Galaxy Active 2 Watch is the latest release from Samsung in the line of smartwatches. It is designed for fitness-conscious persons, and it is quite similar to Galaxy Watch but with few improvements. Running on the Tizen platform, it is available in both non-cellular and LTE variants. You can find this smartwatch available in different metal finish options with different strap and color choices.
As a Watch
First, it is important to discuss how this gadget is great as a watch before even using it as a fitness tracker and smartwatch. Ideally, in this role, it is quite okay. It appears decent and durable in stainless steel with a leather strap. In fact, you are getting a decent, classic watch. Since it is a smartwatch, it has a sporty design. You should note that this watch is available on only two sizes, 44mm, and 40mm. When it comes to timekeeping, this device is okay.
Galaxy Active 2 Watch is designed to run on Tizen OS. This is the default operating system for Samsung smartwatches. It is actually as good as the Wear OS from Google. You will find this smartwatch quite intuitive. You can swipe left and right to access the widgets. This watch has a lot of fitness widgets that will provide you with a lot of information.
When you swipe down the screen, you will access different watch features such as always-on display, battery saver, Wi-Fi, water lock, theater mode, and a flashlight. As you know, using apps on a small screen is not a great experience, so there are not many apps you can install.
Since the Galaxy Active 2 Watch is designed for tracking your fitness and activities, it is loaded with a lot of features to make that possible. For instance, there are different exercises that your smartwatch can track. In fact, it does it automatically when it detects an exercise. Also, you can choose from other options that are displayed on the screen. Even when you are idle, it will alert you. Other than that, the watch tracks your inclination changes and will count stairs that you have taken.
The truth is that this an innovative fitness tracking gadget and smartwatch. It does many things that you do not expect from standard smartwatches and can support a lot of fitness tracking options. However, if you do not have a Samsung phone, be ready for routine software annoyances.