The well-known Korean company Samsung recently announced the imminent release of a new flagship in the line of wristwatches — the Galaxy Watch smart watch, which stands out both for its appearance and functional set, and for a relatively affordable price. Initially, the series will feature three models — Rose Gold, Midnight Black and Silver, the models differ only in case size and general color scheme..
The case of the new watch is made of stainless steel, the touch AMOLED display is protected by durable Corning Gorilla Glass DX + glass, a silicone strap with a metal buckle is provided to fix the watch on the hand (for an additional fee of $ 30-40, an additional set of leather, fabric straps is possible, only 20 options). The overall level of protection of the watch fully complies with the military standard MIL-STD-810G, the case tightness is not less than 5 ATM (50 m). The minimum case diameter in the Rose Gold and Midnight Black models (41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7 mm, 49 g) is exactly 42 mm, the diameter of the Silver version (46 x 49 x 13 mm, 63 g) is at least 46 mm.
The Galaxy Watch series is based on the already well-known Gear Sport and Gear S3 models, while the level of customization (about 60,000 “dial” design options will be available) and overall functionality, including sports modes (39 sports disciplines), tracking daily activity (calories, modes sleep, stress level, hydration level) and smart functions (messages, calls, reminders, music, Samsung Pay purchases, Samsung SmartThings smart home) have been significantly expanded. In addition to the functional set, the battery life has also been increased, it is stated on average up to 5 days of continuous operation on a single charge. Charging is carried out wirelessly, through a special docking station.
Free sales of multifunctional smart watches Samsung Galaxy Watch should begin on August 24, 2018, and today it is possible to place a pre-order directly on the manufacturer’s website. The Rose Gold and Midnight Black versions are priced at $330, while the larger Silver is $350.
Specifications Galaxy Watch:
- Display: 1.3″ (33mm)/ 1.2″ (30mm), Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360), Full Color Always On Display, Corning® Gorilla® DX+;
- Battery capacity: 472 mAh/270 mAh;
- Processor: Exynos 9110 Dual core 1.15GHz;
- Operating system: Tizen Based Wearable OS 4.0;
- Device memory: LTE version: 1.5GB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory / Bluetooth version: 768MB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory;
- Data transfer: 4G/LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/Glonass
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient Light
- Charging: Wireless Power Consortium
- Sealing and durability: 5ATM + IP68 / MIL-STD-810G
- Compatibility: from Android 5.0, from iPhone 5, from iOS 9.0 and above.