Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE Stay Connected Anytime Anywhere

Nov 15. 2018

Enjoy Seamless Connection with 4G LTE Network

Galaxy Watch LTE

Hong Kong – November 15, 2018 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd introduced LTE version for Samsung Galaxy Watch today, pre-installed with eSIM, and partnered with 5 local suppliers to offer 4G LTE mobile network service, including 1O1O, csl., 3HK, China Mobile Hong Kong and SmarTone, enabling users to enjoy the convenience of mobile service and healthy lifestyle. With the Galaxy Watch LTE, users no longer need to bring along their smartphones, and can make call or receive instant messages directly. In addition to combining the latest technologies and long-lasting battery life, Galaxy Watch is equipped with day planner watch face for users to manage their sophisticated daily schedules. At the same time, it offers more training and exercise modes to help users accomplish greater health goals, shaping the wearable device into users’ smart living companion, so it is also the best pick for holiday gifts.

 

“The Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE brings innovation to smartwatches and more close to market’s demand, passing on the all-the-time goal of Samsung to be delicate in researching and developing different products that best fit the daily needs of consumers, and offer diversified premium products for them to choose within. The Galaxy Watch LTE brings a true standalone experience for users to stay truly connected,” said Yiyin Zhao, Vice President & Head of Information Technology and Mobile Communication Business, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd.

 

Stay Connected Anytime, Anywhere

Users no longer need to bring along smartphones and can connect to mobile network with the 4G LTE function of the Galaxy Watch easily. Samsung has partnered with 5 local network suppliers, including 1O1O, csl., 3HK, China Mobile Hong Kong and SmarTone, to offer 4G LTE network service for Galaxy Watch. With 1.5GB RAM memory, Galaxy Watch allows users to enjoy smooth and seamless network experience, especially suitable for sports lovers and marathon runners. Users can make calls and reply messages simply with the Galaxy Watch, staying connected with friends and families all the time. They can even use Spotify for music streaming. In addition, the built-in GPS, alimeter and barometer capabilities make it easier for users to check their physical location and information about the surroundings, enabling them to keep track of ever-changing weather conditions.

 

Long-lasting Battery Life

The two versions of the redesigned Galaxy Watch – 42mm and 46mm – embody unprecedented styles with the iconic circular bezel and vintage textured body. Users can customize the Galaxy Watch even further with a selection of straps of varied materials and colors, and to choose from a series of watch faces including realistic watch face with depth effect, enhanced Always On Display and ticking sound options of an analog watch[1]. Galaxy Watch’s certified military-level durability[2], together with Gorilla® Glass 3 and industry-leading water resistance with a 5 ATM rating, allows a long-hour and carefree use of the device, no matter whether users are participating in water sports or outdoor activities. In addition, Galaxy Watch’s improved battery life of up to 7 days[3] eliminates the need for daily charging and allows full-day usage of GPS[4] function. Users can enjoy 24-hour outdoor activities seamlessly with the Galaxy Watch.

Intelligent Time Keeper

Galaxy Watch assists users in more intuitive time management. Users can easily set an alarm, view daily schdeules and receive upcoming appointment notifications with My Day watch face. They can also start and end their days with morning and evening briefings to stay on top of reminders, weather conditions and their latest schedules. Goodnight, Theater and Do Not Disturb modes create quality and undisturbed rest time for users by shutting down AOD displays, sounds and vibrations respectively.


Personal Health Coach for Greater Well-being

Designed with users’ wellness in mind, Galaxy Watch offers a truly holistic health experience. The Galaxy Watch features a total of 39 kinds of workouts that allow consumers to customize their trainings, while receiving statistics like exercise time, calories burned, heart rate, distance, speed, and pace with such a seemingly wearable personal coach. Water Lock Mode of the Galaxy Watch prevents the force of water from inadvertently activating any functions when they are swimming[5].

