Source: Hayato Huseman / Android Central
What you need to know
- Samsung has finally started updating the Galaxy Z Fold 2 to One UI 3.0.
- The update brings with it the January 2021 security patch.
- German users will be the first to see the update, though it'll likely roll out in other countries soon.
More than a month after Samsung began the global rollout of its Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update with the Galaxy S20 series, the company has finally turned its attention to its most expensive offering: the Galaxy Z Fold 2.
As discovered by the folks at AllAboutSamsung, owners of the $2,000 foldable in Germany have now started receiving the update. Alongside all the Android 11 goodness you'd expect, One UI 3.0 also brings with it a number of Samsung's own contraptions, such as a Pro video mode, a new design, improvements to Samsung DeX, and more.
If you're one of the lucky folks in Germany, you should start seeing firmware version F916BXXU1CTLL on your Galaxy Z Fold 2 soon enough. The update, which is a mammoth 2.2GB in size, also includes the January 2021 security patch.
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