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Samsung Galaxy Watch

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Samsung Galaxy Watch review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Watch
Samsung Galaxy Watch
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Watch better than the average?

  • Battery power
    472mAhvs299.88mAh
  • RAM
    1.15GBvs0.51GB
  • Waterproofing maximum depth
    50mvs40.22m

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

5.Watch band is replaceable
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The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

6.screen size

1.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Neptune Pine

2.4"

Sensors

1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

4.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

5.Has a barometer
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This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

6.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
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Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

3.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

4.Provides activity reports
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Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

5.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

For example

Polar Vantage V (medium / large)

6.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery power

472mAh

Best

Neptune Pine

900mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

5.Alerts you to low phone battery
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When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

For example

Mobvoi TicWatch Pro

6.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Watch

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Fossil Q Harper

Features

1.RAM

1.15GB

Best

Blu Vivo X Link

4GB

2.Has call control
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The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

3.Has notifications
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If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

4.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

6.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

For example

Viita Titan HRV

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