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    SamMobile Recap: Galaxy Gear Tizen update, rugged Galaxy Tab4, Galaxy S5 Active official, and more

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    Last updated: June 2nd, 2014 at 08:32 UTC+02:00

    There’s a lot of stuff that happens in the tech industry, something that is especially true when it comes to giants like Samsung. If you missed out on some (or all) of what happened over the weekend, well, here’s a recap of all the big things that went down.

    We got the first look at what could be the Galaxy S5 mini, which is expected to go official soon. Samsung finally made the Galaxy S5 Active official, after a plethora of rumors about the extra-rugged Galaxy S5. We came across what could be the first Android Wear-based smartwatch from Samsung, and a patent application hinted that Samsung is working on a rugged version of the Galaxy Tab4 tablets. Speaking of tablets, press renders of the Galaxy Tab S also broke out ahead of the tablet's official launch, though we didn't see anything we didn't know before.

    In terms of software, Samsung decided to push out an update to the original Galaxy Gear to replace Android with Tizen, bringing the watch up to date with its successors, and also updated the Galaxy Note 10.1 (the original one, which debuted with Android 4.1.2) to KitKat. Meanwhile, the T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note 3 received an update that brought along a couple of Galaxy S5 features, including Download Booster and Kids Mode.

    Oh, we also published our reviews of Samsung's new LEVELover over-ear headphones, which we found to be worth every penny thanks to its great sound quality and value-added features, and the Gear Fit, which we conversely found not to be a very good device apart from its excellent design.

    Here's the full rundown:

    As usual, a lot of devices got firmware updates as well, so here’s a list of all the updates that rolled to Samsung devices over the weekend (as always, you can find all the firmware you need in our firmware section):

