Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, which has not been announced by the company yet, is rumoured to come with an electrocardiogram feature. The smartwatch is the successor of Galaxy Watch Active and will be launched next month along with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. The upcoming smartwatch by Samsung will be available in three models including an LTE version.
According to a report by Wareable, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 will be launched in three variants. Among the rumoured three models will be an LTE model, a Bluetooth-only model, and an Under Armour-branded Bluetooth version. All the three models of the smartwatch will be available either in44mm or 40mm case sizes. It is worth mentioning that Apple’s smartwatch also comes in the same sizes. It is said that the UA version of the smartwatch will come up with a fashionable sporty strap. The device will also come with six months of free service of MapMyRun included.
It is rumoured to come with an electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor integrated and it is also believed that the company is waiting for the approval of the FDA.
As we mentioned earlier, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 may be unveiled at the launch of the Galaxy Note 10. Samsung has scheduled the Galaxy Unpacked event for August 7 at 4 pm ET, which converts to 1:30 am on August 8 India time. The event will be hosted at Barclay’s Centre in Brooklyn, New York City.
The company will be revealing a few heart-related features in the smartwatch at the launch event that will include alerts if the user’s heart rate jumps too high or drops too low. In addition to this, all three variants of the smartwatch will be compatible with both Android and iPhone. However, only Android smartphones will support the LTE feature. It still not confirmed if the iOS devices will support the LTE feature but it is speculated that the company is planning to bring this feature for iOS devices too.
The rumoured Galaxy Watch Active 2 will come with similar health and fitness features of its antecedent that includes sleep tracking, Samsung Health integration, and on-device coaching. The LTE model of Galaxy smartwatch will include a stainless steel case, a leather strap, and four color variants. As per the leaked images of the device, it will have a black case with a black strap, a silver case and black strap, a gold case along with a brown strap and lastly, a rose gold case with pink strap. The only models available in 40mm sizes will be rose gold and pink colour variant.
The Bluetooth models of the smartwatch will come in aluminum, with a choice of Dark Blue, Silver and Rose Gold case along with matching straps.
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