The first generation Galaxy Watch & the newest Galaxy Watch 3 smartwatches are now receiving improvement updates. The latest version has been released to enhance the Wi-Fi & Messaging app performance on the watches. The firmware version identifies by R800XXU1FUD1 is rolling out for the first-gen Galaxy Watch. The Galaxy Watch 3 is getting firmware version R840XXU1BUD1. The new watch is getting this update in the US, Canada, India & South Korea, and 2018’s model is currently getting it only in the home country.
As per the changelog, it has improved messaging app stability for a better experience. With the improved Wi-Fi stability, users can expect better connectivity without any hiccups. The changelog for Galaxy Watch 3 further mentions, the improved system stability & reliability to enhance overall quality. These latest firmware do not bring any new feature to the watches, which were added in the last versions.
In the last version, Galaxy Watch 3 has received SmartThings Find support, the Hand Wash app, and improves auto workout modes. Also in the last rollout, the original Galaxy Watch has been updated with the ability to see images in messages, Bitmoji & AR emoji support, and voice guidance for workouts. I think in the coming days, two other watches Galaxy Watch Active & Active 2 will get the same treatment from the company. To check for the latest firmware, head to the Galaxy Wearable app.