After the release of the update that unveiled the ECG feature of the Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Galaxy Watch 3 for users in Europe, Samsung will now be making these features available on the original Galaxy Watch and Watch Active smartwatches with the release of the Tizen 5.5.
As of now, the update is said to be rolling out to the United States and Korean markets with global roll-out also part of the plan. The original Galaxy Watch comes with the version number R810XXU1FUB6 while the Active 2 will be getting R500XXUF1UB5 both of which will now be running the company’s proprietary software Tizen version 5.5 which is an upgrade from the Tizen 4.0 which the devices were released with.
The new features in question are support for AR Emoji and Bitmoji, images appear on your notifications, voice guidance for cycling and running, continuous scrolling screenshots and guidance over Bluetooth-connected headphones. Of course, other stability and performance improvements are also at hand.