Last updated: Jan 25, 2023
Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro was launched on August 26, 2022. Galaxy Watch 5 Pro 45 mm Bluetooth variant is priced at USD 449.99 and the 45 mm LTE version is priced at USD 499.99. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro brought in minor enhancements in terms of hardware and software over other Galaxy watch models. The watch has a lightweight titanium casing for better protection. The display is a sapphire glass AMOLED display. The battery is larger and is suitable for most users. The watch supports Google Wear OS 3 application support. The Watch Pro can import GPX files for hiking and biking purpose and can plant return routes mapped without having to be done by the users. It is presented as a long-lasting flagship smartwatch and can fulfil the need for casual workouts. The Watch 5 Pro is available only in one size. The watch has been made thicker so that it can pack a larger battery. Samsung claimed that a larger size enables the base of the watch to be wider and protrude further out. It allows wrist sensors for better reading and tracking of health.
The Watch comes with a home key and a Back key placed on the right side of the watch. A single press of the home key will open the default face of the watch. Long pressing the home key will enable the watch to access Google Wallet and Assistant. The integration and support with Google have enhanced the Samsung Galaxy Watch experience which will satisfy any Samsung mobile user. Flipping the watch will show the Samsung Bioactive Sensors which can attract heart rate and bioelectrical impedance for blood pressure measuring. The watch uses Google Wear OS which makes the watch better with each use. The users who are looking for a decent-sized watch with a great sensor, Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is a good investment.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 has been launched on the same date, August 26, 2022. The watch runs on the flagship Exynos W920 dual core 1.18 GHz. The Watch 5 comes with 4G/LTE with eSim technology. In addition, it has Bluetooth 5.2 wi-fi 802, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Beidou and Galileo. The Galaxy Watch 5 44 mm is priced at USD 349 and the 40 mm watch is priced at USD 329. The Watch 5 is an incremental, attractive upgraded smartwatch. The watch is sporty but comes with a versatile design. The watch is stronger than before and comes with a scratch-resistant screen. The watch has a new skin temperature sensor technology and comes with longer battery life. The new battery for Galaxy Watch 5 can last 10 hours. The bottom curvature has been reshaped to fit the wrist of the user and connect the sensor easily with the skin due to a broader surface area.
Galaxy Watch 4 has gone ahead with the shape, feel and comfort of the watch. The case is more refined with a seamless transition from the watch to the strap. Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is full of fitness tracking options that come with auto-tracking for walking. The watch automatically starts tracking when the user will start walking data after 10 minutes. There is a handy auto-pause feature when the user stops at a traffic light. Galaxy Watch 5 comes with a body composition analysis feature that can take easy and quick BIA reading. It will help the user to know how the body eventually changes through time. There is an updated sleep coach which is designed to identify actionable sleep plans based on how well users can sleep. Overall, the watch packs good features which would provide fitness tracking features for users with bigger battery life.
Galaxy Watch 4 Classic
The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic was launched in the USA market on August 27, 2021. The galaxy Watch 4 Class 42 mm variant is priced at USD 349.99 and $ 399.99 for the LTE variant. The 46 mm variant is priced at USD 379.99 and 429.99 for LTE. The watch has all the ingredients and the potential to become a premium smartphone. The rotating bezel makes navigation a breeze and ticks many features in terms of fitness and software. The display quality is great and has a solid build. The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic came with design changes which made it more tempting among the customers. The body has stainless steel which is strong enough to protect the watch from knocks or bumps. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic introduced the OS3 which is a collaboration between Samsung and Google for the Watch series. The software has brought a lot of upgrades over the previous Web OS. There are more tiles in the display and they can be navigated using the rotating bezel. Users can cruise through the music controls, working out tracking or heart rate monitoring.
