Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Note 9, it most powerful Note yet. While the device looks promising, the overall design looks pretty similar to last year’s Galaxy Note 8. Apart from this, Samsung also announced other products which are unique in their own right. Yes, we’re talking about the new Samsung Galaxy Watch.
The two variants feature different display sizes. The 46mm version features 1.3-inch Super AMOLED display and 472mAh battery while the 42mm version features 1.2mm Super AMOLED display with a 270mAh battery. The panel is protected by Gorilla DX+ glass so that’s a major plus. Moreover, with 5ATM resistance and IP68 water resistance, you can take a quick swim without hurting the hardware.
According to the company, the Samsung Galaxy Watch will provide several days of battery time on a single charge. In the health-oriented features, the Galaxy Watch includes a heart rate monitor which further has several extended features. It also tracks user fitness and allows users to enhance their activity. Sleep patterns can also be tracked.
The device runs Samsung’s Tizen OS 4.0 powered by Exynos 9110 dual-core 1.15 GHz processor. It also features a heart rate monitor, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor and a barometer, so you’re not missing out in the sensor department. The LTE version of the Galaxy Watch features 1.15GB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage. The Bluetooth version, on the other hand, features 768MB of RAM and the same 4GB of storage space. For what we know at this point is that the Galaxy Watch is Samsung’s everyday timepiece which along with other health-related features will provide users with what’s important.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Bluetooth 42mm version will be available for $375, and the 46mm version will be available for $400 in the US at Amazon, Best Buy, and Samsung.com starting August 24, 2018. On the other hand, the Bluetooth model comes in at $350 for the 46mm size while the 42mm version costs $330. The Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE version will be available at AT&T, Samsung.com, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon, along with select major national retailers later in 2018. “Pre-orders begin on August 10, 2018, and run through August 23, 2018, on Samsung.com. Consumers who preorder or order Galaxy Watch before September 8, 2018, on Samsung.com will receive a free Samsung watch band.”