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Samsung Galaxy A80, Galaxy A40 get the Android 11(One UI 3.1) update


Samsung’s leftover older devices have been getting the Android 11 updates lately. The latest ones to join the list are the Galaxy A40 and Galaxy 80 smartphones. The former gets a One UI 3 whereas the latter has received the One UI 3.1 update.

Galaxy A80 A40
Galaxy A80(left), A40(right)

The 2019 mid-range Galaxy A80 is getting an update with firmware version A805FXXU5DUC7 in parts of Europe. If you recall, this device, which launched with Android 9 Pie has already got two Android upgrades and this should be the third & last one.

However, it should get the security updates for at least another year considering it’s on the official list released

by Samsung. Anyway, the latest update brings Android 11 features, One UI 3.1 features, and March 2021 security patch.

Some of One UI 3.1 features include revamped UI, Private Share, GPS location data removal on Images, more Lock screen widgets, improved stock apps, & more. Users in other countries like India should get it soon now that it’s has started rolling out in Europe.

Similar to the Galaxy A80, the Galaxy A40 is also getting the Android 11(One UI 3.1) update with March 2021 security patch. It is getting the firmware version A405FNXXU3CUC2 and is rolling out to users of Vodafone Germany in Europe. That being said, expect the other regions to pick it up in the coming days.

Galaxy A40 launched with Android 9 Pie and hence, this could be the last update for it too. If you are living in Europe and are having either of these devices, you can visit Settings > Software update > Download and install.


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