July 12, 2020 7:02 AM
Samsung Galaxy A50, A50s and A51 Android 11 Update

Samsung Galaxy A50, A50s and A51 Android 11 Update Status

All of them are eligible for Android 11 as per Samsung’s software policy

Samsung introduced its first Galaxy series in 2009 and till then the company launched a lot of Galaxy smartphones. The Galaxy A50 series was also one of them. The series has two smartphones in its franchise viz. Galaxy A50 and Galaxy A50s and were launched in March and September of 2019 respectively. In December 2019, the company also announced their successor, dubbed as Galaxy A51. Samsung has both budget and premium smartphones in its Galaxy series. Also, Samsung has a software policy of no matter what if a phone is a premium or budget, it will receive two major OS upgrades.

Samsung launched its new customized UI known as One UI and they first implemented their first version with Android 9 Pie. After that, two more Android 10 based versions came out labelled as One UI 2.0 and One UI 2.1. Now, Samsung is reportedly preparing Android 11 based One UI 3.0. The beta testing of Android 11 has started and people are in distress whether their A50, A50s and A51 are eligible for the new Android 11 or not. Let’s check out if your device is lucky or not.

Will Samsung Galaxy A50 receive Android 11?

  • Yes, the Galaxy A50 is eligible for the Android 11 OS update.

The Galaxy A50 is the first device in the A50 series and was launched with Android 9 Pie and One UI skin over it. Later it got updated to Android 10 with One UI 2.0. Since the device had one major OS upgrade from Android 9 to Android 10 and it still has one major OS upgrade left. So, as per software policy, the Galaxy A50 may get updated to Android 11 with the latest One UI 3.0.

Samsung Galaxy A50

Speaking of Galaxy A50’s features, it has a massive 6.4-inches Super AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device has Samsung’s very own Exynos 9610 Octa-core processor paired with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. A50 has four variants viz. 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM. In the Camera section, it has a triple camera setup with the main camera and a selfie camera of 25MP. 4000mAh battery fuels the device with fast charging of 15W brick.

Will Samsung Galaxy A50s receive Android 11?

  • Yes, the Galaxy A50s is eligible for the Android 11 OS update.

The second device in the franchise is the Galaxy A50s. It was launched with Android 9 Pie along with the initial version of One UI over it. The Galaxy A50s got updated to Android 10 before A50. For a premium experience, it has the latest One UI 2.0 based on Android 10. Like A50, this device has also exhausted only one quota of major OS upgrade and still one quota left. According to the policy, A50s may also get Android 11 with One UI 3.0 over it.

samsung galaxy a50s

Talking about the A50s, it has an amazing Super AMOLED screen of 6.4-inches with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is powered by Exynos 9611 Octa-core processor with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU for smooth gaming. It has a triple camera style with a primary camera of 48MP and a front camera of 32MP. Moreover, the device has three variants viz. 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM. Last but not the least, it has a 4000mAh battery with support of 15W Fast charging.

Will Samsung Galaxy A51 receive Android 11?

  • Yes, the Galaxy A51 is eligible for the Android 11 OS update.

The Galaxy A51 was launched with Android 10 with One UI 2.1 out of the box. The device will surely get Android 11 with One UI 3.0 as the device hasn’t got a major OS upgrade once and still has two slots left. The Galaxy A51 is probably eligible for Android 12 too when it is launched. So, keep your hopes high for this one. The A51 has a 5G variant which is called Galaxy A51 5G. There is no doubt that the device will receive the next-generation Android 11 update.

Samsung Galaxy A51

The A51 device boasts a Super AMOLED 6.5-inches screen with a protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Exynos 9611 Octa-core processor powers the phone and has a Mali-G72 MP3 for gaming. The device has four variants viz. 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM. Under the hood, it has a quad-camera setup with a primary camera of 48MP and a 32MP selfie shooter. Furthermore, the device has a 4000mAh battery with support of Fast Charing with a 15W adapter.

Conclusion

As per the previous software update track record and policy of Samsung, the above statements are made. Until now, no official list is out and few changes may or may not be made to the list. We have to wait for anything official from the company itself. If the above devices made to the official list, the devices will probably get updated between January 2021 and February 2021. We will further keep you updated on the Android 11 (One UI 3.0) status of Samsung smartphones.

About Akash Jyoti Das

Akash Jyoti Das
Being a tech aficionado, Akash is highly fanatic about smartphones from a very young age. He is always aware of the latest happenings in the tech industry. In his free time, he loves playing PC games and flashing custom ROMs. Email: ajdas1008@gmail.com

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