Samsung One UI 3.1 Brings Various Quality of Life Updates for the Galaxy S20 Series, Note20 Series, and Z Fold 2 and Z Flip Series

Samsung has announced that the latest Samsung One UI 3.1 update is coming to the Galaxy S20 series (Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 FE) and Galaxy Note20 series (Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra), in addition to the Galaxy Z Fold2 and Galaxy Z Flip series.

The update, which first launched with the Galaxy S21 series, brings select, new camera capabilities for capturing and editing incredible photos and videos and smart new features to enhance everyday life, so you can get even more out of your Galaxy device.

Samsung is committed that our devices continue to deliver the up-to-date mobile experiences throughout their lifecycle, following the announcement of 3-generation Android OS upgrades for select Galaxy devices, we ensure to equip our consumers with powerful new features as soon as they are available. Our One UI 3.1 update marks an important next step in that mission.

Said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics.

Here’s the rundown of the updated features:

Single Take

The Galaxy S21 with One UI 3.1 introduced incredible new camera innovations. Improved Single Take feature, which captures a variety of still and video formats simultaneously, with just a tap.

Object Eraser

Once you’ve captured your shot, One UI 3.1 introduces the new Object eraser tool. This photo editing tool allows you to cut out unwanted parts of your photos effortlessly. If you want to edit out distracting objects, simply tap the area you wish to remove and it will be automatically selected and deleted.


Touch autofocus and autoexposure controller

One UI 3.1 features improved touch autofocus and autoexposure controller, making adjusting the focus and brightness of your photos easier than ever so you can capture your best shot every time. With just a swipe left or right anywhere on the screen, you can now edit the brightness of your image before you’ve taken the shot.


Multi Mic Recording

One UI 3.1 also introduces the new Multi Mic Recording feature, which, when in Pro Video mode, allows you to simultaneously record audio through both your phone and a connected Bluetooth device such as Galaxy Buds Pro, Buds Live, and Buds+.

The One UI 3.1 update also brings in the updated Gallery, which now groups and arranges your videos and photos into a clean, easy-to-navigate feed.

Eye Comfort Shield

Head into your Settings to find One UI 3.1’s new Eye Comfort Shield mode, which automatically adjusts the blue light based on the time of day. Using Eye Comfort Shield’s warmer tones can help you to fall asleep easier at night and you can set your device to automatically adjust your screen’s colors throughout the day or personalize the schedule yourself.


Remove Location Data

Your privacy is important and now One UI 3.1 makes it easier to control what you share. You can now remove metadata that reveals the location of photos before you share them or use Private Share to control who is allowed access to the content you send, and how long it is available.


With the new Samsung One UI 3.1, you can now experience the Galaxy ecosystem smoothly and seamlessly. The update also made a consistent interface that makes switching between your phone and tablet hassle-free, Galaxy Buds Pro, Buds Live and Buds+’s Auto Switch feature means that your audio follows you when you switch between Galaxy devices. If you’re watching videos on your phone or listening to your favorite song or podcast, you can enjoy more realistic and immersive sound by connecting your compatible phone and Galaxy Buds Pro thanks to 360 Audio – allowing you to stay at the center of your listening experience.

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