Samsung Newsroom U.K.: New One UI 6.1 Update Expands Galaxy AI to Additional Galaxy Devices

Samsung hastens the global expansion of mobile AI by empowering users to encounter Galaxy AI on prior models

LONDON, United Kingdom – February 22, 2024 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today made public the accessibility of Galaxy AI[i] traits on more Galaxy devices through a new One UI 6.1 update engineered to advance the democratization of mobile AI. The update will be accessible across the Galaxy S23 series, S23 FE, Z Fold5, Z Flip5 and Tab S9 series, commencing rolling out by the end of March. In coherence with the freshly launched Galaxy S24 series[ii], this update elevates the measure of users’ mobile AI experience through a hybrid approach that combines on-device and cloud-based AI.


“In January of this year we proclaimed a new era of mobile AI with the Samsung Galaxy S24 series integrating Galaxy AI. The performance until now has been exceedingly optimistic. Throughout the UK & Ireland we have witnessed record demand with pre-orders of the S24 Series outdoing the total pre-order quantity for S23 in half the time,” stated James Kitto Vice President and Head of MX Division, Samsung UK and Ireland, “thus proving a real appetite for our AI traits. Our global mission is to make AI more reachable, and that’s why we’re proud to be announcing that Galaxy AI traits will be made available across a range of Samsung mobile devices throughout 2024, and for us here in the UK that’s over 1.8 million customers who will receive a Galaxy AI update on their current Galaxy device.”


Communication that Exceeds Barriers

Even more Galaxy users will now be able to take advantage of the communication-enhancing Galaxy AI traits available on AI-supported models. The traits include the capability to modify message tone and translate messages in 13 different languages using Chat Assist[iii]. Galaxy users can encounter the power of real-time interactions through Live Translate[iv], which furnishes voice and text translations for phone calls. With Interpreter, users can also engage in impromptu conversations with locals while traveling as the split-screen feature generates text translations for live conversations.


Productivity Unmatched

The broader integration of Galaxy AI across the Galaxy ecosystem also permits seamless user experience in everyday tasks on AI-supported models, propelling new levels of efficiency. Search functions are enhanced through Circle to Search with Google[v], which generates intuitive search results with a swift circle-motioned gesture. Life-enhancing organization traits such as Note Assist[vi] empower users to create formats, generate summaries and translate notes, while Browsing Assist[vii] enables individuals to stay up to speed faster by producing comprehensive summaries of news articles. Transcript Assist can also effortlessly transcribe meeting recordings and generate summaries and translations.


Inexhaustible Creativity for Your Inner Artist

With Galaxy AI, Samsung is doubling down on its role in unlocking individuals’ creative potential. Galaxy’s latest update delivers a suite of Galaxy AI tools that stimulates creative freedom even after a photo is taken. Through Generative Edit[viii], AI-supported devices can easily resize, reposition, or realign objects in photos to perfect a great shot. Users can also polish any photo faster and easier than ever with Edit Suggestion[ix]. No need for multiple re-shots as Instant Slow-mo[x] can generate additional frames for slow-motion videos to capture action-packed moments.


Creativity and personalization do not stop there. Customizing Galaxy devices is even easier than before through AI-generated wallpapers, enabling AI-supported devices to bring users’ creativity to life.


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[i] Samsung does not make any promises, assurances or guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the output provided by AI features. Samsung Account login may be required to use certain Samsung AI features.

[ii] Some AI features from Galaxy S24 series may not be available at previous generation models.

[iii] Translating feature in Chat Assist may require Samsung Account login. Some chat applications may not support this feature. Certain languages may require language pack download. Service availability may vary by language. This feature is activated when a translatable language is detected. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

[iv] Live Translate requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Live Translate is only available on the pre-installed Samsung Phone app. Calls must be made using the native Samsung dialer. Certain languages may require language pack download. Service availability may vary by language. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

[v] Results may vary depending on visual matches. Requires internet connection. Users may need to update Android to the latest version. Product functionality may be dependent on your app and device settings. Some functions may not be compatible with certain apps. Availability of the service varies by country and language. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed. Time for the update may vary by models.

[vi] For text in Samsung Notes only; requires Samsung account log in and internet connection.

[vii] Only available within Samsung Internet application.

[viii] Generative Edit requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Editing with Generative Edit results in a resized photo up to 12MP. A visible watermark is overlaid on the image output upon saving in order to indicate that the image is generated by AI. The accuracy and reliability of the generated output is not guaranteed.

[ix] Edit Suggestion is compatible with JPG, PNG, GIF and MP4 formats. Edit results and quality may vary depending on the photography or filming condition. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

[x] Instant Slow-mo is available for Galaxy S23 series, Z Fold5, Z Flip5 and Tab S9 Series.

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