doubt it in in line to get Android 11 as well but there’s no ETA available as of now.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+
Samsung unleashes the big screen beast aka Galaxy Tab S7+ at the August 5 Unpacked 2020 event that introduced a slew of devices. Talking about Galaxy Tab S7+, it sports the latest and most powerful Snapdragon 865+ and comes pre-loaded with Android 10-based OneUI 2.1. This means it is up for Android 11 shortly after the OS releases although there’s no ETA available as of now.
Update as of July 30: Apparently, Samsung is testing out Android 11 based OneUI 3.0 on Samsung Galaxy S20 series as per a leakster. A screenshot reveals a model number SM-G988B which is for Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. Unless Samsung opts in for OneUI 2.5 or releases a public beta for Android 11-based OneUI 3.0, the latter is expected to launch sometime in October, and then it will be served to the Galaxy S20 series. [Source]
Update as of August 5: During the Unpacked 2020 event, Samsung confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and the entire S20 series are now supported with 3 years of Android OS support thus clearing its path till Android 13 in 2022.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus/5G
The Plus variant of the standard Galaxy S20 is exponentially powerful. The phone arrived with Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 out-of-the-box and no doubt it will get further Android 11 and Android 12 updates as well. Talking about Android 11, the device is highly likely to get the upgrade sometime in November 2020 although we are still waiting for official confirmation.
Update as of July 30: Apparently, Samsung is testing out OneUI 3.0 which is based on Android 11. Although there’s no confirmed tell, it was revealed by a leakster in a screenshot showcasing model number SM-G988B which is for S20 Ultra. There’s no ETA available as well but expect the version to arrive in October. [Source]
Update as of August 3: Galaxy S20 series is undoubtedly at the forefront of upgrading to Android 11 once it arrives. Apparently, a Geekbench listing for Galaxy S20+ running on the latest Android 11 build has appeared on the internet that confirms that Samsung is indeed conducting internal testing for the same. [Source]
Update as of August 5: As a part of Galaxy S20 series, the Galaxy S20 Plus is now eligible for three years of Android OS upgrades as the company has promised at the Unpacked event. This clears its path of receiving updates till Android 13 as well.
Update as of August 6: The latest update states that Samsung has now officially announced the Android 11 OneUI 3.0 beta program that includes the Galaxy S20 Plus as well. Users will be able to sign up for the beta program in a selected few countries as well. [Source]
Update as of August 8: The Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 pre-beta is available for a limited number of users in the United States and SouthKorea. According to the updates, a wider rollout will take place in public beta testing phase with users from Poland, India, Germany, China, and the UK getting the upgrade.
Samsung Galaxy S20/5G
Samsung Galaxy S20, the successor for last year’s Galaxy S10 series. The device boosts exceptional specifications no doubt. It arrived with Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 a few weeks ago. No doubt it is in tow to get Android 11-based OneUI 3.0. Samsung hasn’t updated the timeline yet but it is highly likely to get the update in November 2020. The phone will also get Android 12 next year without any doubt.
Update as of July 30: Samsung is reportedly testing out Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 as per a leakster. Although it is for S20 Ultra bearing model number SM-G988B, it won’t take much longer for the update to arrive on standard Galaxy S20 as well after it releases. [Source]
Update as of August 3: The internal testing for Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 has reportedly begun. A Galaxy S20+ was spotted running on Android 11 and a previous report states that they testing is also underway for its UK models. Thus, Android 11 on Samsung is closer than ever. [Source]
Update as of August 6: Samsung Galaxy S20 is officially testing out Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 in selected countries and users can apply for the Beta Program to try the new OS as well. [Source]
Update as of August 8: The Galaxy S20/5G is one of the three devices that are upgraded to Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 although in a limited capacity for its pre-beta testing in South Korea and the U.S. Once it ends, Samsung will release a public beta firmware for a wider users in Poland, India, China, Germany, and the UK.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
The latest Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is probably the next lineup to get the update after the S20 series. Since it was launched in February with Android 10 out-of-the-box, there’s no doubt it will get its first major Android OS update to Android 11 in a few weeks once Android 11 is official. As per an unofficial timeline, it could get the update via OTA in January 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus/5G
Next up, the Galaxy Note10 Plus is also a flagship device just like its 5G variant. This gives it an upper hand when it comes to Android updates so yes, it will receive Android 11 as well which will be its second upgrade after Android 10. THere’s no official confirmation yet but the devices are likely to get their OS upgrade sometime in November 2020.
