Samsung introduced the official version of Android 12 based One UI 4.0 software system on November 15, 2021. At the same time, the company has started to release this major update to the Galaxy S21 series. Well, here, we are talking about eligible devices and release date of the next One UI version that will be the One UI 4.1.
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One UI 4.1 Release Date
If the history is any indication, Samsung will introduce the next Galaxy flagship phones with a new One UI software system that should be the One UI 4.1. Just like the One UI 4.0, the expected One UI 4.1 version will be based on the Android 12 OS, however, it will have additional improvements.
- The Galaxy S22 series release date is rumored to be February 8, 2022. [Source]
One UI 4.1 Eligible Devices
The Galaxy S22 series will come pre-installed with the latest Android 12-based One UI 4.1 operating system, however, the company will expand the availability of this new One UI iteration to more Galaxy devices in next few weeks after the official launch.
Samsung Galaxy S Series:
- Galaxy S22 5G, Galaxy S22+ 5G, and Galaxy S22 Ultra/Note [Pre-installed]
- Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G and Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW
- Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, and Galaxy S10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Note Series:
- Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy Note 10 5G and Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Z Series:
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Fold 5G
Note: Samsung has not yet confirmed the Galaxy S22 series and One UI 4.1 so far. We took previous rollouts as the base to compile this expected One UI 4.1 device list. Read more here
One UI 4.1 Features
Similarly, One UI 4.1 could add some polish to One UI 4.0 once it debuts with the Galaxy S22 series in February. We’re hoping for things like better virtual RAM management, better wallpaper-based color theme integration with Google apps, and more.
As the One UI 4.1 will be a minor upgraded version over the One UI 4.0, which will be introduced along with the Galaxy S22 series. However, there’s no authentic information available regarding the One UI 4.1 features but it could introduce:
- Better virtual RAM management
- Enhanced wallpaper-based color theme integration
- Improved system and camera performance
- Extended battery life
- New and powerful S Pen features
Update: Dec 27, 2021
Some of the One UI 4.1 features leaked
- Color Palette
- Vibration pattern
- MultiStar x Focus Mode
- Smart Recommendation
- Improved Director’s View
One UI 4.1 Latest News
It looks like Samsung is preparing to introduce the upgraded variant of the One UI 4.0 – One UI 4.1 very soon. While exploring more and more about the One UI 4.1, senior member of our team spotted that Samsung has updated the Title of the official One UI 4 page to One UI 4.1.
Samsung One UI 4.1 features are here – Advanced Color Palette, Focus Mode, AI, Director’s View and more. Read more here
Samsung will roll out the One UI 4.1 update to the Galaxy S21 Ultra in February 2022. In addition to the Galaxy S21 series, the same treatment will be given to the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones.
A Samsung rep. informed a consumer that the “Galaxy S21 Ultra product One UI 4.1 software has February 2022 release date.
Currently, Galaxy S21, Note 20 series One UI 4.1 update is in progress, and we ask for your kind understanding as it is difficult to guide One UI 4.1 progress and schedule.”
Tipster TheGalox claimed that the One UI 4.1, based on Android 12, will bring major camera improvements alongside added features for S Pen. At the same time, the upcoming One UI software is said to introduce a better and refined user experience.
Samsung Galaxy S22 to launch on February 18, pre-orders from 8th