At its developer conference, together with showcasing its foldable display device, Samsung moreover uncovered ‘One UI’ — it’s fresh design language for the custom user interface skip for Samsung’s gadgets.
During the announcement of One UI, the company In addition unveiled that it will begin beta testing of Android Pie-based One UI for select devices later this month in US, Korea, and Germany. It need to roll out to other European and Asian countries at few later point.
The devices that will receive the improve includes Galaxy S9, S9, and Note 9. Although access beta will be out there in this month, the public release of the One UI for the stated device will take place in January 2019.
Comparing to the Samsung Performance UX which requires two arms to operate, the new One UI is claimed to have been designed for a “more natural and comfortable” one-handed use cases. Samsung said that it has been working on the fresh performance for the past year, and the prime target is to make the interface less cluttered.
The focus of Samsung One UI is on keeping the other relevant content in the most useful place — bottom of the panel. All of Samsung’s programs have adopted a bottom bar layout for smaller navigation elements together greater header elements. Menus In addition pop-up at the bottom of the screen rather of the center.
During the SDC 2018 Keynote, Jee Won Lee, Senior Designer of UX Design and style at Samsung, said:
With One UI, presently you view only the essential options related to the task you are carrying out. It’s a continuous and fluid experience where the necessary buttons look after you need them and gently disappear when you don’t.
The South Korean company has moreover released a system-wide Evening Mode that permits a dark, AMOLED-friendly theme throughout the UI and Samsung’s applications. The fresh Samsung One UI will also theme itself to match the colour of the smartphone, similar to what Samsung offered on Galaxy Note 9 with its new S-Pen.
Together with that, some Android Pie-based options, which include gesture-supported navigation are going to be a part of the One UI for the devices that’ll receive Android Pie update in January upcoming year. It appears that we’ll have to wait for the Android Pie-based Samsung One UI to make first public appearance in January to look at what it actually brings to the table and how it operates.