Samsung Galaxy S9 Series owners reported that they have started receiving the Android 10-based One UI 2.1 update along with the June 2020 security patch. Some users in South Korea have confirmed receiving the updates via community posts, and reportedly, some users in Germany have also started receiving the One UI 2.1 Update. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ received the One UI 2 update back in January. The phones were launched back in 2018 with the Android 8.1 Oreo-based Samsung Experience UX.
According to a screenshot by a Samsung Galaxy S9 user in South Korea, the One UI 2.1 over-the-air (OTA) update carries the firmware G960NKSU3ETF4. Meanwhile, a report by SamMobile indicates that users in Germany are getting the firmware version G96xFXXU9ETF5.
The One UI 2.1 Update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 Series is 896.15MB in size and carries the June 2020 Android security patch. The new software iteration brings a host of enhanced features and improves the overall system of Galaxy S9 phones.’
The screenshot of the update on the Samsung Community page highlights upgrades such as AR Zone that puts all augmented reality features such as AR Emoji and AR Doodle in one place. Users are also receiving Quick Share and Music Share features that allow users to share files instantly. The Gallery app and Keyboard app on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are getting new organizational features. Users are also receiving a Quick crop option for editing “high-resolution image” (translated).
The Android 10-based One UI 2.1 update is currently available in limited regions and details about its India availability are expected soon. Recently, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite users in India started receiving the One UI 2.1 update. Samsung has also started rolling out OneUI 2.1 update on Galaxy Note 9.