Samsung was the great protagonist of yesterday, after the presentation of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Fold 2, the new Galaxy Watch 3 and the peculiar Galaxy Buds Live. In addition to presenting all this hardware, the company has taken the opportunity to open the beta program of its software, which means that One UI 3.0 based on Android 11 is already a reality, although in a limited way.
The beta program is first in a closed phase for selected users. Specifically, it can be applied to this program only in the United States and South Korea. However, it is a matter of time before the program opens. At the moment, ** only the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra will be able to test this ROM.
One UI 3.0 based on Android 11, the next ROM from Samsung
Samsung has launched a beta program to test Android 11 based on One UI 3.0. At the moment it can only be applied if our device is from the United States or South Korea. In the case of the United States, only free devices or from T-Mobile and Sprint operators. In the case of South Korea, all S20 devices, free or not, can apply.
After the closed beta phase there will be different phases of public beta. At least in the first of them Spain is not on the list of countries
The company indicates that after this phase there will be a public beta period. The selected countries will be China, Germany, India, Poland, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States, with no trace of Spain on the list. However, no dates have been announced for this public beta nor is it ruled out that it may end up reaching more countries, they are just the details of the first steps of the beta, both in the closed phase and in the public phase.
At the moment, it’s great news to know that Samsung is already working on its new customization layer based on Android 11. Remember that this version of Android is still in beta, waiting for its final launch to occur before September.
Lastly, note that Samsung has promised three years of Android version updates for Note 10, Note 20 and S20 families. The company already gave three years of security patches and, in fact, the S20 update to the last part even faster than the Google Pixel. With this movement they go a little further, guaranteeing three great updates in its high range.
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