Samsung launches its first Made in India smartwatch, Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium Edition
Samsung said that it will now make all its smartwatches in India. Here’s everything you need to know about the company’s first made in India Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium Edition.
Samsung on Thursday announced the launch of Aluminium Edition of Galaxy Watch Active2 4G. It is also the company's first made in India smartwatch. Samsung said that it is now going to make all of its Galaxy smartwatches in India.
"The Aluminium edition of Galaxy Watch Active2 4G is our most affordable 4G watch now. It's also the first smartwatch to be made in India. With Galaxy Watch Active2 4G, we have also started manufacturing our entire range of 18 smartwatches in India as part of 'Make for India' program," said Mohandeep Singh, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India in a release.
Aluminium Edition of Galaxy Watch Active2 4G
Samsung's new wearable will be available in three variants – Cloud Silver, Aqua Black, and Pink Gold. Priced at ₹28,490, the wearable will go on sale in India on July 11. It will be available across retail stores, Samsung Opera House, Samsung.com, and other e-commerce platforms. The company is also bundling a 10% cashback and 6 months of no-cost EMI offers until July 31, 2020.
In terms of specifications, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium Edition measures 44.0 x 44.0 x 10.9 mm. It weighs about 30 grams.
The smartwatch comes with a 1.4-inch 360x360 AMOLED Display with Corning Gorilla Glass DX+. It runs on the Tizen operating system. For
performance, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium Edition has 1.5GB of RAM and 4GB built-in storage.
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Connectivity options include Embedded SIM with 4G LTE, BT v5.0, WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, NFC, GPS & Glonass. It comes with a bunch of sensors such as Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, HR Sensor, and Light Sensor. For durability, it offers 5ATM + IP68 & MIL-STD-810G certifications.
The Galaxy Watch Active2 4G also comes with 39 workout trackers built-in with many focusing on indoor workouts. Samsung has also partnered with Spotify to easily browse through their music and podcasts on Spotify.
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