Galaxy Watch and Watch Active pick up assortment of new features (Update: AT&T, Sprint)
Samsung smartwatches are popularly related to their rotating bezels, however the Galaxy Watch Active got here out with an inert glass bezel, embracing a monumental design shift to some customers’ dismay. Its unanticipated follow-up met midway with a new contact bezel that emulates its mechanical peer utilizing haptic vibrations. Turns out, you may get this interactive bezel on the unique Watch Active, and an replace is already underway to allow it.
Left: Galaxy Watch Active changelog (through XDA). Center & Right: Galaxy Watch changelog.
A bunch of different features from the newer mannequin are additionally trickling right down to the Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Watch. With the newest replace put in, each wearables will give you a new choice of watch face problems, in addition to a characteristic referred to as My Style. It principally allows you to create a customized watch face matching your outfit, simply by including an image of your clothes within the companion app. Last yr’s Galaxy Watch may even be getting an enhanced model of Bixby that was beforehand made out there for the Watch Active customers.
The replace weighs 91.1MB for the Galaxy Watch Active and 117.18MB for the Galaxy Watch. Samsung has already begun rolling out these variations step by step throughout its international markets, however you may need to patiently await a bit for the replace to hit your watch.
The Galaxy Watch variants on T-Mobile and Verizon are actually receiving the identical replace greater than two months after the unlocked mannequin did. Both the characteristic checklist and the obtain dimension haven’t modified all that a lot in comparison with the earlier rollout. You’ll be getting a handful of new watch faces together with entry to Bixby 2.zero and different enhancements to exercise monitoring. The replace is now hitting each 42 and 46mm variants of the smartwatch within the US. Thanks Juan, Moshe.
Both AT&T and Sprint are actually rolling out the identical replace to the Galaxy Watch variants on their networks. The replace particulars are already stay on AT&T’s web site, whereas we received the affirmation for Sprint from our commenters.