Samsung Galaxy Watch launched in Nepal for Rs.40,000
The new Samsung Galaxy Watch has arrived, a new watch to accompany the new phablet , Note 9 that we already know about.
The Galaxy Watch has a functionality of a smartwatch with the natural feeling of a real watch and is also a standalone phone that brings connectivity and freedom.
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The smartwatch, which was unveiled alongside the Galaxy Note 9 comes as the successor to the Gear S3.
It features a circular display that is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass DX panel and has water resistance with 5 ATM rating.
Similar to the Gear S3, the Galaxy Watch runs Tizen OS along with a rotating bezel UI and an Always On Display experience. Samsung has provided analogue watch ticks and hourly chimes to give the feel of a traditional watch.
Further, there is a depth effect that casts shadows to define the detail on the available watch face. The Galaxy Watch also has heart rate monitoring through a built-in sensor and offers a dedicated stress management tracker.
Samsung Galaxy Watch specifications, features
Countering the Apple Watch range, the Samsung Galaxy Watch has a dust- and water-resistant build. Also, it is MIL-STD-810G certified for durability. The smartwatch has a stress management tracker that is touted to detect high-stress levels and offers breathing exercises. Additionally, Samsung has provided a sleep tracker that is claimed to monitor all levels of sleep, including REM cycles, to help users adjust their sleeping habits.
There are as many as 39 workout profiles that the Galaxy Watch tracks, including 21 new indoor exercises. The watch can also help users with better calorie management when connected with the Samsung Health app.
Running on Tizen OS 4.0, the Samsung Galaxy Watch features a Circular Super AMOLED panel along with Always On Display and Corning Gorilla Glass DX protection. Under the hood, there is a dual-core Exynos 9110 SoC, coupled with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyro, and HRM.
In terms of connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy Watch has Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/ GLONASS. There is WPC standard-based wireless charging support. Also, the Galaxy Watch is compatible with devices running at least Android 5.0 or the iPhone 5 and later based on iOS 9.0.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm variant has a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display with 360×360 pixels resolution and a 270mAh battery. It measures 41.9×45.7×12.7mm, weighs 49 grams, and supports 22mm interchangeable straps. In contrast, the Galaxy Watch 46mm features a 1.3-inch Super AMOLED display along with a 360×360 pixels resolution and packs a 472mAh battery. It measures 46x49x13mm, weighs 63 grams, and supports a 22mm interchangeable straps.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Specification:
- 5 ATM + IP68 / MIL-STD-810G Glass Technology
- Corning Gorilla DX+
- 1.3″ inch AMOLED
- Screen Resolution 360 x 360 pixel resolution
- CPU:Exynos 9110 Dual Core 1.15 Ghz
- Sensors/Functions: accelerometer, gyro, barometer, HRM, ambient light
- Battery: 472 mAh 80 Hours Normal Usage
- Charging Technology – WPC Based Wireless Charging
- Galaxy Watch Price in Nepal – NRs. 40,000