Died just at the 2 year mark.
I had it for 2 years. It recently died on me for no reason. It was working in the morning then i got a blank screen just before noon. Cant get it to work again. Does not respond when i put in charger or push any bottons. I left it for a week to completely drain the battery. Charged it and still not working. After reading other reviews, this watch model seems to break a lot and i was lucky to get 2 years out of it. Stay away from it if you want something that will last.
Purchased at Optus.
I really loved the watch in the first 10 months, but it spiraled down hill thereafter.
Now at the 12 month mark, I regularly get a blank screen, and after trying to restart it sends out an emergency message. If I leave it alone, the screen comes back after an hour. Heart rate monitor sometimes just freeze itself while I go for a run. It just stops randomly, let say at 130, doesn't matter that I run, walk or rest then I had to restart the watch again.
This is not the Samsung products that I used to love. Sooooooooooooo disappointed.
Purchased in August 2019 at Rebel Sport Physical store for $299.
Battery life is disappointing
Bought at a bargain in Germany last year. Battery is underperforming with only 1 day per charge. The apps are quite cliche and nothing special. Doesn't feel as premium as I thought it would be - especially with limited watch interfaces to choose from
Purchased at Samsung Physical store.
I really love the Samsung galaxy smart watch, it is connected to my fone, i can make calls and send vocal text messages with it, has lost of other features
Purchased in October 2019 at Optus .
Great Watch with built in Samsung health
I got this watch as a redemption from from Samsung via Optus purchase.
First time I ever got a watch and I was not used to it. It is very light weight and has a lot of features.
Comes with many customization options.
Definitely recommend it.
Purchased in September 2019 at Samsung.
I really love this watch
I bought this watch to replace my Fitbit Versa which I dropped and cracked the screen. I mainly used my Fitbit as a watch because I felt the features to be lacking. I was just going to buy another Fitbit Versa but I decided to get the Galaxy Active and I do not regret it.
The watch is comfy to wear all day everyday. I even wear it to bed to track my sleep and I forget its there. The screen on this device is amazing, its easy to touch the icons without fat fingers touching other things and it displays items that are very easy to read even on t...he go. I have been tracking my health items more actively using the Samsung Health app and it has given important insights. My only gripe is that the blood pressure app doesn't work on an S10e. I hope this changes soon as I was extremely disappointed to find this out. Overall, I wouldn't go back to Fitbit
Purchased in September 2019 at Harvey Norman for $349.
A Smart Watch for an Active person
After I have had enough with a previous smartwatch (it stopped working due to a charging issue), I decided to jump on to a new frontier of a smart gadget world. Samsung Galaxy Active was not my very first choice. Due to my budget, I needed to pick this one with the feature I really needed for my active lifestyle such as, heart rate monitor, breathing exercise, phone and message notifications, and NFC payment. After 24 hrs of wearing this watch, I loved the size of the watch (40mm), very bright dial screen even in a direct sun, easy to connect t...o Android phone, and automatic exercise. A little disappointment was that I was not able to use blood pressure monitor. My Samsung Jpro 5 doesn't support "My BP App', only S9 and s10 do. It would be awesome I can continuously monitor my blood pressure. However, I am hoping that Samsung will update the software and allow this feature for all Android phones in the future. . Floor counting feature was not working for my watch and seemed to be an issue for other users as well. I am hoping next software update would solve this issue. . This smartphone maybe too small for a guy with a big wrist but perfect size for my medium size wrist.
Purchased in June 2019 at Officeworks Physical store for $349.
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Perfect for a lady. Too small of a dial for men as a watch
Easy to use interface and very user-friendly. Wife loves it. Claims of a Blood pressure monitor but got to have a Samsung Galaxy for it. Wasn't able to do it in her Vivo and my Nokia. Very lightweight and barely feels like its there. Great that it has wireless charging, all you got to do is take it close to the pad and the pad just clings on to it magnetically. So its safe storage + Charging.
Highly recommend this watch.
Purchased in May 2019 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $290.
I had the Garmin Vivo HR which was a hybrid watch. This watch was good to look at but the display was low lit so difficult to see at times. The Samsung I feel is better than this as the watch faces can be changed. The watch is more interactive and the display is vivid. It actual looks better on the wrist than the Garmin.
Purchased in May 2019 at Bing Lee Online store for $299.
After owning a Galaxy Watch, this updated model feels much better on the wrist. It is thinner and less clunky than the Galaxy Watch, which is a plus for me. It has all the apps I could want, including Uber, Spotify and Strava (a fitness app which I use for cycling). Battery life is decent, lasting me all day with around 60-70% to spare depending on usage. Water resistance is a nice added bonus, for those times I’m stuck outside in the elements. Being able to pay with my wrist is extremely convenient, too.
Purchased in May 2019 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $350.
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|Category||Smart Watches / Fitness Trackers|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and Wi-Fi|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor and Light Sensor|
|Interface||Buttons and Touchscreen|
|Memory (RAM)||0.75 GB|
|Internal Storage||4 GB|
|Battery Size||230 mAh|
|Battery Life||2 days|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black, Gold, Green, or Silver|
|Release date||Mar 2019|
|Replaced by||Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2|
- GTIN14: 08801643740856
- MPN: 1091101636, 1091101638, ITZPMPHSAMABPK, KHSGWA40BROS, SM-R500NZDAXSA, SM-R500NZGAXSA, SM-R500NZKAXSA, SM-R500NZSAXNZ and SM-R500NZSAXSA
- GTIN13: 8801643740849, 8801643740856, 8801643741471, 8801643741488, 8801643741921, 8801643741945, 8801643747831, 8801643747886 and 8801643747923
- GTIN12: 887276318011, 887276318226 and 887276324173
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