Samsung revealed value pack updates for Samsung Gear S3 and Gear Sport that includes several new features in order to enhance the usability and functionality of the devices. The latest update carries the firmware version R7600XXU1BSA1/R600OXABSA1 and brings the device to the latest version of Tizen 184.108.40.206. This update makes these smartwatches equipped with the features of premium Galaxy Watch as well as make them innovative feature supported.
With the latest update Samsung Health on both of these devices experienced big overhaul in order to help the users to be smarter with their health aspects. This latest version equips the smartwatch to track 39 different exercises, including the latest 20 indoor exercises and features back-to-back workouts. Other important aspect of the version is updated sleep quality monitoring system and simplified sleep notification alerts along with comprehensive sleep related stat.
To make the watch more user friendly two new advanced modes have been added to the Quick Panel section that includes Theater Mode and Goodnight Mode that allows you to stay undisturbed during important events or during sleep. Quick Panel displays eight settings, modes or icons at the same time, users can customize according to their preferences. Other important feature of the update is enhanced communication experience featuring MMS images displayed in notification.
Now theses smartwatches shows incoming MMS images and automatically play GIFs. Message app lets you save draft message and supports more than thousands emojis. As Gear S3 is supported with call function the update features the in-call multitasking support for it, that allows to navigate through other functions while on call.
This update is currently available for selected regions in the world from January 21, 2019 and global rollout is expected in few days. Official Samsung website has posted article of all these features. You will get automatic notification related to update on your smartwatch, in case you didn’t get it you can manually check for update. To update your Gear S3 or Gear Sport enter the Galaxy Wearable App then select About Watch option now tap the Update Watch Software and hit the Update Now.