One UI 5.0 Eligible Devices, Features, Release Date, and more

The wait is over! Samsung has finally introduced a new version of its custom skin One UI – One UI 5.0 at its annual developer conference. Yes, the new One UI 5 is based on Android 13. The latest version of One UI comes with a flurry of new customization features, more wallpaper choices, widget stacking, new modes and routines, improved multitasking, smoother animations, new camera features, and more.

Here you can check everything about the One UI 5, including One UI 5 eligible devices, features, release, and more.

In August, Samsung originally started testing One UI 5 on the Galaxy S22. The beta program later expanded to the Galaxy S21 and the mid-ranger Galaxy A52. The testing is in the final phases on the Galaxy S22 and will be available to everyone by the end of this month. Speaking of the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy A52, as per the previous trends, the new skin will be available first to the Galaxy S21, hopefully in a month or two, whereas, it may take a little longer for Galaxy A52.

One UI 5 Release Announcement

Samsung finally introduced the One UI 5.0 at Samsung Developer Conference 22 on October 12. The South Korean tech giant shows off its latest software technologies including SmartThings, Knox Matrix for enhanced security, Bixby upgrades, Bixby Home Studio, Samsung TV Plus, Samsung Gaming Hub, and One UI 5.0.

As I said earlier, the Galaxy S22 will be the first smartphone to get a taste of One UI 5.0. Samsung confirms the release date of the new skin, it will be available by the end of this month. If you own the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, or Galaxy S22 Plus, your phone will receive the new Android 13-centric One UI 5 soon.

Talking about the Android 13 based One UI 5.0 then, it brings a stack of new features to Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Let’s look at all features of the new One UI 5.0.

One UI 5 Features

One UI 5.0 is one of the most feature-rich upgrades for Galaxy phones, bringing a big list of customization features, new Good Lock tools, more wallpapers choices for the lock screen and home screen, widget stacking support, and many more.

Customization features

Let’s take a look at the One UI 5.0 customization features first.

One UI 5.0 lets you easily customize the lock screen of your Galaxy smartphone, yes, you can customize everything available on the lock screen.

one ui 5 features

The new customization tools for the lock screen let you change clock style, notifications settings, live wallpapers tools, new colors and graphics, dynamic lock screens, more color palettes for the home screen, improvements for call backgrounds, and more.

Samsung releases some new colorful backgrounds with the One UI 5.0, which are already available to us, you can try the new backgrounds on your phone if you want.

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IMG Source: Twitter @Vetrox360

Good Lock is one of the best tools available on Galaxy devices with best-in-class personalization tools. Samsung at SDC says, more new features are coming to Good Lock soon.

Routines and Modes

One UI 5.0 comes with customized build routines so that you can stay focused on what you are working on. Modes let you pick a mode on based on what you are doing, suppose you can set a sleep mode to cut down all notifications beeps, and calls while you are sleeping, Exercise mode, Driving mode, a dedicated mode for gamers, and many more.

one ui 5 routines and modes

The best part is, the modes will automatically be applied to the other connected Galaxy devices, suppose you own a Galaxy Watch or a Galaxy tablet, then the same mode will be applied to your other connected devices.

Better Multitasking

One UI 5 also brings some new productivity tools including better multitasking. The new options let you change the view with a swipe of a gesture and also let you quickly open apps in a split screen. Here you can know more about the multitasking features of the Galaxy Fold 4.

one ui 5.0 features roadmap

New Camera Features

The camera app on Galaxy phones gets a bunch of new features including Histogram in Pro mode, the option to zoom with one hand, support to add watermark to images, food mode gets Telephoto lens support, and users can easily select filters in the camera app.

Widgets Improvements

Last year, Samsung revamped widgets on the One UI 4. Now, the firm brings widget stacking support to the One UI 5. Not only this, but it also brings smart suggestions widget, Samsung says, “It suggests apps to use, people to call, calendar events to add, and more, based on your usage patterns.”

