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Galaxy Watch Official in Two Sizes Starting at $329.99

Samsung Galaxy Watch

Alongside the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung today announced their next smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch. No, it doesn’t run Wear OS and does indeed just run Samsung’s own Tizen operating system. It does come in two sizes, though, and arrives at the same time as the Note 9.

The Galaxy Watch will go up for pre-order tomorrow, August 10, and then arrive in stores on August 24. It comes in two sizes, 42mm and 46mm, and costs $329.99 or $349.99, respectively. You’ll be able to buy this Bluetooth-only model from Amazon, Best Buy, and Samsung’s store. An LTE variant will arrive later this year from carriers.

The 42mm Galaxy Watch comes in either Midnight Black or Rose Gold, while the larger 46mm model comes only in Silver.

Other than size, what’s the difference between the two? You can see the full Galaxy Watch specs list below, but the basics are this. The larger 46mm model has a 1.3″ screen and the 42mm model has a 1.2″ screen. The 46mm model supports bigger 22m straps, weighs more, and has a bigger 472mAh battery. The 42mm option supports 20mm straps and has a 270mAh battery.

Both feature dual-core processors, Tizen OS 4.0, heart rate sensors, wireless charging, 5ATM + IP68 durability, NFC, GPS, and always-on full color displays. The Bluetooth model has 768MB of RAM and 4GB storage, whereas the LTE model has 1.5GB RAM.

 Galaxy Watch 46mmGalaxy Watch 42mm
Display1.3” (33mm), Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360)
Full Color Always On Display
Corning® Gorilla® DX+
1.2” (30mm), Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360)
Full Color Always On Display
Corning® Gorilla® DX+
Size46 x 49 x 13
63g (without strap)
41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7
49g (without strap)
Strap22mm (Interchangeable)
Option Color: Onyx Black, Deep Ocean Blue, Basalt Grey
20mm (Interchangeable)
Option Color: Onyx Black, Lunar Grey, Terracotta Red, Lime Yellow, Cosmo Purple, Pink Beige, Cloud Grey, Natural Brown
Battery472mAh
WPC based wireless charging
270mAh
WPC based wireless charging
Processor

Exynos 9110 Dual core 1.15GHz

OS

Tizen Based Wearable OS 4.0

Memory

LTE: 1.5GB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory
Bluetooth®: 768MB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory

Connectivity

3G/LTE, Bluetooth®4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient Light

Durability

5ATM + IP68 / MIL-STD-810G

ColorsSilverMidnight Black, Rose Gold

// Samsung


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