One UI 2.0 is the updated version of UI 1.0 for Samsung Galaxy smartphones of Android 10. This minor update brings some new features to Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Some essential changes like permissions, dark mode, notifications, and more are now available in this version.
Now Samsung users can experience something new when using their phones every day. If you want to experience these features, then try out the Samsung S12 Plus, which contains one UI 2.0. That can offer some benefits like more reachability, wearables, moving icons to users.
One UI 2.0
In recent years, Samsung undergoes from a big transformation of its software by redesigning its mobile interface. In October, Samsung launches a new version, One UI 2.0 for galaxy devices. One UI 2.0 makes Samsung phones easier to use and more intuitive.
The aim of One UI 2.0 is to minimize interruption so that users can stay focused when doing something on the phone. Its “split-screen” feature makes you feel that the screen is larger than before and easy to navigate. By dividing the phone screen into an upper area to view content and a lower area to interact with apps. The app icon color becomes more vibrant and saturated.
The Best Ten New Features in Samsung One UI 2.0
Some of the features are easy to locate, but there are some changes that you don’t even know about. Some of these features are discussed below.
The biggest change of One UI 2.0 is its location permission model. Now you can control which app can access device location also, can use this option “only while using the app.” It will give a reminder in the background when apps need access to phone location. With a quick option, you can restrict that.
There are already many ways available to record screens by using auto-installed or third-party apps. Android 10 makes it more unique for users. Because they can doodle on the screen, record audio from a microphone. Also, shoot a selfie video, media playing, and the floating control panel does not show up.
Improved Camera Ui
Unique camera features attract users more than anything. Samsung redesigned its camera features slightly to enhance the user experience. Extra camera features and modes have moved into the ‘more’ section. For quick access, you can drag and drop extra videos and photos mode in the camera navbar. It will allow tailoring the camera as per your preference. Some added controls like night mode, pro mode, are also included in this version.
Better Dark Mode
The dark mode option already exists on One UI 1.0 system. With One UI 1.0, it can work on some limited Samsung’s apps and third-party apps like chrome, play store, or a few others. Now, with this updated version dark mode works with more apps such as Gmail, Pocket Casts, Google Tasks, Instagram, Nova launcher, YouTube any many more. The wallpaper becomes dim when enabling dark mode.
Improved Face Recognition
Samsung does not use any dedicated hardware to recognize the face. Generally, they depend on the selfie camera and software tricks to do it. This process is less secure and unreliable. Fortunately, One UI 2.0 comes with an ‘add alternative look’ and ‘require open eye’ that makes this biometric unlock process more secure and reliable.
A person who takes too many calls will love this new feature. One UI 2.0 offers new options for incoming calls. At the time of any call, they either display on full screen, pop-ups, or tiny floating pop-ups. You can use the pop-up calls as chat heads like Facebook messenger if you choose this option. To choose it, open the menu item from your phone app, select setting, and choose call display while using this app.
Lock Screen Shortcut
Two new toggles are added in One UI 2.0. You can use ‘the torch’ and ‘do not disturb’ shortcuts without unlocking the phone. This minor change is very helpful for so many people. As now they can quickly activate ‘do not disturb’ when they are in a meeting or any party. Also, while in the dark, they can activate the torch without any hassle.
Slow-Motion Selfie Video
With One UI 2.0, Samsung added a slow-motion mode. Now users can use the front camera to make slow-motion videos. It works like a rear camera slow-motion mode. You won’t get any customization options here. Tap the record button and start taking slow-motion selfie videos.
In Samsung smartphones, sim card information, and Smart Thing devices, these two toggles are always visible in the quick panel layout. With One UI 2.0, you can turn off multi sim info, media, and devices. So, if you do not want to see sim information, just turn it off. The overall quick setting layout is also adjusted in this updated version. For example, the top clock size has been reduced leaving space for another row.
One Drive Integration in Gallery
Some people do not use Google Photos. The good news is, now they can use OneDrive for their photos and videos. It will work like Google Photos by backing up the photos and videos automatically to OneDrive account.
Apart from these features, One UI 2.0 version has some other things to offer that make your phone more consistent. The most noticeable change is its dynamic lock screen text color that changes with different wallpaper. Another one is it darkens wallpaper automatically when enabling dark mode. Changes in the navigation bar, one-hand operation, stricter wireless power share, notification management are also commendable.
One UI 2.0 comes with some important changes. This update makes minor visual changes to your phone or tablet. But it brings a ton of new features to make Samsung Galaxy phones more user-friendly. That will increase the user experience. After seeing all these new features, it is confirmed that Samsung did a great job to improve the device system.