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      One UI vs HyperOS: The Differences between the Two Popular Custom Skins | Details Inside

      Xiaomi and Samsung are two of the major smartphone manufacturers in the world. The devices produce by them boast powerful hardware and software. As HyperOS and One UI are based on Android but they differ in terms of customization, design, AI features and many more.

      HyperOS is the latest Custom Skin from Xiaomi, and it has release after years of work.

      One UI vs HyperOS

      Lock Screen

      HyperOS and One UI 6.1 offer many of lock screen options, but, HyperOS has lots of lock screen layouts to choose from.

      It also gives you the option to add depth effects.

      One UI 6.1 lets you add multiple widgets to the lock screen.

      It also allows showing a wallpaper on the Always on Display (AOD) screen.

      But this feature is only limited to the Samsung Galaxy S24 series.

      HyperOS has the AOD to lock screen animation is way better than in One UI 6.1.

      Home Screen

      One UI 6.1 gives you more home screen widgets than HyperOS, giving you more options to customise your home screen.

      You can even stack multiple widgets for easier access and to save space for more icons and widgets.

      As this feature is also present in iPhones.

      HyperOS has super folders, which give you many ways to sort apps in folders.

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      This feature can be beneficial if you have a lot of apps on the home screen.

      One UI 6.1 doesn’t have it but allows you to change the background colour of app folders to identify them quickly. 

      Control Center

      HyperOS has an iOS-inspire control center with big toggles for Wi-Fi and mobile data at the top.

      The brightness and volume sliders are also very big to be able to identify them quickly.

      By default, app labels are hidden, which could make it challenging to identify which icon does what unless you’re used to it, though an option exists within settings to make them visible.

      One UI 6.1 splits the quick panel (control center) into multiple areas.

      There are two large shortcuts at the top and then a section housing most shortcuts.

      Below that is a small section dedicated to SIM selection for calls, messages, and mobile data.

      As both HyperOS and One UI 6.1 allow rearranging shortcuts in the control center, the former reveals all shortcuts on a single scrollable page, and the latter needs to swipe right or left.


      One UI 6.1 offers many advantages over HyperOS in terms of customisation.

      As there’s a colour palette option, which sort of refreshes the whole experience by changing the colour scheme.

      You wouldn’t find this option in HyperOS.

      One UI 6.1 has “Modes and Routines” feature.

      You can use it to enable/disable select features at a specific time or place.

      One of useful routines enables DND and AOD when someone reach there workplace.


      Both HyperOS and One UI 6.1 give a good experience.

      But, HyperOS has a slight edge over One UI, though the difference is minimal. 

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      Artificial intelligence (AI) Features

      This is where One UI 6.1 leaves other Android custom skins behind, including HyperOS.

      It offers many of AI features, some of which might save you a lot of time.

      Except for some AI editing within the Gallery app, none of these AI features are found in HyperOS.

      Circle to Search

      You can search for anything showing on your screen without opening another app.

      Just press and hold the home button or navigation bar and circle anything on your screen.

      HyperOS doesn’t offer this feature or anything similar.

      Gallery App

      The Gallery app in One UI 6.1 gets AI smartness to help you move, remove, or resize the people and objects in photos.

      It will automatically generate background to fill in any missing portions.

      The custom skin also gives automatic editing suggestions.

      HyperOS is not completely out of the picture as it also offers generative fill and the ability to cut out a subject from an image for background removal or save it as a sticker.

      Both HyperOS and One UI 6.1 let you change the image background.

      Also One UI 6.1 has the ability to see any videos in slow-mo just by holding on to it.

      You can even change the speed and save the video.

      Live Translate

      One UI 6.1 features real-time translation during phone calls.

      It’s a usefull feature for communicating with people from around the world.

      You can choose the language you and the other person will listen to.

      The best part is that the other person doesn’t need a Samsung phone.

      Artificial intelligence (AI) Wallpaper

      One UI 6.1 gives you the ability to generate wallpapers.

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      As it’s a great option to generate wallpapers based on your needs, there is a limit set of keywords to choose from.

      Browser Assist

      Browser Assist in One UI 6.1 can quickly summarise and translate webpages.

      Using this feature, you can quickly understand the content without having to read through the entire article.

      You can also translate a webpage into the language of your choice.

      Note Assist

      The Notes app in One UI 6.1 also gets AI smartness with the ability to auto format notes, translate language, summarise text, and correct grammatical mistakes.

      These AI features are helpful and can save you a lot of time if you take a lot of notes.


      The interpreter feature in One UI 6.1 helps you talk with someone face to face who doesn’t understand your language.

      Select your language and the other person’s language and start the conversation.

      Many YouTubers do a lot of podcasts and interviews where the interpreter can play a important role.

      Dynamic Notch

      Same as Apple’s Dynamic Island, HyperOS-power smartphones have a dynamic notch feature, which works when you connect the charger, turn on Battery Saver, enable Do Not Disturb (DND), switch to silent mode, and turn on the hotspot.

      Conclusion: Which Is Better?

      Both HyperOS and One UI are good to use, but picking one of them really depends on your needs and priorities.

      HyperOS gives you a minimalist experience with better lock screen customizations and integration with Xiaomi products.

      While One UI 6.1 gives more customisations, widgets, and AI features.

      And lastly, Samsung phones with One UI 6.1 better integrate with Windows.

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