Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic hands-on

Today we’re getting our first look at the fruits of Samsung’s smartwatch collaboration with Google: the new Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. It’s a big deal in wearables, because after years of trying to go it alone with its own Tizen platform on smartwatches, Samsung is finally biting the bullet and collaborating with Google on its operating system.

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100+ komentarze:

taltigolt
taltigolt:
i wonder will themes purchased on the samsung appstore work on these?
Rodríguez Sotelo Carlos Daniel
Rodríguez Sotelo Carlos Daniel:
With the inclussion of google maps the watch does everything a smartwatch should do. The hype is real.
MrZotteltier
MrZotteltier:
Okay this guy is cool and clear - easy to follow and entertaining.
Ahmed Yanaal
Ahmed Yanaal:
The aluminium gang will no longer be oppressed.
Bomber684
Bomber684:
I've always wanted a Samsung watch. Always kept an eye on them. This might be the one I pull the trigger on
Jaylen Thrash
Jaylen Thrash:
I'm pretty sure Google needed Samsung more rather than the other way around, Qualcomm was doing nothing to help them succeed.
FavoriteTechX
FavoriteTechX:
Wow 🤩 I’m impressed
William Jones
William Jones:
Damn I might actually consider getting this now, looks pretty sleek too
BW T
BW T:
Love my Galaxy Watch, looking forward to more support for Android messages vs. native Samsung messages app
on the Galaxy Watch 4. I have to disagree that the sleep functions aren't helpful. I use the sleep tracker every night and relayed a lot of the data to my family doctor since I have sleep apnea (but can no longer use a CPAP machine). The stats help me to stay on track with my sleep and try to increase the weekly averages if I am starting to fall off my previous week's stats. A snoring tracker would be incredible as I could test different sleeping positions to reduce my snoring.
ThePeddle
ThePeddle:
I've been rocking the Gear S3 Frontier for 4 years and still love it. But this new collab with Google may finally push me to upgrade.
zc m
zc m:
You don't have to worry about sleep tracking on Samsung Watches. It works really well on Watch 3. The sleep mode to turn off AOD/raise to wake is automatic and useful.
Fredrik Seglem
Fredrik Seglem:
They both really look good. Except if you have silver and a white band. But if the classic doesn't have better real life battery-life, I might choose the regular smaller
nijuo joing
nijuo joing:
Dieter and Nilay, we finally have a worthy host when you are not around. Great video Jon.
Anmol Raj
Anmol Raj:
Samsung's sleep tracking has always been EXCELLENT.
Color Orb
Color Orb:
That Google Assistant update better come out soon. Knowing that GA won't be there at launch has dropped my hype to 0.
ItsLewisMorg
ItsLewisMorg:
The silver classic with the white band is 🔥
The Big Average - Jordan Speck
The Big Average - Jordan Speck:
I'm really interested to get a smart watch again.
I'm just concerned about the size. The 46mm is quite scarce in my market area and alot more expensive. But I'm worried the 42mm will look to small
VSPA TMX
VSPA TMX:
0:35 His highly palpable excited attitude is so contagious.
Makes me wanna run for presidential elections and I don't even own a USA passport.
Andre Brait
Andre Brait:
What sizes of each watch were shown in each part of the video? That would've been very helpful information.
Howard Stark
Howard Stark:
Damn this is fast, literally just as the event started! Excellent coverage!!!
Achillias
Achillias:
Google maps included in a smartwatch will be a game changer!!! I love it. You can't hold your phone anymore here in my country while on your bike, so navigating is a horrible experience, but now you can use your smartwatch for direction's again!
Darren Gayle
Darren Gayle:
Does it actually track your work outs correctly based on your HR and not just based on a calculation like the GW3 does. It doesn't matter if you left the watch on the side or wear it, the "calories burned" will be exactly the same.
だよしびしび
だよしびしび:
I like the new active series looking watch alot the classic i'll pass since i just got my wach 3 5 months ago and prefer that design a bit more.
Ronald Solomon
Ronald Solomon:
Very simple question. Do either or both of these watches have an internal loudspeaker? I have one on the original Galaxy watch and it's incredibly useful for answering calls away from your phone and other purposes, but for some reason reviewers don't seem to know enough to look for it. And trying to get an answer from Samsung is hopeless. I'm thinking that the Classic does and the other doesn't, much like the activ didn't, but who knows.
Tech3D
Tech3D:
I've been a Watch 3 owner for the past year, the first thing that jumped up and hit me is the fact the watch band is now properly concentric to the body, instead of that awful tangent straight line band which looks cheap and tacky.
Mikael Rehnstrand
Mikael Rehnstrand:
Pre-ordered the 44mm GW 4 since I prefer a sleeker and lighter watch when doing sports. I've had practically all previous models since the first GW was released and am a little bit tired of the design with the bulky rotating bezel. If i had been more focused on elegance in a watch fitting for an office environment i would have gone for the classic version.
