Starting price $249.99 Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 4 Classic
Samsung finally launched the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic smartwatches. The latter comes with the much-loved rotating bezel, which has the “classic” look of the Samsung Gear series of smartwatches we all missed. The new generation is equipped with an upgraded chipset and a new unified platform that Samsung calls “One UI Watch”, built after Google and Samsung collaborated to make Wear OS better.
Galaxy Watch4 has a 1.19-inch display on the 40mm model and a 1.34-inch display on the larger 44mm model. The Galaxy Watch 4 42mm also has a 1.19-inch display, while the 46mm model has a 1.36-inch screen. All screens are higher resolution panels, providing 330 pixels per inch. The Watch 4 chassis are made of aluminum, while the Watch 4 Classic uses a stainless steel case.
Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic both use Exynos W920 processor built on 5nm technology-CPU speed increased by 20%, RAM increased by 50%, GPU speed is 10 times faster than the previous generation. This watch has 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage space. The Watch 4 40mm and Watch 4 Classic 42mm is equipped with a 247 mAh battery, while the larger version of each model has a 361 mAh capacity. Samsung promises a battery life of up to 40 hours and for 30 minutes can provide up to 10 hours of battery life.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is equipped with a new three-in-one sensor called Samsung Bioactive Sensor (Optical Heart Rate (PPG), Electrocardiogram (ECG), and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Sensor (BIAI)). It is also Samsung’s first-ever body composition analysis tool, allowing you to track and analyze skeletal muscle, fat mass, body fat, BMI, and body water. This composition can be viewed on the watch with two fingers, and it only takes 15 seconds. Then, the watch captures 2,400 data points with an accuracy rate of up to 98%.
Galaxy Watch4 and Watch4 classic will provide Bluetooth and LTE versions. Galaxy Watch 4 is available in two sizes, 40 mm and 44 mm, while Galaxy Watch 4 Classic will provide 42 mm and 46 mm in two sizes.
As for the color, Watch 4 is available in black, silver, and gold. Galaxy Watch 4 Classic will also be available in three colors: black, silver and green.