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Samsung’s One UI 2.5 now supports the latest emojis. The latest One UI 2.5 is now available for the Galaxy Note 20 series, S20 series, Note 10 series, S10 series, and few more smartphones from Samsung.

Alongside 116 brand new emojis, this update includes a sizable number of design changes, with many of these being new gender-neutral designs for previously-released people emojis.


Samsung is the only Android company to ship phones using its own custom emoji font that differs from the emoji set provided by Google. Other Android phones are still using emojis from Google unless the phone is a Samsung.

Samsung emojis are glossier and sometimes more detailed than those from Google. Some apps have their own custom emoji designs, including Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp.


Above you can check all the new emojis within Samsung One UI 2.5. These new emojis in One UI 2.5 are based on Emoji 13.0. Furthermore, nearly a thousand previously released emojis have had their designs updated in One UI 2.5.

A significant proportion of these changes are due to gender-inclusive designs being used where emojis don’t specify a gender. Previous Samsung One UI versions displayed non-gender-specifying using either the 👨 Man or (more often than not) the 👩 Woman variant.

Following this update, Samsung’s human emojis follow the same gender-based color pattern as Google and Twitter: purple for the 👩 Woman, orange for gender-neutral 🧑 Person, and blue for the 👨 Man emojis.


Samsung’s One UI 2.5 includes two new smiley emojis and a single new gesture emoji, namely Smiling Face with Tear, Disguised Face, and Pinched Fingers. As with all gesture emojis on Samsung devices[4], Pinched Fingers supports skin tone modifiers. Also included in One UI 2.5 are two new anatomy-based emojis, Anatomical Heart, and a pair of Lungs.

There are eight new people emojis introduced in this update, all with skin tone support bar the abstracted People Hugging (as per Unicode’s recommendation). Check the image on Emojipedia.

  1. Ninja
  2. 🤵‍♂️ Man in Tuxedo[5]
  3. 🤵‍♀️ Woman in Tuxedo
  4. 👰‍♂️ Man with Veil
  5. 👰‍♀️ Woman with Veil[6]
  6. 👩‍🍼 Woman Feeding Baby
  7. 👨‍🍼 Man Feeding Baby
  8. 🧑‍🍼 Person Feeding Baby
  9. 🧑‍🎄 Mx Claus
  10. People Hugging

There are 12 new animal emojis in One UI 2.5, including the ZWJ sequence 🐈‍⬛ Black Cat and 🐻‍❄️ Polar Bear emojis. Check the image on Emojipedia.

  1. 🐈‍⬛ Black Cat
  2. Bison
  3. Mammoth
  4. Beaver
  5. 🐻‍❄️ Polar Bear
  6. Dodo
  7. Feather
  8. Seal
  9. Beetle
  10. Cockroach
  11. Fly
  12. Worm

There are eight new food and drink emojis, including the popular Bubble Tea emoji. Check the image on Emojipedia.

  1. Blueberries
  2. Olive
  3. Bell Pepper
  4. Flatbread
  5. Tamale
  6. Fondue
  7. Teapot
  8. Bubble Tea

The remaining new emojis included in One UI 2.5 can be placed within the broad categories of nature, objects, and symbols. Amongst these are a Piñata, a Boomerang, and the 🏳️‍⚧️ Transgender Flag

  1. 🪴 Potted Plant
  2. 🪨 Rock
  3. 🪵 Wood
  4. 🛖 Hut
  5. 🛻 Pickup Truck
  6. 🛼 Roller Skate
  7. 🪄 Magic Wand
  8. 🪅 Piñata
  9. 🪆 Nesting Dolls
  10. 🪡 Sewing Needle
  11. 🪢 Knot
  12. 🩴 Thong Sandal
  13. 🪖 Military Helmet
  14. 🪗 Accordion
  15. 🪘 Long Drum
  16. 🪙 Coin
  17. 🪃 Boomerang
  18. 🪚 Carpentry Saw
  19. 🪛 Screwdriver
  20. 🪝 Hook
  21. 🪜 Ladder
  22. 🛗 Elevator
  23. 🪞 Mirror
  24. 🪟 Window
  25. 🪠 Plunger
  26. 🪤 Mouse Trap
  27. 🪣 Bucket
  28. 🪥 Toothbrush
  29. 🪦 Headstone
  30. 🪧 Placard
  31. 🏳️‍⚧️ Transgender Flag


🤣 Rolling on the Floor Laughing has a bigger open-mouthed smile and larger tears of joy.

🤤 Drooling Face has had the placement of its eyes and eyebrows modified.

🧐 Face with Monocle now has its mouth slightly open and has thicker eyebrows contorted in a new fashion.

