Samsung One UI: What about the software?

  • Published on Feb 19, 2019
  • Samsung will unveil it's Galaxy S10 lineup tomorrow, running the new “One UI” software. One UI is built on top of Android Pie and is cleaner and easier to use. In this week's Processor, Dieter dives into the perks and drawbacks of One UI.
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  • The Verge
    The Verge  8 months ago +257

    Have you checked out One UI? What do you think?

    • Daniil Mikhaylenko
      Daniil Mikhaylenko 4 months ago

      It's the best Samsung's UI ever, it is so smooth, so fast. I really like . Galaxy S8

    • Leo Weir
      Leo Weir 5 months ago

      I've got it on my gear sport and it's so much smoother

    • Cristhian Mejia
      Cristhian Mejia 7 months ago

      Have an S8+ and I reverted back to 8.0 as I find OneUI goofy looking and the interface overly large on the phone. Also for some reason network connectivity is more stable with Andriod 8.0 on my S8+ than with Android 9.0 . There is small lag here and there especially with Messages app. I will wait it out and see if another update improves on these things. Example of the interface mismatch using an emoji looks weird because the emojis are overly huge for the space they get on the interface.

    • Emilian Epure
      Emilian Epure 7 months ago

      They completely destroyed the call recording functionality with Android 9. It was the most important feature for me. This S9+ is the last Samsung phone for me (and I'm using Samsung phones since their first model).
      I'm totally disappointed and I will switch to Apple this summer, even if it means losing about 1000 euro worth of apps.

    • j pn
      j pn 7 months ago

      Still gallery app and photos app,play store and galaxy store?
      Am planning to buy one Samsung soon

  • ruzzell907
    ruzzell907 4 days ago

    TouchWiz Nature UX, TouchWiz Grace UX, TouchWiz One UI.
    Still the same TouchWiz. Just less uglier every year.

  • Alx Addiu
    Alx Addiu 13 days ago

    Bela bela

  • prathik achrya
    prathik achrya 2 months ago +1

    MIUI is good😛😛😛😛

  • DJPJ
    DJPJ 3 months ago

    I have tried it and using it right now. It's still very new for me, but this fra i like. Ofc. i would probebly like it more when i understand more of the shortcuts.

  • A.refaat
    A.refaat 4 months ago

    I liked samsung experience more than one ui

  • Ender Yoda
    Ender Yoda 4 months ago

    Touchwiz is good.

  • Shiv kap
    Shiv kap 4 months ago +1


  • muddi900
    muddi900 4 months ago

    Weird photosharing features that only works with other iphones

  • Sapphire Axel
    Sapphire Axel 5 months ago

    Ive used One UI now and cant believe im saying this, i am much prefer this than stock android. Seriously, it's that good.

  • Nicolo Don Diego
    Nicolo Don Diego 5 months ago

    I updated the one ui on my samsung s8 plus. To be honest this is a pretty good ui...not gonna lie the battery same with the android oreo but the stand by time has been improved.

  • Hasin Ayari
    Hasin Ayari 5 months ago

    I never had any problem with any android skin including touchwizz only thing that confuses me is ios but to be fair I never owned an iphone

  • Emmy Oloja
    Emmy Oloja 5 months ago

    You don't want Samsung health? Then what fitness app do you use? Or recommend

  • Leo Weir
    Leo Weir 5 months ago +1

    Love this guy 😄

  • Lil Indomie
    Lil Indomie 5 months ago

    For some reason i liked samsung touchwiz than stock android (maybe because i've been using it since 2011)

  • Serouj Ghazarian
    Serouj Ghazarian 5 months ago

    Nokia phones have near stock android

  • Serouj Ghazarian
    Serouj Ghazarian 5 months ago

    The bloop noise is on the S4 too

  • Pavel Pavlov
    Pavel Pavlov 6 months ago +1

    Good hardware best screens ever nightmare software BLOATED.

  • Sruli Engelstein
    Sruli Engelstein 6 months ago

    very good and informative video, good work !

