Today I have for you a cool test using the 2018 Galaxy watch. Of those changes the most notable one is that the watch can.
Even if you dont use the water lock while swimming Id turn it on and then back off again while slapping the watch against your towel to help get the water out of the speaker.
Can you swim with galaxy watch active. The watch should automatically detect the activity and track your laps without you. At the end it seems that it is not possible to check the statistics on the phone during a swimming session without pressing the button. One of the new features of the Galaxy watch over last years Galaxy S3 Frontier watch is that w.
Im not sure about the GW3 but the Active 2 spent all summer in the pool with no adverse effects. When doing an open water swimming workout will the Galaxy Active2 watch track the distance GPS along with dura. Ive been using the watch to track my pool swim workouts but since all of the pools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic I am thinking of buying a wetsuit and swimming in the lake.
The Galaxy Watch Active 2 was designed with durability in mind. The 5 ATM rating means its water-resistant in depths of up to 50 meters. This means you can swim with the watch.
Its suitable for low velocity and shallow water. But thats not all the Galaxy Watch Active can now recognize swimming as a workout and will automatically start tracking it when you begin your. Samsung has rolled out an update for its Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch that is full of tweaks and improvements.
Automatic swim tracking is a big new feature for fitness fans using the Galaxy Watch Active. We want to know if it is a good watch for swimming as well. On the watch swipe downwards from the top edge of the screen to open the quick panel.
As you can see outdoor swimming tracking mode was added in the One UI update build CSE1 but the watch owners often face erroneous output. The app when used with Galaxy Watch 3 or Active 2 which is waterproof will comparatively give you a better edge. Seems that Samsung listened to their customers as a new OTA update is now rolling to both LTE and non-LTE variants of the Galaxy Watch.
The Speedo ON with its stats like time and distance about swimming will let you track and improve your swimming pace. The Galaxy Watch Active is so far the best smartwatch and fitness tracker in its price point. While the Gear S3 is rated at IP68 which means it can be submerged to 15m for 30 minutes the Galaxy Watch is water-resistant to 50m.
That is highly dissapointing as it reduces very significantly the usability of the watch. The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is water resistant to 5ATM so you can wear it in the swimming pool as well as the shower. If you want to prevent accidental touches while youre splashing around turn on water lock mode.
Swim-proof and ready for anything your watch will work in the pool the rain and even in the shower. Id class this as a great tracker for regular exercise.