The Galaxy Watch Active is the latest smartwatch from Samsung. Just like the Galaxy Watch, this smartwatch will be running on Samsung’s owned Tizen software. The software is compatible with both Android OS and iOS OS. The Galaxy Watch Active is lightweight and you won’t even feel it on your wrist. Let’s see what’s in stores for the new Samsung smartwatch.
Watch Active Design
The Samsung Watch Active comes with a thin, durable and lightweight swim-ready design. The dimensions are 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5 mm and weigh just 25 grams. The Galaxy Watch Active is way lighter than the Galaxy Watch. Also, unlike the Galaxy Watch which features rotating bezel, Samsung decided to ditch the feature for this one.
The smartwatch is IP68 waterproof resistant, so you shouldn’t bother when you take for a swim. The body colours available are Silver, Black, Rose Gold and Sea Green.
Dimensions: 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5 mm
Weight: 25 grams
Colours: Silver, Black, Rose Gold, Sea Green
3.5 mm jack: No
– Samsung Pay
– 50m waterproof (IP68)
– Compatible with standard 20mm straps
Watch Active Display
The display type of the Watch Active is AMOLED touchscreen which measures 1.1 inches. Protecting the display from scratches is the Corning Gorilla glass version 3. The Galaxy Watch Active display features 360 x 360 pixels and 463 PPI density.
Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size: 1.1 inches (25.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 360 x 360 pixels, 1:1 ratio (~463 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
– Always-on display
Watch Active Health & Fitness
The Watch Active is programmed to help you analyse your sleep patterns, detect an irregular heartbeat and keep track of over 39 different activities done by you. It features blood pressure monitor through a service called “My BP Lab”.
Watch Active Hardware
Underneath the smartwatch is Exynos 9110 chipset with two cores processor clocking at 1.15 GHz. The RAM variant available here is 768MB with a 4GB storage space.
Chipset: Exynos 9110
CPU: Dual-core 1.15 GHz
Watch Active Software
This smartwatch sports Tizen OS 4.0, which makes it compatible with both Android and iOS.
OS: Tizen-based wearable OS 4.0
User Interface: One UI
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer
Features: Natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Battery
There is a non-removable Li-ion 230 mAh battery, which Samsung claims can last up to 45 hours. The smartwatch supports Qi wireless charging.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 230 mAh battery
Charging: Qi wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active P Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Price
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active cost $199.99 and you can buy it from the Samsung official website.