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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour Editon goes on sale

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour offers exclusive running features. (Source: Under Armour))
The Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour offers exclusive running features. (Source: Under Armour))
Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 has been on the market for a weeks but its special Under Armour Edition has been MIA until now. The Apple Watch Nike challenger has finally hit the market in the US with its global rollout also underway
Sanjiv Sathiah,

Samsung has carved out a decent slice of the Android smartwatch market with its Galaxy Watch range over the past few years and it seems to have found a sweet spot with its new Galaxy Watch Active line. The new Galaxy Watch Active 2, which has been on the market for a weeks to good reviews, has now been joined by the brand new Under Armour Edition which has been designed to take on the Apple Watch Nike variant.

The Under Armour Edition of the Galaxy Watch Active 2 has been designed with exclusive features for dedicated runners with a few to optimizing running form while reducing the risk of injury. Some of the unique features the device boasts include cadence based real-time form coaching and premium access to the MapMyRun online fitness community via the watch. This offers faster access to fitness insights, more personalized coaching and a wide range of workout direct from a user’s wrist.

The Under Armour Edition is also designed to pair with Under Armour’s UA HOVR connected footwear. Paired together, users will see visual feedback and hear audio cues during workouts. User can set personalized goals such as pace, distance and duration with haptic feedback also used to give guidance. Following a workout, users will be able to access detailed analysis of form and in-depth views on running techniques that the company’s both claim are unique to the device.

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour Edition is retailing for US$304 for the 40 mm model and US$330 for the 44 mm model. (Galaxy Watch Active 1 on sale now at Amazon)

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Sanjiv Sathiah, 2019-10-13 (Update: 2019-10-15)
Sanjiv Sathiah
Sanjiv Sathiah - News Editor - 1181 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I have been writing about consumer technology over the past ten years, previously with the former MacNN/Electronista, and now NotebookCheck since 2017. My first computer was an Apple ][c and this sparked a passion for Apple, but also technology in general. In the past decade, I’ve become increasingly platform agnostic and love to get my hands on and explore as much technology as I can get my hand on. Whether it is Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, Nintendo, Xbox, or PlayStation, each has plenty to offer and has given me great joy exploring them all. I was drawn to writing about tech because I love learning about the latest devices and also sharing whatever insights my experience can bring to site and its readership.