The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is Samsung’s first device to launch with Android 12L based One UI 4.1.1 on board. Now, Galaxy Tab S8 series is the first set of tablets to get Android 12L (One UI 4.1.1) update in Europe and South Korea.
In Europe, the latest software update for Galaxy Tab S8 comes with firmware version X70xBXXU2AVH2while Galaxy Tab S8+ gets it with firmware version X80xBXXU2AVH5. The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra gets the update with firmware version X90xBXXU2AVH2. The update, which also includes the August 2022 security patch, is available for cellular and Wi-Fi variants of the Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.
Galaxy Tab S8 Android 12L (One UI 4.1.1) Features
The Android 12L update brings the same taskbar feature that debuted with the Galaxy Z Fold 4. It stays at the bottom of the screen and allows for faster navigation between apps and more efficient multitasking. Allows apps to be quickly opened in split screen mode or pop-up view. It can also be used to pin and open the most frequently used app pairs.
A new two-finger gesture can be used to switch between full screen and split screen display. Using the app handle, apps can be opened in a floating window or split screen. The new software allows app names to be displayed in the Edge Panel.
With One UI 4.1.1, the Galaxy Tab S8 series can extract text from any image, share it with any app, or translate text into another language. Currently, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish are supported. In addition, suggested actions are displayed based on the text extracted from images.
Samsung has also implemented a feature that allows users to set a different caller background for each contact. Since Google Duo has merged with Google Meet, people can use that app for 1:1 or group video calls. Samsung Keyboard allows people to input a wider variety of emojis, stickers, and kaomoji.
The new version of the My Files app can search for information in files. For example, you can search for a phone number and the app will come up with that information, even if it’s stored in an image or a document. You can also filter and sort files that are visible on the search results page.
In the Samsung Internet web browser, favorite sites can be rearranged by dragging and dropping their icon. Bookmarks can be sorted between folders. Users can also edit a collection of wallpapers for their lock screen and change their selection even after choosing a group of wallpapers as their device’s lock screen wallpaper.
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