Update as of August 5: Samsung has officially confirmed that the Galaxy Note 10 Plus (both 4G and 5G) are now eligible to receive three years of major Android OS upgrades. This gives Note 10 Plus eligibility till Android 12 rather than ending the support after the Android 11 upgrade.
Samsung Galaxy Note10/5G
The device made its debut in August 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie under-the-hood based OneUI. Galaxy Note10 similar to all the other Note10 series devices is up for its second major AndroidOS upgrade from Android 9 to Android 10 and now, it will be Android 11 sometime in November 2020. This is based on an unofficial timeline so take it with a pinch of salt.
Update as of August 5: Samsung at the Unpacked 2020 event confirmed that the Galaxy Note 10 (4G and 5G) are now upgraded and eligible till Android 12 thanks to the recently announced three years of Android OS upgrade policy.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite was released a few months after the Note10 series. It arrived with Android 10 and there’s no doubt that it will get Android 11 for sure. The official timeline is yet unavailable but it is estimated to get the upgrade in Q1 2021. Let’s keep our fingers crossed until more information.
Update as of August 5: Samsung has upgraded the total period Galaxy Note 10 Lite remains supported for from two years to three years as per the latest policy. This means Note 10 Lite users will get major Android upgrades till Android 12 in 2021.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
Talking about Galaxy S10 Lite, the device made it official last year with Android 10 out-of-the-box, unlike the entire Galaxy S10 range. The device is in tow to get bumped to Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 sometime in Q1 2021. This is between January to March in 2021 although there’s no intel from Samsung at the moment.
Update as of August 5: It’s now official. Galaxy S10 Lite as part of Samsung Galaxy S10-series is now officially supported to receive three major Android OS upgrades that puts it eligible till Android 12 instead of ending the support line after the Android 11 upgrade.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Galaxy S10 series is no exception since all the phones under the series will be bumped to Android 11-based OneUI 3.0. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus was launched with Android 9.0 Pie so it will be its second upgrade and an unofficial yet trusted timeline suggests it could be in Q1 2021 just like other S10-series smartphones.
Update as of August 5: Just as today’s launch event unfolded, Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus users were delighted to know that Samsung has upgraded its Android OS policy on Galaxy S10 series pushing it to three years rather than supporting it for two years. This makes it eligible to upgrade till Android 12 in 2021.
Samsung Galaxy S10/5G
The powerful beast Galaxy S10 arrived in March 2019 with its Snapdragon 855 chipset making a roar to ward off its rivals. With Android 9.0 Pie, the device upgraded to Android 10-based OneUI 2.1. Now, it is in tow to get its second major OS upgrade to Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 sometime in Q1 2021 although Samsung hasn’t confirmed the date yet.
Update as of August 5: Today at the Unpacked 2020 event, Samsung officially confirmed that Galaxy S10 series will be supported with three years of major Android OS upgrades. This makes it eligible for Android 12 dropping next year as well.
Samsung Galaxy S10e
The affordable yet powerful Galaxy S10e arrived in February 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. As per an unofficial timeline, the device is getting ready to receive an Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 update in the first quarter of 2021 although the specific date remains unavailable. This will be the second major update after Android 10 so probably the last upgrade of its lifetime.
Update as of August 5: Today, Samsung confirmed that its Galaxy S10 series will get three years of Android OS upgrades that includes Galaxy S10e as well. This puts Galaxy S10e eligible for Android 11 and 12 as well.
Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G
The classic Galaxy Fold 5G, the first device to sport a foldable display was released with Android 9.0 Pie and has been upgraded to Android 10. The device is likely to get its second and probably last update to Android 11 sometime in the first quarter of 2021 i.e. between January and March 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Fold
The 4G variant of the foldable Samsung Galaxy Fold, launched last year with Android 9.0 Pie after a series of failures, is expected to be bumped to Android 11 (Android 10 already received) sometime in Q1 2021 same as its 5G variant. At the moment, the official timeline isn’t available so take it with a pinch of salt.
