With only over 30 days until 2023, it is reasonable to expect the OEM market to be busier than usual. Fortunately, the final week of Nov does not disappoint. While Android 13 is already available for the Samsung S22 family, the business is ensuring that other devices receive their fair share of beta programs and fixes as well. This week has seen the release of firmware from Asus, Google, and Xiaomi, in addition to Samsung. Continue reading to find out more.

Devices Lined Up for Today


Galaxy A71

Galaxy F42 5G

Galaxy A52


OnePlus 10 Pro

OnePlus 9RT

OnePlus 9 & 9 Pro


Nothing Phone 1


Huawei MatePad Paper


Galaxy A71 Gets Android 13 & One UI 5.0

This year, Samsung is keeping its promise by delivering a slew of surprises. The steady Android 13 update has already been released to various tablets and mid-range phones ahead of schedule. The steady Android 13 update for the Galaxy A71 is now being rolled out in Europe in advance by the South Korean company.

In Poland, the Galaxy A71 receives the Android 13 update with firmware version A715FXXU8DVK1. It includes One UI 5.0 as well as the Oct. 2022 security patch. The update is currently being rolled out in Poland, and we anticipate that it will be available in other European countries within a few days. Other countries may receive the patch before the end of the month.

Samsung released the Galaxy A71 with Android 10 in late 2019. The Android 11 patch arrived in early 2021, followed by the Android 12 upgrade in early 2022. Its most recent major Android OS update is the Android 13-based One UI 5.0. It will only receive security patches in the future.

Galaxy F42 5G Receives Android 13 as it's Last Major Update

The Galaxy F42 5G has begun receiving the Android 13 update, four months after receiving the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update. Samsung has made an incredible turnaround. However, this is the final big Android Software upgrade for the Galaxy F42 5G, and it will only receive security patches from now on.

The Android 13 patch for the Galaxy F42 5G with version number E426BXXU3CVKC is now available in India. The new software includes One UI 5.0 as well as the Nov 2022 security patch. The phone was only released in a few Asian countries, such as Sri Lanka, and also the update could arrive there within a few days.

The Galaxy F42 5G is a re-branded edition of the Galaxy A22 5G, which also obtained an Android 13 update - branded edition of the Galaxy A22 5G, which obtained the Android 13 update as well. The Galaxy F42 5G was released at the end of 2021 with Android 11-based One UI 3.1, and it was updated to Android 12-based One UI 4 near the end of July 2022.

Galaxy A52 Starts Receiving Android 13 in India

Samsung has launched the steady Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update two months after the initial One UI 5.0 beta update for the Galaxy A52 was made available in India. Last night, the mid-range phones first began receiving the stable update, but it was only available to those who had signed up for the One UI 5.0 Beta program. After a few hours, other units began to receive the update.

In India, the Galaxy A52's stable Android 13 upgrade is available with firmware version A525FXXU4CVJB. This update may soon be made available to more Asian markets. The Nov 2022 security patch, which fixes around 40 security flaws, is also included in the new software. It is preferable to download this update over a Wi-Fi network because it is 1,911.37MB in size. The Galaxy A52 update for One UI 5.0 beta testers has a downloading size of 402.11MB.

Early in 2021, Samsung introduced the Galaxy A52, which ran One UI 3 based on Android 11. Early in 2022, mid-range smartphones received the One UI 4 update, which was based on Android 12. Still, another Android OS upgrade will be applied to the smartphone in the future.


OnePlus 10 Pro Receives November Security Patch

Now is the time to examine your notification bars, OnePlus "Pro" owners: You are receiving a new software patch from the company. OxygenOS 13 C.22, which includes a number of bug fixes & system upgrades, is now available for the OnePlus 10 Pro. Luckily, the Nov 2022 security update has also arrived at the same time, right as the month's conclusion approaches.

The company is emphasizing three major improvements to its system software, in addition to a camera failure patch and the customary stability and speed improvements. They have to do with the slowness while navigating between recent apps, the dark mode screen flickering bug, and the glitchy backdrop on the lock screen.

