Why we love the best Galaxy smartwatches?
Everyone has heard of Samsung and it is no surprise that they have their range of wearable tech in the form of smartwatches. These Samsung Galaxy smartwatches are very well established in the marketplace and are considered one of the more popular go-to smartwatches either if this is your first smartwatch or the most experienced sportsman/woman likewise.
There is a large range of options on either watch design to choose from including the Galaxy watch 3 (4G) which is aimed at the smartwatch enthusiast who appreciates the quality and brand that Samsung provides, to the smaller Galaxy watch Active 2 aimed at the tech-savvy wearer who appreciates the finer things in life but does not want the larger watch on the wrist.
Below I will discuss the various models along with their features.
Imagine, Controlling your day from your wrist. Galaxy Watch 3 lets you check your schedule, message your mates, and pay for your morning coffee without reaching for your phone or wallet. And with Galaxy Watch 3 4G, you’re always connected, even when you don’t have your phone on you. This Smartwatch does not need any other device to operate on the phone network so you can make and receive calls without your phone. You can also stream the latest Spotify tunes on your way to work, and call your friends to plan your next hangout – all with your watch. Galaxy Watch 3 4G keeps you on top of it all, wherever you are without a connection to your smartphone.
This watch comes in various sizes and designs on both options of Bluetooth and LTE (4G). Below is a list :
- Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm)
- Galaxy Watch 3 (45mm)
- Galaxy Watch 3 (46mm)
All the above options are available in the following colours
- Mystic Black
- Mystic Silver
- Mystic Bronze
Whichever size that you choose there is a face you won’t soon forget. The elegant design is outlined in a unique rotating bezel for a look that works around the clock. To complete the look of the Galaxy Watch 3 there are 40 faces to choose from and see the useful information you need at a glance while easily accessing your favourite apps.
The battery life is not brilliant but as quoted ‘up to 4 days’ is not too shabby and is quite acceptable and is better than some of its competitors. All the Galaxy watch 3s come with contactless payments by Samsung pay so you really can go without the wallet and smartphone if you choose one of the 4G options. The health and fitness tracking is very useful for the health fanatics as heart rate is tracked as standard. Not only can you count your steps and track your heart rate, but it’ll track your sleep and offer insights for a holistic approach to wellbeing.
Sensors include :
- Gyro Sensor
- Light sensor
- Optical heart rate sensor
This watch comes with a 1.15ghz dual-core processor with a 1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM which is pretty much standard stuff in this price range.
The gorgeous Super AMOLED touch display is protected by maximum strength Gorilla Glass, so it’ll stay pristine season after season.
Talking about prices this smartwatch starts at £259 for the midnight black Bluetooth 42mm version to the 4G stainless steel mystic bronze smartwatch at £439
The watch comes with lots of variations and that includes the straps including 2 designs as sports straps and leather straps. Depending on your preference, they both look elegant in design and sophistication.
The Galaxy watch active 2 comes in variations similar to the watch 3 above but is more elegant and more sports orientated as opposed to the dressy formal looks of the watch 3. It is a lifestyle and health partner on your wrist with multiple sensors and real-time data.
The Galaxy watch active 2 comes in the following variations
- 40MM Bluetooth and LTE (4G) Options
- Golf Edition
- Stainless Steel
- Under Armour Edition
- 44MM Bluetooth and LTE (4G) Options
- Golf Edition
- Stainless Steel
- Under Armour Edition
All Above options are also available in the following colours
- Pink / Gold
Altogether this is 96 options. So once you’ve decided on the watch you just have to choose from one of the watch faces to put on the watch which you can change as often as you wish.
The specs on the Active 2 are similar to the watch above with 1.15Ghz processor with 1 Gb RAM and 4 Gb ROM with a super AMOLED display with a 16m colour depth a rich image format.
The golf version is great for the golfing enthusiast comes preloaded with smart caddie app (worth £76)
Again like the Watch 3, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 does incorporate the NFC for Samsung Pay to allow you to pay for things using the smartwatch only so you don’t need to take your wallet. Setting fitness goals with the Active is easy using multiple sensors to analyse real-time data, Galaxy Watch Active2 doesn’t just push you in the right direction, it guides you with relevant coaching workout advice. The real-time Running Coach allows you to set a target and prompts you to keep on track. Choose from a range of pre-set pace programs and walk, jog or sprint your way to your goal. More into cycling? Set a distance, count your laps and log every record with Lap Time Record. Galaxy Watch Active2 tracks your movements, so you can just slip it on and get working out.
So, which Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch is for me?
If your looking for a modern smartwatch that you can rely on and looks the bee’s knees then maybe the Samsung Galaxy smartwatch is for you. Whether you choose the Watch 3 or Active 2 you are sure to find a smartwatch that is for you with all the options available that will not only look great but will meet all your fitness and lifestyle requirements you want from a smartwatch.