Samsung has announced through a post on its US website that One UI 3.1 has started rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip series, Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series, Samsung Galaxy Fold, Samsung Galaxy A71, Samsung Galaxy A51, Samsung Galaxy A90, Samsung Galaxy A80, Samsung Galaxy A70, and Samsung Galaxy A50. While all these phones will be receiving One UI 3.1 update, the new and improved camera features that are present in the Samsung Galaxy S21 series will only make their way to the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy Note 20 series, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Z Flip series.
The new features include improved Single Take, a new object eraser tool, improved touch autofocus and auto-exposure controller, and multi mic recording. With Single Take, users can capture multiple still and video formats simultaneously by tapping the shutter button. The new object eraser tool will allow users to edit out unwanted parts in a captured photo. One UI 3.1 update will allow users to swipe left or right anywhere on the screen while taking a photo to adjust focus and brightness easily. With multi-mic recording, the aforementioned phones will be able to record audio from the mic on the phone as well as a connected Bluetooth device in Pro Video mode.
Furthermore, the Gallery has been updated as well with One UI 3.1 and Samsung says the photos and videos will be arranged into a clean and easy to navigate feed. One UI 3.1 also brings a new Eye Comfort Shield mode that considers the time of day to adjust blue light automatically. The Private Share feature allows you to remove metadata like location information in photos before they are shared. Lastly, with One UI 3.1, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Buds+ get Auto Switch feature that automatically switches to your Galaxy smartphone or Galaxy tablet, depending on what you are using.
At the time of writing, we could not spot the update on the Samsung Galaxy S20+, which means Indian users may have to wait a bit to get One UI 3.1 on the aforementioned devices.
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