On February 15, 2023, Samsung Electronics announced that One UI 5.1, which had just been revealed at Galaxy Unpacked 2023 with the Galaxy S23 series, would start to roll out worldwide for additional Galaxy devices, starting with the Galaxy S22 series, S20/21, Z Flip4 series, and Z Fold4 series. Galaxy smartphones will provide a more aesthetically pleasing interface with additional capabilities. This will enable greater creativity and personalization for an all-around more pleasant experience with One UI 5.1.
Samsung remains committed to providing its users with the latest software innovations as quickly as possible. The company has collaborated with service providers. And carrier partners to ensure that the One UI 5.1 update is available for current Galaxy smartphones and tablets globally within a few weeks of the launch of the Galaxy S23 series. This shows that Samsung stands devoted to continuously improving the user experience of its devices. And holding up with the current technologies and trends.
Higher-Quality Camera and Far more Fascinating Galleries
One UI 5.1’s release builds upon the recently updated camera functionality released with the Galaxy S23 series. Expert RAW tools are now directly included as part of the Galaxy Camera software. Therefore, Galaxy users have more freedom to produce photographs of a professional caliber. To take high-quality photos in their raw format, devoid of processing or compression, simply pick “More” while taking a picture.
In addition, upgraded AI-based Picture Remaster intelligently restores missing image features by boosting brightness, enhancing details, and correcting colors even in backlit scenarios. For consistently beautiful photos, it also eliminates undesirable shadows and reflections.
Furthermore, with One UI 5.1, the Gallery app also features new navigation improvements. This makes it easier for users to find and organize their photos. Moreover, users can now simply tap on a person’s face in a photo to search for more images featuring that person. Besides, the Gallery app will also search for the faces of loved ones to recommend family photo albums. Thus, making it easier to create and share shared photo albums with family and friends.
A Unique & Customized Mobile Experience for Every User
Samsung always shows commitment when it comes to enhancing user control over Galaxy devices through the customization of numerous interface features. One UI 5.1 offers a variety of customization options. For instance, the new dynamic weather widget can assess the current weather and produce a unique design that depicts the climate.
Moreover, unique wallpapers, ringtones, touch sensitivity, and fonts that can be personalized for particular activities are now possible with extended modes and routines. Also, Spotify playlists and tracks now recommend through the smart recommendations widget depending on user activity. These features let a more convenient and customized user experience.
Enhanced Connectivity Throughout the Galaxy Ecosystem
Samsung and Google have collaborated to integrate Samsung Notes with Google Meet in One UI 5.1, making it simpler for users to collaborate and share documents during video chats. Also, users may collaborate and share notes in real time using this integration, which eventually boosts productivity.
The expanded multi-control feature in One UI 5.1 allows users to seamlessly connect their Galaxy Book and select Galaxy phones. Thus, enabling them to share a mouse, keyboard, or trackpad and easily copy and paste text or drag and drop images between the two devices. The integration between Samsung Internet on phones and PC also allows for seamless browsing continuation. So, users can easily switch between devices without losing their place in a browsing session. These features make it easier for users to stay connected and productive across all their devices in the Samsung ecosystem.
Through the One UI 5.1 update, Samsung has integrated some new features and updates into its mobile ecosystem. The S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra are part of the newly announced Galaxy S22 series. Further, this series has upgrades like the Expert RAW software for professional photography. It is now simpler to retouch photographs. Because of the addition of the shadow and reflection eraser functions to the Object Eraser tool. Other updates include Smart Suggestions in Samsung’s stock keyboard. It provides personalized word suggestions and Spotify integration with Samsung’s Clock app. Google Meet live sharing and co-editing capabilities now add to Samsung Notes.
All in all, the One UI 5.1 update adds a range of new features and improvements that enhance Samsung’s mobile ecosystem. Therefore, making it more integrated and convenient for users.