Samsung Galaxy A50s weighs 169g and is a wonderful phone in many ways. Although it seems similar to its predecessor, it’s quite better than the same when it comes to performance. Packed with super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 16M colors, the users can have a very cozy experience to view their content. The screen offers a resolution of 1080 x 2340 with 19:5:9. In this topic, we will share the official Samsung Galaxy A50s Android 11 R release date and feature guidelines.
Google has recently rolled out Android 11 Developer Preview update for the developers. It is now made available to the Google Pixel series. For Samsung, Nothing is confirmed as of yet! As soon as the Android 11 is made available to the OEMs, it is likely that Samsung will start rolling out beta updates for their flagship devices. In fact, the Korean smartphone manufacturer will roll out the Galaxy Android 11 update roadmap once it is available.
Samsung Galaxy A50s Specifications:
The Galaxy A50s packs a 6.4-inches Super AMOLED Full-HD+ display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie over One UI out-of-the-box. The handset is powered by Exynos 9611 SoC, coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. While it has 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage option which is expandable up to 1TB of MicroSD card (dedicated).
The device sports a triple rear camera setup of a 48MP (f/2.0) wide-angle lens, an 8MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture ultrawide lens, a 5MP third sensor with an f/2.2 aperture lens which is a depth sensor. The rear camera setup offers PDAF, an LED flash, Panorama, HDR, etc. While the front features a 32MP wide selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens.
It packs a 4000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. The device includes connectivity options like a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, etc. It features an in-display Fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, and compass sensor.
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Android 11 – Overview
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. Talking about the features of the Android 11, you can check out the list of new features and enhancements it brings:
- 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
Android 11 for Samsung Galaxy A50s
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 A50s 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.