The interface novelties on Galaxy S phones that led to One U

The Galaxy S5 switched away from a skeumorphic to a flat design, the Galaxy S6 edge started the trend of curved screens. Here’s the full infographic that covers every milestone since 2010:

It starts with the original Galaxy S, but the first iterations of the current features landed on the Galaxy S III, which introduced S Voice – the forefather of Bixby. Also, Smart Stay kept the screen from switching off while you were looking at it. The Galaxy S4 built on that and would automatically pause a video when you looked away. You could even scroll by glancing up and down.

Samsung is busy rolling out the new One UI to its flagships (including older models). It has been a long road getting here, so the company published an infographic detailing the key ideas that were introduced with each Galaxy S generation since the begging.

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