Ashutosh Singh

7 Key Features of Samsung One UI 5.1 update

Feb 20, 2023

The latest One UI update for Samsung phones is One UI 5.1. It was released with Galaxy S23 series earlier this month.

One UI 5.1 may sound like a small incremental update, but its more than that. It is a valuable update with some new features and many improvements.

If you have updated your Samsung device to One UI 5.1 or waiting for it. Here are best features of One UI 5.1 that you will love.

One UI 5.1 update on Samsung phones brings battery percentage widgets for connected accessories and the phone itself.

Battery Widget

One UI 5.1 is all about smoothness. Various animations such as opening and closing apps are faster.

Better Animations

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Switching from portrait to landscape and vice versa on One UI 5.1 is much smoother than One UI 5.0.

Rotate Animation

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It is a Gallery feature. You can now search for images by person. This means by selecting a person, Gallery app will show all images of that person.

Search by Face

The new update also expands the availability of the Camera Assistant app to more phones: Galaxy S21 series, and Galaxy S20 series.

Camera Assistant app

Expert RAW is now available under More option in Camera.

Easy Access to Expert RAW

If you don’t want to take calls, you can write or select text that Bixby will read aloud to the caller.

Bixby Text Calls

There are more features such as more camera photo details, screenshot / screen record output location, Improved Modes and more.

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