Will Galaxy Z Fold 2 Receive One UI 6 (Android 14) Update?

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is a premium smartphone with a unique foldable design that has been popular among the fan base. This engineering marvel of Samsung offers a larger foldable display, powerful specs, and plenty of features that make the phone extraordinary, among others.

Galaxy Z Fold 2 users are now curious about the upcoming software update, One UI 6, based on Android 14. The Tech giant Samsung is improving its latest user interface and making significant progress.

Before we explore the question “Will Galaxy Z Fold 2 receive One UI 6 (Android 14)?” let us briefly overview the upcoming One UI 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 2.

Update August 11: Samsung has launched the One UI 6 beta program for the Galaxy S23 series, allowing users to test out Android 14 early. The beta is now rolling out in the United States, Germany, and South Korea for the Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra.

About One UI 6-based Android 14

Reportedly, One UI 6  will mainly focus on improving privacy controls, enhancing machine learning capabilities, and prioritizing better performance. Considering the future, Samsung is always ready to move one step ahead in the market. And with this commitment, we can expect new customization features on its next skin update.

Furthermore, improving the durability of its foldable devices and enhancing multitasking features is expected to be another important priority of Samsung. These updates eventually increase the user experience to another level in the Galaxy world.

Unfolding the Galaxy Z Fold 2 Specification

Samsung launched it’s revolutionary Galaxy Z Fold 2 on September 2020. It features a 7.6-inch foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a resolution of 2208 x 1768 pixels when unfolded. It also has a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED cover display with a resolution of 2260 x 816 pixels when folded.

Talking about the performance, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 plus processor. The Z fold 2 has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. Ensuring impressive backup, Samsung uses fast charging capable 45000 mAh battery for Galaxy Z Fold 2.

The device features a triple camera setup on the rear-

  • 12 MP primary camera.
  • To capture ultra-wide range photos 12 MP camera
  • Telephoto camera 12 MP camera

It includes support for 5G connectivity, wireless charging, and an advanced hinge mechanism that allows the device to be easily opened and closed.

In addition, to the device support, Samsung’s DeX mode allows the device to be used as a desktop while connecting to an external display.

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Image Credit: Samsung

Galaxy Z Fold 2 Update History

This remarkable phone runs on Android 10 with Samsung One UI 2.5 on top when launched. As usual, it receives regular updates as per the Software update policy of Samsung.

On December 2020, the device received the major update of One UI 3.0 based on Android 11. Samsung further improves its privacy and security, including the microphone and camera usage privacy indicators feature on its next update, One UI 4.0, based on the 12th edition of Android.

The tech giant has not stopped there and has taken another step to improvise Galaxy Z fold 2. The company updates the phone with Android 13 base One UI 5.0, which brings more exciting new features. It included the following-

  • per-app language settings to set different languages for individual apps,
  • a refreshed UI design with the expanded color palette feature,
  • Dynamic app icons which change appearance according to users’ theme
  • Lots of widgets feature
  • Improve the Privacy & Security section

These are some of the few updates, yet more remain to add to the lists.

Apart from the Software update, of course, Samsung provides regular security-related updates to its user in between the major updates.

With all the data above, we can say Samsung has a good reputation for providing updates to its premium phones. With this track record, what is the possibility that Samsung can give the last touch to the Galaxy Z fold 2 with UI 6?

Galaxy Z Fold 2 One UI 6 (Android 14) Update Status

Unfortunately, the Galaxy Z fold 2 is not eligible for the 4-year update policy. Since the 3-year major update promise ends, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 will not receive the One UI 6 update based on Android 14.

With a passion for technology and a keen eye for detail in Samsung Products, Manajit's writing is always well-researched and easy to understand. When Manajit is not busy writing, he can be found sketching cartoons. Email: manajit8@gmail.com (Follow on X/Twitter)

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