Samsung Galaxy Watch with Bixby support , LTE announced in two versions
Just after the announcement of Samsung Galaxy Note9, the tech giant Samsung announced its latest Samsung Galaxy Watch in two versions including the 46mm and 42mm models at an event at New York .
The Samsung Galaxy Watch sports 1.2-inch / 1.3-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On display with Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ protection. Both the models are powered by 1.15GHz Dual-Core Exynos 9110 processor and runs on Tizen Based Wearable OS 4.0 (Compatible with Android 5.0 or later and iPhone 5 and above, iOS 9.0 or above). It has 768MB RAM (Bluetooth) / 1.5GB RAM (LTE), with internal storage capacity of 4GB . Since, due to different models, the dimension of watch varies .
Both have gained 5ATM and IP68 ratings , which makes them water resistant body and also get the certification for military-level durability, The smartwatches features NFC and Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) support for mobile payments using Samsung Pay, built-in speaker for activate voice messaging and music listening, and GPS.
Also the models come with new stress management tracker, which automatically detects high levels of stress and offers breathing exercises to help keep users centered and focused. Also includes a new advanced sleep tracker monitors for all levels of sleep, including REM cycles. It also offers 21 new indoor exercises, tracking a total of 39 workouts added by calorie tracking and personalized alerts.
The dimension of the model (46mm) is 44.6 x 49 x 13; and weighs 63g (without strap), while the model 42mm comes with the dimension 41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7; and weighs 49g (without strap).
Connectivity wise, both the models features 3G/LTE (Optional), Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/Glonass and also includes various sensors such that Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer.
The 46mm smartwatch model is powered by 472mAh battery with wireless charging (WPC Inductive) , which runs more than 80 hours and the other 42mm model is backed up by a 270mAh battery with wireless charging (WPC Inductive), powers the watch up to 45 hours.
The US users can get the Samsung Galaxy Watch 46mm version in Silver and costs $349.99 (Rs. 24,070 approx.) and the 42mm in Midnight Black and Rose Gold options is priced at $329.99 (Rs. 22,695 approx.). The pre-order of the smartwatch models are going on and the company will make it available from 24th August, while the users have to wait for the Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE version, as it will be available at the end of this year.
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