Just a week after rolling out the Android 10 and One UI 2.0 update for the carrier variants of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the S9+, the company has started sending out the update for the unlocked variants of the Galaxy S9+ in the U.S. This is slightly strange as unlocked units usually tend to get updates well before carrier versions.
In terms of the update, you will see a notable change, particularly with regards to the user interface thanks to Samsung’s One UI 2.0. It comes with the version number G965U1UEU7DTA5 and weighs 1.9GB. In addition to the visual changes, the update also takes the Android security version to January 2020.
This is very unimpressive given that Samsung has just started rolling out updates with the February 2020 security patch to devices like the Galaxy S10 as well as the Galaxy A50 in the U.S. However, since security patches can be sent separately, customers of unlocked Galaxy S9+ will hope that the company will send the update over the coming days.
It is worth noting that carriers are relatively slow when it comes to sending security patches, which explains why only unlocked versions of the Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10, and the Galaxy A50 have received the Feb 2020 security patch so far. If you own the aforementioned devices, you can check for an update by heading over to Settings – Software Update.
Samsung is currently gearing up for the release of the Galaxy S20 and its two variants in around a week from now. In the meanwhile, the Galaxy Z Flip is also expected to be announced at around the same time.
Have you seen the update on your Galaxy S9+, Galaxy S10 or the Galaxy Note 10? Let us know.