Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 replaces the rotating bezel with a digital one

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 has been in the headlines for quite some time recently, and finally Samsung decided to make it official. No, the rotating crown bezel is not back, but Samsung is bringing what it calls the “digital” bezel, the black border that surrounds the screen which is touch sensitive.

Available in 40mm and 44mm sizes, the Active2 brings, just like the Apple Watch S4, ECG capabilities, which are not available until later. Compatible with Android and iOS, the Galaxy Watch Active2 is running the same Tizen OS its predecessor operates on, improving on earlier models, for prices starting at $279, available as of September 27.

Whether it’s lifestyle, productivity, or fitness, the Galaxy Watch Active2 seems to be the best fit for your choice. We’ll make sure to check the claim out when we get a closer look at it with the occasion of our full review coming soon.

Galaxy Watch Active2 specs

Display size 1.2 inches/1.4 inches
Body size 40mm: 40 x 40 x 10.9 mm
44mm: 44 x 44 x 10.9 mm
Resolution
360 x 360 pixels
Touchscreen 40mm: 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display
44mm: 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display
Wireless interface Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, LTE
Depth 10.9 mm
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Heart rate sensor Yes
Barometer Yes
GPS Yes
Water resistant Yes
Battery life 247mAh/340mAh
Price From $280
Availability Samsung

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