Even Verizon's humble Samsung Galaxy A12 is getting Android eleven with One UI 3.1 on pinnacle


Does each person keep in mind the remaining time we mentioned on an Android eleven replace not delivered to a Samsung tool? This creator doesn't, and somehow, it nearly feels just like the world's primary telephone dealer has helped US vendors get higher at this kind of software program assist stuff in current months.

Obviously, Android eleven has been round for a quite long term now, with Android 12 probably to be deployed to Google Pixel handsets as quickly as subsequent month, however this nonetheless qualifies as a exceptionally early rollout thinking about the very humble specs of the Galaxy A12. Normally priced at an exceedingly reasonable $a hundred and eighty at the nation's pinnacle cellular community operator, the 6.5-inch Samsung tool packs a modest 2GB RAM paired with a MediaTek MT6765 processor.

In comparison, HMD Global, which was extremely good at preserving vintage telephones as much as date, has but to supply its very own over-the-air collections of Android eleven treats to 2019's mid-variety Nokia 7.2 and high-stop Nokia nine PureView. For what it is worth, the Galaxy A12 remains a reasonably new product, having visible worldwide sunlight hours close to the stop of remaining 12 months earlier than increasing to US vendors beginning only a few months ago.

The "global" tool started receiving Android eleven-primarily based totally One UI 3.1 candies in May, whilst the AT&T-locked version keeps to run the preceding model of Google's famous cellular OS. Oddly enough, the Verizon variation is now no longer up for grabs online, despite the fact that you need to nonetheless be capable of locate it in pick bodily shops throughout the nation. Along with the "most recent methods to manipulate your privacy, personalize your phone, and get matters done", in addition to communique Bubbles, categorised notifications, and Quick Share enhancements, the Android eleven replace arrives with May 2021 protection patches baked in, that's obviously... now no longer best proper now.