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Galaxy Watch 3 (3)At its recent Unpacked event, Samsung also unveiled a couple of new accessories which include the third iteration of its smartwatch – Galaxy Watch3.

Galaxy Watch 3 (3)Galaxy Watch3 offers an elegant and formal design, and sports a premium stainless steel and titanium body. The band is made of premium genuine leather, and the rotating bezel makes it easier to navigate through widgets.

The watch face can be customized to show various types of information such as weather, time, steps, and more.

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Galaxy Watch 3 (4)Geared not only for style but also for health, the Galaxy Watch3 can monitor your blood Oxygen, which can affect your performance when doing exercise, as well as the quality of daily life. It also automatically recognizes a hard fall and sends an SOS call/message with the location to emergency contacts. (Up to four contacts)

The device can analyze your running habit in real-time, measure your maximum Oxygen consumption, which is an indicator of cardiorespiratory health, and can also give Post Run Feedback, guiding you on beating your own personal best.

Galaxy Watch 3 (1)Galaxy Watch3 can also be your personal digital assistant. It can notify you for calls and texts, it can now show images on its screen, and it can also show chat history (Supports Messages, WhatsApp, Kakao Talk, Telegram).

Smart Reply is a feature that suggests replies based on context, while the watch can also show you a daily briefing, which a summary of your tasks, the weather, and more.

Galaxy Watch 3 comes in three models:

  • Stainless Steel 41mm (Mystic Silver, Mystic Bronze)
  • Stainless Steel 45mm (Mystic Black, Mystic Silver)
  • Titanium 45mm (Mystic Black, Online Exclusive)

Specifications:

Material Stainless Steel case with premium leather strap
Titanium case with metal strap
Dimensions Stainless Steel: 45mm: 45 x 46.2 x 11.1 mm
Titanium: 41mm: 41 x 42.5 x 11.3 mm
Weight Stainless Steel: 48.2g
Titanium: 43g
Display 45mm: 1.4″/41mm: 1.2″
360 x 360 Super AMOLED, Full Color Always On Display
Corning Gorilla Glass DX
Battery 45mm: 340mAh/41mm: 247mAh
WPC-based wireless charging
Processor Exynos 9110 Dual-Core 1.15GHz
OS Tizen Based Wearable OS 5.5
Memory 1GB RAM + 8GB Internal Storage
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, GPS/Glonass/Beidou/Galileo
Sensors Accelerometer
Barometer
Gyro Sensor
Light Sensor
Optical Heart Rate Sensor
Electrical Heart Sensor
Durability 5ATM + IP68/MIL-STD-810G
Compatibility Android 5.0 and up, 1.5GB RAM or more/ iPhone 5 and up, iOS 9.0 and up

 

Galaxy Watch3 will be available in the Philippines starting August 21, 2020. Prices are as follows:

  • Stainless Steel 41mm: PhP18,990
  • Stainless Steel 45mm: PhP20,990

The Galaxy Watch3 Titanium variant will be available as an online-exclusive model later this year.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.