Along with the Samsung Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10+ smartphones, and Galaxy Tab S6 tablet, the company has also announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 smartwatch. The new features are bezel controls, better automatic activity tracking, voice calling support, seamless Spotify integration, and more. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is also a bit thinner and more compact, but at the time it often includes a larger battery.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Pre-Order Price, Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 price in USA starts from $279.99 for the base 40mm Bluetooth variant (Pre-order Link), while the 44mm variant carries a price tag of $299.99. While the Galaxy Watch Active2 LTE 40mm will cost $429.99 and 44mm LTE variant carries a price tag of $449.99 (Pre-order Link). Pre-orders will kick off on September 6 and will go through September 26; both the non-cellular and LTE variants will be available starting September 27, 2019.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Specifications
The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is available in two sizes: the smallest has a 40mm diameter case, the largest comes in at 44mm. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 40mm variant packs a 1.2-inch display and the Samsung Galaxy Watch 44mm model comes with a 1.4-inch display. It has a Super AMOLED round panel with a 360 x 360 pixels resolution that is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ for protection.
The case can be in aluminum, associated with stainless steel as well as associated with a leather strap. The 40mm and 44mm sizes that can be picked up in Aluminium and Stainless Steel case variants, and also Wi-Fi and LTE-supported models. The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is powered by the Exynos 9110 1.15 GHz quad-core processor paired with up to 1.5GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage.
Naturally, the capacity of the battery also changes, which in the smaller model is 247mAh, while in the other it reaches 340mAh (wireless charging). One of the distinctive elements of the Watch Active 2’s bezels is touch-sensitive, allowing users to interact with the smartwatch’s UI by moving their fingers in a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction over it. It comes equipped with a heart-rate sensor, ECG sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, and ambient light sensor.
The new device is also based on Tizen with One UI is confirmed again, and able to track up to 39 types of sports activities, 7 of which are detected automatically. Among the software news we find the possibility to watch video clips directly from the device screen, and the real-time translation of text and voice messages in 16 languages, thanks to Google Translate available on the Galaxy Store. The supported languages are: Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Hindi, Indonesian, English, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, German and Vietnamese.
The Galaxy Watch Active 2 pairs via Bluetooth 5.0 and also allows users to answer a voice call. For connectivity, sports LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou. The smartwatch is IP68 certified and rated to work at a maximum pressure of up to 5ATM.