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Samsung Canada Launches Galaxy Watch Active2, Designed For Balanced Wellness with Upgraded Connectivity
[August 06, 2019]

Samsung Canada Launches Galaxy Watch Active2, Designed For Balanced Wellness with Upgraded Connectivity


The latest smartwatch takes personalized wellness to the next level, now with more flexibility and LTE connectivity

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. introduced Galaxy Watch Active2, the newest addition of the Galaxy smartwatch line up built for people who want to lead a more balanced and connected life. Designed with purpose, it includes new, refined features, smooth user interface, coupled with new health and wellness capabilities and enhanced connectivity. Galaxy Watch Active2 lets you get more out of life - and do it in style.

Samsung Canada Launches Galaxy Watch Active2, Designed For Balanced Wellness with Upgraded Connectivity (CNW Group/Samsung Electronics Canada)

Galaxy Watch Active2 enables people to achieve more every day, from establishing a better sleep pattern and reaching a workout goal, to completing tasks efficiently and seamlessly navigating between apps and connected devices. Whether you want to switch off completely and meditate, be notified of every update, or somewhere in between, Galaxy Watch Active2 complements your personal lifestyle and wellness goals. 

"At Samsung, we're committed to bringing Canadians innovative products that offer an added level of convenience and seamless connectivity to their day-to-day lives," said Jennifer Safruk, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung Canada. "Galaxy Watch Active2 is designed to help consumers live a balanced life and customize their wellness goals and design tastes."

Purposeful Design, Customized to Your Life
Galaxy Watch Active2 achieved a striking design with its beautiful curved touch screen, adding the intuitive touch bezel at the edge. The upgraded One UI creates an increasingly simple, clear and intuitive user experience. Galaxy Watch Active2 is built symmetrically, creating a stylish aesthetic while still prioritizing comfort for the wearer and incorporating innovative new health sensors on the back.

The Galaxy Watch Active2 is masterfully designed to be both beautiful and customizable to your life. It comes in two different sizes—44mm and 40mm in diameter—and two styles:
lightweight aluminum with a breathable, flexible strap and premium solid stainless steel with a leather strap. The smartwatches can be personalized with a range of additional stylish strap and watch-face options.

New with Galaxy Watch Active2, you can customize your watch face to match your outfit every day with the colour extraction algorithm. Pair with your smartphone1 and take a photo of your outfit to get a new, customized watch face, perfect for your personal style.

The Perfect Companion for Your Wellness Goals
Galaxy Watch Active2 is your guide to improved wellness, providing actionable insights that can help you make positive  life changes. The smartwatch can track more than 39 types of workouts with automatic tracking of 7 types including running, walking, swimming, and rowing machine.

With an updated Running Trainer, users can enjoy 7 different running programs with interactive coaching to keep you focused on your fitness goals. The new built-in running coach gives you real-time feedback on your runs using the advanced accelerometer. It monitors the pace you are running and lets you know if you should speed up or slow down. In order to enhance and aid recovery, Galaxy Watch Active2 has enhanced sleep analysis algorithms to help support healthy sleep patterns and get you ready for the next day.

Galaxy Watch Active2 can guide you through interactive mediation and breathing exercises to help you feel refreshed and ready to get back to your day, all powered by Calm, the leading sleep and meditation app, now available in 28 countries. 

Seamlessly Expand Your Connected Lifestyle
The Galaxy Watch Active2 makes it easy to stay connected to your life, and your other devices, even while you're away or on-the-go. The Galaxy Watch Active2 with LTE connectivity allows you to make and receive calls freely from the watch, while social media viewers are accessible with just a tap of the finger, and offer more interaction with your content on these platforms. Now you can respond to or like a tweet, and even watch a short video clip or movie trailer right from your wrist. You can even travel across the globe with greater confidence, as Galaxy Watch Active2 now supports convenient real-time voice and text translation in over 16 languages.2

Another way we're making it even easier to stay connected is through our partnership with Spotify3. Sign into your Samsung account with single sign-on from your phone or Galaxy Watch Active2, and easily browse through your music on Spotify and enjoy a continuous listening experience. The Galaxy Watch Active2 brings you seamless device interaction experiences, and makes music and multimedia access even easier.