  • One
    One 6 months ago +1

    The "Updates" is the reason why it is better to stick to Apple phones , or "Android One" phones.

  • Shalom Yu
    Shalom Yu 6 months ago

    Still not a big change from the interfaces we had on S7 edge or S8.

  • Vincent Mitchell
    Vincent Mitchell 7 months ago

    That big app header at the top is from Windows Phone 8.

  • Zach T
    Zach T 7 months ago +1

    To me, Samsung always tries to do everything at once. And it tries to be the first company to take a new innovation to market, even if it could use more time. And low key I’m surprised many companies are still using Android interface at all. Like, say what you will about Apple, but they have the upper hand when it comes to integration because they’re built for each other

  • JackTheBrand Bluecase
    JackTheBrand Bluecase 7 months ago

    Samsung doesn't usually send new updates as fast as they can, they optimized and observed before they give to rhe public. For me that's good

  • charles simpson
    charles simpson 7 months ago

    I find the Samsung updates to be about functionality, while Apple updates continue to be about social media fluff

  • n06rin
    n06rin 7 months ago

    Could you tell a name of background music that start at 1:23?

    AKSHAT JAJOO 7 months ago +1

    We need a colab between MKBHD and Dieter bohn. 💪

  • Katherine Elizabeth
    Katherine Elizabeth 7 months ago +1

    Who else wants a loop of Dieter saying "bloop" for ten hours?

  • Vimal Ramachandran
    Vimal Ramachandran 8 months ago

    Slow software update issue is being blown out of proportion because Samsung phones usually have features ahead of time before new Android versions even get them

  • Oliver Dante Fabian
    Oliver Dante Fabian 8 months ago

    Dieter Bohn is the nicest from The Verge. I like Lauren Goode too but she transferred to Wired.

  • Kim Griffiths
    Kim Griffiths 8 months ago

    Really loving the One UI and I'm actually using the swipe gestures which I never thought in a million years I would like.
    Also love the "Night mode" and February's update made it so you can timetable when the "Night mode" switches on (and off) ie: Sunrise to Sunset...or Custom (or you can leave it on all of the time), it really is cool.
    Linked up with Samsungs own browser with "Dark mode" switched on and you can save yourself a lot of eye strain and battery life.
    Who knows, maybe calling it "One UI" means that it'll be uniform across all of Samsungs latest devices and hopefully that will help big updates come much more quickly. 🙏🏼

  • Vinicius Costa
    Vinicius Costa 8 months ago

    I don't see the problem with the software from the s7 beyond, for me it was flawless

  • Vikingdescendent
    Vikingdescendent 8 months ago +1

    But after every compliment...!

  • Dick Martino
    Dick Martino 8 months ago

    There are a lot of "gimmicks" in the world then.

  • Kevin Dane
    Kevin Dane 8 months ago

    What is that about all the hype with stock Android? Yes, stock Android is clean and neat, but also boring at best. What's wrong with the Samsung's customization, as long as they are very useful and does not cost the device's smoothness, unless you put a Pixel and a Galaxy side by side?
    So is it 'stock Android is the best' your mantra now?

  • Rok Končina
    Rok Končina 8 months ago

    If only they'd speed up the update process... I love their hardware and their software was quite good, I just didn't like how they forced some of their "core" apps that I didn't really need.

  • Mark
    Mark 8 months ago

    People really need to understand how software updates work. I am a software developer so I understand what most average people (including this verge editor) don't understand. You can't compare Samsung phone update speed with Google phone update speed like that. When Google develops a new Android update (which takes about a year), it also develops its phone skin (or experience) along with it so Google has almost a year to work on its skin. Compare to that Samsung taking couple months to update its software (and there are a lot of Samsung features on their phones) and more importantly testing it is more than reasonable. Afterall, Samsung can't just slap on Google update on its phones without modification and test. More important updates such as security update on Samsung phones are fast. They update their security every month.

