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Get your pick of refurbished Samsung Galaxy Watches starting at $115

Get your pick of refurbished Samsung Galaxy Watches starting at $115

Hankering for something to wrap around that bare wrist, perhaps something from Samsung? Save a few bucks with today's big sale on Woot — refurbished Galaxy Watch devices from the first to the latest are available at a decent discount until 10 p.m. PDT tonight.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch4, Watch Active4 may launch sooner than you think

Samsung Galaxy Watch4, Watch Active4 may launch sooner than you think

If you're looking to get a smartwatch for your Android phone, you'll be hard-pressed to find one better than what Samsung has to offer, including the Watch3 and the Watch Active2. If you're not in a hurry, you may want to hold out for one of the successors to these watches as they are apparently not too far out.

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Samsung is making it inconvenient to locate its smartwatches

Samsung is making it inconvenient to locate its smartwatches

One of the many benefits of putting some modern tech in a watch is that you can track it if it manages to get lost. Samsung's smartwatches can not only buzz when they're nearby but can also be located approximately on a map when they're not in Bluetooth range. However, according to an end-of-service notice currently going out to owners, users will no longer be able to use Get Location to accomplish the latter.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active drops to just $120 ($80 off), Active2 is $230 ($50 off)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active drops to just $120 ($80 off), Active2 is $230 ($50 off)

Samsung makes some of the best Android-compatible smartwatches around. Last year the company released the Watch Active, a smaller sports-focused watch, and followed it up a few months later with the Active2. Both watches are still excellent, and now they're heavily discounted at multiple retailers.

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Galaxy Watch and Watch Active pick up assortment of new features (Update: AT&T, Sprint)

Galaxy Watch and Watch Active pick up assortment of new features (Update: AT&T, Sprint)

Samsung smartwatches are popularly associated with their rotating bezels, but the Galaxy Watch Active came out with an inert glass bezel, embracing a monumental design shift to some users’ dismay. Its unanticipated follow-up met halfway with a new touch bezel that emulates its mechanical peer using haptic vibrations. Turns out, you can get this interactive bezel on the original Watch Active, and an update is already underway to enable it.

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Get the excellent Samsung Galaxy Watch Active for $150 ($50 off)

Get the excellent Samsung Galaxy Watch Active for $150 ($50 off)

Android-compatible smartwatches are a dime a dozen, but good ones with a good balance of features, responsive UX, and battery life are hard to come by. Among these rarities are Samsung's Tizen smartwatches, and today you can get the fantastic Galaxy Watch Active for $150, an all-time low price.

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The latest Galaxy Watch Active update makes swim tracking a whole lot better

The latest Galaxy Watch Active update makes swim tracking a whole lot better

Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch Active alongside the S10 earlier this year, positively surprising us with a great all-round wearable product. Its the first Tizen watch to introduce Samsung's new OneUI, which has since made its way to the other smartwatches in the company's lineup. Now, the Active is first in line to receive another software update and with a slew of new capabilities such as a night mode, automatic swimming recognition, a new low heart rate alert, improved Bixby actions, and some general UX improvements.

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Galaxy Watch and Gear Sport get super customizable watch faces thanks to Pujie Black

Galaxy Watch and Gear Sport get super customizable watch faces thanks to Pujie Black

Customizable watch faces are an integral part of the smartwatch experience. What good is a digital display if you're not going to use it to make your watch look exactly like you want it to? That's why there are hundreds of designers making faces for every wearable platform, and apps such as Pujie Black that let you create your own. The popular app was previously restricted to Wear OS but is now also compatible with Tizen OS, namely Samsung's Galaxy Watch, Watch Active, and Gear Sport. Support for the Gear S3 is coming soon.

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[Update: Sale price is back] Samsung Galaxy Watch Active drops to $180 ($20 off) at multiple retailers

[Update: Sale price is back] Samsung Galaxy Watch Active drops to $180 ($20 off) at multiple retailers

Samsung's latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch Active, has dropped in price by 10% at several retailers like B&H, Amazon, Best Buy, and so on. You can get this excellent smartwatch for the low price of $179.99, by far one of the best bargains available for this product type.

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Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active would be a lot better with a little more Google [Opinion]

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active would be a lot better with a little more Google [Opinion]

Up until recently, I’ve felt like every Android-based smartwatch available had been too big for me and too uncomfortable to wear for extended periods. I swore off the Wear OS platform after the LG Watch Style I was wearing couldn’t even make it through the first day of Google I/O.

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