😵 Dizzy Face has had its eyebrows inverted, with its X-shaped eyes now closer together.

😖 Confounded Face has had its pained mouth and eyes more closely crunched together.

👰 Person With Veil has a new gender-inclusive appearance, making way for the new gender-specific options in this release.

🤵 Person in Tuxedo has a new gender-inclusive appearance, making way for the new gender-specific options in this release.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 People Holding Hands now has both gender neutral individuals wearing orange instead of green.

🦸‍♀️ Woman Superhero’s costume now has a purple cape and mask, echoing the purple used for other 👩 Woman emojis within the set.

👩🏼‍🦱 Woman: Medium-Light Skin Tone, Curly Hair now has dark blond hair, matching other emojis using this skin tone within the set.

👪 Family now displays two gender neutral adults and one gender neutral 🧒 Child.

🤼 People Wrestling now features two non-gender-specific people both wearing orange.[7]

💑 Couple with Heart now displays two gender-neutral people instead of a 👩 Woman and 👨 Man.

All 116 new emoji designs are accessible via the latest version of the Samsung emoji keyboard. When using the Samsung emoji keyboard, all three gender options are displayed upfront in the keyboard for all people emojis. This is distinct from the Google Gboard keyboard, where only the gender-neutral designs are shown initially and gender-specific variants can be accessed by pressing and holding down on a specific gender-neutral emoji. Check the image on Emojipedia.

Users are also able to access skin tone variants of 🤝 Handshake and the three versions of 👯 People with Bunny Ears. These skin tone options are not currently recommended for general Interchange (RGI) by Unicode. Check on Emojipedia.

There is an issue with the 👪 Family emoji, however. Despite the 👪 Family design being updated to display gender-neutral individuals, the non-RGI skin tone modifier versions of this emoji were not updated in the same way.

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.


Samsung One UI 6 Beta



Samsung One UI 6 Quick Settings Design

Google launches a new major iteration of its mobile platform every year. 2022 was an impressive year, when it comes to Android 13 update distribution for Samsung devices. In October 2023, Google is likely to release Android 14, which will debut on the Samsung Galaxy lineup with the One UI 6 update.

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One UI 6 Beta Release

Samsung One UI 6 Beta Program started in August, while Android 14 reached Platform Stability with the third Beta release in early June. The company could probably reveal its Android 14 rollout plan regarding the Beta in the next few days as it recently published the announcement post.

Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta Program started for the Galaxy S22 series on August 5. This year, the Galaxy S23 series is the initial lineup that is invited for Android 14’s Beta by Samsung. These devices will receive the Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta update:

One UI 6 Beta Eligible Devices

  • Galaxy Z Series
    • Z Fold 5 & Z Flip 5
    • Z Fold 4 & Z Flip 4
    • Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3
  • Galaxy S Series
    • S23, S23 Plus & S23 Ultra – Beta 3
    • S22, S22 Plus & S22 Ultra
    • S21, S21 Plus & S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy A Series
    • A54 – Korea
    • A53

One UI 6 Beta Eligible Countries

The Beta Program of One UI 6 update is available in these seven markets:

  1. China
  2. Germany
  3. India
  4. Poland
  5. South Korea
  6. United Kingdom
  7. United States

One UI 6 Beta Latest News [Updated on September 28]

September 28:

  • One UI 6 Beta 5 for the Galaxy S23 series arrives: Fixes touch, camera, rebooting, and more issues

September 27:

  • Samsung has finally opened the One UI 6 Beta program based on Android 14 for the Galaxy A53 in India.

September 25:

  • Users of the Galaxy S22 series in India can now enjoy One UI 6 features and enhancements ahead of stable release as Samsung has officially begun the Beta Program.

September 22:

  • Samsung today begins the rollout of One UI 6 Beta 4 to the Galaxy S23 series. October 2023 security patch included in the Beta 4 alongside critical bug fixes.

September 20:

  • Samsung has opened the Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta Program for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra.

September 19:

  • Samsung has started rolling out an incremental software update to the Galaxy S23 series. Considered the One UI 6 Beta 3 Hotfix.
  • Samsung has finally started the One UI 6 Beta Program for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra

September 14:

  • Samsung has just rolled out the One UI 6 Beta 3 update based on Android 14, which introduces significant enhancements, new features, and bug fixes.

September 8:

  • Samsung begins Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta Program for the Galaxy A54 5G in South Korea.

September 7:

  • The third One UI 6 Beta update was reportedly released to some Galaxy S23 smartphone users in Europe.

Aug 31 – Sep 4

  • Galaxy S23’s Beta 2 is available in all seven eligible markets, came as first Beta in China, India, Poland and the UK.

