Samsung has unveiled its latest smartwatch lineup, the Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic. The highlight of these models is their larger screens, achieving a sleeker look with minimal bezel thickness. The Galaxy Watch6 boasts a 20% larger screen, providing a vibrant display with a peak brightness of 2000 nits, ensuring excellent visibility even outdoors.
A notable return in the Watch6 Classic model is the rotating bezel, addressing a desire of many users disappointed by its absence in previous versions. The Classic’s display has also grown by 20%, maintaining clarity with the same brightness level. Both models feature a new one-touch strap replacement system and come with additional health and fitness features.
The new health and fitness capabilities include detailed sleep analysis, personalized heart rate zones, enhanced menstrual cycle tracking, fall detection, and notifications for irregular heart rhythms. These smartwatches also offer features like personalized workout recommendations and detailed running records, catering to fitness enthusiasts.
In terms of design, Samsung has introduced new colors and strap options, enhancing the wearers’ style quotient. The inclusion of a fabric strap during the pre-order period adds further appeal.
The specifications of the Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic models are impressive. They come with a variety of sensors, including Samsung’s bioactivity sensor, temperature sensor, accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, light sensor, and a 3D Hall sensor. The smartwatches are compatible with Android 10 or higher and offer 5ATM + IP68 / MIL-STD-810H protection, ensuring durability.
The Galaxy Watch6 series is available for pre-order, with direct sales starting on August 11. The Galaxy Watch6 starts at $320 for the Bluetooth version and $377 for the LTE version. Meanwhile, the Watch6 Classic is priced from $415 (Bluetooth) and $500 (LTE). Samsung is also offering a complimentary fabric strap for pre-orders, making these smartwatches even more appealing to tech enthusiasts and fashion-conscious users alike.