Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Is More Focused On Your Health
Aarav - Feb 21, 2019, 4:01 pm IST
Today, Samsung announced its new Galaxy Watch Active which can measure blood pressure as well as heart rate. The watch comes in four different colors.
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Today, Samsung has announced officially multiple wearables. The list of products includes the Galaxy Active, which according to the company, will make “pursuing wellness goals more convenient, more stylish, and more fun.” Besides monitoring heart rate, the watch now can monitor blood pressure as well. This is the most significant functional change for the watch. It also went through a change in design. The watch comes with an aluminum body a new watch face. Moreover, its strap is made with new material.
The watch offers 4GB of storage and supports NFC mobile payments, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. It has a built-in GPS and the ability to track over 39 activities, count steps, and monitor sleep. The company also claims that the watch can be charged wirelessly through its new S10 line. The watch is equipped with Bixby, Samsung’s smart assistant to make phone calls or send messages.
Additional specs of the watch include:
- 1-inch, 360x360 display
- Exynos 9110 processor
- 230mAh battery
- 768MB of RAM
- 5ATM water resistant
- WPC-based wireless charging
According to Samsung, the watch will have a price of $199.99 starting March 8th. For customers who order in advance, the watch from February 21st and March 7th will be given a wireless charging pad. The watch comes in four different colors: sea green, rose gold, black, and silver.
Also today, the company made an announcement on its new fitness tracker: the Galaxy Fit. The company intention is for the watch to look simpler than the watch. Its design includes 0.95-inch touch-sensitive AMOLED screen and a rubber strap. It has two color options: silver and black. On one single charge, it can last for around one week.
Both the Watch Active and the Fit will track six kinds of exercises including rowing, running, and cycling. The sleep tracking feature of both devices offers sleep monitoring. They also have a stress management feature which will encourage people to breathe and relax.
The Galaxy Fit will cost $99 starting May 31st.