Samsung is at a breakneck speed in seeding out updates, be it a minor security patch release or a major change in the OS. Joining the One UI 3.1 league along with Galaxy S10, Note 10, Galaxy A42 G, Galaxy A70, and several other devices is Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy A71 5G.
The new firmware is live for Verizon series user with the firmware version A716VSQU2DUC1 which brings along the latest March 2021 security patch.
Though the official changelog is not yet released by Samsung but the Verizon has shared a list of changes for the Galaxy A71 5G getting One UI 3.1:
- This software update introduces One UI 3.1, with new Camera features, app enhancements (Calendar, Messages, Duo, DeX), and new Settings (Eye comfort shield, Game Priority mode).
- The latest Android security patch is also included in this update.
- Single Take – Shot Customization
◊ Now you can customize what shots to capture when using Single Take feature.
- Eye Comfort Shield
◊ Keep your eyes comfortable by limiting blue light and using warmer colors.
◊ Automatically adjust your screen’s colors based on the time of day.
- Game Booster – Priority Mode
◊ For serious gamers, you can use Priority Mode in Game Booster to block incoming calls and notification alarms.
◊ It will also optimize your network connection and processor power for your games.
- Video Call Enhancements
◊ When using 3rd party apps (i.e., Google Duo), the video call now supports HDR, Beauty features, and improved low-light quality.
- Wireless DeX – PC Connection
◊ Extend your Galaxy phone to your desktop PC using Wireless DeX.
◊ Simply download the DeX app on your PC and connect to the same Wi-Fi network to start DeX.
- Galaxy Buds* – Seamless Earbud Connection
◊ When logged into your Samsung account, quickly switch your Galaxy Buds to nearby devices without disconnecting your earbuds or turning on pairing mode.
Yesterday Samsung pushed the Android 11 update for the Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G in Korea directly with One UI 3.1 instead of 3.0. Now that a similar update is out for the Verizon model of the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G, we can expect it to unfurl soon in other regions as well.