Samsung is leading the way in rolling out Android 12. The Korean company is currently beating almost every Chinese phone maker in dishing out the Android 12 Update and by the look of things, it will soon be the leading phone maker in matters updates – beating even the Pixel with the December Security patch. This is something they previously handled really poorly. How times have changed!
According to Samsung, in the Samsung Members App, a lot of Galaxy phones and tablets – both budget and high-end – will be receiving the Android 12 Update in the coming months.
The company has shared a roadmap with the expected timelines for when each of the phones should expect the update. So if you have any of these Galaxy devices, be sure to check for the update around the time listed in the table below.
Roadmap to Android 12; When your Samsung phone will be updated:
|Phone Model||Android 12 Update Date|
|Galaxy S21 Series||December 2021|
|Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G||December 2021|
|Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G||December 2021|
|Galaxy NOTE 10 and NOTE 10+||January 2022|
|Galaxy NOTE 20, NOTE 20 Ultra||January 2022|
|Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e||January 2022|
|Galaxy S20 FE, S20, S20+, S20 Ultra||January 2022|
|Galaxy Z Flip||January 2022|
|Galaxy FOLD 2 5G||January 2022|
|Galaxy A52||February 2022|
|Galaxy A72||February 2022|
|Galaxy TAB S7, TAB S7+||February 2022|
|Galaxy NOTE 10 Lite||February 2022|
|Galaxy A51||April 2022|
|Galaxy A71||April 2022|
|Galaxy TAB S7 FE||April 2022|
|Galaxy A31||May 2022|
|Galaxy A32||May 2022|
|Galaxy TAB S6, TAB S6 Lite||May 2022|
|Galaxy A01||June 2022|
|Galaxy A12||June 2022|
|Galaxy A22||June 2022|
|Galaxy M11||June 2022|
|Galaxy TAB A7 Lite, TAB A7 (2020)||June 2022|
|Galaxy A02||July 2022|
|Galaxy A03s||July 2022|
|Galaxy A11||July 2022|
|Galaxy A12||July 2022|
|Galaxy A21s||July 2022|
Samsung says the update timelines may be changed if they encounter any issues through the review periods. Hopefully they won’t deviate so much from the listed months above.
Also, given the Android 12 update for the Galaxy Z Flip 3 is rolling out with the December Security Patch, we can expect the same for all the phones above. Such that each listed month’s security patch will also bring in the Android 12 system upgrade.
Have you seen your phone in the list above? Are you looking forward to Android 12?