Samsung used to have a very bad rep for updates to its unlocked smartphones sold in the US, and although the situation has improved somewhat, it’s still not great. Case in point: the unlocked US-bound Galaxy A51 is now starting to receive the update to Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top.
That’s all well and dandy, unless you remember that international units got Android 11 back in February. That’s a delay of about four months for you. Anyway, the new Android version from 2020 is finally coming to you now.
This build version comes off the air as A515U1UEU5CUF1 and includes the June 2021 security patch level. It should make its way to all unlocked Galaxy A51 units sold in the States, but in the meantime, if you’re impatient, you can always head to Settings > Software Update and manually check that it’s available to you. Or not. Who knows, maybe you’re lucky.