August 17, 2022

What you need to know

  • Samsung has officially started rolling out the first beta for One UI 5.0 based on Android 13.
  • The update is currently available for Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra owners in Germany and South Korea.
  • It’s unclear when the beta program will become available in more regions.

As the summer starts to wind down, it means we’re that much closer to the final release of Android 13. Google has reached the point of platform stability for its Pixel devices, which is only a small piece of the puzzle, and now Samsung is getting in on the action with One UI 5 beta.

Samsung has started to roll out its rendition of Android 13 via the One UI 5 beta program in Germany (via SamMobile) and the company’s home country of South Korea. According to screenshots of the software update page, the first One UI 5 beta sports a version number of S90xBXXU2ZHV4. Samsung has yet to share details regarding what Android 13 for some of the best Samsung phones will bring. 

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