Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G was launched globally with triple rear cameras and a 120Hz AMOLED display. It also comes with up to 8GB of RAM and a maximum of 256GB of onboard storage.
If you are someone who is wondering whether Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G will get the official Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will make sure to update you on all the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Android 13 (One UI 5.0) related news, information, and downloads, and also guide you to flash the firmware on your device.
Will Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Get Android 13 Update?
According to Samsung’s official blog, the company is committed to delivering 3 major Android OS updates and 4 years of Android Security Patches. Well, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G came out of the box with Android 12 based on One UI 4.1, and it is speculated that most probably at the end of 2023, users will get the Android 13 update on their new smartphone. However, if you are here to know the exact date, we regret it because no such news is currently coming out from the official’s side. But, it is confirmed that by the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023, you’ll for sure get the update.
It won’t justify if we are talking about whether this device meets the minimum requirement for the update or not because this is just launched. Anyway, if you still want to inspect if this device is eligible or not, then let’s hover to the specification section.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Device Overview
The newly launched Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G features a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel with a high refresh rate of 120 Hz. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Under the hood, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G that is built on a 5nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with one Kryo 680 core clocked at 2.84 GHz, three Kryo 680 core clocked at 2.42 GHz, and four Kryo 680 core clocked at 1.8 GHz. Additionally, in some specific regions, instead of the Snapdragon chipset, we have Exynos 2100 built on a 5 nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with one Cortex-X1 core clocked at 2.9 GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.8 GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.22 GHz.
Coming to the optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera setup consists of a 12 MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8 MP telephoto sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens, and a 12 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens. At the front, we get a 32MP sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens. Both the front and rear camera setup are capable of capturing 4K videos.
There are three storage variants available for this smartphone: 128GB + 6GB RAM, 128GB + 8GB RAM, and 256GB + 8GB. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C. And for sensors, we have an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 4500 mAh battery that can be topped up quickly using the 25W adapter included in the box. The company claims that the battery goes from 0 to 50% in 30 min. This smartphone is available in four color options: White, Graphite, Lavender, and Olive.
What’s New in Android 13
According to Google’s schedule, Android 13 will be released in Q3 2022. As we know, Google has already rolled their 2 developer previews and they have started rolling the beta build to the developer to test it.
In terms of the Android 13, it seems that the Android 12’s successor has plenty of additional features and improvements to its predecessor. We’ve already seen and used the major UI and design element changes in Android 12 last year which is known as ‘Material You’. This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience in every aspect from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.
Whereas the improved scrolling screenshots, optimized one-handed UI mode, better privacy & security features, improved app notifications, per-app basis language preferences, app permissions to send notifications, BT LE Audio support, auto theme icons, updated now playing widget, etc. Whereas users will also find out intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap to transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, and more.
Android 13 (One UI 5.0) Update Tracker:
Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. So, just stay tuned with GetDroidTips.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on June 18, 2022: Samsung started seeding May 2022 security patch update for the device with software version G990BXXU2CVD9. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on June 18, 2022: Samsung started seeding May 2022 security patch update for the device with software version G990EXXU2CVDA. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on June 18, 2022: Samsung started seeding May 2022 security patch update for the device with software version G990USQU3CVD9. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on June 18, 2022: Samsung started seeding May 2022 security patch update for the device with software version G990U1UES3CVD3. The update is based on Android 12.