Samsung Announces One UI 6.1 Update Rollout to Older Galaxy Devices by March End

Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S24 series, have been turning heads with their impressive features and innovative software. A major highlight has been the introduction of Galaxy AI, a suite of intelligent tools that enhance the user experience. But the good news doesn't stop there. Samsung recently confirmed that these Galaxy AI features will be making their way to a range of older Galaxy smartphones and tablets through a software update.

One UI 6.1 Update Arrives by End of March:

Samsung Galaxy One UI 6.1 Update
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In an official announcement, Samsung revealed that the rollout of One UI 6.1, the software update containing Galaxy AI, will begin by the end of March 2024. This update will bring a new wave of functionality to a selection of Galaxy devices, allowing users to experience the power of on-device artificial intelligence.

Which Devices Are Getting the Update?

Samsung has shared a list of Galaxy smartphones and tablets that are slated to receive the One UI 6.1 update. These devices include:
  • Galaxy S23 series (S23, S23+, S23 Ultra)
  • Galaxy S23 FE (Fan Edition)
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5 (foldable phone)
  • Galaxy Z Fold 5 (foldable phone)
  • Galaxy Tab S9 series (S9, S9+, S9 Ultra)

Galaxy AI Features to Enhance Your Experience:

The One UI 6.1 update is all about empowering users with intelligent tools. Here's a closer look at some of the key Galaxy AI features included in the update:
  • Circle to Search: This innovative feature allows you to identify objects or areas on your screen simply by circling them. The phone will then use image recognition and search engines to provide you with relevant information.
  • Generative Edit: Tired of unwanted elements ruining your photos? With Generative Edit, you can seamlessly remove them, adjust perspectives, or even reposition objects within an image to create a more refined composition.
  • Live Translate: Calling someone who speaks a different language? No problem. Live Translate will provide real-time translation during voice calls within supported apps, breaking down communication barriers.
  • Note Assist (for Samsung Notes): Take note-taking to the next level with Note Assist. This AI-powered tool can summarize text within your Samsung Notes app, making it easier to review key points. Additionally, it can even apply formatting styles for a more organized look.


The arrival of One UI 6.1 with Galaxy AI marks a significant update for owners of older Samsung Galaxy devices. This software update promises to enhance user experience by integrating powerful AI features that can streamline tasks, improve creativity, and boost productivity. With the rollout set to begin by the end of March, Galaxy users can look forward to experiencing the latest advancements in mobile intelligence on their trusted devices.