Beta programs are usually made for smartphones to test the new features before they are publically available. Meanwhile, this time, Samsung is bringing the One UI beta update for its wearables.
Samsung has announced a beta update program for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic for the first time. According to the information, the two wearables will get One UI Watch Beta Update on June 2, 2022, in South Korea.
It should be mentioned that the beta update will only be accessible to the standard versions of the Galaxy Watch 4 series, which means if you own any special edition smartwatch, you will not be able to participate in this beta program.
Samsung hasn’t revealed what new features or changes will the One UI Watch Beta Update bring. Now that Samsung is releasing the beta update for the first time for its wearable, it looks like the update will introduce some major changes to the watches.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI Watch beta update program
How to participate:
Similar to a smartphone’s beta update, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI Watch beta update will also be accepted through the Samsung Members app. Interested South Korean Galaxy Watch 4 users can the below-mentioned patch in order to apply to the beta program.
- Open the Samsung Members app on the paired smartphone.
- Click on the One UI Watch Beta program banner.
- Enter an Email ID, it should be registered with your Samsung Account.
- Accept consent and you are registered.
It is worth mentioning that as the smartphone beta program, the wearable beta update may also be unstable. Therefore, it is recommended to make a backup for your important data before participation and installation.
You will be able to download the One UI Watch Beta update on your Galaxy Watch 4 or Galaxy Watch 4 Classic on June 2, 2022. As mentioned, it’s only coming to the South Korean users on June 2. However, other countries’ users including China, Europe, India, and the US will also get in the coming days.
Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 to feature One UI Watch 4.5 (Wear OS 3.5) pre-installed
Last year, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series came pre-installed with Wear OS 3.0, which added multiple advanced features to the wearables. Now the Galaxy Watch 5 series is coming and our sources told us that it would run Wear OS 3.5-based One UI Watch 4.5 out of the box.
The current Galaxy watches – Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic are testing the One UI Watch 4.5 beta, which already revealed a bunch of new additions including a dual SIM feature, a new UI for the Contacts app, QWERTY layouts for the Samsung Keyboard, improved GPS, and more.
At the same time, tipster evleaks exposed 21 official screenshots of Samsung One UI Watch 4.5 beta, giving us an even better look. The screenshots show multiple features including the ability to choose SIM, new accessibility options, better fine-tuning for audio, and more.
Much more is yet to be revealed regarding the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 One UI Watch 4.5. Whatever information we have received so far shows that the upcoming Galaxy Watch will be another hit for the company, if we talk about the features.
Where this watch can disappoint you is its design. First of all, by dropping the ‘Classic’ model, the company is also ditching the beloved rotating bezel for the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. On the other hand, some tipsters say it is the ugliest smartwatch in history due to its very wide bezel and no scales.
Well, there’s no official confirmation on its design and only the company can uncover the reality. It should be mentioned that Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series is said to enter the markets on August 10.
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Here’s our first look at Samsung One UI Watch 4.5 based on Wear OS 3.5
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic are currently testing the One UI Watch 4.5 beta and the beta reveal lots of upcoming features and changes. Beyond the beta, tipster evleaks has now revealed some screenshots that give us an even better look at the One UI Watch 4.5.
Wear OS 3.5 One UI Watch 4.5
First of all, the leaked screenshots disclose some of the new watch faces that will help in giving your old Galaxy Watch a new look. Next, there are multiple new functions for calling and texting including the ability to select SIM 1 or SIM 2 from the watch itself.
Furthermore, the new Watch UI will have batter and new accessibility options, which will add audio configurations and visual enhancements like more color correction options to the smartwatches.
Adding to these, the screenshots also reveal better fine-tuning of the audio from the watch. It will offer you choices as to be able to adjust the balance or fully make it all mono audio. It is also likely to bring micro-adjustments to physical touches on the smartwatches.
Besides these screenshots, the leak doesn’t tell us much else. However, the tipster claims that these screenshots are official. We’ll surely get more information about the matter in the coming days or weeks.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro: News, rumors, leaks, and everything else you need to know
After the launch of the Galaxy Watch 4 series in the year 2021, Samsung started planning for the next series of smartwatches – the Galaxy Watch 5. Obviously, the watches in this series come with more impressive features and designs than the previous ones.
Previously, the Korean tech giant had stated that the Galaxy Watch 5 series would be launched in the second half of the year 2022. This time around, Samsung is not continuing its tradition as it will leave the classic model and start a new trend by introducing the Pro variant along with the Galaxy Watch 5.
