“Samsung One UI 2.0 brings more detailed battery usage graphs, Android Auto, and new ways to access One-handed mode”
Samsung Galaxy S10 Android 10 beta update with One UI 2.0 was initially teased to roll out by early October. However, the update seems to have been delayed now. According to a Samsung Members community moderator in Korea and Samsung Corporate, the beta is now expected to roll out in mid-October. Samsung usually rolls out beta updates in November every year since the Galaxy S7, and this is the first time it announced Android 10 beta in October. Android 10 brings system-wide dark theme, a new gesture navigation system, Smart Reply, sharing shortcuts, and revamped permission settings. Digital Wellbeing gained a new Focus mode that restricts pre-selected apps from distracting and Family link that allows parents to set limits.
According to screenshots obtained by the folks at PhoneArena, Galaxy One UI 2.0 based on Android 10 is expected to bring new ways to access One-handed mode, replacement of SmartThings panel with Media and Devices. Users can control SmartThings devices directly from the quick panel, adds the option to display the fingerprint icon even when the screen is off. One UI 2.0 now details battery usage graphs in-depth and also includes enhancements for Wireless PowerShare.
Samsung One UI 2.0 also improves Samsung apps, including Samsung Internet, Samsung Contacts, Calendar, Reminder, My Files, and calculator. It also brings improved Digital Wellbeing solution with parental controls. Android Auto is now preloaded. It looks like the One UI 2.0 is a significant improvement over the previous One UI. For now, the exact roll out details aren’t clear, but Samsung Members app should have the announcement once it’s made available. We should know more information in the next few days, so stay tuned.