On August 16th, the South Korean tech giant has started the pre-booking of the Galaxy Watch 4 series, fitted with new sensors such as body scaling to help complete health management, which will be held again from the 17th to the 23rd. Pre-order customers can receive the product from the 24th day.
The Galaxy Watch 4 series consists of two variants, the Galaxy Watch 4 with a modern and minimal design and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic with a premium design with a round bezel, a unique design for the Galaxy Watch.
It has a state-of-the-art health management function and offers a wide range of app features and a consistent user experience with Galaxy Smartphones. The Galaxy Watch 4 First Trial Team program hosted on the Samsung Electronics website on the 12th ended successfully, with some models soon being sold.
Price and Availability – Galaxy Watch 4
The Galaxy Watch 4 will be released for LTE and Bluetooth models. The 44mm model is available in black, silver, and green, while the 40mm model is available in black, silver, and pink gold.
The price is 299,000 won for the Bluetooth 44mm model and 269,000 won for the 40mm model. For LTE products, the 44mm model is 330,000 won and the 40mm model is 299,200 won.
Price and Availability – Galaxy Watch 4 Classic
The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic is available in black and silver colors, 46mm model, and 42mm model. It will be released in two models, LTE and Bluetooth.
The price is 399,000 won by the Bluetooth 46mm model and 369,000 won by the 42mm model. For LTE products, the 46mm model costs 429,000 won, and the 42mm model 399,300 won.
Samsung is offering 20,000 won of Google Play Store Card to customers who pre-order the LTE model of the ‘Galaxy Watch 4’ to fully enjoy the features of the new integrated platform. Customers who maintain the Bluetooth model can get a viewing stand using Samsung Electronics‘ lifestyle TV ‘The Sheriff’ design or a smart ‘Bespoke Grande AI’.
In addition, 4 different watch belts, ‘Smart Caddy’ system measuring package, smart scale, wireless charging accessories, etc. Also, a Watch 4U event mall discount coupon of 30,000 won.
Samsung’s Universal Gestures of Galaxy Watch detailed
Thanks to the One UI Watch’s Universal Gestures, Samsung Galaxy Watch models are suitable for everyone. The feature enhances accessibility and allows you to navigate without having to touch the display or the rotating bezel (or the virtual bezel) at all.
Users of Samsung Galaxy Watch can activate the Universal Gestures through the Accessibility sub-menu under Settings. The “make a fist” gesture selects an item while making a fist twice opens up the Action menu, or activates Universal gestures.
The pinch moves to the next highlighted item while a double pinch returns to highlight the previous item. The Action menu showcases different available actions based on the active app or menu. Interestingly, users having no disabilities would also find the Universal Gestures feature useful.
Verizon rolling out November 2023 update to Galaxy Watch 6 with trimmed Samsung app names
November 2023 update for Verizon Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 and Galaxy Watch 6 Classic can be identified through the build version ending with AWK4 in the US. This update is already available in Korea.
The latest update improves the stability and performance of the device. According to the release notes, the company has simplified the names of some stock apps by removing “Samsung” from them. These apps are:
- Samsung Health > Health
- Samsung Pay > Pay
- Samsung Wallet > Wallet
- Samsung Global Goals > Global Goals
To install the latest update, you just need to open the Galaxy wearable app on a connected Android phone and navigate to Watch Settings>> Watch software update >> Download and install. If an update is available, tap the “Update now” option, and on the Watch software update’ screen, tap “Install now”.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, 5 and 6 can store transport ticket
Samsung and Île-de-France Mobilités launch a new phase of experimentation on the dematerialization of transport tickets which will allow you to validate your ticket or Navigo pass with a Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 5, or Watch 6 series smartwatch in Ile-de-France Mobilités, France.
Île-de-France Mobilités is in the process of converting transport tickets and is stepping up its efforts to increasingly dematerialize them. The objective is to make the lives of Ile-de-France residents easier and to save them time by purchasing, recharging, and validating their transport tickets instantly.
Financed by Île-de-France Mobilités, this experiment will make it possible to test the purchase of tickets from your smartphone to store them on the connected watch and validate them on the terminals of the Île transport network -de-France Mobilités.
The experiment is open to 10,000 testers, Wear OS-powered Galaxy Watch owners can register for this phase today.