The Samsung Galaxy Fold reportedly receives its first taste of Android 10
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It may surprise many to realize that the Samsung Galaxy Fold still runs Android 9.0 (Pie), especially considering its price and general new-ness. Nonetheless, the OEM has thus far failed to update the trail-blazing foldable to its more up-to-date One UI 2.0, which is based on Android 10. However, it now seems this situation is finally being addressed.
The firmware repository Samfrew has documented just such a new update for this device. However, before anyone gets ahead of themselves, it is for the SM-F900F, or the global 4G/LTE Galaxy Fold variant only. Therefore, owners of the 5G-enabled units (SM-F907x) are advised that it is not compatible with their devices.
This new 5.11GB package, known as F900FXXU3BTCD, also changes the 4G/LTE Fold's security patch level to March 2020. So far, it has reportedly only shown up as an OTA in France; however, those with SM-F900Fs in other markets could install it manually. They could do so from Samfrew or from other facilities such as XDA's Frija.