Samsung Starts Rolling Out One UI 3 Based on Android 11

Samsung has made official the One UI 3, the newest version of its personalized interface that runs on Android 11. The new version will be available from today for several Galaxy phones, and the Galaxy S20 series has already started getting it.

In addition, the One UI 3 will reach the Galaxy Note 10, Note 20, S10 series, and also all the brand’s foldable phones. The Galaxy A line, on the other hand, should only be contemplated in the first half of next year.

Initially, the update will be released in South Korea, then heads towards the USA and Europe. Other regions being considered in the coming weeks.

“The launch of One UI 3 is just the beginning of our commitment to offering Galaxy consumers the best mobile experiences possible by giving them access to the latest OS innovation, as soon as it’s available,” said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “One UI 3 represents an integral part of our mission to continually create new innovative and intuitive experiences for our consumers throughout their device lifecycle. So when you have a Galaxy device, you have a gateway to new, unimagined experiences for years to come.”

New Features in One UI 3

  • One UI’s redesigned lock screen widgets help you control your music and see important information, like events and calendar routines, without having to unlock your device.
  • Tracking messages and conversations is more intuitive, with messaging app notifications grouped in front and center so you can quickly read and respond to your messages.
  • The full-screen end-to-end video call layout creates a new communication experience that brings you closer to the people who matter most.
  • Improved AI-based zoom on photos, and improved autofocus and auto-exposure help you capture a great photo.
  • In addition, organization categories in the Gallery help you find photos quickly. After swiping up on the screen while looking at a specific photo, you will see a related group of photos.
  • To ensure that none of these memories are lost, you can revert your edited photos to the original at any time, even after they are saved.

Customization options

  • Whether you’re constantly turning on Dark mode or sharing your Mobile Hotspot, now you can do it with a simple swipe and tap with new ways to personalize your Quick Panel.
  • You can also share images, videos, or documents more easily than ever. With the ability to personalize your sharing sheet, you can “pin” your most used sharing destinations, be it a contact, messaging application, or email.
  • In addition, One UI allows you to maintain different profiles for your work and personal life so that you can worry less about sending something to the wrong person.
  • To further customize, you can place widgets on the home screen and adjust the transparency so that they match your wallpaper better, or change the design and color of the clock on the Always On Display screen or the Lock screen.
  • In addition, you can even add a video to the incoming/outgoing calls screen to make your calling experience more personal.
  • A user interface 3 has been built with the user in mind, including new digital wellness apps that help you identify and improve your digital habits. Quickly view usage information that shows your weekly screen time changes or check your usage while driving to help you make informed decisions about how and when you use your Galaxy devices.

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