Samsung officially announced that the major Good Lock versions will now have labels of the base software version. As the company is shortening the release duration of new app updates post-major upgrade, the latest version renamed as One UI 5 Good Lock, instead of Good Lock 2023.
One UI 5 Good Lock
The new One UI 5 Good Lock is under testing and Samsung has planned to begin the update rollout for eligible Galaxy devices starting October 24/25. At SDC22, the company has also confirmed that the Stable One UI 5.0 update coming to Galaxy S22 this month.
- One UI 5 Good Lock release date is October 24 or 25.
One UI 5 Good Lock version’s new features will be rolled out for consumers gradually. The company announced, in its community post, that the new features will be delivered from October 24 to November. Galaxy users are recommended to keep patience to get the advantage of newly created features.
Good Lock’s One UI 5 version will have a function that lets users easily create their own Meme in the Keys Cafe app, which is quite useful on Galaxy devices for keyboard customization.
In addition, the Good Lock moderator also shed light on the Camera app that was teased during the Samsung Developer Conference keynote. The One UI 5 Good Lock will get a new function that will allow users to control detailed camera settings.
Moreover, Galaxy users will be able to easily adjust the Settings menu using the Good Lock application. It’s expected that this option will further enhance the usability of functional settings by letting users manually sort and replace the settings sections.
New easy and fun way will be a part of new Good Lock so you can share links in your own ways! Besides, new function that will let you easily exchange well-decorated Good Lock results and settings will be available with the One UI 5 Good Lock update.
Improvements in existing modules [translated]
- Quick Star – Top bar stopwatch function, status bar date function
- Nav Star – Taskbar button icon change and gesture hint color/length adjustment
- Home Up – Shared app management > QuickShare device display setting added
- ClockFace – Tablet Enlarged
- Good Lock – Added the ability to move in order by tab, modified to allow the use of existing functions except for terraces under 14 years old
US price of Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE revealed
According to MySmartPrice report, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE could come with a price tag of $599 in the US. This would make it $100 more cheaper than the S21 FE, as part of promoting it as the best budget flagship of this year.
This year’s FE smartphone doensn’t pack the same chipset as the flagship models. Rumors say that the S23 FE will be equipped with Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipsets, availability country-wise.
Google’s upcoming Pixel 8 handset reportedly starts at $699. Hence, the Galaxy S23 FE’s lower starting price could help Samsung capture those consumers who don’t care too much about camera performance.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 Shipments To Hit Historic 10 Million Unit Milestone
Shipments of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 are approximately 10% higher than last year’s models. If 7 million new products and 3 million units of legacy models are shipped this year, the number will reach 10 million units for the first time in history.
According to the info, shipments of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 were found to be 8-10% higher than the shipments of their predecessors. In terms of shipment volume by model, Z Flip 5 accounts for 60-65%, and Z Fold 5 accounts for 30-35%.
Component partners of Samsung say that the number of parts ordered for the two recent models did not change significantly or decrease slightly compared to expectations.
Earlier, it was expected that the Korean tech giant would order 12 to 13 million units of parts for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 by the end of this year. However, recent reports revealed that there may be a decrease of about 1 million units.
Samsung Powers Up: Delivering a Whopping 70 Million OLED Display for iPhone 15 Series!
By the end of 2023, Samsung Display is likely to supply nearly 70 million units of OLED for the iPhone 15 series to Apple. The company’s OLED volume by model is estimated to be in the low 20 million units for the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus, 9 to 10 million for Pro, and ~ 30 million for Pro Max.
Among the four iPhone 15 models, the 15 Pro Max OLED estimate, which Apple plans to produce the most, is four times higher for Samsung than for LG Display. Industry watchers say that Samsung Display’s iPhone 15 Pro Max OLED volume is in the mid-20 million units, three times that of LG Display.
The prevailing view is that LG Display will have 15% more OLED volume than Samsung Display (9 million to early 10 million units). Those who see it differently predict that Samsung Display will secure around 20 million units of 15% OLED, which will be more than LG Display.