Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 and the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic smartwatches were recently launched at the Galaxy Unpacked event in South Korea last week. The South Korean tech giant has recently launched the Galaxy Watch 6 series smartwatches alongside Samsung’s new foldable phones. These watches are powered by an in-house Exynos W930 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage. The wearables sport Sapphire Crystal AMOLED panels with always-on display (AOD) feature.
The Galaxy Watch 6 smartwatch comes in two sizes — 40mm with a 1.3-inch screen, and 44mm with a 1.5-inch display. On the other hand, Galaxy Watch 6 Classic comes in a 43mm size with a 1.3-inch screen and a 47mm size with a 1.5-inch panel.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Features
1. Thin Bezels, Huge Displays
The latest Galaxy Watch 6 Series smartwatch has a 30% slimmer bezel, while the Watch 6 Classic’s rotating bezel is 15% slimmer. According to the latest information, the Watch 6 40mm version was launched with a 1.3-inch AMOLED panel, while the 44mm variant has a 1.5-inch display—a bump of 20% from the Watch 5 series. The Watch 6 Classic is available in 43mm and 47mm configurations, with 1.3-inch and 1.5-inch displays.
2. Brighter Displays
The Galaxy Watch 6 comes with a peak brightness of 2000 nits to help you check any content even in harsh sunlight.
3. Longer Battery Life
Apart from the display and thin bezel, the Galaxy Watch 6 series lasts longer than its predecessor. As per the battery specifications concern, the 40mm Galaxy Watch 6 was launched with a 300mAh battery, the 44mm model has a 425mAh cell. In comparison, the Watch 5’s 40mm and 44mm versions shipped with 284mAh and 410mAh batteries, respectively.
While the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic comes with 300mAh and 425mAh cells as the regular model. Samsung claims the Watch 6 can last up to 40 hours on a charge with Always On Display turned off.
4. Better Performance
Under the hood, the all-new Galaxy Watch 6 Series is powered by the Exynos W930 chip. This is a higher-clocked version of the Exynos W920 chip found inside the Watch 4 and 5 series.
While the Watch 5’s processor runs at 1.18GHz, the Watch 6’s Exynos chip is clocked at 1.4GHz. Coupled with 2GB RAM vs. 1.5GB on the previous models, the Watch 6 should deliver smoother performance.
5. One UI Watch 5
On top of Wear OS 4, the all-new Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 lineup runs on One UI Watch 5. It packs several new health-focused features and optimizations, new watch faces, and more to deliver a better user experience.