Today, the Samsung Gear S2 Value Pack 2 update, which is currently being rolled out worldwide, is hitting S2 smartwatches in the UK. This is a major update for wearable device, bringing with it many of the new features found on the Gear S3 (full changelog further down), and is a 133.42MB download. Firmware version is R732XXU2EPK5 / R732OXA2EPK5.
Value Pack 2 brings you improvements to S Health, where it can detect different types of exercises such as Elliptical, Rowing Machine, and Dynamic workout. The User Experience Integrates more with the rotating bezel for setting alarms, timers, and accepting / rejecting calls.
Post-update users are now also able to Install the Spotify app. Note, there are some features that are only available to premium users.
There is also support for additional watchfaces that are available for the Gear S3, which you can now download from the Galaxy Apps Store. As part of S-Health, you can create a steps challenge between you and someone from your contacts lists - Now we have a couple of watchfaces Included that let you see the steps taken between you and said "challenger".
Check the list below of watchfaces (video below to see them hand-on):
Below is a video that shows you some of the new Samsung watch faces that you can look forward to and also a few other bits.
Thanks for the tip Andy Gray 😉