Google is currently working on the Android 12 beta program with second public beta already available for the Pixel smartphone range. A bunch of third-party manufacturers also hopped onto the Android 12 beta including Asus, OPPO, OnePlus, Realme, Sharp, TCL, Tecno, Vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE. It’s about time Samsung releases One UI 4.0 based on Android 12; rumored to be released as soon as tomorrow July 05, 2021.
Ice Universe, a popular leaker in the tech industry, put out a statement on his official Weibo channel essentially confirming the release of Samsung’s upcoming One UI 4.0 (Android 12) coming as soon as next wee! As Samsung tends to release updates or launch most products on Mondays, we expect some announcement tomorrow. So stay tuned for more update!
Here is what Ice Universe has to say about the most anticipated One UI 4.0 announcement. Translated from Chinese (Simplified).
This could mean a bunch of things. One, Samsung may announce One UI 4.0 with a feature list. OR, release a very early beta for the same.
As Samsung builds their own custom skin over Android, their beta programs or software updates always take some time. While a lot of Samsung devices are eligible for One UI 4.0, the beta program will ony roll out for the latest flagship phones including Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra.
Of course, OneUI 4.0 will be based on Android 12 which will also bring all of its features like the well-liked Material You design, new Privacy Dashboard, Mic and camera indicators in quick settings, Microphone & camera toggle in quick access, new Power Menu design, and much more.
On top of that, you can expect updated stock Samsung apps and features. Wait till next week to find out more.
Moreover, the One UI beta updates tend to leak a lot, according to previous record. So join our Telegram channel for more updates and One UI 4.0 (Android 12) firmware downloads or OTA update zips.
Meanwhile, you can also download and install Android 12 GSI onto your Samsung device.