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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the comfort and design are generally positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback, whereas opinions about the reliability and performance are different. The image quality and software get negative reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Corey Gaskin (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: A bite out of Apple

 

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 rounds out Samsung's watch lineup well, offering Android users the essential functionalities and price of an Apple Watch Sport. Adding ECG, LTE, and some new third-party app integrations, its biggest competitors are its own...

Comprehensive and expansive exercise tracking ; Stainless-steel version looks watch-like ; Easy-to-read display in all lighting ; Two-day battery with light usage ; You can scroll Twitter on a watch

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Dieter Bohn (theverge.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: ‘good’ is as good as it gets

 

The best* smartwatch for Android users.

Touch-sensitive bezel ; Offline Spotify ; Decent battery life

Requires too many Samsung phone apps to work ; Bixby ; No good mapping solutions

For Android users, “good” is as good as it gets. I’ll take it.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Brenda Stolyar (pcmag.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

 

The Samsung Galaxy Active2 smartwatch adds LTE connectivity along with a few useful new features, but it's not a compelling upgrade over the original model.

Digital rotating bezel makes navigation easier. Available in two sizes. LTE connectivity.

Inconsistent battery life and fitness accuracy in testing. Limited iOS compatibility. Thick bezel.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 is a solid smartwatch, but unless you want LTE connectivity, there's very little reason to buy it instead of saving some money on the original model. And if fitness features and accuracy are more important to you than...

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Caitlin McGarry (tomsguide.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review

 

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is great fitness-focused Android smartwatch and a worthy Apple Watch rival.

For now, Samsung still lags behind, but at least the company is trying. If you’re looking for an Android smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 is the one worth buying.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Jimmy Westenberg (androidauthority.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: Solid smartwatch, inaccurate fitness watch

 

While the original Watch Active felt like a first-generation product, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 is a product that proves Samsung is listening to user feedback. The touch-sensitive bezel really helps with the overall experience, and there's now LTE...

Sleek, premium design ; Sharp AMOLED display ; Touch-enabled bezel for quick navigation ; Bluetooth + LTE variants for more flexibility ; ~2 day battery life ; Fantastic sleep tracking

No MST payments with Samsung Pay ; Tizen app ecosystem is still lacking compared to Wear OS ; Heart rate, GPS, and altimeter sensors can be wonky ; Setup process still needs work

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Luke Edwards (toptenreviews.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review

 

The new bezel-toting Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatch loses weight, looks better, and does more than its predecessor.

New touch bezel controls ; LTE option ; Two sizes ; Superb screen

ECG still not active ; Workout drains battery fast ; Few third-party apps

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 offers lots with a Super AMOLED display, touch bezel controls, LTE option and various sizes but without that ECG feature active it's selling itself short.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Austin Palmer David Wise Jenna Ammerman Learn more (techgearlab.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Review

 

The Galaxy Active2 is an excellent smartwatch that is one of the first non-iOS watches that can compare to the Apple Watch in terms of looks. The Active2...

If you are a non-Apple user and want a premium smartwatch, the is a great option. It's much more low-profile and discreet than other top-tier Android or Samsung-compatible watches. The has tons of smart features and an impressive set of fitness...

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Brenda Stolyar (computershopper.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

 

Digital rotating bezel makes navigation easier. Available in two sizes. LTE connectivity.

Inconsistent battery life and fitness accuracy in testing. Limited iOS compatibility. Thick bezel.

The Samsung Galaxy Active2 smartwatch adds LTE connectivity along with a few useful new features, but it's not a compelling upgrade over the original model.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : DC Rainmaker (dcrainmaker.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2: First Run Impressions Video Up!

 

We're gonna follow in the footsteps of last Friday's super , but this time from the Samsung camp. Yesterday morning I unboxed the new Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 and after some test bike commutes I put it to the test this morning on a run around town.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Ben Schoon (9to5google.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 starts at $279, offers LTE, ‘digital’ rotating bezel

 

Samsung has been making some of the best wearables on the market for a while, and today it's introducing another new option. The Galaxy Watch Active2 arrives with a compact design, multiple sizes, and more. Here's what you need to know. expand full story

Aug, 2019

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