Samsung Galaxy A01
Even though it is a budget smartphone, it was still launched with Android 10 out-of-the-box. This raises the chances of it getting bumped to Android 11 and as per an unofficial timeline, it could get the update by Q3 2020 or between July and September 2020. Perhaps, we should wait until Samsung’s official roadmap isn’t available.
Samsung Galaxy A10s
Galaxy A10s is a budget smartphone that was released in August 2019 running on Android 9.0 Pie at the time. The device is waiting for its Android 10 update. It may or may not receive Android 11.
Samsung Galaxy A10
As Galaxy A10 is getting its upgrade from Pie to Android 10, it is likely that the device could end up receiving Android 11 as well before its two-years support ends. But let’s wait for the official confirmation first.
Samsung Galaxy A11
The Samsung Galaxy A11 is the latest in the A-series released in April 2020. It is a budget phone with Android 10 out-of-the-box. This makes it probably in the line of devices that might get the Android 11 upgrade. Perhaps even if it receives it, the update could be it’s first & late. There’s no official confirmation from Samsung yet so let’s keep our fingers crossed.
Samsung Galaxy A20s
With Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, the Galaxy A20s will be upgrading to Android 10 in June this year as per the time of writing this. The phone is among the tonnes of other Samsung devices that might get an update. Talking about A20s, it could receive the update in Q2 2021 or Q3 2021 but we don’t know for sure at this moment.
Samsung Galaxy A20e
Unlike Galaxy A20, the Galaxy A20e has a higher chance of getting upgraded to Android 11 although the timeline remains unavailable at the moment.
Samsung Galaxy A20
The device made its debut with Android 9.0 Pie that marks it as a potential Android 11 recipient. At the end of the day, it may or may not receive an Android 11 upgrade.
Samsung Galaxy A21
Samsung Galaxy A21 is the latest in the A-series and runs on Android 10 out-of-the-box. The South Korean hasn’t confirmed it yet but it might receive the update to Android 11 although the timeline is unavailable.
Samsung Galaxy A30s
The phone made its debut last year in August at the same time when the flagship Note10 series arrived. The phone arrives with Android 9.0 Pie and it is already upgraded to Android 10 based OneUI 2. The phone is in line to get its second and last upgrade to Android 11 sometime in Q3 2021 which is between July and September next year or around a year after Android 11 launches in Aug/Sep 2020 but take it with a pinch of salt.
Samsung Galaxy A30
Samsung Galaxy A30 was released with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. According to the latest update, it has already received Android 10. It is also among the others in line to get upgraded to Android 11. As per an unofficial roadmap, it could get the update as early as Q3 2021 if in case it gets it.
Samsung Galaxy A31
Galaxy A31 made its debut in March this year with Android 10 similar to its sibling Galaxy A41. Since the phone arrived with Android 10 out-of-the-box, it is likely to get Android 11 R although we don’t know when exactly it will get the update but be assured it will be soon once Android 11 is made official in August/September 2020.
Samsung Galaxy A40
Launched in April 2019, the Galaxy A40 is expected to get upgraded to Android 11 R sometime in the third quarter of 2021 i.e. between July and September 2021. Keep your fingers crossed and wait for the official confirmation.
Samsung Galaxy A41
The South Korean giant released Galaxy A41 in March this year with Android 10 out-of-the-box. Since the phone just arrived, it is highly likely that the device will get its first major Android OS update i.e. Android 11 based OneUI 3.0. Perhaps the timeline for the update is not available but let’s be assured that it will surely get the upgrade.
Samsung Galaxy A50
Released in February 2019, the Samsung Galaxy A50 is currently running on Android 10 based OneUI 2.0. It is also in line to get Android 10 sometime in Q3 2021 although we should wait for the official confirmation.
Samsung Galaxy A50s
Released in August 2019, the Galaxy A50s was launched with Android Pie on-board and has been upgraded to Android 10 a few weeks ago. The device is a mid-ranger and is expected to get its second and last update to the upcoming Android 11 probably in Q3 2021 although we aren’t sure of the official timeline yet.
Samsung Galaxy A51
The Samsung Galaxy A51 LTE variant made its debut in December 2019 with Android 10 OS on-board. This is among the few Samsung devices that arrived with Android 10. As per an unofficial timeline, it could get bumped to Android 11 in Q2 2021 i.e. April to June. Take it with a pinch of salt.
