Samsung revealed its brand-new Android 9-based One UI at its Developer Convention final week, and mentioned beta model can be obtainable to some Galaxy S9, S9 Plus and the Note 9 this month. A steady public model can be rolled out in January 2019.
On the time, nothing was mentioned about older handsets receiving the revamped consumer interface. Nonetheless, talking to Android Central a number of days in the past, the South Korean electronics large has confirmed that its 2017 flagships – the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and the Note 8 – may also obtain the replace.
Whereas that is excellent news for these utilizing the older handsets, no rollout date has been confirmed but. There’s a chance that the One UI rollout for the older technology handsets might coincide with the Android 9 Pie replace which, we’re hoping, gained’t be too lengthy after the general public launch of One UI early subsequent 12 months.
Should you’d prefer to attempt the brand new interface, and use a 2018 Samsung flagship handset, you’ll be able to develop into a beta tester by downloading the Samsung Members software from Galaxy Apps or the Google Play Retailer, and signing up. You’ll, nevertheless, should be within the US, Germany, or Korea to register for the beta model.