Samsung User Interface began from the TouchWiz, then to Samsung Experience which was based on Android 8.1, then upgraded to One UI 1.0, which was unveiled at Samsung’s developer conference in November of 2018 alongside the Galaxy S10 series, which was based on Android 9.
The UI have gone through series of updates; from 1.0 to 1.1 (with Android 9), then 2.0 to 2.1 based on Android 10. But the Galaxy Note 20-series, which were announced recently came with v2.5, which is the newer version of the software.
Now Samsung have started pushing this new version to it older devices, started from the Galaxy S20-series, and today, the company released the full list of smartphones to get the new One UI 2.5 software, about 23 of them.
Older Samsung smartphones getting One UI 2.5 based on Android 10
Galaxy S Series
- Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (Already receiving)
- Galaxy S20 Ultra (Already receiving)
- Galaxy S20+ 5G (Already receiving)
- Galaxy S20+ (Already receiving)
- Galaxy S20 5G (Already receiving)
- Galaxy S20 (Already receiving)
- Galaxy S10 5G
- Galaxy S10+
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10e
- Galaxy S10 Lite
- Galaxy S9+
- Galaxy S9
Galaxy Note Series
- Galaxy Note10+ 5G
- Galaxy Note10+
- Galaxy Note10 5G
- Galaxy Note10
- Galaxy Note10 Lite
- Galaxy Note 9
Galaxy Z Series
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Fold 5G
- Galaxy Fold
Features of One UI 2.5:
According to XDA, and as seen on the latest Note 20-series, the following are the key features of the new One UI 2.5
- Pro Video mode, with ability to control the smartphone mic’s direction. Can be paired with the Galaxy Buds to use them as a “pro-style lavalier microphone.”
- [email protected] video recording.
- 21:9 aspect ratio video recording
- Samsung Notes
- Audio Bookmarks in Samsung Notes. This lets you synchronize your notes with audio recordings of lectures or meetings.
- Import and write on PDF files
- Autosave & sync between your phone, tablet, and PC
- New template and background color options
- Add handwritten text to typed documents
- Samsung DeX
- You can now connect to your smart TV wirelessly if the TV supports Phone Screen mirroring.
- You can use multi-finger gestures on your phone to control DeX on your TV or monitor. Swipe up with 3 fingers to see recent apps, down to return to the home screen, or left or right to switch between apps.
- Easily share the password of the Wi-Fi you’re connected to with nearby Galaxy devices in your contact list.
- See the speeds of the Wi-Fi connections in your surroundings before connecting to them.
- Samsung Reminders
- You can preset time and location information for upcoming meetings and tasks.