Specs Comparison: The Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. the Apple Watch Series 3

Samsung has officially unveiled a new member of its Galaxy Note series as ‘Galaxy Note 9 alongside Galaxy Watch. Samsung is offering the smartwatch in two sizes: a 46mm model that comes in silver, and a 42mm model which comes in midnight black and rose gold. The Galaxy Watch will be available in the U.S. as a Bluetooth-only version on August 24, and an LTE version, which will be available later this year.

Like the Gear S3, the Galaxy Watch runs on a Tizen OS, which is called better battery life than Android Ware. And this is one of the most powerful updates of the Galaxy Watch: the battery should last for several days on a single charge, approximately 80 hours compared to 18 hours of Apple Watch.

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Category Galaxy Watch with LTE Apple Watch Series 3 LTE
Starting price TBD $399
Digital assistant Bixby Siri
OS Tizen OS 4.0 watchOS 4
Navigation Built-in GPS and barometric altimeter Built-in GPS and barometric altimeter
Water resistance Water resistant up to 50 meters Water resistant up to 50 meters
Music streaming Yes (via Spotify) Yes (via Apple Music)
Glass quality Corning Gorilla DX+ Ion-X glass (aluminum cases), sapphire crystal (stainless and ceramic cases)
Processor Exynos 9110 Dual core 1.15GHz S3 dual-core processor, W2 wireless chip
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, LTE, NFC Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, LTE
Display Super AMOLED Second-gen OLED Retina display with Force Touch
Storage 1.5GB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory 16GB
Battery Life Up to 80 hours (46mm), up to 45 hours (42mm) Up to 18 hours
Weight 63g (46mm), 49g (42mm) 28.7g (38mm), 34.9g (42mm)
Dimensions (mm) 46 x 49 x 13 (46mm), 41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7 (42mm) 38.6 x 33.33 x 11.4 (38mm), 42.5 x 36.4 x 11.4 (42mm)
Compatibility Android 5.0 or later, iPhone 5 with iOS 9.0 or later iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later

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