Unfortunately We have sad news for the Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 owners. One UI, the new Samsung interface introduced at the Samsung Developpers Conference (SDC 2018) will not be available on these old flagships released less than two years ago in 2017.
A Samsung spokesperson has reportedly confirmed to Tom’s Guide that the Samsung Galaxy S8, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will not be getting an update with the redesigned One UI interface.
Bad news for users who were hoping to see ergonomic improvements on Samsung Experience. Indeed, One UI is a brand new interface enjoying aesthetic and practical changes. It allows to apply a dark theme and also to have shortcuts accessible from the bottom of the smartphone, which is significant on big screens.
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One UI is expected to be available on the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ and Note 9 from November 2018 through a beta version. It should appear in its final version at the beginning of next year. And no doubt that the interface will came with the next Galaxy S10.
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On its conference, Samsung has spent a lot of time talking about the evolution of their screens to date and how they will evolve in the future. One of the images shown by Samsung shows that in the future the company plans to adopt various notch designs.