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Android 14: check the Samsung cell phone update calendar

Samsung started making the stable version of the One UI 6 with Android 14 on October 31st. With this, becoming the second manufacturer to offer the most recent version of the operating system. Initially, only premium models were included, but the brand released a preview of other phones that will be updated.

Galaxy smartphones will have more lock screen customization options, new emojis and a new default system font. There are also new weather and camera widgets, a renewed appearance in quick settings and the ability to change the wallpaper based on the time.

One UI 6 brings several new features to Samsung cell phones.Source: Samsung/Disclosure

Automatic blocking of unknown applications, more accessibility features and improvements to the photo gallery are others One UI 6 highlights. The interface also has native access to access keys for passwordless logins and the Knox Matrix platform.

Other new features of Android 14 on Samsung cell phones are UltraHDR support and flash notifications and sharing menu changes. Suggested editing tools for photos and layered editing in videos are also available.

Update of Samsung cell phones in Brazil

In November, Samsung announced the One UI 6 update with Android for Latin America. The company stated, in a note to the TecMundo:

“One UI 6 will begin updating in Latin America in December with the Galaxy S23 series. The update for other Galaxy products will follow the roll out, where applicable, until early 2024.”

After the announcement, Samsung released, in early December, the One UI 6 update with Android 14 only for Galaxy S23 line phones sold in Brazil. Little by little, other models of the brand are receiving the patch. Are they:

Galaxy S

  • Galaxy S23
  • Galaxy S23 Plus
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S23 FE
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21 FE
  • Galaxy S21 Plus
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra

Galaxy Z

  • Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3

Galaxy A

  • Galaxy A73
  • Galaxy A54
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A52 5G
  • Galaxy A34
  • Galaxy A24
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A23 5G
  • Galaxy A14 5G
  • Galaxy A05

Galaxy M

  • Galaxy M54
  • Galaxy M53
  • Galaxy M34
  • Galaxy M23
  • Galaxy M14

Updated Samsung cell phones

At the end of October, the latest Galaxy S series models started receiving the stable version of Android 14. However, not all users will have access immediately, as the update remains restricted to some selected markets.

The availability of One UI 6 with the latest version of Android in South Korea, the United Kingdom and other European markets looks like this:

Galaxy S Line

  • Galaxy S23
  • Galaxy S23+
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S23 FE
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21 FE

Galaxy Z Line

  • Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3

Galaxy A Line

  • Galaxy A73
  • Galaxy A54
  • Galaxy A34
  • Galaxy A33
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy A14 5G

Galaxy M Line

  • Galaxy M54
  • Galaxy M53
  • Galaxy M34
  • Galaxy M33

The Galaxy S23 Ultra has already started to be updated.The Galaxy S23 Ultra has already started to be updated.Source: Samsung/Disclosure

One UI 6 release schedule with Android 14

Recently, Samsung released a update schedule based on the European market. It is worth noting that the dates may change in other countries such as Brazil. O TecMundo will update the article as official dates are released. Check it out below:

  • Galaxy A34: 11/13/2023
  • Galaxy A54: 11/13/2023
  • Galaxy A13 5G: 11/20/2023
  • Galaxy A33 5G: 11/20/2023
  • Galaxy A52: 11/27/2023
  • Galaxy A52s 5G: 11/27/2023
  • Galaxy A72: 11/30/2023
  • Galaxy S21 FE: 11/24/2023
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4: 11/20/2023
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4: 11/20/2023
  • Galaxy A13: 11/27/2023
  • Galaxy A23 5G: 11/27/2023
  • Galaxy A25 5G: 12/01/2023
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3: 11/27/2023
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3: 11/27/2023
  • Galaxy A04s: 12/04/2023

Android 14 beta available

While the stable version of Android 14 remains restricted to the latest top-of-the-line phones, some old premium models have the One UI 6 beta. In addition to them, foldable phones and mid-range smartphones also received the test version.

Are they:

  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3
  • Galaxy A54
  • Galaxy A34
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy M23 5G
  • Galaxy F23

Which Samsung phones will not update?

Generally, It is likely that Samsung Galaxy phones released in the last two years will be updated to Android 14, just like tablets. Some older models, with advanced hardware, should also be considered.

On the other hand, versions like Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G will not receive One UI 6as the company stated after a leak.

*Article updated by Thayna Cruz on 02/02/2024 at 1:05 pm with recently updated cell phones, including the Galaxy S22 update in Brazil

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