The Galaxy S10 is powered by Android Pie and Samsung's new One UI. If you haven't done so already, now is a great time to get familiar with the software.
Samsung's version of Android Pie comes with numerous changes to the look and feel of its user interface. The company calls it One UI.
There will still be an adjustment period if you're coming from a Galaxy phone running Android Oreo and Samsung's old Experience UI.
You should also check out our guide to Samsung’s version of Android Pie. It’ll walk you through the biggest, and smallest, changes on board.
Some of the exclusive Galaxy S10 software features include:
- Wireless PowerShare: Makes it possible to easily charge Qi-certified smartphones and even compatible wearable devices. In addition, Galaxy S10 is capable of charging itself and a second device simultaneously via Wireless PowerShare, while connected to a regular charger, enabling you to leave your second charger at home while on a trip.
- Intelligent Performance: The new AI software on the Galaxy S10 automatically optimizes battery, CPU, RAM, and even device temperature based on how you use your phone and continues to learn and get better over time. Leveraging AI-capabilities, Galaxy S10 also learns how you use your device to launch your most frequently used apps faster.
- Intelligent Wi-Fi: Galaxy S10 comes with Intelligent Wi-Fi that allows for an uninterrupted and safe connection by seamlessly switching between Wi-Fi and LTE, as well as alerting you of potentially risky Wi-Fi Galaxy S10 also supports the new Wi-Fi 6 standard, making it possible for better Wi-Fi performance when connected to a compatible router.
- Bixby Routines: On Galaxy S10, Bixby automates your routines and provides personalized recommendations to make your life easier. With pre-set and personalized routines, such as Driving and Before Bed routines, which are customized based on your habits, Galaxy S10 makes things simpler by automatically reducing device touches and cutting steps out of your day.
We’ve also released a guide that compares Android Pie to Android Oreo and it’s worth a look if you’re interested in the base level changes to the operating system.
Getting familiar with the Galaxy S10’s software ahead of time will help make the transition from your current operating system a little bit smoother.