When will Galaxy Z Fold 4 get One UI 6 (Android 14)?

Samsung is leading against the other company when it comes to Foldable smartphones. The company surprises the world with its innovative designs and advanced features. Samsung’s latest entry to their foldable phone lineup, the Galaxy Z Fold 4, has made a remarkable debut in the foldable smartphone industry. The phone has several impressive specs, such as a unique Foldable display, a powerful processor, and a multiple-camera setup. Despite being an expensive device, it gained popularity and attracted many users to be its Fan.

Galaxy Z Fold 4, being launched in 2022, is ready for its next software update. With the recent leak on firmware development, rumors spread that Samsung will deliver its next User Interface One UI 6 soon.

Since then, one of the questions that many users have been surfing on the internet is when the device will receive the highly anticipated One UI 6 update based on Android 14. So let’s find out the answer to it!

Update August 11:

Samsung has kicked off the One UI 6 beta program for its newly announced Galaxy S23 lineup, allowing users in select regions to test out the upcoming Android 14 software. The beta is now available in the US, Germany, and South Korea through the Samsung Members app.

With One UI 6, Samsung is introducing some visual tweaks like a refreshed Quick Settings panel and a new camera widget that lets you select storage location before taking a shot. According to Samsung’s press release, the update also brings new wallpaper customization for different Modes and Routines.

Overall, the One UI 6 beta starts Android 14 testing for Samsung’s flagship S23 phones. Key changes include UI design upgrades and camera app improvements ahead of the official rollout later this year.

Introduction to Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4:

Galaxy Z Fold 4 truly shows Samsung’s dedication to the futuristic world. Unfolding the engineering marvel in the hands of its fans. Samsung designed the Gems Galaxy Z Fold 4, to survive in today’s Multitasking environment.

Let us take a quick recap of the specification of Z Fold 4.

Display: The phone has a flexible Main display and cover display. Regarding the eye-catching main display, the folded view is around 6.23 inches, and the expanded rectangular view is around 7.6 inches. The main display is designed with Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X technology and comes with a 120Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 2208×1768 pixels.

Apart from that, the cover display is of the same 6.23 inches Super AMOLED, 60 Hz refresh rate, with a resolution of 2268×832 pixels.

Galaxy Z Fold 4 Folded unfolded view
Image credit: Samsung

Camera: The phone becomes more impressive with the high-resolution camera blended under the display, totally camouflaged with the screen.

    • Rear Camera: Triple camera setup (10MP Ultra Wide + 50MP Wide-angle + 12MP Telephoto)
    • Front Camera: 4MP Under Display Camera
    • Cover Camera: 10MP Selfie Camera

One of the tremendous advantages of the Galaxy Z Fold phone is that you can watch how you look while posing for a photo.

Processor: The phone runs on a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 8Gen 1 (5nm) processor with Octa core CPU (2.84 Ghz, 2.42 Ghz, 1.8 GHz)

RAM & Storage: Galaxy Z Fold 4 comes with a 12 GB RAM Variant and with a storage capacity of 256 / 512 GB GB.

Battery: Along with all the features, Samsung also equipped the Z Fold 4 with a powerful battery of 4400 mAh. It also included fast charging (25W) facility and wireless charging support (15W).

Apart from all the aforementioned specs, Samsung included several other features in Galaxy Z Fold 4. Such as it supports S Pen, the latest 5G network connectivity,  And it is the world’s one and only foldable phone that receives water-resistance support.

Although it is quite heavier than a standard smartphone, Galaxy Z Fold 4 has actually lost some weight compared to Galaxy Z Fold 3.

Galaxy Z Fold 4 One UI 6 (Android 14) Status:

  • The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is eligible for the One UI 6 (Android 14) update. It is expected to receive the One UI 6 update based on Android 14 in November 2023.

Samsung always follows a trend for releasing its latest User Interface. And often, this update follows a parallel pattern with Google’s Android update. Being a highly technical end device, Galaxy Z Fold 4 is expected to receive the One UI 6 Update as soon as its launch. Now we all know that the beta version of the UI is always tested first, and eventually, the stable version comes to the market.

Galaxy Z Fold 4 comes out of the box with the One UI 4.1.1 in August 2022 based on Android 12 L. However, in November 2022, it received the stable version of One UI 5 Update based on Android 13. Now, following a similar update timeframe, Galaxy Z Fold 4 is expected to receive the next Update of One UI 6 based on Android 14 in November 2023.

Apart from the major software update, Samsung also focuses on the Security update of the devices. Currently, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 falls into Samsung’s monthly security update policies.

Expected Features of ONE UI 6:

Samsung’s One UI is all set to release the new update firmware version 6.0 based on Android 14. Now the question is, What’s New? Even though Samsung has not revealed the official data, experts have expected the features that will roll out in the next update.

If we look at Samsung’s previous major updates, we will find that they mostly improved the security features, included more customization options, improved performance optimization, etc. Now these all are the users’ requirements or, more accurately speaking, feedback. However, it is Samsung that takes this feedback in a positive way and approaches a quick solution.

One UI 6 will likely bring many enhanced features to many flagship phones, including Galaxy Z fold 4. Now, some of them are listed below-

  • Improved Security Features: Although Samsung provides regular security updates, in the major software update, they provide a better version of Knox to combat with latest vulnerabilities.
  • Performance Optimization: With its major software update, Samsung is known for making the device faster and smoother. In One UI 6, it will try to make animation and transition more smoothers, overall making the device more user-friendly.
  • More Customization Options: Samsung always enhances the device customization option more seamlessly in almost every major update. UI 6.0, in a similar manner, will have more control options in the color theme, icon style, font size, new widget, gesture, etc.
  • The new update is expected to bring more split options enhancing the multitasking capability.

NOTE: The above features are expected to come’s out with One UI 6, which may vary during the release.

Overall concluding the discussion, we can say Galaxy Z Fold 4 is in the prime time to receive the new update. And being at the top of the line in the Foldable phones category, it has the advantage of receiving a stable update as soon as the One UI 6 Rollout.

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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