Samsung launches Galaxy Watch officially in Malaysia
After the teaser posted in Facebook this noon, Samsung has officially released their latest smartwatch in Malaysia, the Galaxy Watch, bringing the best of the Galaxy ecosystem with its long-lasting battery life, wellness capabilities, and a timeless and personalized design.
“Samsung has had a reputable history of helping people achieve the most that they can in their everyday lives through a wide range of innovative choices. The Galaxy Watch is the latest device in Malaysia to do exactly that. With it, users can now accomplish more during their busy lives – and still look and feel good throughout the day. The Galaxy Watch is not only a more powerful and long-lasting wrist assistant that is equipped with new stress and sleep monitoring capabilities, it is also available with a more robust line-up to suit a person’s individual style through three new watch colours in Silver, Midnight Black, and Rose Gold along with interchangeable straps,” said Yoonsoo Kim, President of Samsung Malaysia Electronics.
It’s improved battery life of up to 80 hours eliminates the need for daily charging and helps consumers keep up with their busy week. Users can also start and end their day with morning and evening briefings to help stay on top of reminders, the weather and their latest schedule.
Designed with wellness in mind, Galaxy Watch offers a true holistic health experience with its new stress management tracker, which automatically detects high levels of stress and offers breathing exercises to help keep users centred and focused. In addition, a new advanced sleep tracker monitors all levels of sleep, including REM cycles, to help users adjust sleeping habits and get the rest they need to take on their day.
With sleep and stress under control, Galaxy Watch also helps users achieve other health and wellness goals, including fitness. Galaxy Watch adds 21 new indoor exercises, tracking a total of 39 workouts that allow consumers to customize and change up their routines. Because balanced nutrition is as important as exercise, Galaxy Watch makes it easier than ever with intuitive calorie tracking and personalized alerts. In addition, users can stay on track of their meals using Bixby Vision on their Galaxy device. To take a photo of each meal and instantly log nutritional information in Samsung Health and on Galaxy Watch for better calorie management.
The watch caters to more sizes and styles with a silver, 46mm version and 42mm option in black or rose gold. Users can customize Galaxy Watch even more with a selection of watch faces and straps including options from Braloba, a manufacturer of high-quality watch straps. The premium smartwatch carries the legacy of Samsung’s smartwatches with its trademark circular, rotating bezel while embracing the digital look with Always On Display, in addition to improved usability.
The smartwatch also features analogue watch ticks for watch faces with hour and second hand, hourly chimes, and a depth effect that casts shadows defining every detail on the watch face for a traditional look and feel. In addition, Galaxy Watch’s certified military-level durability with Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX+ and industry-leading water resistance with a 5 ATM rating allows for long-lasting use, no matter the environment.
Galaxy Watch brings users all the benefits from the Galaxy Ecosystem creating a seamless experience with SmartThings, Samsung Health, Samsung Flow, Samsung Knox, Samsung Pay, and Bixby along with partnerships like Spotify and Under Armour. Easily access and control devices on Galaxy Watch with SmartThings – all at the touch of a wrist – from turning on the lights and TV in the morning to adjusting the temperature before bed.
Samsung makes music and multimedia control even easier on Galaxy Watch with Spotify allowing users to listen to songs offline or without a smartphone with Spotify Offline mode in addition to keeping information secure with Samsung Knox and easily unlocking PCs or tablets using Samsung Flow.
The smartwatch will be available starting 5th October 2018 in Malaysia and to celebrate its arrival in Malaysia, Samsung Malaysia Electronics is proud to announce its limited-time pre-order promotion for Malaysians from 1st to 4th October 2018 exclusively on Samsung E-Store! Customers who pre-order a 46mm Galaxy Watch will receive ONE free strap worth RM 109 with the color choice of Brown or Navy Blue. Meanwhile for customers who preorder a 42mm Galaxy Watch will receive a strap in Tan colour for Midnight Black watch face and Phonebox colour for Rose Gold watch face.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Models and Pricing
Galaxy Watch 46mm – Available in Silver – RM1,299
Galaxy Watch 42mm – Available in Midnight Black and Gold – RM1,199
To pre-order and know more about the Galaxy Watch, please visit: https://www.samsung.com/my/wearables/galaxy-watch/