As the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 launch time approaches, we have started hearing many rumors, leaks, and more information and we’ve started tracking it too. So in this article, you will get all the information about Galaxy Watch 5.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5/5 Pro
June 23: Price Leaked
Tipster Roland Quandt recently revealed the price of all three models of the series including the LTE and Bluetooth – Galaxy Watch 5 40mm, Galaxy Watch 5 44mm, and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro 45mm. Read more here…
Samsung Galaxy Watch5
40mm BT ~300 Euro
40mm LTE ~ 350 Euro
Pink Gold, Gray, Silver
44mm BT ~350 Euro
44mm LTE ~400 Euro
Blue, Gray, Silver
45mm BT ~490 Euro
45mm LTE ~540 Euro
*price conversion and taxes may make numbers differ from actual MSRP.
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) June 22, 2022
June 20: What’s new coming in Galaxy Watch 5
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 lineup will come pre-installed with Wear OS. The Watch 4 has recently received the long-awaited Google Assistant but the Galaxy Watch 5 series will have this out of the box. Read detailed information here…
June 18: Certified by FCC
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified three more Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 with model number SM-R905, SM-R915, and SM-R925. Read more here…
June 17: Galaxy Watch 5 Pro Color Variants Leaked
Recently a well known tipster, evleaks expaosed the color variants of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series. According to tipster, Galaxy Watch 5 will offer 4 different colors while Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will have two colors. Read the full story here…
June 16: Galaxy Watch 5 Pro renders show thick bezels
Again, the sparkling concept creator HoiINDI has exposed the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro in three different colors. The renders show that the Galaxy Watch 5 has very thick bezels, making the watch look ugly. Read the full story here…
June 14: FCC listing
Earlier, the wireless charger of the Galaxy Watch 5 appeared on the United States’ FCC database, and now, the smartwatch itself was spotted on the certification authority, confirming the charging speed of 10W.
June 13: Negative feedback
Tipster IceUniverse disclosed that the Galaxy Watch 5 series will be the ugliest smartwatches in the history of Samsung. At the same time, the same source revealed that the Galaxy Watch 5 will have thick bezels that looks like a cheap smartwatch.
Galaxy Watch5 Pro, the contrast between the display part and the bezel, yes its bezel and metal frame are still wide, far behind Apple's stylish design. pic.twitter.com/FTuH0hPh77
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) June 13, 2022
June 10: Galaxy Watch 5 renders in three different colors
Now, HoiINDI has exposed Galaxy Watch 5 renders that very well defines Galaxy Watch 5 design. In addition to this, the concept creator revealed the three stunning colors including Phantom Black, Sapphire Blue and Pink Gold. Read the full story here…
June 9: Launch date and colorways leaked
According to the tipster, Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will be launched on August 26 along with Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. The watch will be announced on August 10 and pre-orders will start from that day itself.
Aside from this, the tipster also reveals the availability of Galaxy Watch 5 /5 Pro colors, check them below.
Galaxy Watch 5
- 40mm – Phantom Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- 44mm – Phantom Black, Silver, Sapphire (blueish color)
Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
- 46mm – Phantom Black, Silver
Watch 5 (40mm)
Phantom Black, Silver, Pink Gold
Watch 5 (44mm)
Phantom Black, Silver, Sapphire (blueish color)
Watch 5 Pro (46mm)
Phantom Black, Silver
Announcement / pre-orders Aug 10
Launch Aug 26
— Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) June 8, 2022
June 03: Support body temperature measurement feature
Samsung Health app beta update confirms the ‘Pro’ model also features a toggle for ‘Skin temperature during sleep’, as reported by a Reddit user. Read the full story here
May 31: 360 RRA listing
Recently, Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Watch 5’s charger got certified by the RRA listing. The certification reveals that the Watch 5’s charger has model number “ER-OR900.”
May 31: Rotating bezel isn’t coming
Samsung insider IceUniverse revealed that the company will not introduce the rotating bezel Galaxy smartwatch this year which was previously expected to be the Watch 5 Pro.
I really hope Samsung is going to keep that iconic rotating bezel instead of replacing it with another inferior "solution".
I'm so ready to get that Galaxy Watch5 Pro and I think (and hope) it's going to be a big upgrade.
— Alvin (@sondesix) May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022: 360 Renders
An emerging concept creator HoiINDI has appeared with the 3D view of the device in the form of a video that provides its complete 360-degree look, revealing five different colors including Black, White, Peach, Green, and Red. Read the full story here
May 26, 2022: Concept Renders
Just recently, a sparkling concept creator HoiINDI shared the renders of the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro that gives us an early look at the design of the wearable The creator revealed the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 in Black color. Read the full story here
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro – Thin Bezels, Bigger Battery🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/u8lvt4yrTc
— HoiINDI (@HoiIndi) May 26, 2022
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