  • steve美麗人生
    steve美麗人生 8 months ago

    I just get my one ui on my note 8...that's fantastic

  • SuntzuMocro
    SuntzuMocro 8 months ago

    This guy is really good at presentations. Awesome video

  • etc arief
    etc arief 8 months ago

    Why people didn't say anything or anything good about Samsung Experience

  • Terrence Sanchez
    Terrence Sanchez 8 months ago

    I got the one UI / andriod Pie update and my phone runs smoothly now.

  • TheKiman2
    TheKiman2 8 months ago

    4-5 months for updates? Add another 6 months for carrier specific updates!!

  • Mitt P
    Mitt P 8 months ago

    Looking at Galaxy watch and Samsung Experience (OneUI) these days all I want to see is a Tizen Phone..... faster and better battery life phone!!

  • Rodney Allen
    Rodney Allen 8 months ago

    Samsung doesn't copy and has it's own identity
    Copies everyone with phone assistant that's a million times worse than Google and Siri.
    Pixel phones having a skin....No those are just apps....

    what is this guy talking about?

  • savage
    savage 8 months ago


  • Farhat Imyarov
    Farhat Imyarov 8 months ago +1

    as a 9 year old i liked that "boop"

  • Brian Balbuena
    Brian Balbuena 8 months ago

    The Internet doesn't forget

  • Jedd Wright
    Jedd Wright 8 months ago +1

    Honestly, no matter how hard Samsung tries, they just can't seem to create a clean, smooth user experience. Yes, One UI looks up to standard with the latest graphic design trends etc., but at its core, it's still the same as previous Samsung software versions.

  • g00dfeeling
    g00dfeeling 8 months ago

    Edge panels are so great since S8. Combination of completely clean wallpaper on super-bright display, with only 4 most used icons at the bottom and 10 next most used icons on just one slide with 5 most used contacts on the other slide makes the best Android experience possible. AOD is also great feature.

  • Maximus Gigantos
    Maximus Gigantos 8 months ago

    I hate samsung whistle tone

  • Rafael Romagnoli
    Rafael Romagnoli 8 months ago

    You are comparing the time to update of Samsung with what dude? Apple? You know that Apple does their hardware and OS don't you? You should compare oranges with oranges. What other android manufacturer delivers faster android updates? I'm asking because I would like to know. When you complain of something without bringing information and suggestions, you are just complaining. You should learn a little with other tech channels, like LTT.

  • A B
    A B 8 months ago

    For me no software update no phone that why I moved for Android to IOS NO MATTER HOW GOOD ARE THEY still the emoji bothers me and camera on Snapchat.

  • Zenero
    Zenero 8 months ago

    I can't verbally explain how bad oneui is completely ruined my s9+

  • Martín Balzarini
    Martín Balzarini 8 months ago

    Dieter leave the V and go independent. You'll be fine. You make good videos with interesting content.

  • Remy P
    Remy P 8 months ago

    Hopefully I can get one ui on my sprint note 8 soon.

  • Glagah Seto Sulandityo Katon

    I got one UI update on my note 8 (finally), and i really love the full screen gesture, my phone feel bigger than ever. I think Samsung is heading to the right direction.

  • Vandel Jason Strypper
    Vandel Jason Strypper 8 months ago

    when talk about skin
    i think xiaomi and one plus are the best
    if no I go straight to pure android

  • Anirudh Addanki
    Anirudh Addanki 8 months ago +1

    I don't understand why everyone is so bummed about waiting a few months for Sammy to get the latest Android version. For me it doesn't really matter all that much since Samsung always has a lot more features baked in than even the most recent Android versions. But what really does annoy me is that they support their phones for only 2 years?! Why would I wanna spend upwards of 1000$ for just a 2 year device?

  • Tibor Z
    Tibor Z 8 months ago

    Samsung just should license the Oxygen OS from OnePlus! The World would be a better place! Till now Samsung made childish, lagging softwares.

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 8 months ago

    I like how he as said "So Samsung took an idea from Apple and iterated on it". No they didn't, they understood the consumer demand for a new skin and completely overhauled their UI.