Latest Galaxy Watch and Watch Active update is live in more regions

Samsung released a surprise firmware update for a few of its older smartwatches earlier this month, but the roll-out was staggered. The Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 were the first to get the new update featuring improvements to fall detection. On the other hand, the changelog for the original Galaxy Watch and Watch Active […]

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Surprise update brings Watch 4 features to older Galaxy smartwatches

Galaxy S21 owners aren’t the only Samsung customers who can enjoy new software features starting today. Along with the first public One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S21 series, today Samsung’s releasing new firmware for a handful of its smartwatches. It adds almost a dozen new watch faces and improvements to Fall Detection. Samsung’s […]

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Galaxy Watch owners can now try out Strava Premium for sixty days

Popular exercise tracking app Strava has teamed up with Samsung to give a free two-month trial to eligible Galaxy Watch owners. We stumbled upon this promotion via the colossal software update for the Galaxy Watch 4 software update that dropped today. The list of supported devices includes the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch Active 2, and  […]

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Galaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch Active: Samsung shakes things up

The Galaxy Watch Active may have been released six months after the original Galaxy Watch but it couldn’t be considered its successor. This was a more fitness-focused watch with an identity of its own. Samsung made one change to the Galaxy Watch Active that didn’t sit well with fans. It ditched the physical rotating bezel. […]

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Reminder: Wear OS is not coming to Galaxy Watch 3 and older Samsung smartwatches

Samsung unveiled its first smartwatches running Wear OS during the Galaxy Unpacked event yesterday. With the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Samsung has ditched Tizen OS in favor of Wear OS 3. So, what does that mean for older Galaxy Watches running Tizen OS? Will they be updated to Wear OS […]

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Will Galaxy Watch 3 and older smartwatches be updated to Wear OS?

Samsung made it official today that it will be adopting Google’s Wear OS for its smartwatches going forward, starting with the upcoming Galaxy Watch 4. Samsung is returning to Android for its smartwatches for the first time in six years, and it’s a move that is expected to fix one of the few disadvantages of […]

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Smartwatch compatibility for Samsung Pay goes live in Germany today

Starting today, March 4, Samsung Pay customers in Germany can make mobile payments using their Galaxy smartwatches, with the list of supported models including the Galaxy Watch, the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Watch Active 2, as well as the latest Galaxy Watch 3 model. A beta program for Samsung Pay was released in Germany […]

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Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active updates bring many Galaxy Watch 3 features

Samsung is killing it right now in terms of software updates, and it’s not just for Android smartphones and tablets. The company has also been impressive in releasing updates to its Tizen-based smartwatches. Samsung is now rolling out major software updates to the original Galaxy Watch, which was launched back in 2018, and the Galaxy […]

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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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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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