One UI interface, health features: Your older Samsung watch may now have new updates

With the update, Samsung has also improved heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking.

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Older smartwatches will also get all the newer watch faces that are on the Galaxy Watch Active.
SEOUL: Samsung is rolling out an update that would bring latest features in its Galaxy Watch Active to older smartwatches.

The update would bring features like One UI interface, health features and other optimizations to older models like regular Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear Sport, according to the company.

The update also adds better battery optimization -- the watches will automatically close apps operating in the background to prevent battery drain, Digital Trends reported on Sunday.


Older smartwatches also get all the newer watch faces that are on the Galaxy Watch Active.

Among the health features are a 'Daily Activities' screen, 'Workout' and a new tracker for outdoor swimming.

With the update, Samsung has also improved heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking.
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The updated interface features new advanced settings, including enabling and disabling Touch wake-up, controlling the frequency and timing of Daily briefing updates.

Samsung 'Unpacked' Event: Galaxy S10+, Foldable Phone, Active Smartwatch Steal The Show
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At the 2019 Samsung 'Unpacked' event in San Francisco, the tech giant unveiled its upcoming Galaxy S10 phones, 5G smartphone, Galaxy buds and smartwatches.

The tech-heavy evening witnessed the launch of the world's first foldable phone. The Korean tech tycoon set the standards high for competition by taking the wraps off the world's first-ever 5G smartphone. But this is not where it ends. Samsung left tech geeks in awe of the new gadgets launched.

Without much ado, take a look at the highlights of Samsung's 'Unpacked' event.

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Samsung finally took the wraps off three new devices from Galaxy S flagship. All three devices are set to launch in India next month and are powered by the same Exynos 9820 processor.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 features AMOLED screen with Samsung's new Infinity O style notch design, also known as the punch hole display. It also features an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and face unlock. Selfie lovers can rejoice as the device features a triple rear camera setup.

With an 8GB RAM with 128GB or 512GB storage, the device comes with Samsung’s One UI based on Android 9.0. The smartphone is priced at USD $899.99.

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Like Galaxy S10, S10+ also features AMOLED screen with punch hole display and in-display fingerprint scanner. The smartphone has a 6.4-inch screen: both with quad HD+ curved displays. What's different with this device is the Vapor Chamber Cooling. For selfie loves, it features a triple rear camera setup with dual front camera. It is expected to be priced at USD 999.99.

Like Galaxy S10, S10+ also features AMOLED screen with punch hole display and in-display fingerprint scanner. The smartphone has a 6.4-inch screen: both with quad HD+ curved displays. What's differen..
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Samsung Galaxy S10e shares the same screen as S10 and S10+. In terms of display, it features a 5.8-inch full HD+ screen, both with quad HD+ curved displays. What's different with this one is a side-mounted capacitive fingerprint scanner. It stands back in terms of the camera with a dual rear camera setup. This one is priced at $749.99.

Samsung Galaxy S10e shares the same screen as S10 and S10+. In terms of display, it features a 5.8-inch full HD+ screen, both with quad HD+ curved displays. What's different with this one is a side-m..
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Foldable phones have been the talk of the tech town for months now. In December last year, Samsung hinted towards the launch of such a device at its upcoming event. The tech giant kept its promise and kicked-off the 'Unpacked' event with the launch of Samsung Galaxy Fold. The device features a 7.3-inch Infinity Flex display with Dynamic AMOLED panel and QXGA+ resolution. A hidden hinge system is used for smooth transition between displays. Android 9.0 with a custom UI powers the Galaxy Fold.

Other characteristics of this device include a 855 processor, 12GB RAM and 512GB storage, dual batteries offering a 4,380mAh capacity. It is the first-ever smartphone that comes with a super-fast UFS 3.0 flash storage.

It has a total of six cameras with a triple rear camera setup. Priced at USD 1,980, the device will launch in April in the US. However, its India launch date has not been revealed yet.

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Samsung unveiled the first ever 5G device, Galaxy S10 5G, at the 'Unpacked' event. The device is the first in the world with 5G support.

It sports a 6.7-inch curved Quad HD and AMOLED display with Infinity-O style notch. Highlight of the phone is a 3D depth camera on the rear and back. It puts battery woes to an end with a massive 4500 mAh battery, the largest on any Samsung Galaxy device. It is expected to be priced at USD 1,499.99.

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Samsung did not stop at smartphones at the 'Unpacked' event. A bunch of new accessories also made it to the tech giant's new line-up this year. Galaxy Buds, Samsung's latest wireless earbuds with Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, were launched at the big event. The adaptive dual microphones cut background noise. Bixby allows enhanced ambient sound support.

The buds weigh only 49 grams each and deliver up to 6 hours of music playback and 5 hours of call on a single charge. They also support wireless charging. Priced at USD 129.99, these earbuds are expected to launch in India in next month.

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Samsung took care of the needs of fitness freaks too with the Galaxy Active Smartwatch and Galaxy Fit Fitness Tracker. A 360X360 resolution is protected by Gorilla glass 3. The water-resistant watch weighs only 25 grams. Other features include Exynos 9110 Dual-core 1.15 GHz, 768MB RAM, 4GB storage and 230mAh battery. A Tizen based Wearable OS 4.0 allows the device to monitor heart rate and blood pressure. The smartwatch is priced at USD 199.

The Korean tech giant also unveiled the Galaxy Fit Fitness Tracker at the 'Unpacked' event. It features a 120X120 resolution, is water resistant and tracks the heart rate and sleep levels as well. This one is priced at USD 99.99.

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