We can say without much risk of being wrong that Samsung is taking in 2021 the best update policy for its mobiles in recent years. The speed at which Android 11 is being integrated into its mobiles, and we are not just talking about the high-end, it is much higher than seen in previous years.
Samsung Galaxy A42 analysis: an effective but peculiar mobileWe analyze the new Samsung Galaxy A42, the mid-range terminal with features such as 5G connectivity and a quad camera.
The last terminal to start receiving Android 11 was the Galaxy M31 and today it is the turn of an equally relevant model, the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G.
The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G begins to update to Android 11
The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G went on sale with Android 10 and One UI 2.5 and in the Netherlands users of this terminal have begun to receive the Android 11 OTA, on which One UI 3.1 runs.
This update includes the firmware version A426BXXU1BUB7 and the March 2021 security patch.
The news of this version, customized by Samsung, were analyzed in this article, but you can also find out the news through this video.
Of course, it does not seem that we are going to have Discover from Google on the desktop since that remains for those who have Android 11 as standard.
We do not know when the updates will arrive in other markets but given that it has started in Europe and not in Asia, it should not take many weeks to see Android 11 on this mobile in Spain.
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