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One UI Watch 5 will bring new accessibility updates to Galaxy Watches

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The Big G Google has recently unveiled the Developer Preview of the upcoming version of its smartwatch Operating System WearOS. It is obvious that the newer OS will bring a lot of modifications, advancements, and novelties with it. Recently, Google announced that WearOS 4 update would offer various new accessibility updates to the WearOS-booth smartwatch. Let’s know what these new accessibility updates are capable of.

WearOS 4 will bring new text-to-speech experience

Firstly, let us tell you, as Samsung’s upcoming One UI Watch 5 software will be based on Google’s latest WearOS 4, the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 devices will also be amazed by WearOS 4’s novelties. As per Google’s official post last week, at Google I/O 2023 Event, they highlighted all the bigger updates that are making their way to the WearOS 4 platform and this new smartwatch OS-booted smartwatches. 

The Big G shared that they have recently launched two new modes for its WearOS platform. These new modes are Sound Mode and Display Mode, which will help to improve watch customization. The Mountain View giant Google also shared that in the soon-to-be-launched WearOS 4, they will include a new text-to-speech experience, which will be even faster and more reliable than the previous WearOS versions.

Samsung One UI Watch 5 Skin: When will it arrive?

Informatively, neither Google nor Samsung has talked about the launch date of their upcoming OS or UI versions so far. But, it is expected that the new WearOS will arrive in the second half of this year. As for Samsung’s One UI Watch 5 software, its Beta update is said to be launched anytime now (in May). Besides, the stable One UI Watch 5 will make its debut on the market with the upcoming Galaxy Watch 6 series

The aforementioned Galaxy Watch 6 series is reported to be launched in the second Galaxy Unpacked Event of this year, which will be held for the unveiling of the next-gen Galaxy Z foldable devices. It is rumored that Samsung will hold this event on July 26th, 2023, in Samsung’s home country South Korea (specifically in Seoul). In other words, the One UI Watch 5 software will also be unveiled on the same date (July 26th). 


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One UI 6 Watch Beta: Which Galaxy Smartwatches Are Eligible?

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Finally, Samsung has officially disclosed that its smartwatches are actively preparing to enter the new era of AI via the forthcoming latest One UI 6 Watch update. Here is a list of eligible Galaxy Watches for the One UI 6 Watch beta update.

By the end of this year, Samsung will make the One UI 6 Watch available, with the beta program for select Galaxy Watch users starting in June. The brand stated that only a limited number of users will have access to the beta program. It seems that the AI-enabled One UI Watch update should debut with the Galaxy Watch 7 series. 

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However, older-generation smartwatches are expected to get a sneak preview in June thanks to this upcoming beta program. Samsung stated the One UI 6 Watch beta program will be available for a limited number of users in South Korea and the United States. If jumping on last year’s One UI 5 Watch beta program, it appears that the beta firmware would not come to any other markets throughout the testing period. 

One UI 6 Watch Beta: List Of Eligible Galaxy Watches

It will likely remain exclusive to the USA and Korea. The Galaxy smartwatch owners are eagerly waiting for the next One UI 6 Watch beta, which will be available for all Wear OS smartwatches, including the Galaxy Watch 4, 5, and 6 lineups. The brand unveils that One UI 6 Watch beta firmware will be available for the smartwatches mentioned below: 

  • Galaxy Watch 4 BT/LTE
  • Galaxy Watch 4 Classic BT/LTE
  • Galaxy Watch 5 BT/LTE
  • Galaxy Watch 5 Pro BT/LTE
  • Galaxy Watch 6 BT/LTE
  • Galaxy Watch 6 Classic BT/LTE

However, a few features might not be available for older models, and they might not boast each Galaxy AI tool. Samsung has yet to officially confirm what AI novelties will arrive with the One UI 6 Watch, but it will be interesting to see.

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Samsung Unveils One UI 6 Watch with Galaxy AI; Public Beta Begins June 2024

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Hey Samsung fans, excellent news is coming now: the company has officially announced the Wear OS-based One UI 6 Watch for its Galaxy Watches. The latest One UI Watch update is based on Google’s Wear OS version 5, which will come first for Pixel Watches. 

Samsung Announces One UI 6 Watch Featuring Galaxy AI

Samsung’s latest One UI 6 Watch skin adds new features in health, including Energy Score and Galaxy AI-powered health tips.

Samsung is bringing Galaxy AI to the Galaxy Watch, enhancing its popular health features and providing users with more personalized and secure health experiences.

The new Energy Score feature analyzes personal health metrics to provide a better understanding of daily conditions and offers motivational tips to improve wellness.

The enhanced sleep AI algorithm provides more detailed sleep insights, such as movement during sleep, sleep latency, heart rate, and respiratory rate.

New fitness features include detailed aerobic threshold (AT) and anaerobic threshold (AnT) heart rate zone metrics, as well as functional threshold power (FTP) metrics for efficient running and cycling.

The Workout Routine feature allows users to combine various exercises for a personalized workout and seamlessly transition between exercises.

The Race feature lets users track and compare their current and past performance on the same routes for running and cycling.

One UI 6 Watch Eligibility

Samsung plans to release the One UI 6 Watch update later this year for all Galaxy Watches running Wear OS, including the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and Galaxy Watch 6 Classic.

One UI 6 Watch Beta Launch Date

The One UI 6 Watch Beta Program will start in June 2024 in South Korea and the USA. Users in these regions with eligible Galaxy Watch models can register for the beta program using their Samsung account and download the update through the Samsung Members app or the Galaxy Wearable app.

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Galaxy Watch Ultra Name Confirmed Via new Certification

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Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Watch 7 series is a hot topic among fans since the back-to-back leaks reveal something different from the previous ones. A new report says Samsung would call its most premium smartwatch the Galaxy Watch X

Previously, it was reported that Samsung was setting up for the next generation, the Galaxy Watch 7 Ultra, which could compete with the Apple Watch Ultra series. At the next moment, the report claimed that the giant would call it the most premium smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch X. However, the leak appears wrong, and Samsung may use the Ultra branding for its upcoming premium smartwatch. 

If the TDRA certification database (via MySmartPrice) is to be believed, Samsung will call the forthcoming premium smartwatch by the name Galaxy Watch Ultra, without the numerical number ‘7’. Somehow, these leaks are directly hinting that the Korean brand is dedicated to following Apple’s naming scheme for premium smartwatches. 

The TDRA certification document showcases a model number for the Galaxy Watch Ultra: SM-L705F. This aligns with several previous reports, and it is increasingly visible that the Korean brand is looking forward to using the Ultra branding for its next-generation wearable. The device’s FCC certification reveals model numbers for the global variant SM-L705F and SM-L705U for the USA variant. 

Although it features Wi-Fi b/g/n, which is quite disappointing since it doesn’t support a more modern Wi-Fi 5 standard, The FCC certification database reveals that the Galaxy Watch Ultra was tested with a wireless charger with model number EP-0L300. It was attached to a 10W (5V and 2A) power source. This seems lower than the wattage found for the Galaxy Watch 7’s 15W charger. Both smartwatches only support 10W wireless charging, but the giant used a 15W power brick with the vanilla Galaxy Watch 7. 

The upcoming Galaxy smartwatch is expected to feature Samsung’s first 3nm chipset, and it is rumored to be named the Exynos W1000. It will also have 32GB of internal storage and a much bigger loudspeaker.

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