The South Korean brand Samsung is known for its best in class Android smartphones and tablets mostly. However, it has plenty of electronics items and services. To be very specific, Samsung offers great hardware (especially display), better cameras, new developments in mobile technology, and more. While Google also develops Android OS quite heavily each and every year with plenty of changes and improvements.
As we all know that Google has launched the stable Android 10 (Q) version in September 2019. Now, within a couple of months, Google has already released an Android 11 (R) Developer Preview 1 update for the interested beta testers. So, if you’re a Samsung Galaxy device owner and looking for whether your device is compatible with Android 11 or not, check this article. Here we will share with you Samsung Android 11: Expected Devices List, Features, and Release Date.
Right now, the Android 11 R Developer Preview 1 is in the early beta stage and contains plenty of bugs or stability issues. So, you should wait for the official stable Android R release for better user experience. However, as time goes on, we will get to know which Android devices (models) will be eligible to receive the Android 11 update expectedly and the same thing will happen with the Samsung devices as well.
Samsung Android 11: Expected Devices List
Keep in mind that all the device list and timeline are expected right now. We are not 100% sure whether these devices & the timeframes will be accurate or not.
- Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S20 5G
- Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+
- Galaxy S10 5G
- Galaxy S10 Lite
- Galaxy S9 and S9+ (Expected but not sure)
- Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+
- Galaxy Note 10 5G
- Galaxy Note10 Lite
- Galaxy Note 9 (Not sure)
- Galaxy Fold
- Galaxy Fold 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy W20 5G
- Galaxy A90 5G
- Galaxy A70s
- Galaxy A71
- Galaxy A80
- Galaxy A8s
- Galaxy M30s
- Galaxy M31
- Galaxy M40
- Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen (2019)
- Galaxy Tab Active Pro (2019)
- Galaxy Tab S4 10.5
- Galaxy Tab S5e
- Galaxy Tab S6
Samsung Android 11: Features (One UI 3.0)
There is no specific improvements or changes mentioned yet officially or leaked on any report of One UI 3.0 skin. However, it’s expected that we can see a much-improved user interface with some tweaks, lock screen improvements, dark mode improvements, faster app opening and response time, improved app permissions, optimized chat bubbles feature, conversation tab in the notifications, etc. There are some of the native Android 11 features as well which are mentioned below.
The latest Android 11 first beta update brings plenty of features and improvements that indicates all the key features of the stable release. It offers scheduled dark theme, chat bubbles, conversation in notifications, screen recording toggle in quick shortcut, improved DND mode UI, enhanced app permissions, gesture settings in the Accessibility also, dynamic system updates installer in Developer Options, show refresh rate settings in Developer Options, connect Bluetooth in Airplane mode, new screenshot preview with scrolling screenshot, new magnify settings, pin an app in sharing menu, etc.
Samsung Android 11: Release Date
Just like the beta developments of One UI 2.0 based on Android 10, we can also expect that Samsung will start its One UI 3.0 (Android 11) beta developments and beta testing program for the users. However, China and South Korea will be the first places to start a beta testing program officially for some of the flagship Samsung devices like the Galaxy S20 series or the Galaxy Z Flip model.
Just after the launch of the Android 11 stable update, we can expect that Samsung will start releasing One UI 3.0 beta updates to its eligible devices. And the stable update would start rolling out by the end of December 2020 or Q1 2021.
However, there is no confirmation available yet. We may need to wait for more leaks and reports. Keep visiting the blog for more info.
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