Nice an Flowy MMA
Nice an Flowy MMA:
I wish the regular 4 had a rotating bezel not sure I want a classic as I always preferred the active line in previous generations
B Shah
B Shah:
Thank you, very clear and informative.
Yatharth Bakshi
Yatharth Bakshi:
1:50 Dang, I love the expansive screen size of 44 millilitres.
Nathan Burnham
Nathan Burnham:
I love the Aluminum pronunciations for us Americans (and others possibly) 🤣
Two Toned
Two Toned:
This is going to be the perfect Christmas gift for my wife.
vliduu zeeb
vliduu zeeb:
Welp, this will be the time for me to finally buy a smartwatch. Dope!
DanielOceanVideos
DanielOceanVideos:
I have never seen Jon Porter before on The Verge. Job well done, Jon! A great addition to The Verge team. Looking forward to more vids from Jon. Keep up the good work. Short and sweet vid with terrific narration.
Kelvin Otieno
Kelvin Otieno:
Honestly if there is no significant improvement in battery life over the watch 3 and active 2 then it would be a real disappointment.
Naviss
Naviss:
A great change, But at this point I'm more interested in seeing what Google does with a watch.
Tech Henge
Tech Henge:
This watch sets the standard for one of the best stylish smart watches.
Financial Shinanigan
Financial Shinanigan:
Glad he's looking at the camera while talking.
BertoBeats
BertoBeats:
Easiest pre-order ever. This is exactly what I've been wanting, thank you Samsung!
Vher
Vher:
I'm looking for a new watch since my old smartwatch 2 is getting closer to total obsolescence every time anything updates but I wasn't expecting to be paying 350$ for those things lol
Pavan Kumar
Pavan Kumar:
Hi Jon, Great presentation. you should do more videos
Nolaman 1970
Nolaman 1970:
Pre-ordered my 42mm 4 classic already, returning my refurbished 3 I just bought for $200. Can't wait!!!
Liafram
Liafram:
I don't understand the concept of tracking sleep with a watch that has to be regularly charged.
Zebiano
Zebiano:
Welp, this will be the time for me to finally buy a smartwatch. Dope!
Philippe LEVY
Philippe LEVY:
hi thanks for the video and the amazing work, 4 questions : does it support : SMS writing, call answering (even by just bluetooth), SPO2 monitoring not just when sleeping, and fall detection like the watch 3 ?
giovanni bertelli
giovanni bertelli:
The naming scheme resembles a lot the one of the galaxy gear S2 which was more like the "active" and the gear S2 classic which is the actual "classic"
Paul Ho
Paul Ho:
What an absolute unit. The watch, too. 🥺
AJ
AJ:
Been waiting for this to pair with my S21 ultra
Vinit
Vinit:
May I know all the new and old features like ECG, BP, BMC will work with non-galaxy devices.
Chirag Arora
Chirag Arora:
Okay then let's consider buying when they do get Google Assistant.
Beauty Neytiri
Beauty Neytiri:
wait a miute, are the screen sizes really the same ?
oh thank god, i thought i had to go for the classic to get a bigger one...
PERRY
PERRY:
Do you know what's the strap size of the 44mm regular version and 46mm classic version? I'm trying to figure out if my old 22mm strap will be able to use on the new ones. Thanks
Gina Z.
Gina Z.:
I pulled the trigger and pre-ordered the W4 classic. I have an Active 2 that is slow and buggy and I was ready for an upgrade!😊
Smit Patel
Smit Patel:
Dieter and Nilay, we finally have a worthy host when you are not around. Great video Jon.
Brad Krauss
Brad Krauss:
Samsung is doing great deals on trade ins for last gen watches. $185 for galaxy watch 3, or $100 for original Samsung watch. Plus $50 towards accessories.
Donovan GG
Donovan GG:
I need more context as to how they have the same screen throughout all sizes.
Sexy-armpit
Sexy-armpit:
I feel like if I were on a call to someone and I kept putting the watch up to my ears in public, stranger's would probably escaped from a mental hospital and stopped taking my meds😳
spirg
spirg:
I just picked up the 46 MM w bezel .
Overall better feeling watch , for me .
Both are nice though
Akram Ehab
Akram Ehab:
Well, I watch The Verge for the tech news. But I lowkey love watching their Samsung-related videos for the Bixby salty comments.
Richard Latimer
Richard Latimer:
Bring back the Gear S!!! It was the best watch ever made!!
Dajah-Vu
Dajah-Vu:
"BOTH you Bixby fans out there..." 🤣🤣🤣🤣
Zain Ul Abedin Qasmani
Zain Ul Abedin Qasmani:
What about internal loudspeakers and the feature of accepting/declining class on both of these models? Hate it when reviewers don't mention that.
Hương Trần
Hương Trần:
Very cool, I will buy one when it eventually shoots anaesthetic needles like Conan's
Tsyras
Tsyras:
Until it has Google Assistant I will not purchase. I have been waiting for this a while, so definitely disappointed they won’t commit to that.
Nick Ma
Nick Ma:
If BIA is good for accuracy I might get one I have got watch 3 atm
B Olo
B Olo:
I'm excited about both so I'm going to get both versions.. having more than one watch is common so why have only one smart watch?
