Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 gets unboxed ahead of next week's launch

Galaxy Watch Active 2
Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Image credit: Android Central)

What you need to know

  • An unboxing video of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 has leaked online.
  • In addition to showing off the upcoming smartwatch from all angles, the unboxing video also compares its design against the original Galaxy Watch and the Apple Watch Series 4.
  • The Galaxy Watch 3 will be introduced at Samsung's first virtual Unpacked event next week.

Yesterday, we got our best look yet at the 41mm version of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Watch 3, courtesy of a hands-on video from TechTalkTV. A detailed unboxing video of the upcoming smartwatch has now surfaced, giving us an even better look at its design and key software features.

The unboxing video shows off the 41mm version of the Galaxy Watch 3 in Mystic Bronze, with a premium leather strap. According to the host of The Mobile Central channel, the build quality of the Galaxy Watch 3 is more impressive than the original Galaxy Watch. In fact, the host goes on to compare the design of the Galaxy Watch 3 with the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 Frontier Edition, and Apple Watch Series 4.

The video also gives us a good look at the software on the Galaxy Watch 3. Unsurprisingly, the smartwatch has a near-identical UI to previous smartwatches from Samsung. Features like activity tracking, sleep tracking, and sleep monitoring are also shown off in the video.

In addition to the 41mm version seen in the unboxing video above, the Galaxy Watch 3 is expected to be available in a larger 45mm version as well. Both sizes of the Galaxy Watch 3 will come with Corning Gorilla Glass DX, IP68 water resistance, 8GB of built-in storage, an electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor, and fall detection.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 40mm

Samsung's sports-focused Galaxy Watch Active 2 is an excellent smartwatch that offers capable hardware, a vibrant screen, and long battery life. It is also loaded with useful features and has a sleek design.

Babu Mohan
News Writer