What you need to knowSamsung continues its One UI 5 rollout with the mid-range Galaxy A53 5G.The Android 13 update has appears in European markets, with others expected to follow shortly.Samsung is reportedly testing the update for the Galaxy A33 5G privately before its scheduled launch this month.
Samsung is on a roll with the One UI 5 (Android 13) update as it begins updating the mid-range Galaxy A53 5G.
The One UI 5 update is now available for European users, as SamMobile noted. The Galaxy A53 5G update comes in at over 2GB with build version A536BXXU4BVJG. As other Samsung smartphones start receiving the November patch, it appears that the update is being bundled with the Galaxy A40 5G update.
The Galaxy A53 5G is one of the few mid-range Galaxy smartphones expected to receive the Android 13 update before 2023. According to a schedule Samsung posted in October, the Galaxy A33 5G is also expected to receive the update this month, with the A-series phones scheduled to be updated in December.
Speaking of the Galaxy A33 5G, SamMobile reports that Samsung is currently testing the update for the phone “behind closed doors” with firmware version A336EDXU4BVK1. The phone was not part of the public beta program so owners will need to wait until the stable version is available to them.
Interestingly, the Galaxy A53 5G received its update ahead of other devices that were part of the beta and are expected to receive it this month, including the company’s foldable phones. Considering the number of phones that it must update in many countries, the company’s pace is still impressive.
Phones that have already begun receiving One UI 5 (Android 13) include the Galaxy S22, S21, S20, and Galaxy Note 20 phones. These phones’ owners can update their software by going to Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.
As mid-range smartphones go, the Galaxy A53 5G is one of the best you could ask for. It features a 120Hz display, 64MP quad-camera array, a large battery, and IP water resistance for added durability.