Android 13 updates for Samsung Galaxy A73 5G, M52, OnePlus 9RT and more

The major Android 13 update has been out for months now and we’re finally seeing a nice acceleration in the rollout of updates from OEMs, with samsung who, as always, gets the lion’s share; in today’s update collection we also find a brand model oneplus Given the richness of the content, let’s skip the jokes and get straight to the point.

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G, M52 5G, M32 5G, XCover6 Pro: updated news

Over the past few weeks, we’ve reported on Samsung’s official roadmap for rolling out announcement updates. android 13 with One UI 5.0 attached and if you’ve been following us for the past few days, you know that the South Korean manufacturer is working hard to meet or even ahead of the times.

In this case, we find four new models ready to receive the big update, whose news we refer you to our dedicated article. Here are all the details:

  • The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G (of which you can find our opinion at this link) receives the firmware version A736BXXU2BVK2 from Malaysia, but unfortunately the update does not include the November 2022 security patches.
  • The Samsung Galaxy M52 5G (of which you can find our opinion at this link) receives the firmware version M526BRXXU1CVJ7 in Europe and where appropriate, this month’s SMR is also present. It’s the first model in the Galaxy M series to make the leap, but it’s already in good company.
  • Samsung Galaxy M32 5G really started to update in Indian market (other markets will follow in the next few days): firmware version M326BDDU4CVK1 contains the previous major update as well as the latest security patches.
  • Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro is the least famous of the listed models: Samsung’s rugged phone is updated in Europe with the firmware version G736BXXU1BVK2 In your case, the November security patches are missing.

OnePlus 9RT: update news

As for the updates attributable to OnePlus, there is only one model to report: OnePlus 9RT 5G. In this case, the release of the new update, which includes android 13 and OxygenOS 13, was announced as usual on Chinese house official forum

OnePlus 9RT is it updated in indian version MT2111_11.E.11 and below you can read the Change Log complete with update (for which the manufacturer asks to have 5.5 GB of free memory and more than 30% remaining battery):

aquamorphic design

• Adds aquamorphic design theme colors to enhance visual comfort.

• Applies the aquamorphic design philosophy to animations so they look natural and vivid.

• Updates to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with new behavior recognition functionality, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions.

• Optimizes user interface layers for a clearer, more streamlined visual experience.

• Applies real physical movement to animations to make them more natural and intuitive.

• Adapts responsive layouts to fit different screen sizes to improve readability.

• Optimize fonts for better readability.

• Enriches and optimizes the illustrations of the articles incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements.


• Adds the Meeting Assistant to improve the meeting sign-in and note-taking experience, and introduces an option to make notifications more subtle and less distracting.

• Add large folders to the home screen. You can now open an app in an expanded folder with a single click and flip folder pages with a tap.

• Adds a new type of always-on display that shows live information about music, rideshares, and food delivery. (Only supports some apps.)

• Adds media playback control and streamlines the quick setup experience.

• Adds more markup tools for editing screenshots.

• Optimize the shelf. Swiping down from the home screen will open the Bookshelf by default. You can search for content online and on your device.

seamless interconnection

• Optimizes Screencast, with automatically streamed content adapting to the target screen.

• Optimizes headset connectivity for a smoother experience.


• Optimizes Bitmoji to provide more sticky animations.

• Optimizes Insight Always-On Display, with more custom Always-On Display configurations available.

• Optimizes the always-on display with more drawing tools and thread colors available.

security and privacy

• Adds automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots. The system can automatically identify and rasterize profile pictures and display names in a chat screenshot to protect your privacy.

• Adds periodic cleanup of clipboard data to protect privacy.

• Optimizes the private vault. Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files to increase the security of private files.

Health Well-being Digital

• Adds Kid Space, which provides screen time limits, ambient light reminders, and eye-protection viewing features.

How to update Samsung and OnePlus smartphones

The manual search paths for updates are the usual paths:

  • for Samsung, “Settings, software updates, download and installation”;
  • for OnePlus, “Settings System Software Update”.

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