The Galaxy Watch and Watch Active are updated with the improvements of the Galaxy Watch 3

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Samsung is one of the most notable companies in Spain when it comes to smart watches. Its main focus is category watchespremium, and they continually prove it with great long-term support when it comes to upgrades to their Tizen system.

The South Korean company has begun to update the first generation Galaxy Watch and Watch Active, to which it has added many of the improvements of the Galaxy Watch 3, the last great watch presented by Samsung.

The Galaxy Watch and Watch Active are updated with the improvements of the Galaxy Watch 3

Samsung watches stand out for using Tizen OS, a system designed by Samsung and used mainly in their televisions and smart watches, which allows them to have better control over updates. The Galaxy Watch and Watch Active from 2018 and early 2019 are starting to get some improvements from the latest model.

The Galaxy Watch and Watch Active are updated with the improvements of the Galaxy Watch 3 1Via | Sammobile.

Under the version numbers R810XXU1FUB6 and R500XXUF1UB5 and with an approximate weight of 291 MB, these watches receive the update of Tizen OS 5.5, catching up with the Watch 3 and Watch Active 2. Although they cannot receive all the improvements of These (for example, the electrocardiogram requires specific hardware) if they receive some remarkable characteristics such as:

  • Ability to see images that are included in notifications (such as when they send us a WhatsApp message).
  • Support for AR Emoji and Bitmoji.
  • Voice guide for workouts (running and cycling).
  • Scrolling screenshots.
  • Voice guidance through bluetooth headset.
  • Performance and stability improvements.

As usual, Samsung has started rolling out updates in South Korea and the United States, its two main markets. It is to be hoped that as the days go by we will begin to see this update arrive in the rest of the countries, including Spain.

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