Samsung Gear S3 and Gear Sport get Tizen 4.0 with a Value Pack update


Samsung launched a Value Pack update for Gear S3 and Gear Sport, which included upgrading OS to version 4.0. The launch began yesterday in certain markets and will be extended to more "in the near future" areas.

Samsung Health gets a major update and can now track 39 types of exercises (20 of which are indoors). Back to back training is supported too. Strava, C25K (Sofa to 5K) and TIDAL applications are now available.

New training modes and back-to-back tracking
Strava, Tidal and C25K

New training modes and back-to-back tracking • Strava, Tidal and C25K

Notification of the sleep you get every morning has been simplified and the Sleep Widget has been added. Theater Mode and the new Goodnight mode will prevent the watch from bothering you while you are on an event or sleeping (this mode can be accessed from the Quick Panel).

New sleep notification
Theater Mode and Good Night

New sleep notifications • Theater and Goodnight Mode

This new software also enhances the messaging experience. When typing a response, you can see the previous message (if you need to refer to it) and you can use 1,500+ emojis. The incoming MMS message will display the attached image on the screen and will even play an animated GIF.

Enhanced messaging

Enhanced messaging

Check the Samsung Galaxy Wearable application to see if updates are available in your area.



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