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
Samsung released the 5G version of Galaxy A51 after almost four months. The device arrives with Android 10 out-of-the-box which raises it probably by getting the update pretty quick. AS per an unofficial Android 11 roadmap, Galaxy A51 (4G) will get the update in Q2 2021 so I am really hoping that the 5G version gets it in Q4 2020 or Q1 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A60
Another phone from the A-series from Samsung, the Galaxy A60 has already received its Android 10 update. Since the phone launched in June 2019, it is still in two-years support so it might receive an Android 11 R update as well.
Samsung Galaxy A70s
The device made its debut in September 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie on-board. It is likely to get its Android 11 upgrade after receiving Android 10 recently. We don’t know exactly when it will get the OS upgrade but as per an official roadmap, it would be around Q2 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A70 Q2 2021
The South Korean giant launched Galaxy A70 in April 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie on-board. Being a premium mid-ranger, the device is likely to get its second major Android OS update i.e. Android 11 probably in Q2 2021 i.e. between April and June next year.
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
Its 4G variant is expected to get the upgrade in Q1 2021. Thus, it is highly likely that Galaxy A71 5G will get the Android 11 upgrade around Q1 2021 between January and March next year.
Samsung Galaxy A71
The Galaxy A71 is a 4G phone, unlike its 5G sibling. Launched with Android 10, the device is in line to get Android 11 as well. It is estimated to receive the same in Q2 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A80
The device made its entry in May of 2019 running on Android 9.0 Pie. It has since upgraded to Android 10-based OneUI 2. With Android 11 coming soon, it is expected that Galaxy A80 being an upper mid-range device will be among the ones that will get it. The device is expected to get an Android 11 OTA update by Q2 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A90 5G
Being a top-most device in the mid-range A-series, Galaxy A90 5G made it official last year with Android Pie out-of-the-box. Although Samsung hasn’t confirmed it yet, but it is likely that the phone will get Android 11.
Samsung Galaxy A90
Just like its 5G variant, Galaxy A90 (4G) is in line to get Android 11 although we aren’t sure here either as there’s no official confirmation from the company yet.
Samsung Galaxy M10s
Galaxy M10s made its debut as a budget phone in Samsung’s M series. The phone arrived with Android 9.0 Pie and it is about to get its Android 10 upgrade in May 2020. Galaxy M10s is likely to get its second major Android OS update to Android 11 Q although we aren’t sure about it at the moment.
Samsung Galaxy M11
Galaxy M11, the successor to Galaxy M10, made a debut in March 2020 so it is comparatively new. It comes with Android 10-based OneUI 2.0 on-board and it is highly likely to be upgraded to Android 11. We aren’t aware of ‘WHEN’ so let’s say it will surely get the update sometime Q1 or Q2 2020.
Samsung Galaxy M21
Samsung released Galaxy M21 with Android 10-based OneUI 2 in March 2020. This makes it an obvious candidate to get Android 11 (R) that is expected in the first quarter of 2021 i.e. January to March as per an unofficial roadmap. The phone will get the Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 upgrade during the same time around Galaxy M31.
Samsung Galaxy M30s
After Android 9.0 Pie, Galaxy M30s is now officially running on the Android 10 operating system. This powerful beast is in line to get its second & last update i.e. Android 11 as well and it is probably gonna happen in Q2 2021 although we will update the timeline once Samsung releases it.
Samsung Galaxy M31s
Update: Samsung Galaxy M31s is the latest smartphone in the M-series and a successor to Galaxy M30. It runs on Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 out-of-the-box which means it is in tow to get Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 as well. Although there’s no ETA available as of now.
Samsung Galaxy M31
Galaxy M31 is the latest in the M-series from Samsung. The phone made its debut in February 2020 with Android 10 out-of-the-box. This makes it obvious that it will receive its Android 11 upgrade as well. According to an unofficial timeline, it could receive the update in Q1 2021 but you need to wait for the official update.
