Samsung Galaxy Watch with Long Lasting Battery, LTE, Stress Management Tracker, Announced


Alongside, Galaxy Note9, Samsung has also announced Samsung Galaxy Watch. The USP of this watch is its long lasting battery, Super AMOLED Display, LTE connectivity and host of health features such as stress management to name a few. It runs onTizen Based Wearable OS 4.0. The Galaxy Watch comes in two variants of 46mm with 1.3” and 42mm 1.2”  Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360) Full Color Always On Display with protection of Corning Gorilla DX+. It has trademark circular, rotating bezel and for the first time, Galaxy Watch features analog watch ticks and hourly chimes.

The Galaxy Watch has long lasting battery and Samsung claims that 46mm version will deliver upto 80+ hours with typical usage and up to 168 hours with low usage whereas the 42mm version is capable of providing 45+ hours with typical usage and up to 120 hours with low usage. Galaxy Watch has certified military-level durability and comes with water resistance with a 5 ATM + IP68 rating. Samsung claims that both the variants are safe to wear while walking in the rain or showering and may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or the ocean.

The Galaxy Watch comes with host of health and fitness features such as stress management tracker which automatically detects high levels of stress and offers breathing exercises to help keep users centered and focused. In addition, a new advanced sleep tracker monitors all levels of sleep, including REM cycles, to help users adjust sleeping habits. This Watch adds 21 new indoor exercises, tracking a total of 39 workouts that allow consumers to customize and change up their routines. It also has intuitive calorie tracking and personalized alerts. In addition, users can stay on track of their meals using Bixby Vision on their Galaxy device.

Galaxy Watch come with a silver, 46mm version at a price of $350 and 42mm option in black or rose gold with a price tag of $330 in US. Users can customize Galaxy Watch with a selection of watch faces and straps. It will be available starting in the U.S. on August 24, 2018, at select carriers and retail locations, in Korea on August 31, 2018, and in additional select markets on September 14, 2018. The LTE version will be available later in the year.

Galaxy Watch Specifications
Model Galaxy Watch 46mm Silver Galaxy Watch 42mm Midnight Black
Galaxy Watch 42mm Rose Gold
Display 1.3” (33mm), Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360)
Full Color Always On Display
Corning Gorilla DX+  
1.2” (30mm), Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360)
Full Color Always On Display
Corning Gorilla DX+
Size 46 x 49 x 13
63g (without strap)
41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7
49g (without strap)
Strap 22mm (Interchangeable)
Option Color: Onyx Black, Deep Ocean Blue, Basalt Grey
20mm (Interchangeable)
Option Color: Onyx Black, Lunar Grey, Terracotta Red, Lime Yellow, Cosmo Purple, Pink Beige, Cloud Grey, Natural Brown
Battery 472mAh  270mAh
AP Exynos 9110 Dual core 1.15GHz
OS Tizen Based Wearable OS 4.0
Memory LTE: 1.5GB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory
Bluetooth: 768MB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory
Connectivity 3G/LTE, Bluetooth4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/Glonass
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient Light
Charge WPC based wireless charging
Durability 5ATM + IP68 / MIL-STD-810G
Compatibility Samsung: Android 5.0 or later
Other: Android 5.0 or later
iPhone 5 and above, iOS 9.0 or above


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