Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 announced with rotating touch-sensitive bezel
The South Korean giant, Samsung has announced their latest wearable gadgets, it is the Galaxy Watch Active 2 with slim rotating touch-sensitive bezels and Super AMOLED display. It is also the successor to the earlier released budgeted Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 arrives six months later, and it brings a redefined 1.4-inch and 1.2-inch curved Super AMOLED screen with rotating touch bezel, which can turn both clockwise and counter-clockwise to advance screens so you can easily select favorite apps.
It is available in different models and version, there is the 44mm and 40mm models, Bluetooth and LTE versions. And they both support voice calling support, automatic activity tracking, and many others.
Well, Samsung is bringing a customized choice of design to the Galaxy Watch Active 2, and a wide range of straps for indefinite beauty.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Specs
– 44mm models: 1.4-inch (360 x 360 pixels) Super AMOLED, full color Always On Display, Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ protection
– 40mm models: 1.2-inch (360 x 360 pixels) Super AMOLED, full color Always On Display, Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ protection
– (Aluminum version) in Silver Cloud, Aqua Black and Pink Gold colors with Fluoroelastomer (FKM)
– (Stainless Steel version) in Silver, Black and Gold with Leather Strap colors
*. Dimensions: 44 x 44 x 10.9T (44mm) / 40 x 40 x 10.9T (40mm)
*. Weight: 30g (Aluminum 44mm), 26g (Aluminum 40mm), 42g (Stainless Steel 44mm), 37g (Stainless Steel 40mm)
*. OS: Exynos 9110 Dual-core 1.15 GHz processor
*. RAM: 768MB / 1.5GB (LTE) RAM
*. Storage: 4GB Internal Memory
*. OS: Tizen-based Wearable OS, compatible with Android 5.0 or above with more than 1.5GB RAM and iPhone 5 and above running iOS 9.0 or above
*. Sensor: Heart Rate Monitoring (with 8 Photodiodes), Electrocardiogram (ECG), Accelerometer (measure up to 32g of force), Gyroscope, Barometer, Ambient Light
*. Rating: 5ATM + IP68 water resistance, MIL-STD-810G certified for durability
*. Network and connectivity: LTE (Optional), Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou
*. Battery: 340mAh (44mm) / 247mAh (40mm) battery with WPC-based wireless charging
The Active 2 also has ECG capabilities, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC for mobile payments support, as well as GPS for tracking workouts without a phone. The smartwatch is IP68 certified and rated to work at a maximum pressure of up to 5ATM.
It comes with a Stainless Steel design model available in Cloud Silver, Aqua Black and, Pink Gold colours with Fluoroelastomer (FKM) straps, which are available in a wide range of shades.
The Stainless Steel model will be available in Silver, Black and Gold options accompanied by a leather strap. There is a lightweight aluminum and premium solid stainless steel with a leather strap.
It runs on Tizen-based platform, which is compatible with Android 5.0 or above with more than 1.5GB RAM and iPhone 5 and above running iOS 9.0 or above. The 44mm model is powered by a 340mAh and the 40mm with 247mAh battery with WPC-based wireless charging. It will hit stores on September 27th for a starting price of $279.