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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 […]
The answer is no, those existing smartwatches will not be updated to Wear OS, but they will continue to be supported for at least three years after launch.
Samsung had released new software updates to the Galaxy Watch and the Galaxy Watch 3 last week. Now, the company has released a similar update to the Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The new update improves the stability of the messaging app and the Wi-Fi connection on the smartwatches. The Galaxy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yes, this might seem like a controversial claim, but hear me out. We have seen all manner of smartwatches from Samsung ever since it started launching them under the Galaxy Gear brand in 2013. The original Galaxy Gear had a square-shaped display and Samsung stuck with that design for the next few models. Then came […]
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 […]
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, […]
If you’re in the market for a Samsung smartwatch and you wouldn’t mind owning the original Galaxy Watch Active as long as it’s available at a discount, here’s an opportunity for you to acquire it for $50 off. Amazon US and Best Buy offer the Galaxy Watch Active at a 25% discount, bringing the price […]
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 […]
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 […]
Demand for wearable devices continues to rise and Samsung certainly has its eyes on the prize. The company has released several new wearable products over the past year to increase its market share. The strategy appears to be working. The latest data from market research firm IDC reveals that Samsung’s shipments of wearable devices in […]