In November 2022, Samsung released the Android 13 updates to the Galaxy A53 5G. Sadly, the updates were only restricted to European and Asian countries. As of now, Samsung has rolled out the Android 13 updates for the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy A53 5G in the US.
The firmware version A536USQU4BVK3 of Galaxy A53 5G will receive stable Android 13 updates. Currently, the update is available via Comcast’s network. It is expected that other carriers will distribute the updates within a few days. Samsung will soon roll out the update to the carrier-unlocked version of the Galaxy A53 5G.
What does the Android 13 update hold for Galaxy A53 5G?
The new update introduces One UI 5.0 as well as the security patch of November 2022. In addition to this, the new software presents:
- a slightly refreshed UI design
- improved Color Palette feature
- improved widgets as well as stacked widgets
- better translucency effects in the notifications area
- increased smoothness of animations and transitions
- new wallpapers
- a separate call background for each contact
- more options for Bixby and Bixby Routines [renamed to Modes & Routines]
- a Smart Suggestions widget
- multitouch gestures for opening the side-by-side multitasking mode
- support for Dynamic Icons
Improved stock apps
In addition to these features, Samsung has improved the stock apps. The stock apps include Samsung Internet, Samsung Messages, Samsung Keyboard, and Samsung Gallery.
Modifications in the Settings app
The Settings app now presents a new Connected Devices section. It shows all the connected devices as well as features. Furthermore, security and privacy features are merged into the same section.
OCR feature enables the users to extract text from images as well as a live camera feed. This feature is made available in Gallery, stock Camera, and Keyboard apps. Additionally, built-in image and video editors have also been improved. Users now have more customization features for the lock screen. These features in the lock screen can be accessed via long pressing action.
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