Samsung began rolling out the One UI 2.1 update to the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 phones last week. The update was initially released in a couple of European markets. The company has now announced that the new software will be available for Galaxy S10 and Note 10 phones in the US starting today, April 3.
One UI 2.1 brings "some popular Galaxy S20 features" to Samsung's older flagships. The list includes quite a few "fan-favorite" camera features.
There's Single Take, a new camera mode that lets you capture multiple photos and videos at once. Samsung's integrated AI technology then recommends the best shot for you out of all of them.
Samsung's new software also lets users create a custom image filter with colors and styles of their liking.
With the new My filters feature, users can select an existing photo and use it to create their own filter. Those filters can be saved for later reuse as well. Night Hyperlaspe and improved camera Night Mode are also part of Samsung's One UI 2.1.
The Pro Video mode, meanwhile, gives videographers more control over their Samsung Galaxy camera. Users can adjust settings like ISO, shutter speed and exposure level for videos to capture a scene just the way they like. It also allows them to switch between the front and rear cameras while recording video.
One UI 2.1 also adds Clean View and Quick Crop features to the Gallery app. Clean View automatically groups all photos of the same subject together, while Quick Crop lets you crop images quickly by zooming in on them. With the new Quick Share feature, you can easily share photos, videos, and other files directly with nearby Galaxy users.
Last but not the least, One UI 2.1 brings a Music Share feature that lets you share your paired Bluetooth connection with a friend.
One UI 2.1 update for Galaxy S10 and Note 10 in the US
One UI 2.1, the latest iteration of Samsung's custom Android skin, first shipped with the Galaxy S20 series and the Galaxy Z Flip. Samsung has now released the new software for Galaxy S10, Note 10, and the Galaxy Fold as well.
Starting today, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 users in the US will be receiving the One UI 2.1 update over the air (OTA). The OTA download size weighs in at around 1.5GB, though it may vary according to device model and carrier.
The factory-unlocked Galaxy S10 and Note 10 units will most likely receive the update first. Do keep in mind that updates are released in stages and may not be available for all eligible devices straightaway.
You should receive a notification once the update becomes available for your unit. You can also manually check for the update from the Software update menu in your phone's Settings app.