Samsung updates Gear S2 with a bunch of new features

Samsung was rumored to be prepping a big update to the Gear S2, and now it’s finally out. This update is huge and brings a lot of new features, including updates to a many stock apps.

S Health has been updated with sleep tracking, and you’ll be able to share your exercise results to Facebook. Contacts is now both an app and a widget. The Schedule app now shows green dots under days with events, weather now shows a UV index, and the World Clock shows sunrise and sunset times along with a new look and time differences between regions. There are several new features for watch faces, too, like the ability to use your own photos for watch faces, more color options for the default watch face, the option to download watch faces, and support for recommending apps directly from the watch rather than from your phone.

As you can see, this is quite a large update. Head over to the app to update your smartwatch now and let us know when you get it!

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