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DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Aug 6, 2019, 11:32 am IST
Updated Aug 6, 2019, 11:32 am IST
The latest smartwatch takes personalized wellness to the next level, and lets you enjoy more flexibility than ever with LTE connectivity.
Samsung has introduced Galaxy Watch Active2, the newest addition to the Galaxy smartwatch portfolio.
 Samsung has introduced Galaxy Watch Active2, the newest addition to the Galaxy smartwatch portfolio.

Samsung has introduced Galaxy Watch Active2, the newest addition to the Galaxy smartwatch portfolio.

The Galaxy Watch Active2 lets users live better through small, yet meaningful, daily changes—from reaching wellness goals such as sleep, fitness, and stress management to completing tasks efficiently. Whether you want to take time to meditate, be notified of every update, or fall somewhere in between, Galaxy Watch Active2 complements your lifestyle and delivers on what makes a difference—all while looking sleek and stylish in the process.

 

The Galaxy Watch Active2 comes in two different sizes—44mm and 40mm in diameter—and two styles: lightweight aluminium with a casual Fluoroelastomer (FKM) Band, and premium solid stainless steel with a leather strap. The smartwatches can be personalized with a range of additional stylish strap and watch-face options.

Samsung Watch Active 2

The Galaxy Watch Active2 features a brand new upgrade to Samsung’s signature rotating bezel—and turns it digital to make it even more convenient to navigate while maximizing the screen size. Now directly on the beautifully curved Super AMOLED screen, the rotating touch bezel turns both clockwise and counter-clockwise to advance screens so users can easily select favourite apps. Plus, the upgraded One UI offers a simple, clear and natural user experience for navigation.

Samsung Watch Active 2

And for those users who want a watch as stylish as they are, they can now customize their Galaxy Watch Active2 face to their outfit with the My Style colour extraction algorithm. Available in the Galaxy Wearable app, simply take a photo of your outfit, choose from five different colour patterns, and the watch face changes in seconds. You can match your personal style each and every day—or save a favourite style for later.

The Galaxy Watch Active2 also serves as your guide to improved health and wellness, providing actionable insights that can help you make positive lifestyle choices in your diet, exercise, mental health, sleep and more.

With exercise, for example, the smartwatch can manually track more than 39 workouts with seven of them automatically activated—including running, walking, cycling, swimming, rowing machine, elliptical machine and dynamic workouts. With an updated Running Coach, you can monitor your running pace in real-time and enjoy seven different running programs to help meet your goals. The Galaxy Watch Active2 even incorporates innovative new health sensors on the back, which take in readings faster, so you know you’re getting insights quickly to maximize your fitness routine and stay on track.

Samsung Watch Active 2

The Galaxy Watch Active2 makes it easy to stay connected to your life, and your other devices, even while you’re away or on-the-go. The Galaxy Watch Active2 with LTE connectivity allows you to make and receive calls freely from the watch, while apps like social media viewers are accessible with just a tap of the finger, and offer more interaction with your content. Now you can like a social post, and even watch a short video clip right from your wrist. You can even travel across the globe with greater confidence, as Galaxy Watch Active2 now supports convenient real-time voice and text translation in over 16 languages.

The Galaxy Watch Active2 brings the best of Samsung’s Galaxy ecosystem to the smartwatch for those who want to do it all. When the Galaxy Watch Active2 is paired to your Galaxy smartphone, for example, the Watch Camera Controller on the Galaxy Watch Active2 allows you to take photos, start recording a video, preview footage on the watch, and switch between front and rear lenses, set a timer and then check the final photo or video — all from your wrist. You can also use Wireless PowerShare on your Galaxy smartphone to charge your smartwatch in an easy and intuitive way.

The Galaxy Watch Active2 Bluetooth edition will be available starting at USD 279.99 for the 40mm version and USD 299.99 for the 44mm version beginning September 27, 2019, at Samsung.com and major retailers.

Pre-orders begin starting September 6, 2019, through September 26, 2019, on Samsung.com and select retailers. Consumers who pre-order the Galaxy Watch Active2 on Samsung.com are eligible for a free Wireless Charger Portable Battery.

The Galaxy Watch Active2 LTE edition will be available at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular and Verizon starting September 27, 2019.

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