Samsung Unpacked Event 2021- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, And TWS Earbuds launched:
On 11th August 2021, Samsung unveiled some of the coolest tech gadgets for this year.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Series:
Let’s see the specifications and features offered by the new Samsung Smartwatches:
We will check out the similarities between the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic and look at some of the differences.
Both watches run on a One UI Watch 3 OS based on the new Google Wear OS. This is a big change for Samsung watches as the earlier watches were based on the native Samsung Tizen OS.
The watch has an AMOLED display with 396*396p resolution. Protecting the display is the Gorilla Glass DX.
The watches are powered by the new Exynos W920 SoC, developed by Samsung to offer great performance and battery life.
Additionally, the smartwatches are paired with 1.5 GB RAM and 16 GB onboard storage.
The watches feature preloaded sports modes that track your daily activity.
It tracks – walking, cycling, riding, swimming, running, indoor/outdoor activities, and more. It traces your fitness progress by measuring body fat composition, skeletal muscles, and body water. Thanks to the new innovative Samsung BioActive Sensor.
An optical and electrical heart rate sensor and a biological impedance analysis sensor (BIA) track heart rate, SpO2, and sleep patterns. Also, it offers ECG (electrocardiogram), fall detection, and menstrual cycle analysis.
Both the smartwatches are medically approved.
Furthermore, they have IP68 water-resistivity so that you can wear them wherever you want.
They support dual-band WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, and NFC for connectivity options. It supports Google Pay and Samsung Pay.
Lastly, we get notifications for calls, texts, and emails.
Now, let’s dive into the features that differentiate the Galaxy Watch 4 series models:
Galaxy Watch 4
|Galaxy Watch 4 Classic|
1.2 inches AMOLED display (396*396p)
247 mAh battery
|259 grams||46.5 grams|
|Black, Pink, Gold, and Silver colors||Black and Silver color|
1.4 inches AMOLED display (450*450p)
361 mAh battery
|30.3 grams||52 grams|
|Black, Green, and Silver colors||Black and Silver color|
|Aluminum body||Stainless Steel body|
|$ 249.99 (Roughly INR 18,600)||$349.99 (Roughly INR 26,000)|
|$299.99 ( Roughly INR 22,300)||$399.99 (Roughly INR. 29,700)|
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 with Active Noice Cancellation:
The new Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 were also unveiled along with the Smartwatches by Samsung at the Galaxy unpacked event.
These TWS earbuds arrive with Active Noise cancellation, which its predecessor lacked.
The buds are successors to the Samsung Galaxy Buds, however, with an enhanced design and features.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2:
- Supports ANC
- Two-way driver
- Quick pairing
- IPX7 water resistivity
- Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity
- Up to 29 hours of battery backup
- Qi wireless charging support
- Measures 41.2 grams of weight
- Slim, pocketable design
These new True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds will be available with the price tag of $149.99 (Roughly INR 9,600) in selected markets from the 27th of August.
The buds offer four charming colors – Graphite, Lavender, Olive, and White.
Yet, India’s launch date and pricing are not disclosed; we will update once more information is available.
The newly arrived Buds 2 have a two-way driver arrangement, which comprises – a tweeter and a woofer.
It sports three microphones in total, of which two are used for ANC (active noise cancellation).
Additionally, the appearance of the buds differs from that of the Galaxy Buds and Buds+. It has a newly refined design that makes the buds compact and comfortable fit for a long time.
Also, it has AKG-tuned audio to give you an immersive and enjoyable experience. There are six distinct equalizer settings.
Further, it has IPX7 water and splash-resistivity. For uninterrupted connection, it supports Bluetooth v5.2.
The company claims that Galaxy Buds 2 delivers up to 29 hours of battery life with a charging case. On a single charge, it provides up to 7.5 hours of backup on constant playback. By enabling ANC, it will offer up to 20 hours of battery backup.
The buds pack a 61 mAh battery individually whereas, a case has a 472 mAh battery. It supports Qi wireless fast charging.
Lastly, each bud weighs 5 grams and 41.2 grams with the case and measures 17*20.9*21.1 mm.
Overall, the addition of ANC makes these more useful for premium buyers, but the price increase may also impact the sales for Samsung TWS buds.
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Written By Heena Makwana and Edited By Kanuj Sharma