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Samsung released anothor One UI 6.0 roadmap: What we can expect

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Just last week, we got a schedule for updates from Samsung. A person who moderates the phone builder’s forum in Romania shared it. Unfortunately, it wasn’t very reliable or serious. We mentioned before that we’d rather have a list that’s official, not just posted on a forum. And now, look, that’s exactly what we have in front of us.

Great news! Samsung has officially launched a program for the Android 14 update for its devices in Europe. Samsung Germany has shared details about the Android 14 rollout through the Samsung Members app. While the Galaxy S23 series has already received the Android 14 update in numerous countries worldwide, including the United States, Samsung still has other Galaxy devices to address.

Samsung Android 14 Update Roadmap for Europe

  • Galaxy S23 Series: Rollout Completed
  • Galaxy S22 series – December (already completed)
  • Galaxy S21 Series – December
  • Galaxy S21 FE – December
  • Galaxy Z Fold5 – November
  • Galaxy Z Fold4 – December
  • Galaxy Z Fold3 – December
  • Galaxy Z Flip5 – November
  • Galaxy Z Flip4 – December
  • Galaxy Z Flip3 – December
  • Galaxy A54 and A34 – November
  • Galaxy A53 and A33 – December
  • Galaxy A52, A52s, A72 – December
  • Galaxy A23 – January
  • Galaxy A14 – December
  • Galaxy A13 – February
  • Galaxy A04s – February
  • Galaxy M33 and M53 – December
  • Galaxy M13 and M23 – February
  • Galaxy Xcover 6 Pro – December
  • Galaxy Tab S9 – November (5G versions already in release)
  • Galaxy Tab S8 – December
  • Galaxy Tab S7 FE – January
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Edition 2022, SM-P613 and SM-P619) – November
  • Galaxy Tab A8 (2021) – February
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite – February
  • Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro – January

We can anticipate more updates coming this month, particularly for devices like the Samsung Galaxy A54, Galaxy Z Flip 5, and Galaxy Z Fold5. The rollout of Android 14 appears to be progressing a bit slower compared to the launch of Android 13 last year. However, it seems Samsung might be taking the time to fine-tune the code and avoid significant bugs.

Samsung One UI 6.1: Find Out if Your Galaxy Phone is Eligible or not?

Given that Samsung typically updates all recent smartphones and tablets in Europe simultaneously, the program for Germany is likely to be valid in our country for most devices as well.


Aastha is a Author of Samlover.com. With a degree in Engineering with IT, Aastha is deeply immersed in the realm of technology. Specializing in Android and Hardware. She is Passionate about technology at the service of digital entertainment that can be used through any platform. Music, movies and video games have always taken up a good part of his free time, but he doesn't give up outdoor activities, from simple walks to cycling and skiing. He has been producing editorial content for SamLover since 2022 and has run a computer and telephony store for 3 decades.

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Google released the Pixel feature drop in June 2024 for its Pixel devices

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Google aggressively updates Pixel device lineups, including smartphones and tablets. To get new features and improvements, the company follows the Quarterly release program, where initially, it provides testing updates to eligible users and then provides new stable updates publicly. Following the same trend, the company has started rolling out its third Pixel drop update for its devices; let’s explore it.

June 2024 Pixel drop update 

With the June 2024 Pixel drop update, many new features exist, including Gemini nano, summarize in recorder, and connected displays. With the latest update, it has improved the HDR+frame selection. Now, you will get a manual lens selection option to handle the smartphone camera professionally. It has brought a doorbell notification: if your pixel tablet can give you a snapshot of who is at your front door, you can talk to them and receive a quick response. To explore all the latest features in detail, you can check the official changelog here.

Availability of the update for pixel devices

Google’s latest Pixel drop update will be available to select Pixel devices, including Pixel 8 series, pixel 7 series, Pixel 6 series, Pixel 5a, Pixel Tablet, and Pixel Fold. However, it is worth noting that the feature’s availability will vary from device to device; if you have any of the smartphones mentioned above, you can check the feature’s availability with this link. It is worth noticing that the latest update also brings a new June 2024 security patch level.

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Despite Android 14 Launch, Android 13 Remains Most Used

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Google shared the Android release number last time in October 2023, when Android 13 was crowned first place with a newly released Android 14. Now again, the metrics of the most-used Android versions in 2024 get updated. 

Despite the fact that it has already been seven months since the Android 14 release, Android 13 is still the most used Android version. Android 11, Android 12, and even Android 10 have surpassed the latest stable version of Android, which now holds the fifth place. The last will not always be the first. When it comes to the distribution of Android versions, the most recent version, Android 14, unfortunately does not rank first or second, but instead falls to the bottom of the Top 5.

This is being speculated as Google has finally updated the Android version distribution panel, hidden within Android Studio for a few years now. After calculating the appropriate calculations, the results show that Android 14 is on only 13% of mobile phones, a somewhat low figure considering that seven months have already passed since its launch.

If the statistics are to be believed, the most used version of Android is still Android 13, with 20.9% of the total. Since October 2023, which is the last time Google shared the data, Android 13 has dropped only 1.5%. The result is strange since it showcases that the second most used version is Android 11, holding a share of 19.0% instead of Android 12, with 14.7%. 

Jumping on the five-year-old ‘Android 10’, which has a greater market share than Android 14, The “good” news is that the versions before Oreo are gently retiring, counting up to a total of 4.6%. Versions before Marshmallow and runtime permissions arrived are presented in only 1.2% of all active Android phones. We are mentioning the Android versions with their shares. – 

  • Android 13 (20.9%)
  • Android 11 (19.0%)
  • Android 12 (14.7%)
  • Android 10 (13.6%)
  • Android 14 (13.0%)
  • Android 9 Pie (8.4%)
  • Android 8 Oreo (5.8%)
  • Android 7 Nougat (2.0%)
  • Android 6 Marshmallow (1.4%)
  • Android 5 Lollipop (0.9%)

Also, Android onwards accounts for 81.2% of the total. These versions receive changes and new features, such as updates to the Google Play system or Google services. 

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Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.2 Update: Network Fixes and Better System Stability

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Google is working towards the development of Android 15, but it is not only focused on the upcoming new Android iteration; at the same time, it is also bringing new features for the pixel devices with the Android 14 QPR updates.

For your information, the QPR update stands for Quarterly Platform Release, which aims to bring new functionalities and improvements for the Pixel device on a quarterly basis. In each quarter, the company provides beta updates and then offers public updates after testing the features. Like with the late Android 14 QPR 3 beta 2.2, the company has brought some new fixes.

Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.2: What’s new? 

Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.2 brings some new fixes that will improve the overall functionality of the devices. According to the changelog, the latest update will fix the issue related to mobile phones halting connectivity even on the best networks. Along with this, the update has also made improvements for making the device more stable while using different functions.

Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.2: official changelog

This minor update to Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2 includes the following fixes:


The update is live for all the eligible Google Pixel devices, including the Pixel 5a, Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, Pixel 7a, Pixel Fold, Pixel Tablet, and Pixel 8 and 8 Pro. However, it will only be available to those users who haven’t joined the Android 15 beta program.

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