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Samsung rolls out new software update for the Galaxy Watch Active2




Samsung has recently launched a software update for its Galaxy Watch Active2. The software update brings in new features in health, communication, and connectivity.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 now comes with a standalone Running Analysis feature which allows users to see their detailed running metrics such as asymmetry, regularity, stiffness, vertical oscillation, and ground contact time for performance improvement and reducing of injuries. It also measures VOmax which is the amount of oxygen a person can utilize during intense exercise.The Fall Detection, on the other hand,  gives an option to send an SOS notification up to four designated contacts when a potential fall is detected. This feature is ideal to senior citizens, as well as with person’s with disability.

The latest software update also adds viewing of emoticons and photos, Smart Reply for providing a suggested response, chat history, AR Emoji Stickers, and Bitmoji Stickers.In terms of music playback, the Galaxy Watch Active2 now gives an instant access to the user’s playlist from the connected smartphone. This gives them more seamless music experience across Galaxy smartphones, Galaxy Buds, and Galaxy Watch Active 2. The update also includes a scroll capture feature that takes a screenshot directly from the smartwatch and can be sent as an image file to a phone.

The update is now available on Bluetooth versions of the Galaxy Watch Active2, with the LTE versions following on the next days the roll out.  The availability of the software update may vary by region. To enjoy the new features, users are required to download the latest version of the Galaxy Wearable app and the Galaxy Watch Active2 plugin on their smartphone.

Source: Samsung Newsroom



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1 Response

  1. ojpd says:

    Does it include the ECG feature?

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