 

Galaxy Watch’s four photodiode sensors can track users’ wellness more accurately than ever, not only does the Galaxy Watch measure heart rate more precisely, it can also monitor different phases of sleep and provide users with the directions in improving their sleeping quality. The Galaxy Watch can even check users’ stress levels and breathing frequency, so as to offer corresponding breathing exercises to help users manage their stress more effectively. In addition, connecting the Galaxy Watch to any smartphone of Galaxy Note, S, A or J series helps keep track of users’ exercise records, allowing them to monitor their health statistics via Samsung Health and stay fit at all times.

 

Samsung Pay Makes Easy and Convenient Mobile Payment Possible

The Galaxy Watch supports Samsung Pay[6]  even when users forget to bring along their wallets or smartphones, they can carry out payment simply with the smartwatch. As a result, users can focus more on their training without worrying about the safety of their personal belongings all the time. Samsung Pay in the Galaxy Watch is secured by Samsung Knox in order to offer the most advanced payment security. Users can enjoy convenient mobile payment through NFC technology.

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

From 5pm on Nov 15, 2018, Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE will officially start pre-order, and it will be available in local mobile service providers and authorized resellers on the following dates with the suggested retail prices as follows: 

Model

Colour

Available Date

Suggested retail price

Galaxy Watch (46mm) LTE

Silver

Dec 7

HKD3,298

Galaxy Watch (42 mm) LTE

Rose Gold

Dec 7

HKD 3,098

Galaxy Watch (42 mm) LTE

Midnight Black

Dec 7

HKD 3,098

Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE Specifications:

Category

Galaxy Watch (46 mm) LTE

Galaxy Watch (42 mm) LTE

SM-R805F

SM-R815F

OS***

Tizen Based Wearable OS 4.0

Size@

46 x 49 x 13 mm /63 g

41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7 mm/ 49 g

AP

Exynos 9110 Dual core 1.15GHz

Colour+

Silver

Midnight Black, Rose Gold

Display

1.3” (33mm),

360 x 360 Full-Color Always On Display

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

1.2” (30mm),

360 x 360 Full Color Always On Display

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Memory

RAM: 1.5GB
ROM: 4GB Internal Memory#

Network

4G LTE and UMTS mobile network with Embedded SIM

Connectivity

BT4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, GPS/Glonass

Sensor

Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient Light

Battery*

472 mAh: up to 7 Days

270 mAh: up to 4 Days

Charge

Wireless Charging (WPC Inductive)

Durability

5ATM^ + IP68^
MIL-STD-810G

Applications

Under Armour, Speedo, Spotify, S Health, Samsung Pay

Compatibility

Android OS 5.0 or later with at least 1.5GB of RAM
iPhone 5 and above with iOS 9.0 and above

Strap

22mm

20mm

*** Please visit www.samsung.com for latest information on Operating System.

@ Weight excludes watch band.

+ Product launch date, model and color may differ among stores. Please check with our staff for details. For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com

# Storage available after installing Operating System is 1.6GB.

* Battery performance is subject to functions and usage.

^ Galaxy Watch has an ISO 22810:2010 certification for wristwatches for 5 ATM rating of 50 meters (165 feet) under defined conditions of pressure, time, velocity and temperature. This means that both devices are safe to wear while walking in the rain or showering and may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or the ocean. However, Galaxy Watch should not be used for scuba diving, water skiing, or other activities involving sudden temperature changes, high-velocity water activities or submersion below shallow depth. Rinse in fresh water and dry after use in sea water.

^ IP68 certification means complete protection against ingress, and protection against water submersion for 30 minutes at depths of up to 1.5m.

 

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice.

[1] This option is provided only for watch faces with hour and second hands.

[2] MIL-STD 810G–compliant goods adhere to performance and manufacturing guidelines set

[3] Battery life varies by device and usage: Galaxy Watch 46mm (80+ hours typical usage; up to 168 hours low usage) and Galaxy Watch 42mm (45+ hours typical usage; up to 120 hours low usage). The actual time of battery life may vary depending on the component, setting, signal strength, noise and many other elements.

[4] Need to turn on Low Usage mode.

[5] Not recommended for diving, snorkeling, or watersports involving strong currents.

[6] NFC support only. Service availability may vary by country.

 

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