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Samsung Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy Watch

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Review

Samsung Galaxy Watch Review

Posted   08.29.18
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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Despite the change in branding, Samsung’s latest smartwatch doesn’t stray too far from the company’s existing Gear formula. Great screen? Check. A rotating bezel to navigate through menus and Tizen apps? You bet. Workout tracking? You get where we’re going here. It’s kind of a shame, though, that some of the new features — like Bixby integration and stress tracking — fall well short of their promise. The Galaxy Watch is easily the best watch out there for die-hard Samsung fans, but with big changes to watchOS and Wear OS devices coming soon, everyone else should wait and see what the coming months bring.

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Pros
  • Handsome water-resistant design Great battery life Excellent OLED screen Mostly accurate sleep tracking
Cons
  • Bixby is a lousy assistant
  • Workout tracking can be finicky
  • S Health companion app needs work
82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

82
 

User Reviews

70
JIMMIE
in need to know if i buy the watch can i open a line with tmobile
70
Timothy
I bought the Galaxy Watch LTE celliular and I can leave my phone at home and...read more
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Average user Score
 
70
JIMMIE
12.12.18
in need to know if i buy the watch can i open a line with tmobile
 
70
Timothy
11.30.18
I bought the Galaxy Watch LTE celliular and I can leave my phone at home and go to another state and receive and make phone calls using only the Galaxy Watch and text messages to using number share from my Galaxy S 9 when someone calls or texts my phone number everything goes to my watch. You have to have a celliular plan from your provider to do this.It only cost 10 more dollars a month for a line to my watch.Remotely connected to my phone I can go anywhere I want.Even another country only using my Galaxy Watch.