Tizen 188.8.131.52 firmware version was the last major update for Samsung Gear S3, turned into the big disaster for many users. It damaged Gear S3 smartwatch in each department. It crashed many watch faces & even forced to close apps. It had push users to factory reset their watches. It decreased performance of softwares on the watch & some weren’t opening. It also decreased battery performance of the watch, giving nearly 1 day back up which was previously giving almost 2-3 battery backup in average usage.
This is not stop here the list will goes on & on. The good news is Samsung has rolled out new software update for Gear S3 models. The new firmware update will target only battery performance. After update users will see some battery improvement on their Samsung Gear wearable.
This new software version is available only in Canada & rest of the world will get it soon. Actually, all customers around the world are facing problems with Tizen 3.0 update so this is not a good idea to release updates in just one country. The tiny update only addresses battery issue and comes in 20.72MB in size.
The last value pack update brought various features to the Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic models. Afterward, Samsung released another software to bring all their Gear Sport exclusive watch faces to this old wearable. Don’t expect too much from the current version except battery problem. Don’t forget to share your battery experience after the new update.