Samsung is ready to release an OTA update for all its Galaxy Tab 10.1 users this Friday i.e August 05, 2011. The update consists of TouchWiz UX, custom designed for Galaxy 10.1 Tablet running Android Honeycomb 3.1 OS. At a special event held in NewYork yesterday, Samsung has already upgraded some of the Galaxy 10.1 tablets to the new UI. In addiction to the UI enhancements, the update will also include Amazon Music Player, Words with Friends, Swype, Social Hub, Samsung Media Hub & also the Kindle software.
Samsung TouchWiz UX is specifically designed to work with Android Honeycomb 3.1 to optimize the large screen tablet user experience with better multi-tasking and enhanced visuals. It includes the following UI enhancements:
- Live Panel: Magazine-like widget view for immediate access to weather, social updates, email, news, photo gallery, all on the home screen. The visual layout of Live Panel is completely customizable for one-touch entry into each user’s most important information.
- Mini Mode Tray: One-touch access to commonly used applications—Task Manager, Calendar, World Clock, Pen Memo, Calculator, Music—which overlay in a pop-up window on display screen for powerful multi-tasking.
- Clipboard: Advanced copy & paste functionality allows Galaxy Tab 10.1 users to store photos, Web pages, YouTube links, etc., on the clipboard for easy sharing via email and social network sites.
- Indicator Quick Panel: Quickly toggle on/off Wi-Fi, notifications, sound, brightness and settings in lower right hand corner of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 display.
- Photo Editor: Rotate, crop and adjust colors on high quality digital images
You can read the full press release here.