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Samsung's new Galaxy Watch3 starts at just $290 on Amazon right now

Samsung's new Galaxy Watch3 starts at just $290 on Amazon right now

There are a lot of solid smartwatch options on the market these days, but Samsung's offerings are some of the best options for Android users. The Galaxy Watch3 is the company's newest product, complete with a sleek design, wireless charging, and an ECG sensor. And right now, every model of the wearable is on sale for $110 off on Amazon, with prices starting at $289.99 for the 41mm version.

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Samsung's latest Galaxy Watch3 is $300 ($100 off), plus extra 20% off for Amazon Prime card members

Samsung's latest Galaxy Watch3 is $300 ($100 off), plus extra 20% off for Amazon Prime card members

The Samsung Galaxy Watch3 offers a stylish design, polished software, and plenty of health tracking features. When we reviewed it earlier this year, we called it "the best smartwatch Samsung has made yet." And right now, the watch is discounted a full $100 off both the 41mm and 45mm models — and if you have an Amazon Prime Card, you can save even more.

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Check out the Samsung Galaxy Watch3 before it's unveiled in this early unboxing video

Check out the Samsung Galaxy Watch3 before it's unveiled in this early unboxing video

As the August 5th unveiling draws closer, we've been learning more about Samsung's upcoming smartwatch. The Galaxy Watch3 will come in both 41mm and 45mm options with 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM. They will offer LTE connectivity and run Tizen OS 5.5, Samsung's latest version of its smartwatch operating system. While detailed specs are great and all, they can't show the full picture. But now we're getting one of our best looks at the smartwatch to date, as a tech YouTuber has posted an unboxing of the Watch3 before it goes on sale.

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Slash $50 off Samsung Galaxy Active2 and Galaxy Active2 LTE smartwatches (Update: Sale back on)

Slash $50 off Samsung Galaxy Active2 and Galaxy Active2 LTE smartwatches (Update: Sale back on)

Despite Google's efforts to turn Wear OS into a viable wearable platform, Samsung arguably offers the best smartwatch operating system and hardware available for Android users today. If you've been holding out on getting a watch of your own, or you've been waiting for the perfect time to upgrade, now's your chance to pounce. Select versions of Samsung's Galaxy Active2 smartwatch are available for $50 off right now on Amazon and Best Buy.

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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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If the Galaxy Watch really delivers on Samsung's claims, I just might reconsider wearing a smartwatch

If the Galaxy Watch really delivers on Samsung's claims, I just might reconsider wearing a smartwatch

Smartwatches have always been a tough sell for me. In theory, I like the idea of having access to maps, weather, notifications, and fitness data right on my wrist – and who wouldn't? But with bulky cases, embarrassingly low battery life, and unintuitive interfaces, using one has long felt like a chore. While I'd love to live life on the bleeding edge, the polish just hasn't been there, and time after time (no pun intended) I'd find myself returning to really basic dumbwatches – ones that do little more than tell the time, but weigh next to nothing and have batteries that last for years.

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Samsung's new Tizen OS phone looks like something from 2011

Samsung's new Tizen OS phone looks like something from 2011

When Samsung first started developing its own operating system, named Tizen, many thought the company would be positioning it as an Android competitor at some point. That hasn't really happened, with only a handful of phones in emerging markets (plus some TVs and watches) actually running it. Samsung today revealed the 'Samsung Z4,' and it's a pretty good representation of the platform as a whole.

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