Samsung announced the launch of One UI 4 Beta Program for Samsung Galaxy S21 series devices, specifically for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy 21 Ultra. This is the new proprietary graphic interface for mobile devices, with exclusive innovations made on Android 12, which represents the backbone of the entire update.
OneUI 4, the news of the new interface of the Samsung Galaxy
New widgets and customization options
The new OneUI 4 by Samsung introduces several new features in terms of customization, with a new user interface and new privacy features that give the possibility to control different security aspects related to the mobile user experience. Through the new program just announced, Samsung gives its users the opportunity to try out the new features of the next release in advance, before the final launch. Recall that Google has already released several beta builds of Android 12, but the public distribution on its Pixels is scheduled for October 4 (unofficial date).
Who participates in One UI 4 Beta Program will not only have the opportunity to preview all the novelties of the Samsung ROM, but also and above all to leave their feedback to the developers of the internal team. The update on the aforementioned devices should also be distributed to all users by the end of the current year.
New emoji options
Samsung defines the new user interface as “a unified experience among all proprietary smartphones, with simplified interactions within a clean and elegant design”. The user can, with the OneUI 4, customize the experience of using the device to meet your specific needs. Samsung has also made some examples: there will in fact be “a wide range of options for themes that will allow you to adjust the appearance and functionality” of the devices, with the possibility of thoroughly configuring the home screen, icons, notifications. , backgrounds and more. The development team has redesigned the native widgets, which are also fully customizable, and at the first start there will be more diversified emojis that will be accessible in a “more convenient” way.
New camera and microphone permission alerts
The OneUI 4 will bring new “advanced features for privacy and security”, which will allow users to better understand where their data is directed so that they can decide and customize individual settings. The new UI will also introduce alerts and icons related to the use of the camera or microphones by the apps, so that users can disable specific permissions if they do not want to grant access to hardware components.
New privacy dashboard
Samsung’s customization also expands Android 12’s permissions options, allowing you to have the possibility to consult the history of permissions granted in the last seven days, and not just in the last 24 hours.