Samsung has confirmed that its Galaxy Watch series watches will also receive updates for four years, including the Galaxy Watch 4.
Samsung took advantage of Unpacked 2022 where it announced the new Samsung Galaxy S22 to reveal great news related to the software of its devices. In addition to announcing exclusive Android features for its phones, the brand took the opportunity to formalize its decision to extend the support period for updates to its latest flagships to four years.
But there is more: according to the company itself confirmed on its blog, Galaxy Watch Series Smartwatches will also benefit from this extension during the support period, so the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic, as well as models that will arrive later, will also have a minimum of four years of guaranteed updates.
Samsung smartwatches will have a longer support period than others
In the cited publication, Samsung indicates that Galaxy Watch 4 and future models will receive up to four years of Wear OS and One UI updates. In this way, the Galaxy Watch 4 becomes the watches with the longest support period to date in the history of Google’s smartwatch-oriented operating system.
This, on the other hand, suggests to us that Samsung does not intend to return to Tizen as a platform for watches, but the alliance with Google to use Wear OS has a future.
“Samsung plans to expand its efforts across its various product lines within the Galaxy ecosystem and is working closely with partners to deliver Android OS updates through Samsung One UI. Samsung is also offering up to ‘to four years of One UI updates.” by Samsung, allowing users to enjoy the latest Galaxy Watch experiences.”
Recently, Samsung released one of the biggest updates yet for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, including new spheres, activity detection improvements and more. Furthermore, it is expected that in the not too distant future, the possibility of use the Google Assistant of the clock as well as of do Diffusion music through the YouTube Music app directly on the watch.
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