Samsung One UI 6.0 rollout is in progress and at the same time the company working on system performance improvements for the Galaxy devices.
Recently, the company has notified Galaxy users about significant changes in the One UI 6.0 storage calculation. With One UI 6.0, Samsung changed the way internal storage capacity is displayed in the My Files app.
Through the Members app, Samsung issued a notice to Galaxy users. The notice informs them that the My Files application has been updated with One UI 6.0 to display the actual storage in base 10, with binary notation changed to base 10 notation (1GB=1,000*1,000*1,000*1,000 bytes).
In versions till One UI 5.1, the storage capacity of the Galaxy series was calculated using a binary system (1GB=1,024*1,024 *1,024bytes) in the My Files application. Samsung notes that it made this change to avoid confusion and in response to customer requests.
Apart from this, the notice says that there may be a difference in the capacity display within the My Files application that uses base 10 notation for the applications that use binary notation.