Samsung rolls out Android 11 based One UI 3.1 update for the Galaxy A80


Samsung recently announced four years of update support to a series of its Galaxy phones and tablets. A number of Galaxy smartphones already grabbed the Android 11 in past weeks, and many even skipped One UI 3.0 in favour of an upgraded version. One of the devices on the list is Galaxy A80, which is now receiving the Android 11 update with One UI 3.1 skin on top.

Galaxy A80

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The latest software is currently live in Europe which brings along the March 2021 security patch level and can be identified with the firmware version A805FXXU5DUC7. 

Galaxy A80 update features

The official changelog is not yet released by the Korean giant however, it is likely to bring bug fixes for known issues, enhancements, and improvements. On top of this would be the basic Android 11 features like chat bubbles, native screen recorder, smart media controls, device control, and so on accompanied by the One UI 3.1 attributes. In addition to One UI 3.0 characteristics, the newer version offers some extensive features like:

  • The smart new camera features: Single take feature, Object eraser, Touch autofocus and autoexposure controller, Multi Mic recording,
  • Updated Gallery,
  • Private share,
  • Eye comfort shield,
  • Smart device control,
  • Ability to remove GPS location data from images before sharing them,
  • Improvements to the Calendar and Reminders apps.
  • Ability to switch automatically between your phone and tablet hassle-free, Galaxy Buds Pro, Buds Live, and Buds+’s.

Also, it is to be noted that Galaxy A80 was launched in 2019 with Android 9 Pie and this is the second major OS update for the device. Therefore, after this update, the phone will only receive the regular security patch levels and it won’t bag any OS update in the future.

The over-the-air firmware is out already so, if you are holding a Samsung Galaxy A80 in Europe, you will receive a pop-up notification for the update at any moment. As always, you can manually check for the build via Settings -> Software update. 

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