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[17NOV22] 2nd Android 13 UI 5.0 Stable update!


Extreme Android User
Aug 17, 2010
Cotswolds, England
Only 10 days after the first stable release of Android 13, Samsung have begun rolling out their 2nd stable update for the S21 series... G99*BXXS5DVK1

Initially, as always, this is a staged rollout to the non-carrier branded, stock Samsung CSC codes first.

The Galaxy S21 international devices that will receive this update are...
  • S21 5G model SM-G991B
  • S21+ 5G model SM-G996B
  • S21 Ultra 5G model SM-G998B
This latest release replaces the previous Android 13 build, G99*BXXU5DVJC on the international devices.

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(N.B. This post will be updated as more information becomes available)
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Just want to share my initial experience with Android 13 ( UI 5.0 )

The software itself is basically the same as UI 4. Feels like moderate cosmetic restyle at first. But it seems like they tweaked the software to get more battery life.

With UI 4 I was getting like 4 1/2.
5 hours with battery saving mode at best.

And I was kinda upset and most of reviewers on youtube were getting the same results. Not bad and not good ( 5 hours on screen time on average)

But on UI 5 I'm pushing more than 6 hours at the moment. And I'm pretty confident it will get to 7 hours of screen time before I need to charge. I usually charge at 15%.

So that's my thoughts.
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