Samsung has the introduction of, the new version of the custom interface for its mobile devices, which the South Korean giant developed on Android 12.
All manufacturers personalize their mobile devices with a layer that functions as a user interface based on the corresponding Android version. In the case of Samsung, this development extends well beyond a “layer” as a large ecosystem of apps, services, and visual and operational changes has been created on Android over the years.
After a few months in beta and after the launch of Android 12, Samsung has started rolling out the new version, One UI 4, which comes out with new customization features, privacy enhancements, and others. Highlights that the manufacturer has stated:
- With One UI 4 you can create a personalized mobile experience that meets your individual needs and expresses your individuality. With a variety of new color palettes to choose from, you can tweak the look of everything from the home screen to icons, menus, buttons, and background.
- It’s never been easier to put your personal stamp on your smartphone experience with newly invented widgets that offer even deeper customization options.
- Expressing yourself is even easier with a wider range of emoji, GIF, and sticker functions available right from your keyboard.
- From notifying you when an app tries to access your camera or microphone, to a new privacy section that brings all of your settings and controls together in one convenient place, monitoring and controlling your privacy settings is easy with One UI 4.
- Samsung’s partnerships with other industry leaders like Google ensure a seamless experience when using your favorite third-party applications and services.
- Whether you’re using a Galaxy Z-Series, Galaxy Watch, or Galaxy Tab, you’ll get the same look and feel and consistency across all of your devices, and you can sync them seamlessly.
First devices with One UI 4
One UI 4 will be offered from today with the premiere of its latest top-of-the-range Galaxy S via an update via OTA. Samsung has also announced its rollout «in the next month»For other models, which we describe in detail:
Galaxy S smartphones:
- Galaxy S21 – Available from today
- Galaxy S21 + – Available from today
- Galaxy S21 Ultra —Available from today
- Galaxy S20
- Galaxy S20 +
- Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S20 FE
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10e
- Galaxy S10 +
- Galaxy S10 5G
Galaxy Note smartphones:
- Galaxy Note 20 – Available in beta
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – Available in beta
- Galaxy Note 10
- Galaxy Note 10+
- Galaxy Z-fold 3 – Available in beta
- Galaxy Z-Fold 2
- Galaxy Fold
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 – Available in beta
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip
Galaxy A smartphones:
- Galaxy A82 5G
- Galaxy A72
- Galaxy A52
- Galaxy A52 5G
- Galaxy A52s 5G
- Galaxy A42 5G
Galaxy Tab tablets:
- Galaxy Tab S7
- Galaxy Tab S7 +
Other Samsung devices to be updated:
- Galaxy A51 5G, Tab S7 FE / S7 FE 5G, A90 5G, Tab S6 / S6 5G, as of April 2022.
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Tab Active3, A32, A31, A12, Wide5, Tab A7 (2020), as of May 2022.
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite as of June 2022.
- Galaxy A21s, Xcover5, M12, as of July 2022.
The device update date may vary beyond the launch of the latest Galaxy S, which launched today, and availability will vary by region and carrier. Of course, it is expected that future devices such as the Galaxy S22 will be delivered with a preinstalled One UI 4 and Android 12. The list is not exhaustive and could be expanded.