Samsung Galaxy A80 Android 11 (One UI 3.0) Update | Download Now

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Updated on April 24, 2021: Today Samsung rolled the March 2021 security patch update for the device based on Android 11. The update is labeled with software version A805FXXU5DUD2.

Updated on April 8, 2021: One UI 3.0 (Android 11) update for the device is now available officially.

Samsung worked hard in order to tackle the competition in the smartphone market. They become popular and emerged as one of the pioneer smartphone manufacturers based in South Korea. This happened when they came with some innovative devices that were good enough to tackle the then-leading smartphone manufacturer Apple. Presently, even Samsung is facing a lot of competition, and smartphone manufacturers all over the world have got global recognition. Samsung launched A-series gadgets in order to boost its overall presence in the global markets. It is true that A-series gadgets are getting a lot of recognition and popularity. They have already contributed to the rising Samsung’s share in the International market of smartphones. In this topic, we will share the official Samsung Galaxy A80 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.

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Samsung Galaxy A80 Android 11 (Android R) Update Timeline

Samsung Galaxy A80 Specifications:

The Samsung Galaxy A80 comes with a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 × 2400 pixels. The handset is running on Android 9.0 Pie on the top of Samsung One UI. The device is powered by Snapdragon 730G SoC paired with the Adreno 618 GPU, an 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

The smartphone features a triple camera setup of a 48MP (f/2.0), PDAF + secondary 8MP (f/2.2), ultrawide, and a 3D depth camera. If you want to know how the camera works, it rotates every time you open selfie mode to the front. This gives a flagship feel and a wider FullView display looks as well.

The smartphone packs with a 3,700 mAh battery along with the fast charging support. It features AI face Unlock and an on-display fingerprint scanner. The handset features Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, 4G VoLTE, GPS, A-GPS, dual Nano-SIM, USB Type-C, etc as connectivity options. It also features Dolby ATMOS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope sensors, and more.

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?

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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 A80 users are waiting in anticipation for the OneUI 3.0 Android 11 update. In this regard, this update tracker shall help you out. Follow along.

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 Android 11 for Samsung Galaxy A80

Updated on April 8, 2021: Finally, Samsung rolled the One UI 3.0 for the Galaxy A80 device globally with software version A805FXXU5DUC7 and A805FXXU5DUC8. You can grab the download link from here.

Updated on January 16, 2021: Today Samsung rolled the January 2021 security patch update for the device with build number A805FXXS5BUA1. The update is now based on Android 10.

Since Samsung is quite busy 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 A80 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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