Samsung launches ‘Made in India’ Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition, says all its smartwatches to be made here
Samsung on Thursday expanded its smartwatch line up with the launch of the Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition, which according to the company is its first ‘Made in India’ smartwatch.
Samsung on Thursday expanded its smartwatch line up with the launch of the Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition, which according to the company is its first ‘Made in India’ smartwatch. The smartwatch comes with LTE network support, allowing users to make calls from within the watch, without having to use their smartphone.
The watch will come in Cloud Silver, Aqua Black, and Pink Gold, priced Rs 28,490 onwards. This makes it the most affordable 4G smartwatch right now. It will be available from July 11 across retail stores, Samsung Opera House, Samsung online portal and other online e-commerce portals.
As part of its launch offer, Samsung is offering 10 per cent cash back and six month no interest equated monthly instalment options to consumers, valid until July 31.
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"The Aluminium edition of Galaxy Watch Active2 4G is our most affordable 4G watch now. It's also the first smartwatch to be made in India. With Galaxy Watch Active2 4G, we have also started manufacturing our entire range of 18 smartwatches in India as part of 'Make for India' program," said Mohandeep Singh, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
With the new launch, Samsung’s 4G smartwatch range now comprises nine colour finishes, three sizes (42mm, 44mm and 46mm) and two design templates - Watch 4G and Watch Active2.
The Aluminium Edition boasts of same features as the standard mode. It comes with a 1.4-inch super AMOLED touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ on top for protection against scratches and smudges. It ships with Tizen operating system and supports third-party apps installation available on Samsung app store.
The watch has 1.5GB RAM and 4GB internal storage. It has embedded SIM for 4G LTE network support. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 2.4GHz, NFC, GPS, and GLONASS. It packs a 340 mAh battery.
It is compatible with any Android smartphone with Android 5.0 and above and 1.5GB RAM and above.
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