Samsung Galaxy A13 receiving its One UI 5.0 update based on Android 13: report
The Samsung Galaxy A13 is reportedly getting the One UI 5.0 update based on Android 13 in several Asian and European countries. Samsung’s budget smartphone launched with Android 12-based One UI 4.1 skin earlier this year in March. Now, the handset would receive its first OS update in the form of One UI 5.0 based on Android 13. The handset is expected to receive two more OS updates later. The latest update to the phone is said to have arrived with fixes for over four dozen security vulnerabilities.
According to a report from SamMobile, the stable version of One UI 5.0 update based on Android 13 is rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy A13 with firmware version A135FXXU2BVL2. The update would include the November 2022 security patch which fixes over 4 dozen security vulnerabilities on the phone.
Samsung Galaxy A13 users in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Croatia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Republic Czech and UK would get One UI based on Android 13 5.0 update.
The new One UI 5.0 update will bring new features along with performance improvements and some UI design changes including an expanded color palette, larger notification icons and improved blur effects in the notification area. Galaxy A13 users would also benefit from improved animation, transition performance, quick setting toggles, stacked widgets, and new lock screen customization. In addition to this, the company’s stock apps such as Camera, Gallery, My Files, Samsung Internet and Samsung Keyboard have also been updated on the smartphone.
The update also brings kaomojis, new emojis, animated emoji pairs, and AR emojis to Galaxy A13 users. Additionally, the keyboard now has spacebar row customization. The report states that Galaxy A13 users can also manually check for the update by going to the Settings app on their phone. In the Settings app, they will need to navigate to Software update > Download and install. Users are recommended to install the update on a stable Wi-Fi network.
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