South Korean electronics giant Samsung has started rolling out its latest operating system, One UI 3.1 to smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series, and the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Users in several regions have started receiving the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update that brings new features and themes to Samsung smartphones. Most recently, users in Germany received the One UI 3.1 update on their Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series smartphones, a day after Samsung Galaxy Fold users in France received the update. Before this, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series of smartphones received the latest Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update.
Those who have received the One UI 3.1 update on their Samsung Galaxy smartphones can check for the update manually by heading into the settings. Settings > Software Update > Download and Install. In terms of features, the One UI 3.1 brings improved Single Take feature that captures a variety of stills and videos simultaneously, with just a tap. There’s a new Object eraser tool to help erase unwanted parts of your photos effortlessly, without time-consuming manual editing. The Android-based One UI 3.1 further features improved touch auto-focus and auto-exposure controller. Samsung has also introduced a new multi-Mic Recording feature that allows users to simultaneously record audio through the smartphone and connected Bluetooth audio device such as Galaxy Buds Pro or Buds Live while using Pro Video mode. The Gallery app is getting improvements that allow users to store and navigate files seamlessly.
In terms of productivity, the One UI 3.1’s new Eye Comfort Shield mode automatically adjusts the blue light based on the time of day. There’s a Private Share feature to remove metadata from files, that prevents exposing location details via shared photos. The One UI 3.0 was first introduced with Galaxy S20 series last year. The Android 11-based One UI version has started rolling out to a variety of Galaxy mid-budget and premium phones.