There are Watch 4 Classic has three core fitness models which can be easily accessed through the menu. The watch can track walking, running, cycling and 10 more options through the secondary menu. The additional menu includes swimming, circuit training and gym workouts. However, there are Samsung Health apps that are to be added to the list. The watch can efficiently track the location while working using GPS. It can track elevation, speed, heart rate, and calories burnt. It can break down the metrics in the splits per kilometre. The highlights of Watch 4 Classic include a hardy body that can protect the watch, it has smooth navigation which provides ease of going through the applications. If the user is looking for a sturdy smartwatch with smooth navigation and body composition monitoring, Galaxy Watch 4 classic is the best purchase.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 was released on August 27, 2021. The launching price of Galaxy Watch 4 begins from USD 249.99 for the 40 mm Bluetooth variant and USD 299.99 for the 40mm LTE model. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 has a redesigned frame that enabled a gapless transition from the body to the strap. The crown buttons are set uniformly supported by a flush button. The Galaxy Watch 4 still pays homage to the previous Galaxy models despite major design changes. The Wear OS software provides an exclusive experience for the users. Functions like switching between applications, menus and settings are seamless with the new OS. Galaxy Watch 4 comes with a new health sensor for the wearer. The sensor combines heart rate monitoring, echocardiogram or ECG, and bioelectric impedance analysis or BIA. It is a 3-in-1 sensor that sits near the skin in comparison to the individual health sensor, unlike the previous models.
The Galaxy Watch 4 can track a vast array of activities in both indoor and outdoor cases. The watch is precise in tracking activities like weight lifting like curls, bench presses, pull-ups etc. Galaxy Watch 4 has a more niche selection regarding tracking activities. Heart rate tracking is faster and more accurate than Watch 4 earlier variants. The company has improved on stress tracking metrics in its latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. The watch measures blood count once every 30 minutes. More oxygen tracking means the watch has more tracking on the best quality for the user. The sound of the snores is also tracked by the Watch. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 can last 40 hours with regular usage. The design refreshed software and BIA tracking Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is a good upgrade from the previous model. The Watch gets exclusive app suites like Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, and Bixby and better connectivity with galaxy phones or new watches.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 was released on August 6, 2020, in the market. Samsung brought back the rotating bezel system in Galaxy Watch 3 with additional exciting features. The 45 mm model of Galaxy Watch 3 is priced at USD 429 and the 41 mm model is priced at USD 399. Design-wise the physical bezel is fun and useful. The spinning dial perfectly matches with side buttons and provides a great option for swiping or typing to poke at the circular display at the fingertips. Since the Galaxy Watch 3 is slimmed down, the bezel makes it even better. The watch is 8 percent smaller, 14 percent thinner, and 15 percent lighter compared to the previous Galaxy Watch. The screen is sharp, and bright and is good enough to be seen in direct sunlight. The Tizen software has been a good improvement from Google’s Wear OS. The various menus have now become highly customization, packed with necessary apps. The app launching and switching features feel great.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 can track around 40 activities. Around 7 activities are tracked automatically and users do not have to select any exercise before involving beforehand. The onboard GPS is effective on daily basis accurately. The athletes will appreciate the trigger warning when they are on endurance activities. It means the watch can track signal any warning situation on the body during high-intensity activities. The Galaxy Watch 3 comes with a battery life that lasts generously for 2 days. However, with an always-on display, the battery life might drop to 24 hours in the second cycle. Overall, the watch is a standout among the competitors in the smartwatch market. Samsung has been able to strike the balance between style and functionality.
Samsung Galaxy Watch
Samsung Galaxy Watch was launched on August 24, 2018. The price of the Samsung Galaxy Watch starts from USD 330. It can increase based on variants, and size of the watch. It is Samsung’s first refined smartwatch as it is efficient in fitness tracking and four-day battery health. Samsung has done a great job in the core software which runs the watch like butter. The rotating bezel can slide effortlessly through the user interface. It feels like a high-end wristwatch on the hand. It is stylish, and functional as the bezel can be rotated to cycle through the menu on the screen. The 46 mm variant of the Samsung Galaxy watch provides battery health of around 4 days and the 42 mm watch battery lasted for 3 days. The Galaxy Watch has revamped the sensors and Samsung made the watch more fitness-focused. The first Galaxy Watch is a commendable effort from Samsung as first Galaxy series watch.
