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Samsung Galaxy S23 starts receiving Android 14-based One UI 6 update; check what's new

Samsung has started rolling out the One UI 6 update to Samsung Galaxy S23 phones.

| Updated on: Oct 31 2023, 17:52 IST
Samsung Galaxy A34 5G quick review: Premium vibes
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1/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Design: With a minimalistic approach, Samsung has done an excellent job of replicating the latest premium Galaxy S23-like design on a mid-range smartphone. Plus, Galaxy A34 gets IP67 water and resistance ratings.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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2/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Display: It has a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate which manages to bring vibrant colours, deep blacks, and wide viewing angles. Well, a major letdown is the teardrop notch and thick bezels. (Divya / HT Tech)
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3/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Performance: The phone packs the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset, capable of handling a wide range of tasks effortlessly. It smoothly ran graphics-heavy games like Asphalt 9 and Call of Duty: Mobile at medium settings, even for gaming. (Divya / HT Tech)
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4/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 software: It comes with OneUI 5.1 based on Android 13 out-of-the-box. The Galaxy A34 offers a smooth and efficient user experience with quick app loading times. However, there are some pre-installed apps, which can be uninstalled, if needed. (Divya / HT Tech)
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5/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Cameras: It boasts a 48MP + 8MP + 5MP triple camera setup. In daylight, it captures images with abundant detail and contrast with a slight colour boost. Portraits are one of its strengths with near to accurate edge detection. While it still has room for improvement in low-light conditions.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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6/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 selfie camera: With a 13MP front camera, it captures detailed and true-to-life photos in natural light. However, under artificial lighting or at night, some noise may be present. (Divya / HT Tech)
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7/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Battery: With the 5000mAh battery, it can easily survive more than a day. Another limitation is the 25W charging speed, which takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to fuel up the phone from 0-100%.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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8/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 sound and connectivity: It gets stereo speakers which have support for Dolby Atmos offering loud and clear sound. However, you will not find any 3.5mm audio jack. The 5G connectivity has been satisfactory too, you will get good internet speed and the absence of call drops.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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9/10 Verdict: At Rs. 30999, the Samsung Galaxy A34 comes with 4 Years of OS Updates, overall satisfactory performance, decent cameras, and good battery life – it has definitely emerged as a great option to consider.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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10/10 However, some letdowns such as outdated dew-drop display and slow charging are some factors that you should consider before going with Galaxy A34. (Divya / HT Tech)
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Samsung’s new update One UI 6 can be seen in Samsung Galaxy S23 in some European countries including Germany, the UK, Norway, Finland, and more. (Samsung)

A few months ago, Samsung announced its Android 14-Based One UI 6 Update, and now it has finally started rolling it out for Samsung Galaxy S23 users. Until now, these updates were available in the Beta version. Some users in Europe have reported that they can see this rollout on their Samsung Galaxy S23 phones. Know all about this latest update :

Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6 update

Based on Android 14, Samsung's One UI 6 update has various exciting features. The stable version of the One UI 6 update can be seen in countries including Germany, the UK, Norway, Finland, and more. According to a report by the Times of India, users who have already been using the beta version of this latest update can get a patch of 350 MB update. On the other hand, those who are entirely new to this update might get an update of around 3GB.

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One UI 6 update features

As listed on Samsung's website, the user interface of One UI 6 has been updated. Samsung has listed a number of feature updates on its official website. Some of them are given below:

1- Upgraded notification layout: With the One UI 6 update, you can check your each notification separately as each notification on your samsung Galaxy will now appear as a separate card. It will make it easier for you to recognize each and every notification.

2- Camera app update: Samsung has simplified the overall design of the Camera app. You can now find quick settings buttons on the preview screen to be simpler and more intuitive.

Apart from this, this update will allow you to add custom camera widgets to your home screen. These widgets can be set to a specific shooting mode and you can save pictures in an album of your choice.

3-Picture previews: You can now see the preview images which will appear at the top of the Share panel when you are sharing a picture from any app. This feature will give you an idea of what you are sharing.

4-Weather forecast feature: Samsung has introduced a new Weather insights widget that will provide more information about your local weather conditions, you can even check if there are severe thunderstorms, snow, rain, and other events are on the forecast.

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First Published Date: 31 Oct, 17:17 IST