In a bid to make its smartwatches competitive, Samsung has released latest Tizen 4.0 version to its Gear S3 Classic & Frontier models. Last month the same update was released for these devices along with Gear Sport in US. But at present only Gear S3 is getting this update rolled out worldwide. As per the sources & confirmed by our readers this update is rolling out in major countries across the regions. The UK, Denmark, Portugal, Australia, Netherland, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, Philippines, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, France, Italy Germany, UAE, Bulgaria are the confirmed countries by sources & remaining countries may get it soon. The latest update termed as value pack is intended to bring these devices on par with the Galaxy Watch.
The update carries version R760XXU2DSA1/R760OXA2DSA1 of 299.70MB. The new versionbrings many premium features of Galaxy Watch to these smartwatches. Notable features includes the major improvement in the Samsung Health, now it’s capable to support various indoor workout and back to back workouts as well as effective sleep monitoring. Other important features include changes in the notification menu which get two new advanced modes namely theatre and sleep mode that enable users to stay without disturbed during specific time and place.
For the faster and easier interaction the new software introduced Quick Panel button. Message function get many improvements such as now users can save draft message. MMS images are shown on notification as well as animated images are played automatically. With the thousands of emojis, replying is now easier and faster. Users can change music from watch without practically using smartphone. While on call you can navigate to other screens or apps or features easily. Setting Menu also get improvement as now it shows more categorized menu for better discovery of the apps.
To get this update on your smartwatch you will receive notification or you can also check manually. First open the Galaxy Wearable app, now select the Settings tab and go to the About Watch option. After that select Update Watch Software and tap Update Now button.