In India, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series and the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have been released. The smartphones were introduced earlier this month at the Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event. Samsung’s latest wearable range includes two models: the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. The Galaxy Watch 4 is made of aluminium and comes in 40mm and 44mm sizes, whilst the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic is made of stainless steel and comes in 42mm and 46mm sizes. The Galaxy Buds 2 have an improved design and active noise cancellation (ANC) over its predecessor.
The new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (Bluetooth-only variant) costs Rs. 23,999 for a 40mm dial and Rs. 26,999 for a 44mm device. The LTE model is priced at Rs. 28,999 for the 40mm device and Rs. 31,999 for the 44mm model. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm) will be available in Black, Pink Gold, and Silver, while the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (44mm) will be available in Black, Green, and Silver.
The 42mm model of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (Bluetooth-only device) costs Rs. 31,999, while the 46mm model costs Rs. 34,999. The LTE model starts at Rs. 36,999 for the 42mm variation and Rs. 39,999 for the 46mm variant. The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic will be available in two colours: black and silver.
Finally, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are available in India for Rs. 11,999. They will be available in the colours Graphite, Lavender, Olive Green, and White. Pre-orders for the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Galaxy Watch 4, and Galaxy Buds 2 will begin on August 30, with sales beginning on September 10. The gadgets will be accessible through Samsung.com as well as major online and offline retail outlets in India.
Pre-order incentives for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series include e-vouchers worth Rs. 6,000. Leading banks are also offering cashback incentives of Rs. 3,000. Customers who pre-order Galaxy Buds 2 will be eligible for e-vouchers worth Rs. 3,000. Cashbacks of Rs. 1,200 will also be available when pre-ordering Galaxy Buds 2 from all major banks.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic are powered by One UI Watch 3, which is based on the latest Wear OS. For the smartwatches, Samsung has employed its wearable-focused Exynos W920 SoC, which is coupled with 1.5GB RAM. The gadgets also include 16GB of internal storage.
The Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm) and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (42mm) both have 1.2-inch AMOLED screens with a resolution of 396×396 pixels. The Galaxy Watch 4 (44mm) and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (46mm) have 1.4-inch (450×450 pixel) AMOLED screens. Both display sizes are protected by Gorilla Glass DX.
The batteries in the Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm) and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (42mm) are 247mAh, while the batteries in the Galaxy Watch 4 (44mm) and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (46mm) are 361mAh. Heart rate monitoring, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) tracking, and sleep analysis are all included in the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. Electrocardiogram (ECG) support is also available. Furthermore, the smartwatches offer fall detection, menstrual cycle analysis, and a water-resistant IP68-certified construction. 4G LTE (optional), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5, GPS/ Glonass/ Beidou/ Galileo, and NFC are among the connectivity possibilities.
In terms of compatibility, the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic will only operate with devices that have at least Android 6.0 and more than 1.5GB of RAM. Furthermore, the smartwatches are intended to operate with Samsung Pay and Google Pay services, as well as to give alerts for calls, SMS messages, and emails.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 specifications
With the charging case, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 may last up to 29 hours. On a single charge, the earphones provide up to 7.5 hours of continuous playing. When utilising ANC, however, the battery life is reduced to 20 hours (with charging case). The Galaxy Buds 2 have a 61mAh battery in each earpiece and a 472mAh battery in the cover. In addition, users will enjoy one hour of listening time from the earbuds after only five minutes of charging. In addition, Qi wireless charging is supported.
The Galaxy Buds 2’s sensors include an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a proximity sensor, a hall sensor, a touch sensor, and a speech pickup device (VPU). IPX7 certification for splash and water resistance is included with the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2. They are also equipped with a two-way driver arrangement. Each earbud is equipped with a tweeter and a woofer. The earbuds include three microphones, two of which will be utilised for ANC. On the earphones, Samsung has also included AKG-tuned audio. On the Galaxy Buds 2, the firm has included Bluetooth v5.2 connection. You may also change the equaliser settings on the earphones using your linked phone.