Galaxy Watch Active has been pitched as a wearable with a key focus on fitness.

The product stands out from the regular Galaxy Watch thanks to its minimalist design.

Moreover, the Active also lacks a rotating bezel, a characteristic that has become a signature of Samsung smartwatches in recent years.

Galaxy Watch Active comes with 1.1-inch AMOLED display that has always-on capabilities.

The panel has a resolution of 360×360 and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Moreover, the case itself is 40millimetres in size, meaning it is smaller than the regular Galaxy Watch that arrived in 42 and 46millimetre versions last year.

Galaxy Watch Active comes with a 230mAh battery and is powered by the firm’s Exynos 9110 dual-core processor.

The wearable runs the firm’s Tizen operating system as opposed to Google’s Wear OS software.

Samsung has insisted the Galaxy Watch Active is capable of monitoring the user’s blood pressure.

This feature is new to the firm’s line of wearables, meaning it is not available on the standard Galaxy Watch.

Moreover, the product also boasts a swathe of fitness features and can track sleep.

The Active is available in silver, black, and rose gold colours in the UK and is compatible with Android and iOS devices.

iPhone fans will need to make sure they have an iPhone 5 or newer for the Active to be compatible.

Moreover, Android enthusiasts will need to make sure they are running version 5 of the software or above.

The Active is priced at £229 and only comes in one size.

Samsung is attempting to make the wearable even more appealing thanks to a pre-order deal that is running from February 20 to March 20.

The South Korean OEM is giving users a free wireless battery pack with the Active.

As the name suggests, the included pack is able to wirelessly charge Samsung’s wearable and other devices that support the functionality.


Galaxy Watch Active will ship on the day the promotion ends, March 20.

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