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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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 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 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 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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Samsung shares tips to achieve healthier lifestyle, higher productivity using Galaxy Watch

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, people are stuck in their homes and most of them are unable to pursue their workouts to stay healthy. Work from home also means lots of media streaming and unregulated screen time, leading to digital overload. Now, Samsung has shared some tips so that you achieve a healthier lifestyle, digital detox, […]

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Galaxy S20 now supports Samsung’s Camera Controller watch app

Samsung’s Camera Controller app has been updated to support the Galaxy S20 series. If you own one of the latest flagship models, you can now download the app, sync the device with a compatible Samsung smartwatch, and use the wearable as a remote viewfinder and shutter button.Camera Controller was originally announced along with the Galaxy […]

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[Poll] Would you buy a metal smartwatch band if Samsung sold one?

Smartwatches can double as great fashion accessories. You can mix and match the bands with your outfits to truly personalize its look. Samsung sells bands for its smartwatches and there are plenty of third-party options available as well. However, we’re not quite pleased that the company hasn’t offered a metal watch band for its latest […]

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Update brings Galaxy Watch Active 2 features to Watch Active and Galaxy Watch

Samsung has released a major update that brings many Galaxy Watch Active 2 features to the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active. Perhaps the most notable feature that is included in the update is the virtual touch bezel, which was introduced on the Galaxy Watch Active 2 as a substitute for the physical rotating bezel […]

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I think Samsung should not let the physical smartwatch bezel die

It’s been more than a year since Samsung abandoned the physical smartwatch bezel design, and the company launched two smartwatch models in the meantime, neither of which count as direct Galaxy Watch successors. Likewise, many months have passed since I last touched the 2018 Galaxy Watch, but I got to play with it again for a […]

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