In Europe, the update is available for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926B) and carries firmware version F926BXXU5FWH5. For the Galaxy Z Flip 3 (SM-F711B), the update can be identified by firmware version F711BXXU6FWH3.
In addition to the One UI 5.1.1 update, which is a pretty big deal, the latest firmware also introduces the August 2023 security patch.
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New multitasking and Flex Mode capabilities
The One UI 5.1.1 update brings similar features and changes to both the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3, although some additions are specific to each device.
Both foldable phones now benefit from improved multitasking thanks to:
- Better app previews on the Recents screen
- Easily switch from pop-up view to split screen
- Restore pop-ups snapped to the edge of the screen
However, the Galaxy Z Fold 3, specifically, also benefits from a new feature that lets users hover the S Pen above a floating app icon to see a preview of the app.
Both phones can now use more apps in Flex Mode, and offer a customizable Flex Mode toolbar along with improved Flex Mode media controls.
Likewise, both devices boast an improved Quick Share feature and better Samsung Health with:
- Improved Sleep coaching
- More meaningful sleep data
- Skin temperature measurements during sleep
- Better workout summaries
- Improved goals, rewards, and badges
In the Camera and Gallery department, the One UI 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 adds the following:
- More date and time styles for watermarks
- Enhanced remaster previews
- Effects are easier to apply
- Users can now copy-paste filters and tones from one picture to another
Once again, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 takes advantage of a couple of exclusive features, including an enhanced Flex Mode layout for the camera's Pro modes and a new option to select multiple pictures in Capture View.
Last but not least, even though only the Galaxy Z Fold 3 now lets you charge your Galaxy Buds or Galaxy Watch while you continue using the phone's cover screen, One UI 5.1.1 adds the following features to both phones:
- Drag and drop with two hands
- App cache information and management in My Files
- Enhanced memory management in Device Care
- Mode change options from the lock screen
- Samsung Internet layout improvements