Samsung Galaxy M40
Galaxy M40 made its debut in June 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. After getting Android 10, the device is in line to get its second and last upgrade i.e. Android 11 based OneUI 3.0. At this moment, Samsung has confirmed any timeline but it is estimated that this model will get its upgrade in Q2 2021 so keep your fingers crossed.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G (2020)
Galaxy Tab S6 5G is a flagship tablet from Samsung, the successor to ita Tab S5 series. Since the 4G variant of Tab S6 is expected to get bumped to Android 11 in Q1 2020, no doubt it’s 5G variant will join the wagon too around the first half of 1H i.e. between January to March although we are unaware of the official timeline yet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 (2019)
Just like its 5G counterpart, Galaxy Tab S6 could be bumped to Android 11. Perhaps, we aren’t aware of the timeline so you’ll have to wait for the official confirmation.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Q2 2021
According to a tech site, Galaxy Tab Active Pro, the rugged tablet, might be upgraded to Android 11 sometime in Q2 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 was launched alongside the Galaxy Note10 series. With Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, the tab recently received Android 10 and no doubt it will receive its second major OS update before going out of support. As per an unofficial timeline, it could get the update in the first quarter of 2021 between January and March. Let’s keep our fingers crossed and wait.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite LTE
The Tab S6 Lite LTE arrived with Android 10 out-of-the-box. Thus, it is likely to get bumped to Android 10 upgrade although we aren’t assured of the timeline but it could be around Q1 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Wi-Fi
The Wi-Fi version of Tab S6 Lite just like the LTE version is estimated to get Android 11 in Q1 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)
It may or may not get Android 11 R so you’ll have to wait for Samsung to release an official roadmap.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e
Launched in April 2019, this tab arrived with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. It is one of the few devices from Samsung that could get an Android 11 upgrade. As per a popular website, the update could arrive in Q2 2021 for this tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)
This tablet was released in April 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie. This gives it a higher probability that it would get Android 11 although take it with a pinch of salt until it is confirmed.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 & S Pen (2019)
Galaxy Tab A 8.0 & S Pen is also one of the candidates that could get the Android 11 upgrade although Samsung has released a list of Android 11 supported devices yet.
Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen
According to a popular tech site, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen could get Android 11 upgrade by Q3 2021 although it is still a mystery until Samsung doesn’t release an official Android 11 roadmap.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro
Galaxy Xcover Pro made it official earlier this year in January with OneUI 2.0 based on Android 10. With that being said, the device among the entire Samsung lineup that is in line to get bumped to Android 11 sometime in Q2 2021. It is still a tentative date and can change once the official update is here.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s
Samsung released the rugged Galaxy Xcover 4s with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. The phone later received its first upgrade to Android 10. Talking about Android 11, Xcover 4s might receive an Android 11 update although we are unaware of the timeline at the moment.
- Samsung Galaxy M30
- Samsung Galaxy M20
- Samsung Galaxy M10
- Samsung Galaxy Tab Advanced2
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5
- Samsung Galaxy A6s
- Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy Note9
- Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy J4 Core
- Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy J2 Core
- Samsung Galaxy On6
- Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)
- Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury
- Samsung Galaxy J8
- Samsung Galaxy J6
- Samsung Galaxy J4
- Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2
- Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S9
- Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy Note8
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
- Samsung Galaxy J7 V
- Samsung Galaxy Note FE
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Max
- Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy S8
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7
- Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge
What’s New in One UI 3.0?
Although there is nothing to talk about the One UI 3.0 and Android 11, it is sure that there will be some new changes and features that the Android 11 will bring in to the table for the Samsung devices. We will keep you updated with the features as soon as they are made available.
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- Motorola Android 11 Tracker: Supported List and Features
- List of Android 11 Supported Xiaomi Mi and Redmi Devices
- Nokia Android 11 R Supported device List: Features and Tracker
- Nubia Android 11 R Supported device: Features and Release Date
- Infinix Android 11 R Supported device List: Features and Tracker
- Vivo Android 11 R Status Tracker: Supported device list and Funtouch OS 11?
- Realme Android 11 R Status Tracker: Supported device list and Realme UI 2.0?
- Honor Android 11 Update: Supported device and Magic UI 4.0 Features
- Asus Android 11 Update Tracker: Supported ZenFone and ROG devices
- Huawei Android 11 Update: Supported device and EMUI 11 Features