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Samsung Android 12 Tracker: Here are all the official One UI 4.0 beta builds to download and install

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system! The stable version of Android 12 is finally here after a long few months of beta testing, and a range of smartphone makers have already announced that they plan to roll it out to their users. Being one...

Samsung rolls out the second One UI 4 beta based on Android 12 for the Galaxy S21 series

Samsung launched the One UI 4 Beta program last month to give Galaxy S21 users a chance to experience Android 12 on their devices before the stable rollout. The first One UI 4 beta release for Samsung's flagships included several new features, including redesigned home screen widgets, new lock screen features, animated stickers for the...

Samsung rolls out October 2021 security patches to the Galaxy S21 series

We're still a couple of days away from moving into the next month, but that's not stopping Samsung from releasing October 2021 security patches for its flagship lineup. This isn't the first time the South Korean giant has started rolling out new monthly security patches even before publishing the security bulletin. For several months now,...

These are the Best Samsung Galaxy S21 Cases in October: Spigen, UAG, and more!

The Galaxy S21 series comes with a lot of generational improvements while also refining the rough edges of the S20 line. The standard Galaxy S21, while being cheaper, is no exception, featuring a 6.2-inch 120Hz display, 4,000mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 888 SoC (or Exynos 2100 in the international markets). All of this is encased in...

Samsung’s One UI 4 Beta unlocks eSIM support on the U.S. Galaxy S21

Samsung recently launched its One UI 4 Beta for the Galaxy S21 line, and it looks like eSIM was added along with it. As spotted by users on Reddit and Max Weinbach on Twitter, the One UI 4 Beta unlocks eSIM support for the U.S. unlocked Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra. On most phones, customers need...

One UI 4 Beta program lets Galaxy S21 users try out Android 12

Ahead of the iPhone 13 launch tomorrow, Samsung has just announced an incentive to keep some users from switching: a major software update for the Galaxy S21 series. Starting September 14th, owners of the Galaxy S21, S21+, or S21 Ultra in select countries can try out the Android 12 update ahead of its stable release....

These are the Best Galaxy S21 Screen Protectors in Autumn 2021: ESR, amFilm, Spigen, and more!

So you’ve picked up the Galaxy S21, one of Samsung’s flagship phones for 2021? That’s great! While the phone was launched earlier this year, it still remains a good option for someone looking to get a flagship phone that's neither too big or very expensive. Now you have the phone, it’s time to make sure...

Samsung Galaxy S21: Everything you need to know about Samsung’s flagship phone series

The Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus, and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra are the latest 5G flagships from Samsung. They represent the pinnacle of consumer-ready technology in the conventional smartphone form factor. These phones come with class-leading technologies, and for the first time ever, a phone outside of the Galaxy Note lineup is offering...

These are the Best Galaxy S21 Wireless Chargers in Summer 2021: Spigen, Yootech, Anker, and more!

Over the last few years, wireless charging technology has come a long way. Rather than constantly plugging it into a wall-based power socket, you can just drop and forget your phone on a wireless charging pad and come back to it topped up. Like many other top-tier Android smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and...

Samsung’s One UI 4.0 beta may launch soon as company updates apps to support Android 12

We aren't too far away from the public release of Android 12. While OEMs like OnePlus, ASUS, OPPO, ZTE, and more have already rolled out an Android 12 beta to their select flagship models, Samsung has yet to join the Android 12 beta party. But it looks like a One UI 4.0 beta based on...

These are the Best Galaxy S21 Leather Cases in Summer 2021: OtterBox, Lohasic, and more!

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is one of the most exciting smartphones to launch in 2021. It comes with a 6.2 inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 4,000mAh battery, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, a stunning design, and many other great features. If you've spent more than $799 on the Galaxy S21, you’ll definitely...

These are the Best Colorful Galaxy S21 Cases in Summer 2021: Rosebono, Otterbox, Hapitek, and more

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is a flagship phone that comes in many exciting colors, including Black, Silver Violet, Red, and Gold. But what if your heart is set on the Galaxy S21 but you genuinely don’t like any of these colors? Or what if you did like these colors at first but eventually got bored...