Samsung Galaxy Note 9 receives first Android 10 beta build

Samsung’s topmost smartphone for the second half of 2018, the Galaxy Note 9, is currently receiving test software that upgrades it to the latest version of Android, Android 10┬ájust like it had been previously intimated.

Users in the United Kingdom and the company’s native, Korea, can enrol to Samsung’s beta testing programme in order to receive the Android 10 beta release for the year-old device.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 becomes the third unique device in Samsung’s lineup to receive an invitation to the exclusive Android 10 beta testing club. Samsung has already been testing the new software on devices in its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 series.

The company is expected to finally start seeding Android 10 to the general public early next year.

Android 10 on Samsung devices like the Galaxy Note 9 and others will arrive as the second generation of Samsung’s custom Android software overlay, One UI.

One UI 2.0 arrives with several improvements to Samsung’s biggest overhaul of its software user experience in years which debuted a year ago with the Android Pie release, just 2 months after the Note 9 was made available in Kenya. It wouldn’t be until January 2019 when the Galaxy Note 9 finally received its Android 9 Pie update and, by extension, the awaited upgrade to the new One UI.

As if the joy of getting One UI 2.0 and Android 10 is not enough, Samsung decided to make things a bit lively.

At the moment, it is not clear which other markets can expect to be included in the Android 10 beta programme for the Galaxy Note 9 besides the UK and South Korea.

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According to Sammobile, the Galaxy S9 series, which flew Samsung’s flag for most of 2018, is set to be admitted to the Android 10 beta programme with its own build rolling out as early as next week.

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