The watch is amazingly lightweight and it is a perfect fit for the Galaxy ecosystem which Samsung is trying to create. When connected to a Samsung android phone, the watch notification will be interactive. The watch has a gentle vibration as a physical notification when it arrives. Samsung has provided around 60,000 watch face options that can be used by wearers. Though it is not possible to go through all designs, having a near-unlimited resource is quite a game changer. Tizen OS is well designed operating system that makes the Galaxy watch a fun device. Seamless third-party apps like Google Maps, and WhatsApp are not supported but Bixby fulfils the requirement. The watch works perfectly with Samsung devices. The device looks like a watch but works seamlessly like a smartwatch. People who like to keep their watches classy yet looking to upgrade to a smartwatch, the Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch is the best option.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 was launched on September 2019. The Watch is priced at USD 280 for 40 mm and USD 300 for the 44mm Bluetooth aluminium model. The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 has shown that Samsung is considering customer feedback to enhance their devices. The watch has touch sensitive bezel which has enhanced the overall watch-using experience. Samsung will roll out a new software update which means that there will be bug fixes after the watch goes on the market. The watch comes with a WPC-based wireless charger which makes charging simple. The watch comes with a new speaker placed on the left side of the cutout. The new speaker enables call receiving and making calls without the need for a smartphone in case the watch is an LTE variant. The speaker can also provide an audio response and play music, and video directly from the watch.
The watch straps are built from silicone which does not allow the collection of dust or lint. The MyStyle Watch Face shows examples of good aesthetics. The feature allows users to take photos from the gallery, and draw out the colours from the photo and it can become the watch face. In terms of health and fitness tracking, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 has a good upgrade from its predecessors. It comes with a heart rate monitor, ECG, accelerometer, gyroscopic sensor, barometer, and ambient light sensor. Additional features include GPS/Glonass/Beidou. The heart rate sensor has been upgraded in the Active 2 model where the resting heart ratings have improved a lot. The watch runs on Samsung Tizen OS with OneUI, it supports NFC payment with Samsung Pay and supports Bluetooth 5.0 with NFC. In short, the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 has taken all the right steps in the direction of making a competitive smartwatch in the market.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is the first model launched in the Active watch series. The watch came to the market on March 8, 2019. The 40 mm variant is priced at USD 280 and the 44 mm variant is priced at USD 300. The key highlights of the Active watch are its high-end design, competitive pricing and additional features. The watch has been made smaller and with a sizeable price tag which will make it an instant hit among consumers. The dial is circular and feels a lot lighter on the wrist and noticeably thinner without hampering the premium look of the watch. However, Samsung has sacrificed the rotating bezel. But users will get used to scrolling through the menu within a short time. The body is metal and promises the feel and look of a high-end watch. The watch comes with four decent colour choices, namely black, silver, blue and pink. The same colour strap has been used to enhance the looks of the watch.
The watch is water resistant up to 5-meter depth. It can be kept on the wrist if the user is taking a dip in the pool. When it comes to performance, the AMOLED display provides enough brightness outdoors. The Watch is responsive while sharing notifications and apps can be customized to provide notifications on the watch. Galaxy Watch Active allows users to respond to incoming notifications. The user can use speech, emojis, and handwriting recognition with a finger. The watch can quickly connect with GPS signals. Besides Sleep tracking is accurate and can provide a good sleep breakdown. There is continuous heartrate monitoring which can create a log throughout the day. It can give an accurate reading when compared with its closest contenders in the market. The watch also has an accurate and active exercise-tracking feature. Especially while doing non-cardio exercises, this feature comes in handy for the users.