Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch 4, the first smartwatch running Wear OS 3.0, developed by the company in conjunction with Google. It’s not just Samsung’s latest Android smartwatch, it’s packed with advanced features like body composition measurement. When launched, the smartwatch was available for Rs. 23,999. However, as of the writing of this report, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is available for Rs. 12,990. Is it worth buying? Let’s find out.
How good is the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4?
First, it’s important to remember that the Galaxy Watch 4 is Samsung’s flagship smartwatch. It was launched as the successor of Galaxy Watch 3. Hence, it supports all the latest features and apps like Google Assistant, Google Maps, a new health sensor that can measure PPG and ECG. Moreover, the smartwatch also has a BIA sensor, which is not found on any other smartwatch at the moment. For someone who wants to monitor multiple aspects of their health, the Galaxy Watch 4 is a good option.
From its specifications, the smartwatch has not aged at all. It comes with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of on-device storage and runs on the Samsung Exynos W920 chipset, which could also power the Galaxy Watch 5 series to be launched this year. To give an idea, the latest smartwatch from Fossil, the Fossil Gen 6 is available for around Rs. 24,000 and comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Since the Galaxy Watch 4 runs on Wear OS 3.0, it would be among the first smartwatches to receive the next Wear OS update. In total, the device should last another two to three years.
Better than the competition
At the price at which it is available, the Galaxy Watch 4 beats all other devices like the OnePlus Watch or models from Amazfit. It not only offers a full smartwatch experience, it also looks and feels better. To conclude, at Rs. 12,990, there is no Android smartwatch that comes close to the Galaxy Watch 4. Those with the budget should go for the smartwatch as the reduced price might end with the end of the sale Flipkart Big Saving Days. Samsung is also selling the smartwatch through its website for Rs. 12,940.