Samsung Galaxy Watch4 vs. Watch4 Classic: Which should you buy?

Taylor Kerns

Android Police


A matter of preference — and price

Samsung's new Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch4 Classic have arrived. They're the first devices to run the new-and-improved Wear OS, and they're actually pretty darn good. If you're interested in grabbing one of these new watches but don't know which, you've come to the right place.

What's different between the two? What's the same?

 

Galaxy Watch4

Galaxy Watch4 Classic

Sizes

40mm, 44mm

42mm, 46mm

Colors

Black, Pink Gold (40mm only), Green (44mm only), Silver

Black, Silver

Display

40mm: 1.2" 396x396 OLED
44mm: 1.4" 450x450 OLED

42mm: 1.2" 396x396 OLED
46mm: 1.4" 450x450 OLED

CPU

Exynos W920

Exynos W920

RAM

1.5GB

1.5GB

Storage

16GB

16GB

Battery

40mm: 247mAh
44mm: 361mAh

42mm: 247mAh
46mm: 361mAh

Connectivity

NFC, GPS, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

NFC, GPS, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

Water resistance

IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G compliant

IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G compliant

OS

"Wear OS Powered by Samsung"

"Wear OS Powered by Samsung"

UI

One UI Watch 3

One UI Watch 3

Health sensors

Heart rate, EKG, bioelectrical impedance

Heart rate, EKG, bioelectrical impedance

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As you can see from the table above, there's not a whole hell of a lot that differentiates the two devices.

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