During mid-November, Samsung initiated phase two of its One UI 3.0 beta program with the Galaxy Note 10 series. Phase two of the program consists of numerous devices namely the Galaxy S10 series, Note 10 lineup, and all the foldable devices. Soon after the update, Samsung decided to halt the program due to critical bugs being faced by Note 10 users. The critical bugs include battery life drain along with persistent app crashes. Well, it looks like Samsung has now resumed the One UI 3.0 beta program.
The chaebol has now started rolling out the patched firmware update to the Galaxy Z Flip and Z Flip 5G smartphones. With this new update, Samsung has now begun working on the Android 11 based One UI for its foldable devices. Of course, the users will be able to participate using the Samsung Members app and the update is available only in South Korea. This means that Samsung might expand the beta program to more countries in the coming days.
With that said, we’re expecting Samsung to roll out the patched firmware to the Galaxy Note 10 duo as well taking care of the battery drain and other issues. Apart from Z Flip, Galaxy S10 owners should also be able to sign up for the beta program through the Samsung Members app in the coming days.
Galaxy S20 lineup closing towards the public One UI 3.0 stable release!
Apart from the second phase, the first phase of the One UI 3.0 beta program seems to be going extremely well. So far, Galaxy S20 has received a bunch of experimental updates and the frequency of the same has been insane over the last couple of days. One of the recent firmware patch updates comes with a beta notice. According to notice, the users will not be able to roll back to Android 10 using Smart Switch if they update their devices. That’s a solid indication that Galaxy S20 is inching closer to the public stable release of One UI 3.0.
We can expect the public One UI 3.0 release to happen in the first or second week of December if everything goes by perfectly. After the S20 trio, the Galaxy Note 20 duo is going to be the second in line to receive the update. Samsung will then move towards the second phase of the rollout pushing updates to more devices.