Only 11 days after their bugfix update, BUKG, Samsung have begun rolling out their 3rd Android 12 release… the December Android Security patch for the S21 series of international devices.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 G99*BXXU3BUKG build on the international devices.
It is a FOTA, (Firmware Over The Air), update and you can check… Settings > Software update… to see if it is available for you. Alternatively, you can connect to the Samsung PC suite, Smart Switch and check via that.
The update = G99*BXXS3BUL1
Download = 330.59MB (TBC)
Build date = 30 November 2021
Release date = 07 December 2021
Camera version = 12.0.00.83 (no change)
One UI version = 4.0
Android Security patch = 01 December 2021
This is the 22nd stable update for the Exynos model in 316 days. Average = 1 update every 14 days.
(N.B. This post will be updated as more information becomes available)