    Country (Product Code) Model Model Name Version PDA
    Australia (XSA) GT-I9305T GALAXY S III LTE 4.3 I9305TDVUEMK4
    Australia (XSA) GT-I9305T GALAXY S III LTE 4.3 I9305TDVUENC1
    Australia (XSA) SM-C115 Galaxy K zoom 4.4.2 C115XXU1ANE1
    Baltic (SEB) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Baltic (SEB) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Belgium (Proximus) (PRO) SM-G310HN GALAXY Ace Style 4.4.2 G310HNXXU0ANDB
    Brazil (ZTO) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Brazil (ZTO) GT-S5303B GALAXY Y Plus 4.0.4 S5303BVJAMK1
    Brazil (Oi) (ZTR) GT-S6313T GALAXY Young DUOS 4.1.2 S6313TVJANB1
    Brazil (VIVO) (ZVV) SM-T211 GALAXY Tab3 7.0 3G 4.1.2 T211UBANB1
    Bulgaria (BGL) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Bulgaria (BGL) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Cambodia (CAM) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Canada (XAC) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Canada (XAC) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANE9
    Cellular south (XAR) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Cellular south (XAR) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANE9
    Colombia (COO) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Croatia (T-Mobile) (CRO) SM-T535 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 4G 4.4.2 T535XXU1AND9
    Czech Republic (XEZ) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Czech Republic (XEZ) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    France (XEF) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANE9
    Germany (DBT) GT-N8000 GALAXY Note 10.1 4.4.2 N8000XXUDNE4
    Germany (DBT) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Germany (DBT) GT-N8000 GALAXY Note 10.1 4.1.2 N8000XXCMJ3
    Germany (DBT) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Greece (GT-P3100TSAEUR) GT-P3100 GALAXY Tab 2 7.0 4.0.3 P3100XWALD1
    Greece (EUR) GT-P3100 GALAXY Tab 2 7.0 4.2.2 P3100XWDMI1
    Greece (EUR) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Greece (EUR) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Hong Kong (TGY) GT-I9300I GALAXY S III 4.3 I9300IZHUAND3
    Hong Kong (TGY) SM-T700 GALAXY Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T700ZSU1ANE5
    Hungary (XEH) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Hungary (XEH) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Hungary (T-mobile) (TMH) GT-I9506 GALAXY S4 LTE-A 4.3 I9506XXUBNA2
    Italy (ITV) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Italy (ITV) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Italy (Vodafone) (OMN) SM-G310HN GALAXY Ace Style 4.4.2 G310HNXXU0ANDB
    Kazakhstan (Black Edition)(SKZ) SM-C115 Galaxy K zoom 4.4.2 C115XXU1BNE4
    Luxembourg (LUX) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Luxembourg (LUX) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Mexico (Telcel) (TCE) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Nepal (NPL) SM-P901 GALAXY NotePRO 12.2 3G 4.4.2 P901XXUANC4
    Nepal (NPL) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Netherlands (PHN) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Netherlands (PHN) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Nordic countries (NEE) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Nordic countries (NEE) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Nordic countries (NEE) SM-T235 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 LTE 4.4.2 T235XXU1ANE8
    Nordic countries (NEE) GT-I9295 GALAXY S4 Active 4.4.2 I9295XXUCNE4
    Nordic countries (NEE) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Nordic countries (NEE) GT-I9295 GALAXY S4 Active 4.2.2 I9295XXUBML3
    Open Austria (ATO) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Open Austria (ATO) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Open Austria (ATO) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Panama (TPA) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Peru (PEO) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Philippines (Globe) (GLB) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Philippines (Open Line) (XTC) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Philippines (Open Line) (XTC) GT-P1010 GALAXY Tab 7.0 2.3.6 P1010DXKP5
    Philippines (Smart) (SMA) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Philippines (Sun Cellular) (XTE) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Poland (XEO) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Poland (XEO) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Poland (XEO) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Portugal (TPH) (TPH) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Portugal (TPH) (TPH) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Romania (ROM) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Romania (ROM) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Russia (SER) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Slovakia (TMS) SM-T535 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 4G 4.4.2 T535XXU1AND9
    Slovakia (XSK) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Slovakia (XSK) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Slovenia (SIO) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Slovenia (SIO) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    South Africa (XFE) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    South East Europe (SEE) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    South East Europe (SEE) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    South Korea (SKT) SHV-E470S GALAXY S4 Active 4.2.2 E470SKSUANE1
    Spain (PHE) SM-T230 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T230XXU0ANE6
    Spain (PHE) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Spain (PHE) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Switzerland (AUT) SM-T700 GALAXY Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T700XXU1ANE8
    Switzerland (AUT) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    Switzerland (AUT) SM-T800 GALAXY Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T800XXU1ANEB
    Switzerland (AUT) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Taiwan (BRI) SM-N900 GALAXY Note 3 4.4.2 N900ZSUDNE3
    Taiwan (BRI) SM-N900 GALAXY Note 3 4.4.2 N900ZSUDNB4
    Taiwan (BRI) SM-N9005 GALAXY Note 3 LTE 4.4.2 N9005ZTUENE2
    Taiwan (BRI) SM-T700 GALAXY Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T700ZSU1ANE5
    Thailand (THL) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    Trinidad and Tobago (TTT) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Trinidad and Tobago (EON) SM-T530 GALAXY Tab4 10.1 Wi-Fi 4.4.2 T530XXU1ANCD
    Tunisia (TUN) SM-T231 GALAXY Tab 4 7.0 3G 4.4.2 T231XXU0ANE2
    United Kingdom (BTU) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 2.2.0 V700XXUCNE9
    United Kingdom (BTU) SM-V700 GALAXY Gear 4.2.2 V700XXUBNC1
    Unknown (KTC) SM-G900K GALAXY S5 4.4.2 G900KKTU1ANE7
    Phone Galaxy Note 10.1Galaxy Note 3Galaxy S5Galaxy S5 ActiveGalaxy S5 MiniGalaxy Tab S

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