Android 10 for the Samsung Galaxy Fold is on its way, including a few Galaxy S20 functions (not yet in NL)
Samsung has started rolling out Android 10 for the Galaxy Fold. French users can download the upgrade since yesterday, including version 2.1 of the One UI interface and a number of Galaxy S20 features.
Galaxy Fold starts Android 10 upgrade
Note that yesterday we still report that Samsung seems to have postponed the rollout of Android 10 for the Galaxy Fold from April to May. Strangely enough, the update process for the 4G variant of the device now begins, as it is also for sale in the Netherlands. The roll-out starts in France, so we still have to be patient.
In that country, the 2274 MB major update is now ready with firmware version F900FXXU3BTCD. The update logically includes Android 10, but also the security patch of the month of March. Most surprising, however, is that the Galaxy Fold is immediately updated to the One UI interface, version 2.1. Devices like the Galaxy S10 received Android 10 with One UI 2.0, and will only receive an update to version 2.1 in the coming week.
Samsung launched One UI 2.1 on the Galaxy S20 series. Compared to version 2.0, the interface includes a number of brand new features, such as Quick Share and better search and sort functions in the Gallery. In addition, the Night mode of the camera is improved. A number of other One UI 2.1 functions – Pro video and Night hyperlapse camera modes, Music share – are not yet included in the update for the Galaxy Fold, but may come to the device later.
When in the Netherlands?
Of course, the start of the upgrade in France does not mean that our coverage of a Dutch rollout in May was premature. The information about the Dutch update schedule comes from Samsung itself. Even so, provided the new software works well in France and does not contain any major bugs, we can imagine that you can install the update on your Dutch device as early as April. Finally, updates regularly roll out earlier than Samsung's official schedule suggested. In concrete terms: do not count on Android 10 on your Dutch Galaxy Fold until May, but don't be surprised if the upgrade becomes available in April anyway.
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