Integral Part of the Galaxy Ecosystem

Part of the Galaxy family, Galaxy Watch Active2 brings the best of Samsung's Galaxy Ecosystem to the smartwatch for those who want to do it all. You can get things done quickly and smoothly with Samsung's next-generation intelligence, Bixby. When Galaxy Watch Active2 is connected to your smartphone4 you can do even more. The Camera Controller5 on Galaxy Watch Active2, allows you to take photos remotely, start recording a video, check out the preview on the watch, switch between front and rear lens' and set a timer; perfect for action or group shots. You can also access additional features such as Wireless PowerShare, where you can charge your smartwatch direct from your smartphone.

Plus, Galaxy Watch Active2 seamlessly integrates with other devices, apps and services – creating a connected experience with Samsung Health, SmartThings, Samsung Pay6 and more – all protected by our defense-grade security platform, Samsung Knox.

Availability & Pre-Orders:
The Galaxy Watch Active2 Bluetooth edition is available for pre-order starting August 21, 2019 at Samsung Experience Stores, online at Samsung.com/ca and also at major retailers across Canada, starting at $369.997. Pre-order a Galaxy Watch Active2 and receive a bonus Wireless Battery Pack (MSRP $79.99). Offer valid from August 21September 24, 2019.  

The Galaxy Watch Active2 LTE edition will be available for pre-order starting September 27, 2019.

Product Specifications





Category

Feature

Colour7

Aluminum: Cloud Silver, Aqua Black, Pink Gold with Fluoroelastomer (FKM)

Stainless Steel: Silver, Black, Pink Gold, Gold with Leather strap

Dimensions & Weight7

Aluminum case–44mm models: 44 x 44 x 10.9T, 30g

Aluminum case–40mm models: 40 x 40 x 10.9T, 26g

Stainless Steel case–44mm models: 44 x 44 x 10.9T, 44g

Stainless Steel case–40mm models: 40 x 40 x 10.9T, 37g

*LTE model only available in Stainless Steel

Display

44mm models: 1.4-inch (34mm) 360 x 360 Super AMOLED, full colour
Always On Display, Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX+

40mm models:1.2-inch (30mm) 360 x 360 Super AMOLED, full colour
Always On Display, Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX+

Strap

44mm models: 20mm interchangeable

40mm models: 20mm interchangeable

Battery

44mm models: 340mAh

40mm models: 247mAh

Chipset

Exynos 9110 Dual core 1.15 GHz

OS

Tizen

Memory

768MB + 4GB, *1.5GB + 4GB

*LTE models only

Connectivity

LTE*, Bluetooth® 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC

A-GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Beidou

*LTE connectivity only available in LTE models

Sensor

Heart Rate Monitoring (with 8 Photodiodes), Accelerometer (measure up to
32g of force), Gyroscope, Barometer, Ambient Light

Charge

WPC-based wireless charging

Durability

5ATM + IP68 / MIL-STD-810G

Compatibility 

Android: Android 5.0 or higher, RAM 1.5GB or above

iOS: iPhone 5 and above, iOS 9.0 or above


 

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice. 

About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada inspires Canadians to reach their full potential through a transformative ecosystem of products and services that deliver innovation and distinct design to every aspect of their connected lives. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, virtual reality and wearable devices, tablets and digital appliances. In 2019, Samsung was ranked as one of Canada's "Most Admired Brands" in Leger's Corporate Reputation Study." "Best Global Brands" list. Dedicated to helping make a difference in the lives of Canadians, Samsung's award-winning corporate giving initiatives support public education and health-related issues in communities across the country. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

Follow Samsung Canada at facebook.com/SamsungCanada, or Instagram @samsungcanada or Twitter @SamsungCanada

1

Available only on Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, Note9.

2

Supported by Google Translator downloadable from Galaxy Store. At launch, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese.

3

Spotify service availability varies by region and by network.

4

Downloadable from Galaxy App Store. The app is compatible with Galaxy S10 / S10+, S10e / Note10, S9, S9+, Note9..

5

NFC support only. Service availability may vary by country

6

Terms and Conditions: *Some conditions apply. Pre-order an eligible Galaxy Watch Active2 from August 21 to September 24, 2019 and get a bonus Samsung Wireless Battery Pack

7

Model and colour availability may vary by retailer.

 

Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. (CNW Group/Samsung Electronics Canada)

SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada


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