Apart from these features, One UI 5.0 comes with updated app icons and illustrations, improved and smoother animations across the system, improved blur effects, connected experience across Galaxy devices, new photo editing tools including enhanced GIF editing, more sticker options, improvements to Samsung Keyboard, Optical Character Recognition for gallery app, copy text from screenshots, new taskbar for Samsung DeX, improved design layout in the notification panel, better privacy features, and more.

One UI 5.0 Eligible Devices

There are a lot of phones that were eligible for the One UI 4 update including many entry-level phones such as Galaxy M01, Galaxy A12, etc. One UI 5 will also be available to many Galaxy phones.

Phones that were released the last year 2021 or this year 2022 will definitely get the Android 13 based One UI 5.0. So if you have a new phone then you don’t need to look for the list because your phone is eligible for the update.

Now coming to the old phones, then from the past 2-3 years phones, most of the flagship phones will be eligible for the One UI 5. Whereas in mid-range phones, not all of them will be eligible.

As Samsung is transparent about the update policies for its devices, it is not hard to guess which phones will get the Android 13 based One UI 5 update. So here’s a list of Galaxy phones expected to get the Android 13 based One UI 5 update.

Note: At the time of writing, the roadmap is not officially available, we will add it, once it is available.

Galaxy Z Series Phones

  • Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4

Galaxy S Series Phones

  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S21 FE
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20 FE
  • Galaxy S10 Lite

Galaxy Note Series Phones

  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Galaxy Tablets

  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Galaxy Tab S8+
  • Galaxy Tab S8
  • Galaxy Tab S7+
  • Galaxy Tab S7
  • Galaxy Tab S7 FE
  • Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
  • Galaxy Tab Active4 Pro

Galaxy M Series Phones

  • Galaxy M42 5G
  • Galaxy M13 5G
  • Galaxy M13
  • Galaxy M12
  • Galaxy M62
  • Galaxy M22
  • Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy M32
  • Galaxy M32 5G
  • Galaxy M52 5G
  • Galaxy M53
  • Galaxy M33
  • Galaxy M23

Galaxy F Series Phones

  • Galaxy F42 5G
  • Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy F12
  • Galaxy F22
  • Galaxy F23
  • Galaxy F13

Galaxy A Series Phones

  • Galaxy A73
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A33
  • Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy A51 5G
  • Galaxy A51
  • Galaxy A52
  • Galaxy A52 5G
  • Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy A Quantum
  • Galaxy Quantum 2
  • Galaxy A03s
  • Galaxy A12 Nacho
  • Galaxy A32
  • Galaxy A32 5G
  • Galaxy A22
  • Galaxy A22 5G
  • Galaxy A23 5G
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A13
  • Galaxy A04s
  • Galaxy A04
  • Galaxy A03

Other Galaxy Phones

  • Galaxy Xcover 5
  • Galaxy Xcover 6 Pro

Is your Galaxy Phone on the list? Let us know in the comment section.

So that’s all on the One UI 5 Roadmap, Supported Devices, and Features. One UI 5 beta is currently available for Galaxy S22 users who want to test Android 13. What are your thoughts on the One UI 5.0 version? Let us know below.

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Haneet is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of YTECHB. He has a huge passion for tinkering with latest smartphones, wearables, smart home devices, smart TVs, and more. As an avid Apple Ecosystem user, he loves customizing his iPhone and iPad to suit his needs. For tips, you can connect Haneet at haneetsingh@outlook.com In 2019, Haneet and the YTECHB team exclusively shared the wallpapers of iPhone 11 right before the launch event. In 2020, Haneet alongside his team members shared exclusive renders and official photos of two Samsung Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy M11, and Galaxy M21. Later, the YTECHB team leaks information about Motorola's feature phones and Razr 3. In the last few months, our team shared Galaxy S24 Ultra leaks and more. You may come across with our work getting mentioned in The Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times, NDTV, TechRadar, Digital Trends, Yahoo News, GSMArena, Android Authority, Android Central, Android Headlines, SamMobile, XDA, 9to5Google, and many other publications. He works across news, updates, features, guides, and more. If YTECHB writes about it, you can expect him to be involved in some way.

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