When will Galaxy A72 and A52 get One UI 6 (Android 14)?

The Korean Tech Giant Samsung Electronics began its A-series smartphone journey with the Galaxy Alpha phone in 2014. Various improved lineups of the series have rolled out, but the pricing is still affordable for buyers. The Galaxy A series is a mid-range smartphone, just below the flagship S-Series smartphones. Similar lineup, phones like Galaxy A52/ A52 5G/A72 give tough competition to its rival in the smartphone market during 2021.

Recently, the Galaxy A52/ A52 5G/A72 lineup has been trending among its users as Samsung is likely to roll out its next major update ONE UI 6, in sync with Android 14. And the Galaxy A series above lineup confirms its place in the list. This article will discuss the timeline for Galaxy A72 and A52 getting Android 14 base ONE UI 6 updates.

Update August 11:

Samsung has started rolling out the One UI 6 beta based on Android 14 for the Galaxy S23 series. The beta is now available in the United States, Germany, and South Korea for the Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra. Users in those countries can sign up to test the beta firmware through the Samsung Members app.

Key new features teased in the announcement include a refreshed Quick Settings interface, a new camera widget that lets you select storage location before taking a shot, the ability to set custom wallpapers for different Modes and Routines, and more. Samsung shared screenshots highlighting the updated Quick Settings design and the useful camera storage widget.

The One UI 6 beta marks the first chance for users to try out Samsung’s latest software based on Android 14 ahead of the official stable rollout. Those interested in getting an early look at the new features and providing feedback can enroll through the Members app in eligible regions.

Galaxy A72 and A52 One UI 6 Update Status:

Like other launches, Samsung gives importance to the camera of the midrange phone Galaxy A52 & A72. The company has moved on from a typical mindset of just increasing megapixels, and now it provides an innovative angle to its phone. Samsung gives a flagship touch to the common A series Galaxy A52 & A72 in 2021. Like quad rear camera setup with OIS 64 MP High-resolution camera, 3X optical Zoom, 90 Hz to 120 Hz screen refresh rate, and IP67 Water and dust protection are among the included features.

Apart from that, Samsung enlisted Galaxy A52/ A52 5G/A72 into the three years of major software and four years of security update policy. However, the company announced in 2022 to add an additional year for firmware and security updates. Galaxy A series selected devices A52/ A52 5G/A72A52/ A52 5G/A72 will enjoy four years of OS updates. Although, with the three years update policy promise, Galaxy A52/ A52 5G/A72 were listed to get ONE UI 6 Update. But the biggest quest is when these phones will get the update. Let’s try to understand the update time frame of Samsung for this midrange phone.

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Samsung Galaxy A52/ A52 5G/A72 trio comes out of the box with Android 11 OS and One UI 3.1 interface in March 2021. Since then, these devices get to enjoy various OS & Firmware updates. For instance, in late 2021, it got upgraded to Android 12 Based One UI 4.0  skin. Similarly, these phones received the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 interface in November 2022. Interestingly Samsung released the stable update at an equal interval.

  • In conclusion, we can expect that Samsung will most likely release ONE UI 6 (Android 14) to Galaxy A52/ A52 5G/ A72 in November 2023.

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