August 19:

  • After the One UI 6 Beta 1 update, Samsung is rolling out the hotfix update for Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23, and Galaxy S23 Plus smartphones in Korea.

August 10:

  • Samsung has finally started the Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta Program for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra in South Korea, Germany and the US.

August 8:

  • Samsung revealed the One UI 6 Beta design changes and availability for the Galaxy S23 series. However, the official announcement post has been taken down minutes after publishing.

August 3:

  • Samsung representative revealed that the rollout of One UI 6 Bet has been postponed due to bugs.

July 25:

  • Samsung teased One UI 6 Beta for the Galaxy S23 series by launching a discussion forum in Korean and Indian communities.

July 11:

  • Google today announced the rollout of the Android 14 Beta 4, which is considered near-stable. Pixel phones could receive Stable Android 14 next month, while Samsung’s One UI 6 Beta comes quite near.

July 1:

  • The One UI 6 Beta based on Android 14 is too close to the Galaxy S23 series as the first Public Beta firmware ZWFA has been spotted on the server for the Ultra variant.

June 18:

  • As Android 14 reached Platform Stability, Samsung will soon begin the One UI 6 Beta testing program. It is reported that the Galaxy S23 series will get the new OS on Beta channel in the third week of July.

June 4:

  • Last week, tipster Dohyun Kim, Samsung could release the One UI 6 Beta for the Galaxy S23 series in mid-July this year.
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Samsung and other Korean giants stumble as global economy slows



Samsung Foxconn

Due to sluggish chip and energy sectors amid a global economic slowdown, South Korea’s major companies performed far worse than their US counterparts in the first half of 2023.

According to FKI report, South Korea’s top 100 nonfinancial firms listed on the main local bourse saw their combined sales edge up 0.3 percent on-year to $746.3 billion in the January-June period.

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Samsung saw its sales, operating profit, and net profit dip 21.5%, 95.4% and 86.9% on-year, respectively. Comparable figures of its US counterpart, Apple, dropped 4.2%, 10% and 9.2%.

The FKI stressed the need for South Korean big businesses to establish stable profit sources as they remain more vulnerable to external shocks than big U.S. companies.

The combined operating profit of the Korean companies tumbled 63.4 percent on-year to $24.8 billion won in the six-month period, while that of the U.S. corporations shrank 3.9 percent to $638.5 billion.


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Biased camera ranking puts iPhone 15 Pro Max 2nd and Galaxy S23 Ultra 15th: DXOMARK vs Practical Triumph



Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6 Korea Germany

Camera evaluation firm DXOMARK has recently published its Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max review. In the global ranking, Apple’s hottest (LOL!) iPhone is listed second, after Huawei’s P60 Pro, while the real winner – Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra is 15th.

The new iPhone 15 Pro Max comes with a 40-megapixel primary, a 12-megapixel ultrawide, and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera. Besides, the A17 Pro chipset gives a further boost to the device, enhancing the camera capabilities and photography skills.

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DXOMARK blessed the iPhone 15 Pro Max with 154 points and praised vivid brightness and contrast, accurate exposure, pleasant and natural color rendering, and skin tones, excellent detail in bright light, fast and accurate autofocus, and effective video stabilization.

iPhone 15 Pro Max Camera Specs


  • 48MP sensor, 2.44µm quad pixels, 24mm equivalent f/1.78-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF, OIS


  • 12MP sensor, 13mm equivalent f/2.2-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF


  • 12MP sensor, 1.12µm pixels, 120 mm equivalent f/2.8-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF

At the same time, reviewers listed some cons of the latest Apple phone such as noise in low-light photos, unwanted artifacts, including flare, ghosting, and aliasing, slightly limited dynamic range in photos, and inconsistent detail across all zoom ranges.


Galaxy S23 Ultra secured 140 points, and no one cared about DXOMARK numbers. The device is equipped with 200-megapixel primary, 12-megapixel ultrawide and a dual 10-megapixel telephoto sensor setup. In practical, S23 Ultra is miles ahead of the iPhone in overall capabilities and use of technologies.

Galaxy S23 Ultra Camera Specs


  • 200MP 1/1.3″ sensor, 0.6 μm pixels, f/1.7-aperture lens, PDAF, AF, OIS


  • 12MP 1/2.55″ sensor, 1.4 μm pixels, f/2.2-aperture lens, PDAF, AF, OIS

Telephoto 1

  • 10MP 1/3.52″ sensor, 1.12 μm pixels, f/2.4-aperture lens, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom

Telephoto 2

  • 10MP 1/3.52″ sensor, 1.12 μm pixels, f/4.9-aperture lens, PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom


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