LK
LK:
Nice crisp review. Helped me a lot. Thx and a new subscriber I now am.
bigfishbovvl
bigfishbovvl:
I love Samsung and I have been using their products for about 10 years now. At the moment I have a Samsung galaxy S9+, a Samsung galaxy watch active 2 and no wireless earbuds. After Samsungs upcoming releases, I feel like this is going to be an expensive few months... I want to update EVERYTHING
Some guy
Some guy:
Now waiting for fossil group/swath of brands to release their fossil gen 6 version of their wear os watch.
Ajay Vishnu
Ajay Vishnu:
I wish the old active 2s software could be updated to to this os
Robert Capezzuto
Robert Capezzuto:
i'm still on the fence because i love my watch active 2, but if i can still use samsung health and all my watch faces i bought i might consider it
xiaodong he
xiaodong he:
我喜欢这款classic
Eduardo Vasconcelos
Eduardo Vasconcelos:
ok, but let's take a moment to appreciate how handsome Jon is
technica
technica:
this is a match made in heaven...
Kumar Vikash
Kumar Vikash:
I am usually a person who holds on to his tech for at least 2 years. But, just for Google Maps finally coming, I am gonna hop on to the Watch 4 from my Watch 3 as soon as I get a decent deal.
Zac Moss
Zac Moss:
Does anyone know if this watch will be able to use Google Pay instead of Samsung Pay, as they're now working closer with Google?

That was my 1 downfall from the original Galaxy Watch.
Home Tech
Home Tech:
Roll on a size comparison with the Fossil Gen 5.
Mickey Garcia
Mickey Garcia:
That’s what the Galaxy watch needed. They really needed some futuristic appeal and they finally did it.
Thorben Fröhlich
Thorben Fröhlich:
Are there also volleyball, table tennis and rowing workouts on the watch?
Aruman Gupta
Aruman Gupta:
The speaker is amazing and the script
Lee Hartshorn
Lee Hartshorn:
40 hours battery life? I'm still getting 5 days out of my original galaxy watch which is the reason I didn't bother with the galaxy watch 3 so I'll be skipping this one too unless they can atleast match what I have already
T-JAY
T-JAY:
Yeah mom ,that watch has more storage than my phone xD
Ben Brearley
Ben Brearley:
Very informative, thanks
A'Lexuz M
A'Lexuz M:
I want the classic but can we get gold??? Literally the Galaxy Watch gold should be standard in both smaller and larger classic bezel sizes it just perfect
Angus Brown
Angus Brown:
Really wish they didn't kill their fitness band line. I really like the feature set on this watch - especially the BIA stuff. But I have a preference for the "band" style of smart watch.
I guess the new design (as opposed to the "Classic" version) would be best for me then!
Raul Gala
Raul Gala:
I demand more videos with this guy.
Kim Messick
Kim Messick:
Should we expect the classic to be released in pink gold?
K bee
K bee:
I’ll stick with my seiko
Nvi Warren
Nvi Warren:
Yup, got my preorder in!! Woot woot!!
Nightcore4Life
Nightcore4Life:
Just pre ordered mine in silver 💯
Carl Eriksson
Carl Eriksson:
I really like the classic silver 46 and will pre order that one. There are still things that I am not happy with.
1/ Battery life " 40 hours "
2/ Armband size 20 mm
3/ You must pay about 50€
If you want to chose another color on your armband.
How ever this Will still be the watch for me. The classic 46 silver with white armband looks gorgeous but it will cost me. I wish all of you out there as nice day.
Best regards,
Carl Eriksson ( Sweden)
RANDOM WICKED
RANDOM WICKED:
I always love the "40 hours of use.... depending on use:." Well, normal use so that drops it down to about 15 hours.
Returned my Watch 3 due to horrific battery life. Simply using it as a watch with no music or extra apps running and it was dead before sundown.
Shane P.
Shane P.:
Wow. This video shows just how behind the industry is compared to Apple Watch in terms of third party support
Zer0Ken Official
Zer0Ken Official:
I wonder why I get the vibe that he is being sarcastic in so many parts of the video 😂 Still, great insight 🙌 thanks for the information
Harry T.
Harry T.:
What is the watch band size for the Galaxy Watch 4? 20mm? 22mm? Thank you in advance.
Cris Garcia 6
Cris Garcia 6:
Around October, I was thinking about getting the Galaxy Watch 4 Non-classic.
Isaias Diaz
Isaias Diaz:
Would I be able to use my old bands like from an active 2 or galaxy watch 3?
TheLilalaunebar
TheLilalaunebar:
Sleep tracking, snoring tracking and oxygen tracking in combination are important to detect diseases like sleep apnoea syndrome, which increases the risk for vascular diseases immensely. So yes it is definitely more than a gimmick!
Juiz de Internet
Juiz de Internet:
This guy is so handsome omgggg
M JB50
M JB50:
I'm already bought it and so excited
Copias copias
Copias copias:
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