Samsung officially unwraps the Galaxy series Watch 4 and the Watch 4 Classic at the Galaxy Unpacked Event on Wednesday. The latest Samsung Galaxy smart watch series launched alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3 foldable phones. The Samsung Galaxy smartwatches are first device to run on the latest Wear OS. To recall, Google unveiled this Wear OS at Google I/O Event in May. Google designed this latest Wear OS in collaboration with Samsung. The latest operating system for the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic comes with Samsung’s latest One UI custom skin.
Meanwhile, the Samsung smartwatch Classic retains the traditional design with rotating bezels. These bezels were offered by Samsung in earlier versions of the Galaxy Watches. Whereas, the vanilla variant of Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 comes with regular bezel design. A similar design was launch seen on the Galaxy Watch Active 2 in 2019.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 price and availability:
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 price starts at USD 249.99 which is approximately Rs 18600. The Galaxy Watch 4 with Bluetooth-only variant is priced at USD 249.99. Whereas, the LTE model comes with a price tag of USD 299.99 which is approximately Rs 22300. The Samsung Watch 4 comes with an all-aluminium build. It comes with 40mm and 44mm dial size.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 with 40mm dial comes in four colour options. These colours include the Black, Pink, Gold and Silver colours. The Galaxy 4 watch with 44mm dial comes with three colour options. These includes Black, Green and Silver colours. Regarding its availability, the South Korean tech giant has already kick off the pre-orders for the new Galaxy Watch. However, the official sale will start from August 27 in select markets.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic: Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic price starts at USD 349.99 which is approximately Rs 26000. The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic with Bluetooth-only variant is priced at USD 349.99. Whereas, the LTE model comes with a price tag of USD 399.99 which is approximately Rs 29700. The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic comes with stainless steel build. It comes with 42mm and 46mm dial size.
Both the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 42mm and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic with 46mm dial comes in two colour options. These colours include the Black and Silver colours. Regarding its availability, the company has already kick off the pre-orders for the new Samsung watch Classic. However, the official sale will start from August 27 in select markets. Meanwhile, The South Korean tech giant has not revealed any details about the price and availability of these Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series in India.
Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic: Specs
The all-new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic runs on Samsung’s own One UI v3, which is based on the latest Wear OS from Google. Both the 40mm variant of Galaxy Watch 4 and the 42mm of Galaxy Watch 4 Classic comes with a 1.2-inch AMOLED display. This display gets a screen resolution of 396×396 pixels. On the other hand, the 44m Galaxy Watch 4 and the 46mm Galaxy 4 Classic gets a 1.4-inch AMOLED display. This display comes with a screen resolution of 450×450 pixels.
In these models, the display gets protection from the latest Gorilla Glass DX protection. Samsung uses its wearable-focussed Exynos 920 chipset on these smartwatches. This chipset comes in pair with 1.5GB of RAM along with 16GB of onboard storage. Both the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 models comes with Samsung’s own proprietary BioActive Sensor. It will enable all the optical heart rate sensor (PPG), electrical heart rate sensor, and a bioelectrical impedance analysis sensor (BIA).
Thus, allowing users to keep a track on the range of fitness and health related features. These features include heart rate monitoring, SpO2 tracking, and sleep analysis. Additionally, the Samsung Watch 4 series also comes with Electro Cardio Gram (ECG) support. These smartwatches also come with features like fall detection and analysis of menstrual cycle. Keep in mind, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic are not medically cleared for any health-related diagnosis.
The Galaxy Watch 4 series also comes with preloaded sports modes. These sports mode help users to keep track on their fitness activities. Both Galaxy Watch 4 variant comes with IP68 certification for water resistance. Regarding connectivity, Samsung is also offering all the necessary connectivity options. These includes 4G LTE (optional), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ Glonass/ Beidou/ Galileo, and NFC. Additionally, these Galaxy Watch are also design in such a way that these can work with Samsung Pay and Google Pay services. Also, these smartwatches can provide notifications for calls, SMS, e-mails and much more.
Both the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic are compatible with devices running on Android 6.0 and above. Additionally, these devices must have more than 1.5GB of RAM. Regarding battery configuration, The Galaxy Watch 4 40mm and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 42mm pack a 247mAh battery. Whereas, the Galaxy Watch 4 44mm and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 46mm have a 361mAh battery.
As for the dimensions,
– The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 40mm measures 40.4×39.3×9.8mm and weighs 25.9 grams,
– The Galaxy Watch 4 44mm measures 44.4×43.3×9.8mm and weighs 30.3 grams,
– Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 42mm measures 41.5×41.5×11.2mm and weighs 46.5 grams,
– Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 46mm is 45.5×45.5x11mm and weighs 52 grams. Also Read: Macbook 2022 to launch in vibrant colour options, could be powered by M2 chip