OnePlus 9R Receives OxygenOS F.12 Upgrade

In the middle of November, OnePlus released OxygenOS 13, a stable significant software upgrade based on Android 13, for OnePlus 9RT phone users in India. Following the significant OxygenOS 13 update in the nation, the Chinese tech giant has now begun rolling out the first firmware patch (OxygenOS F.12).
The IT company is accelerating the release of updates for its handsets. Users of the OnePlus 9RT device are currently receiving the latest update, and the company will progressively push it out to other markets.

Users of the OnePlus 9RT smartphone may recognize the new firmware update with the version number MT2111 11 F.12. The update will also soon show up in your notification bar and is being sent via OTA.

According to the changelog, this most recent version includes general upgrades to increase system stability. However, this version corrects a few problems that negatively affect user experience. Other than this, the most recent version does not include any new features or enhancements. But once you upgrade your smartphone, you might see certain modifications or enhancements.

It is therefore a minor but helpful change. Therefore, we advise you to update the most recent firmware if you own a OnePlus 9RT smartphone. However, be sure to set aside 18.84MB of storage capacity beforehand.

OnePlus 9 & 9 Pro Receives Security Patch

For owners of the OnePlus 9/9 Pro smartphones, OnePlus has published the steady OxygenOS 13 on top of an Android 13 upgrade, bearing the software version numbers LE2111 11 F.16 and LE2121 11 F.16, respectively. Following the OxygenOS 13 update, the Chinese tech company has begun to distribute the first software upgrade to owners of the OnePlus 9 & 9 Pro smartphones.

For the OnePlus 9 & 9 Pro phones in India and Europe, the most recent update mostly includes the Android security update update for November 2022. The Nov 2022 update has already been delivered to owners of the OnePlus 10R and OnePlus 10T smartphones in India.

Returning to the update, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphone's November 2022 update has the OxygenOS version numbers LE2121 11 F.17 and FE2111 11 F.17 in India and the firmware version number ending F.72 in Europe. There are certain package sizes measured that exceed 163.56 MB.


Nothing Phone 1 Gets Nothing OS 1.1.7

The Nothing Phone 1 is receiving a new software update from Nothing, but it is not the widely touted Android 13 beta. In its place, a new feature, some performance enhancements, and the most recent security fixes for Android 12 are included in the update.

The most current Nothing OS upgrade (firmware version 1.1.7) is reportedly begun going out to users. The Android security updates for October 2020 and November 2022 are added, along with compatibility for Apple AirPods' battery percentage. By turning on the new function from the Experimental features area in the device settings, if you use your AirPods with a Nothing Phone 1, you can see now how much battery is left on them on your phone.

Nothing OS 1.1.7 also provides tweaks to the thermal limit to better temperature and balance performance, system fluidity enhancements to lessen stutters and lags, audio quality enhancements for recordings, and more precise battery status. A few bugs are also fixed with the upgrade.


Huawei MatePad Paper Gets an Update

Global MatePad Paper users are receiving a fresh update from Huawei that makes distinctive adjustments to the Notes program. While the patch also includes helpful device optimizations.

Because it features a new Notes app version, the most recent Huawei MatePad Paper patch is particularly intriguing. This new software build will eventually enhance the whole user experience. Additionally, it offers a number of new functions.

The Notes app now permits the placement of multi-level folders, to start. As a result, you can directly organize the topics and notes in the folders whenever it's convenient for you. Additionally, the synchronization and copying features are improved in the latest app version.

In addition to the Notes application, the MatePad Paper patch fixes the device's operating system. Users may now quickly add an application to the sidebar by dragging and dropping it there.

The most recent version includes the September 2022 enhancements patch in terms of security. This is a curious point because many of you could be anticipating the tablet security patch in November 2022.

The equivalent patch, though, offers advantages of its own. It eliminates over 37 third-party component vulnerabilities and fixes 29 system exploits. As a result, we advise installing the most recent firmware.


There you have it, then. The most significant announcements and upgrades that have had the OEM industry working during the past week are now complete. We appreciate your thorough reading. Keep Updato bookmarked, and come back next week for even more incredible releases.

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