Samsung’s One UI 6.1 update with Galaxy AI is now available in the Philippines

The update includes the new Galaxy AI features that debuted with the Galaxy S24 series.

Samsung’s One UI 6.1 update is now seeding to users with compatible devices in the Philippines. The update includes the new Galaxy AI features that debuted with the Galaxy S24 series.

The update should be available to Galaxy S23 seriesGalaxy S23 FEGalaxy Z Fold5Galaxy Z Flip5, and Galaxy Tab S9 series. I already received the update on my Samsung Galaxy S23. If you haven’t received it yet, you can check in Settings> Software update> Download and install. Take note that Samsung could also seed the update in batches, so don’t worry if you still don’t have it.

Moreover, backup your files before updating. You don’t know what could happen during an update, so it’s better to be safe with your data.

Samsung OneUI 6.1

One UI 6.1 comes with Galaxy AI, which brings a range of AI-powered features. Galaxy AI combines on-device and cloud-based AI to deliver intelligent and personalized services.

Some of the Galaxy AI features available with the One UI 6.1 update includes:

  • Chat Assist: This feature automatically edits the tone of the user’s messages to match the intended emotion and context. For example, it can change “I’m fine” to “I’m great” or “I’m not feeling well” depending on the situation.
  • Live Translate: This feature allows the user to make voice and text translations of phone calls in real-time, within the native app. It supports over 50 languages and dialects, and can also detect the language automatically.
  • Interpreter: This feature enables the user to have live conversations with people who speak different languages, on a split-screen view. It works even without cellular data or Wi-Fi, by using the on-device AI.
  • Circle to Search with Google: This feature lets the user search for anything on the web with a simple gesture. The user can draw a circle around any word or image on the screen, and get relevant results from Google.
  • Note Assist: This feature helps the user create and manage notes more efficiently. It can generate formats, summaries, and translations of the notes, as well as sync them across devices.
  • Browsing Assist: This feature helps the user stay updated with the latest news and information. It can create comprehensive summaries of news articles, highlighting the key points and facts.
  • Transcript Assist: This feature helps the user record and transcribe meetings and conversations. It can also generate summaries and translations of the transcripts, and share them with others.
  • Generative Edit: This feature allows the user to edit photos with ease, using the AI-supported devices. It can resize, reposition, or realign objects in photos, as well as suggest the best edits for the photos.
  • Instant Slow-mo: This feature can create stunning slow-motion videos, by generating additional frames for the videos. It can capture action-packed moments with more detail and clarity.

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Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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