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Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm review

£279.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Tizen OS 4.0
Expert review

The Samsung Galaxy Watch is designed to bring together smarts and style, and help you to stay connected at all times. This is the 42mm version; we’ve also reviewed the 46mm alternative. Samsung claims a new battery will help the smaller model last up to four days. Read our full smartwatch review to find out how true that claim is and what other features this smartwatch has.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What can it do?
  • What’s the setup like?
  • What’s it like to wear and use?
  • What's it like for fitness?
  • How accurate is it?
  • What's the battery like?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

January 2022

First reviewed by Which?

October 2019

Released

August 2018

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Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 99 smartwatches and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 23 Best Buys.
Range of Smartwatch scores
  1. 54%
    Lowest score
  2. 72%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
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