Samsung's Unpacked event is giving a lot of itself. In addition to presenting its new high-end phones, with the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy Fold at the helm, the Korean firm leaves us with a series of additional products. We also have some of their wearables available. Being the most important product in this sense the Galaxy Watch Active, the brand's new smartwatch.
At the beginning of this month already there was some leak about this Galaxy Watch Active Of the brand. So we could already get an idea of what to expect from this new smartwatch from the firm. Finally, in this event we have been able to know everything about this new device. A watch designed for sports.
For months it was said that Samsung was working on a new smartwatch, with which to replace the Gear Sport. It seems that this Galaxy Watch Active has been chosen as a substitute in your case. A watch with which the brand introduces important changes, both in design and in its specifications. But that promises to bring many joys to the firm. Ready to meet this new watch?
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Specifications Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung is one of the most important brands in the wearables segment. For this reason, the renewal of this range is something of importance in its advancement in the international market. We find a series of changes in this watch, compared to previous models. These are its full specifications:
|Technical specifications Samsung Galaxy Watch Active|
|Model||Galaxy Watch Active|
|Operating system||Tizen OS|
|Screen||1.1 inches with 350 × 360 pixel resolution with Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||Exynos 9110 (dual 1.15GHz cores)|
|Internal storage||4 GB|
|Connectivity||4G / LTE Bluetooth 4.2 Wi-Fi 802.11n NFC A-GPS|
|Other features||NFC Water resistance 5 ATM + IP68 AND MIL-STD-810G|
|Sizes||39.5 × 39.5 × 10.5mm (40mm)|
|Compatibility||Android 5.0 or higher or iOS 9.0 or higher|
|Price range||You confirm|
Samsung has confirmed that it is their lightest watch yet. It weighs just 23 grams, as you can see. A model designed specifically for sports. That is why it is a natural substitute for the brand's Gear Sport. Although in this case we find a series of important changes. The birth of a new range from the Korean firm.
Samsung renews its range of smartwatch with the Galaxy Watch Active
The Korean firm has proposed to completely renew all its product ranges, including wearables. Therefore, we find a new watch that users will surely like a lot. Some of its specifications had been leaked before its presentation. So we already knew what to expect from this device.
Samsung presents it as a lightweight, easy to use and very comfortable model. The design has been simplified on this Galaxy Watch Active. The Korean firm has eliminated the rotating bezel on the device, which has significantly changed the look of it. It has a touch screen and two side buttons, with which to navigate the interface. Keep using Tizen as an operating system. Although the interface has been modified slightly in this case. Since it has some elements of One UI.
A centralized app has been integrated into the watch to monitor physical activity. It has a mode that immediately detects if the user is exercising. In addition, said physical activity is monitored with colored indicators, so that it is easy to understand said information. We also have a blood pressure monitor in it, as confirmed by the Korean firm in the presentation. In addition to a sensor to detect user stress. Very complete in this sense.
Besides this, this Samsung Galaxy Watch Active also integrates an AMOLED screen, heart rate sensor and allows you to record up to 6 types of different physical activities. We can also have a record of the user's sleep. So you can have a control in this regard. Thanks to the watch, it will be possible to keep track of the user's physical condition and health. It is the orientation that Samsung has wanted to give it.
As for the rest of the specifications, it comes with water resistance of 5ATM (50 meters deep) and with the IP68 certification, resistance to water and dust. On the other hand, it is surprising that obtained MIL-STD-810G military certification. Which undoubtedly makes it clear that we are facing a most resistant watch. As expected Bixby has been integrated into the device. So we will be able to get reminders from the assistant. It will remind us that it is time to drink water or get up every few minutes.
Price and Availability
Once the full specifications of this Galaxy Watch Active, now is the time to learn more about the price and release date of this new Samsung smartwatch. The brand has never been known for being one of the cheapest in this segment. Has this changed with this new smartwatch?
About the release date we also have data about it. Samsung has confirmed that it will be launched in stores from March 8, which is the same date that the full range of its smartphones will arrive. So it will be a day full of releases by the Korean firm.
The Galaxy Watch Active is going to be launched in multiple colors. So far, the colors that have been confirmed are: Silver, black, rose gold, sea green. Although it is not downloaded there is more. In addition, its 20 mm strap is interchangeable. So users can choose the version that interests them the most at all times.
About the price that this smart watch of the Korean brand will have no data for now. It is something we hope to hear soon, so we will be attentive to news about this device. We should know very soon