Samsung is beginning to roll out its Android 12-based One UI 4 replace once more after the corporate paused its authentic launch as a result of reviews of bugs and comfortable bricks from customers, in line with XDA Builders. The replace, which is hopefully a bit extra secure, ought to quickly be out there for Galaxy S21 telephones (together with the S21 Plus and Extremely), together with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3.
One UI 4 features a visible redesign based mostly on Google’s Materials You design that debuted with Android 12. It additionally contains an up to date keyboard. Regardless of a public beta course of, Samsung’s preliminary launch in November had some points, and customers mentioned they had been getting poor efficiency, noticed some display screen flicker, and skilled different bugs. Final week, the corporate reportedly stopped rolling out the replace to South Korean clients due to one specific problem with Google Play. Now, that rollout is again on.
The Android 12 launch has been rocky for different producers too. OnePlus stopped distributing its OxygenOS 12 replace for the 9 and 9 Professional after reviews that it was riddled with bugs.
Even Google hasn’t been immune — the Pixel 6 had some bugs to start out with, and the replace meant to repair them launched new connectivity points that Google is reportedly nonetheless making an attempt to unravel. The OS can be out there for older Pixels, such because the 3A, 4, and 5A. Whereas some customers have reported points on these telephones, they don’t appear to be as dangerous as these skilled by Samsung and OnePlus customers. Nevertheless, the December replace for Android 12 doesn’t appear to have rolled out to most individuals’s Pixels.