Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets Galaxy Watch 3 features – Key features include fall detection, smart reply, and VO2 max measurement

Samsung is rolling out a new software update to the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The latest software update brings several new features, including fall detection, running analysis, VO2 max measurement, and improved connectivity features. Your Galaxy Watch Active 2 can also now send AR Emoji stickers and Bitmoji stickers.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 New Features Are:

Running Analysis:

With the new Running Analysis feature, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 now offers a standalone running analysis and can provide a variety of detailed metrics, such as asymmetry, regularity, stiffness, vertical oscillation, ground contact time, to help you improve performance and reduce injury.


The Galaxy Watch Active 2 users can also now measure VO2 max, an indicator of the maximum amount of oxygen a person can utilize during intense exercise. It is a common measurement, which can track the progress in your training routine and help you improve your endurance.



Fall detection:

The Galaxy Watch 3 Fall Detection feature is also coming to Galaxy Watch Active 2. It helps you care for yourself and your loved ones, even when you are apart. When a potential fall is detected, you will immediately be given the option to send an SOS notification to up to four pre-designated contacts, ensuring that help is never too far away.


You can now easily view emoticons and photos directly from your wrist. In addition, with Smart Reply, you are provided a suggested response for both messages and images, with advanced photo recognition technology, so you can send a reply, even when you are in a hurry.

Also, when you get a message, your watch will also automatically show your chat history, instead of just a single message, so you can quickly pick up your conversation. No more constant switching between devices – you can do more directly from your wrist.

With the latest update, you also get the latest fun replies. You can now select to send both AR Emoji Stickers and Bitmoji Stickers straight from your watch, so you can truly express yourself in your messages while on-the-go.

Control Your Mobile Experience:

With this latest update, you have an even more seamless music experience across your devices – from your smartphone to the Galaxy Buds device to your smartwatch.

Additionally, your Galaxy Watch Active 2 will now support the scroll capture feature, so when you take a screenshot from your smartwatch, it is automatically sent as an image to your smartphone.


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