Samsung Galaxy A20e Android 11 (One UI 3.0) Update Timeline


Updated on December 11, 2020: Today Samsung rolled the November 2020 security patch update to the device with build number A202FXXU3BTK2. The update is still based on Android 10 and not the major Android 11 update yet. As per the timeline report, Samsung will roll the Android 11 for the Galaxy A20E on July 2021.

Updated on December 10, 2020: Today Samsung rolled the November 2020 security patch update for the European region with build number A202FXXS3BTK1.

Well, this is believed to be one of the best smartphones Samsung has provided with a powerful configuration and low budget. Samsung A-series gadgets haven’t been shown before this with a lower price tag. Experts believe the retirement of the J-series has forced Samsung to drop the price on these gadgets. Many people find it impressive because of no other reason than this. It packs a 5.8-inch screen and the same is good for those who don’t need to have a large–size smartphone in their hand. Another good thing is the narrow bezels of this device which put it separate from other gadgets in its series. In this topic, we will share the official Samsung Galaxy A20e Android 11 R release date and feature guidelines.

Google has recently rolled out the Android 11 update for the Google Pixel series. Recently Samsung started rolling the One UI 3.0 beta (Android 11) for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20, and many more. You can check out more details of Samsung One UI 3.0 here.


Samsung Galaxy A20e Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline

Samsung Galaxy A20e Specifications:

The handset comes with a 5.8-inches display with a resolution of 720×1560 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The Galaxy A20e is powered by a 1.35GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 7884 chipset. It comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage variant. The handset runs on Android 9.0 Pie and packs a 3,000 mAh battery with proprietary fast charging support.

In terms of the camera department, the Galaxy A20e packs a 13MP primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture lens and a secondary 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture lens on the backside. It features an autofocus mode and an LED flashlight. It sports an 8MP selfie camera on the front with an f/2.2 aperture lens with a Face Unlocking option.

The Galaxy A20e is a dual Nano-SIM supported smartphone. In terms of the connectivity options, the Galaxy A20e includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G, and 4G LTE. While in terms of the sensors, it includes an accelerometer and a fingerprint sensor as well. The device is available in Black and White color options.

Android 11 – Overview

Android 11 is the eleventh iteration of Google’s own OS (Operating System). It was released on September 8, 2020, and rolled out to their Pixel phones on day one. Later, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Realme rolled the beta update for their flagship device on the same day.  Here is the feature list of Android 11:

  • 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

What’s New in One UI 3.0?

samsung one ui 3.0 android 11


There are a plethora of new and noteworthy features in the third iteration of One UI. To begin with, there are tons of new visual design changes. These include the smarter organization of the quick panel and notifications as well as much smoother motion. Along the same lines, you also get improved animations and haptic feedback. Then with the enhanced dynamic memory allocation, improved performance is also on the cards.

You would also be witnessing changes to the Home screen and Lock screen. Likewise, new widgets, a new dynamic lock screen, and the ability to edit the Always On Display are also there. Then, changes to Calls and chats and the revamped Settings page would also be appreciated with one and all. Apart from that, there is a slew of changes to the Samsung keyboard, Productivity, and Device Control as well.

All these coupled with the plethora of new Android 11 features such as One Time Permissions, Chat bubbles, and Dark Mode schedule would prove to be the icing on the cake. So with such a long list of features, no doubt Galaxy A20E users are waiting in anticipation for the OneUI 3.0 Android 11 update. In this regard, this update tracker shall help you out.


 Android 11 for Samsung Galaxy A20e

Since Samsung is quite busy in rolling out the One UI 2.0 (Android 10) update for the devices and there are quite a few devices waiting in line. So, it seems unlikely that the Android 11 update announcement will be made anytime soon. It is expected that the update will be made available for the Samsung Galaxy A20e users only the next year after the stable Android 11 update comes out for the Google Pixel devices. We will keep you in the loop once we have more information in this regard.

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