Tizen 5.5 update starts rolling out to Galaxy Watch Active 2 in India

Samsung had announced earlier this month that it will bring some of the best Galaxy Watch 3 features to the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Last week, the update started rolling out in the US, bringing Fall Detection to the smartwatch. The company has now started rolling out the new update to the Galaxy Watch Active […]

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Updates brings ECG to Galaxy Watch 3 in USA,Tizen 5.5 to Watch Active 2

The Galaxy Watch 3 has received its highly-anticipated ECG feature in the USA through a new firmware update. At the same time, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 in the USA is now catching up with the rest of the world. As you may recall, the Watch Active 2 was updated with new Galaxy Watch 3 features […]

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High ASPs drive wearable demand down in MEA but Samsung wins in Q2

Demand for wearable products has declined in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market in Q2 2020 but Samsung has had a healthy quarter in the region and ranked second after Apple. In Q2, shipments of wearable devices in the MEA declined 2.7% year-on-year to a total of 2 million, down 1 million units from […]

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Galaxy Watch Active 2 is getting some of the best Galaxy Watch 3 features

Samsung has a habit of bringing new features from its latest wearable to at least some existing models. That’s a habit that many of its customers quite like and they’ll be glad to see that it’s sticking with it. The company today confirmed that it’s bringing some of the best Galaxy Watch 3 features to […]

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Best Samsung Watch in 2020

Samsung releases new smartwatches every year. They’re much loved by its customers across the globe. The company went in a different direction for its smartwatches when it decided to embrace the circular design, allowing it to offer customers a more natural user experience. It also uses its own Tizen platform for these devices so that […]

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Samsung steps off smartwatch podium in H1 2020 but could regain it in H2

It appears that Samsung has lost some ground in the race for smartwatch supremacy over the first half of 2020. The company’s global smartwatch shipment revenue share dropped from 9.3% in H1 2019 to 7.2% in H1 2020, and Samsung was outperformed by Apple, Garmin, and Huawei, the latter two of which have pushed the […]

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Can Galaxy Watch bands be used with the Galaxy Watch 3?

The Galaxy Watch 3 comes with dozens of fitness tracking modes including swimming. The smartwatch itself is 5ATM + IP68-rated and Samsung claims it has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under the ISO standard 22810:2010. The IP68 rating was achieved after testing the device for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater […]

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Samsung activates Galaxy Watch Active 2’s ECG feature in South Korea

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 was unveiled in August of last year. The smartwatch features not only regular activity and health monitoring features such as heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking, but also ECG (electrocardiogram). However, the feature was not available at launch due to issues with regulatory agencies. Now, Samsung has activated the feature […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 ECG app gets FDA approval for the US

Samsung introduced the ability to take an electrocardiogram or ECG from your wrist with the Galaxy Watch Active 2 last year. However, this feature wasn’t available at launch as Samsung needed regulatory approval.These things tend to take time. Samsung only received approval from the regulators in South Korea for ECG a few months ago. The […]

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Samsung is now manufacturing smartwatches and fitness bands in Brazil

Samsung has started manufacturing smartwatches in Brazil. The company announced today that the production of smartwatches and fitness bands has commenced at its factory located in the city of Manaus, Amazonas.The investment in local production of smartwatches not only reinforces, but also expands our link with the country, where we already have consolidated production of […]

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Samsung’s ‘Made in India’ aluminium Galaxy Watch Active 2 4G launched

Samsung has made a significant investment in setting up production facilities for its mobile devices in India. The company has now started manufacturing its entire catalog of 18 smartwatches in the country as well. This includes certain configurations of the Galaxy Watch 4G.It announced the launch of the aluminium Galaxy Watch Active 2 4G in […]

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Samsung Brazil’s new Galaxy S20 offer gets you free Galaxy Watch Active 2

Samsung Brazil has launched an exciting limited-time offer wherein new Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra buyers can get a Galaxy Watch Active 2 for free. All they need to do is purchase one of the aforementioned flagships online, register the product, and wait for the free gift to be delivered to their […]

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Samsung lost 2nd place in Q1 smartwatch market to Huawei, or has it?

Samsung fell to third place in the global smartwatch market in Q1 2020, at least according to new data shared by market analysis firm Canalys. Samsung was reportedly outperformed by Huawei who climbed up the ladder to grab the silver medal from the Korean tech giant, the latter of which reportedly shipped 1.8 million smartwatches over […]

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Samsung UK and Cat Meffan bring virtual yoga sessions to you for free

Many Brits that are staying at home are now challenging themselves to remain active and motivated. Research commissioned by Samsung UK reveals that roughly a third of people living in the UK are now becoming more involved in fitness and their wellness, with 29% developing an interest in mindful activities such as yoga.To help Brits […]

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Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets blood pressure monitoring in South Korea

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 features heart rate monitoring and ECG, but it lacked blood pressure monitoring. Two months ago, Samsung had announced the blood pressure monitoring feature for the smartwatch and that the feature was cleared by the South Korean drug safety agency to measure blood pressure. Today, the company is rolling out blood pressure […]

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Samsung Father’s Day 2020 deal knocks $50 off Galaxy Watch Active 2

If you have been thinking about buying a Galaxy Watch Active 2, you might want to take advantage of this Samsung Father’s Day 2020 deal. The company is offering $50 back instantly on the purchase of any Galaxy Watch Active 2 model.This is a generous offer on Samsung’s most recent smartwatch. It’s readily available for […]

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Microsoft offers free Galaxy Watch Active 2 with discounted Note 10

Microsoft is at it again with a new killer deal for the Galaxy Note 10 series. After selling the duo for up to $400 off a couple of weeks ago, Microsoft’s latest offer brings new Galaxy Note 10 buyers a free Galaxy Watch Active 2. To make the deal that more appealing, Microsoft also discounts […]

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Samsung boosts wearable market share in Q1 amid COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic had impacted not only the global smartphone market in Q1 2020, but the wearable segment as well. According to IDC, even if COVID-19 drove smartwatch sales down in the first quarter of the year, they were offset by a period of increased shipments of earwear/hearable products, with Samsung achieving a 71.7% year-on-year […]

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