Samsung rolled out new Tizen software version 188.8.131.52 for its Galaxy Watch. The update is available for both LTE & Bluetooth variants of Galaxy Watch & now it hit in the UK, right after it released in US. Samsung has recently launched Tizen 184.108.40.206 version for Gear S3 & Gear Sport. The new firmware is still running on Tizen 220.127.116.11 version. This update is for improving overall device stability and it is entitled as bug fixes and has addressed some minor issues.
The very important point of this update is improved reliability of Heart Rate Monitoring Sensor regarding Samsung Health, it is now very important feature for every user so Samsung has improved it in the latest update.
The new firmware comes with 3 main changes:
Overall device stability improvements, bug fixes
Improved reliability of Heart Rate Monitoring Sensor
Improved battery life
And the most awaited update feature is, it improves battery life of the Galaxy Watch. Many customers have complained about battery related issues since last update and now Samsung has fixed it.
The last update has released last month to solve many issues. In the previous version Samsung offered GPS accuracy & connections, Samsung Health experience, added dual clock watch face and removed the menu from the home screen.
The new update has the size of 62.98MB. To download latest update go to Settings – About Galaxy – Update – Update Now. Note that this Tizen 18.104.22.168 update is only available in US, it may soon release in other countries.