Samsung expands Galaxy AI capabilities to older devices

The Samsung Galaxy S24 series, introduced recently, has been highly acclaimed for its innovative artificial intelligence-oriented feature, Galaxy AI. Samsung announced that Galaxy AI, which opens the doors to an exciting new era, will not be limited to new models and will also be offered to older models. Here are all the details…

What is Galaxy AI?

Galaxy AI is Samsung‘s next-generation mobile artificial intelligence platform. First introduced with the Galaxy S24 series, this platform includes a range of AI features designed to enrich users’ mobile experience.

What is possible with Galaxy AI?

Galaxy AI offers a number of artificial intelligence features to enrich the user experience. Key highlights include:

  • Circle to Search: Search the internet for information about any object on your phone screen by simply circling it.

    Samsung expands Galaxy AI capabilities to older devices
    The Samsung Galaxy S24 series has received praise for its AI-focused feature, Galaxy AI (image credit)
  • Instant Slow Motion: Create stunning slow-motion effects in your videos to make special moments even more impressive.
  • Live Translation: Break down language barriers with real-time translation of texts and conversations.
  • Web Assistant: Get help navigating the web and finding the information you need quickly and easily.
  • Voice Recording Assistant: Automatically convert your voice notes to text, saving you time.
  • Note Assistant: Digitize handwritten notes for effortless organization.
  • Chat Assistant: Enhance your chats with emoji and GIF suggestions, and get help finding the right words.
  • AI-Powered Camera: Access advanced camera features such as automatic scene detection, night mode, and portrait mode.

Which models will get Galaxy AI?

Samsung’s decision to offer Galaxy AI to older models demonstrates its goal of bringing the power of artificial intelligence to a wider user base. Here are the models that will get Galaxy AI:


  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5
Samsung expands Galaxy AI capabilities to older devices
Samsung will expand Galaxy AI availability to older device models (image credit)


  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+
  • When will it be available?

Samsung announced that Galaxy AI features will be available to users with the One UI 6.1 software update at the end of March. With this update, more than 100 million Galaxy users will have access to the next-generation mobile experience powered by AI.

Is Galaxy AI free?

Yes, Samsung has initially stated that Galaxy AI features will be provided for free until the end of 2025. However, there are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Potential changes: While Samsung’s current plan is to offer the features for free, they could introduce a paid subscription model or fees after 2025.
  • Third-party features: Some features that utilize Galaxy AI may be provided by third-party developers, and these could have separate costs or subscription plans.
Samsung expands Galaxy AI capabilities to older devices
Galaxy AI is Samsung’s new mobile artificial intelligence platform (image credit)

It’s best to:

  • Stay updated: Check Samsung’s official announcements and websites for the latest information on Galaxy AI and its pricing.
  • Read the fine print: Be mindful of terms and conditions for any individual Galaxy AI features, especially ones from third-party providers, as they might have different pricing rules.

Samsung’s goal: Making AI accessible

TM Roh, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Mobile World, stated that Galaxy AI aims not only to pioneer a new era of mobile AI but also to empower users by making AI more accessible. Roh added that they plan to bring these experiences to more than 100 million Galaxy users by the end of 2024.

Samsung’s Galaxy AI initiative can potentially change how mobile devices are used radically. The next-generation mobile experience enabled by artificial intelligence promises to make users’ lives easier, more productive, and more enjoyable.

Featured image credit: Samsung

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