Hands-on with Samsung One UI 4.0 Beta 2: Theming, Virtual RAM, and more!

Samsung pushed out the second iteration of their One UI 4.0 beta software earlier this week. Coming roughly three weeks after the original beta release, the new version brings some new features and promises performance improvements. One of the key changes is the ability to dynamically theme your device using colors pulled from the current wallpaper. This feature is one of the cornerstones of Google’s Material You redesign in Android 12 on Pixel devices. The Samsung One UI 4.0 beta 2 dynamic theme engine doesn’t appear to behave exactly as Google’s Monet on a Pixel phone, but it does bring an extra layer of customization to One UI that users have been asking for.

In this post, I’ll take a quick look at all of the new key features in the second beta release, as well as discuss stability and battery life. I’ve been running the beta on my unlocked Galaxy S21 Ultra for over 48 hours, so I have a pretty decent idea of how stable this release is. In addition, I’m sourcing some comments fr…

Written By: Jeff Springer

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/samsung-one-ui-4-0-beta-2-hands-on/

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