The model new Galaxy Watch4 and Watch4 Traditional from Samsung are the primary smartwatches to run on Google’s new Put on OS 3 platform which was developed collectively with the Korean tech large. In an fascinating flip of occasions, Samsung requires a smartphone that helps Google Cellular Companies (GMS) in an effort to activate the brand new watches that means no iOS or Huawei units will be capable to work with the Watch4 sequence out the field.
Galaxy Watch4 sequence compatibility particulars
The official Watch4 specs web page on Samsung’s web site additional lists a pairing requirement for smartphones that need to boot Android 6.0 and up and include >1.5GB RAM. Samsung additional clarified to ArsTechnica that its Watch4 sequence won’t be suitable with iOS units. Legacy Galaxy Watches will nonetheless be suitable with each Android and iOS units but it surely stays to be seen if Put on OS 3 smartwatches from different manufacturers can even have the identical pairing necessities because the Watch4 sequence.
Try our detailed protection on the Galaxy Watch4 lineup right here to study extra about their options, pricing and availability.