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Latest Gear Sport news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Gear Sport, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Half a decade-old Gear smartwatches are getting new firmware updates

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

Gear S3 and Gear Sport update brings Bixby, some Watch Active 2 features

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 2 years ago

Bixby is coming to the Gear S3 and Gear Sport in the near future

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 2 years ago

Official Galaxy Watch Active watch faces released for older smartwatches

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

Pujie Black helps you create your own watch faces for Galaxy smartwatches

  • By Naresh
  • 3 years ago

One UI update out for the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear Sport

Samsung has started rolling out the One UI update for the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and the Gear Sport. The company introduced this new user interface with the Galaxy Watch Active earlier this year. It’s now being rolled out for the aforementioned smartwatches through a firmware update. The firmware update brings more than just the […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

[Updated] Swatch files complaint against Samsung for trademark infringements

According to Reuters, Swatch Group, the famous Swiss watchmaker which owns renowned brands like Longines, Omega, Swatch, Rado, and Tissot, has filed a complaint against Samsung Electronics and Samsung Electronics America in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York over trademark infringements. Swatch alleges that downloadable watch faces available for the […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

Gear S3 Tizen 4.0 Value Pack update now more widely available

The launch of every new Samsung smartwatch also brings a new version of Tizen OS with new features and improvements. These changes later roll out to the previous generation devices as Value Pack updates. The company repeated this cycle once again when it launched the Galaxy Watch alongside the Note 9 in August last year. […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

Exclusive: Galaxy Watch Active specs: 1.1″ display, no bezel ring, and more

Samsung's Gear Sport successor will not have the company's innovative bezel ring, something we can confirm alongside some of its specifications.

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active specs have now surfaced

Though Apple dominates the smartwatch market, Samsung has a sizeable customer base of its own who loves its Galaxy wearable lineup. The company used to sell them under the Gear brand before opting for the more-recognizable Galaxy prefix with the launch of the Galaxy Watch in August last year. In the last couple of months, […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

[Poll Results!] What if Samsung removes the bezel ring from its smartwatches?

Samsung may soon be removing one of its most innovative contributions to the smartwatch segment. Rotating bezel rings have long been part of regular watches, and when Samsung started making round smartwatches, it introduced a bezel ring for navigating the user interface. It was a neat alternative to the digital crown on the Apple Watch, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Rumor suggests Galaxy Watch Active name for Gear Sport successor

Samsung has been working on bringing all of its wearable devices under the Galaxy branding, something the company started off with the Galaxy Watch. Samsung is also developing new versions of the Gear Sport, IconX earbuds, and Gear Fit, and while we initially thought Samsung could launch the new Gear Sport as the Galaxy Sport, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy Wearable app updated with new features and bug fixes

Samsung started rolling out the Tizen 4.0 update to the Gear S3 andd Gear Sport a couple of days back, bringing many of the new features and tweaks from the latest Galaxy Watch to the older Gear smartwatches. Along with pushing out an update to the devices, the company is also now updating the Gear […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

Amazon offering a free Gear Sport with the Galaxy S9 or S9+

We’re nearing a year since the launch of the Galaxy S9, which also means that we are inching towards the launch of the Galaxy S10. As expected, a number of deals on last year’s Galaxy S flagships have started to pop up. The latest one comes from Amazon US. The retailer giant is giving you a Gear […]

  • By Sumit Adhikari
  • 4 years ago

Here’s a temporary fix for heavy Gear S3 and Gear Sport battery drain

Gear S3 and Gear Sport owners thought the battery drain woes of their smartwatch were over, but things took a turn for the worse again a couple of weeks back. While Samsung has acknowledged the issue and is said to be working on a fix, it’s unclear why these watches started rapidly eating up battery […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Gear Sport update brings improvement to battery charging algorithm

Samsung has released a new software update for the Gear Sport. The update comes with a changelog similar to the one for the recent Gear S3 update. It improves stability by making changes to the battery charging algorithm and also improves device security. Quite a vague changelog, which is par for the course for minor […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Best bands for the Gear Sport

Samsung launched the Gear Sport last year and while it’s not quite the Gear S3 successor that many were looking forward to, it’s a device that essentially fuses the Gear S3 Classic with the Gear S3 Frontier and focuses on fitness more. We mentioned in our Gear Sport review that it’s a good smartwatch to […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Gear Sport update brings Tizen version 3.0.0.2, new functionality

It’s raining updates for Samsung’s family of wearable devices. We’ve seen the company roll out major updates to the Gear S2, the Gear Fit2, and the Gear IconX in recent weeks, and the Gear Sport, the latest smartwatch in Samsung’s lineup, is also getting an update with new functionality. The Gear Sport update bumps the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

SmartThings app coming to the Gear S3 and Gear Sport in 2018

Samsung’s efforts in 2018 have been geared towards bringing Bixby and SmartThings support to as many Samsung devices as possible. After Samsung TVs and refrigerators, now it’s the turn of Samsung wearable devices to get the same treatment, as far as SmartThings is concerned. SmartThings app for Gear S3 and Gear S3 Sport At CES […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Samsung launches some of its Gear Sport watchfaces for the Gear S2 and Gear S3

Samsung has launched a number of new watchfaces, all of which debuted on the fitness-orientated Gear Sport back in September, for the Gear S2 and Gear S3. They won’t show up on the units right away, though. You will, instead, need to head over to the Galaxy Apps Store—or the Gear Manager application—to download them. Related: […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago
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