Samsung Galaxy Watch6

Samsung Galaxy Watch6 Adds Personalized Health Guidance, Enhanced Sleep Data

At Samsung Unpacked, the company announced its latest smartwatch model, the Samsung Galaxy Watch6 as well as the Watch6 Classic variant. Both models provide new personalized health guidance along with an enhanced mobile experience.

The watches offer slimmer bezels along with a larger and more vibrant display and more interactive user interface. With both, you can access a larger selection of watch faces as well as new band options to further personalize the look.

Along with tracking your health, wellness, and activity, the new Watch now also provides personalized and actionable tips, along with advice and encouragement. At the heart of the experience is new sleep tracking, which helps you understand personal sleep patterns, build better habits, and establish a more sleep-friendly environment. There is now in-depth analysis of Sleep Score Factors, including total sleep time, your sleep cycle, awake time, plus physical and mental recovery.

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More individualized Sleep Messages, co-developed with the National Sleep Foundation, also provide detailed feedback about sleep health each morning. Additionally, the Galaxy Watch6 Series offers Sleep Consistency, showing how consistent your sleep and wake times are, and a designated Sleep Animal Symbol representing your sleep type.

Enhanced Sleep Coaching provides tailored instructions, tips, and reminders accessible on both the wrist and paired smartphone. When it’s time for bed, the Galaxy Watch6 Series can help set the perfect sleep environment by automatically changing the settings of connected home electronics and turning on Sleep Mode across your watch and phone. Sleep Mode mutes notifications, dims screens, and even activates the invisible LED infrared sensor on the Galaxy Watch6 Series to deliver health insights without additional light distractions.

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Fitness features are now more personalized to keep you motivated throughout your wellness journey as well. Body Composition provides key physical measurements like skeletal muscle, basal metabolic rate, and body water and body fat percentage to provide a complete snapshot of your body and fitness.

A new Personalized Heart Rate Zone feature analyzes individual physical capabilities and defines five optimal running intensity levels to help you set goals based on your ability – from burning fat to a high intensity workout. In addition to over 100 existing workout trackers, the newly added Track Run records runs on a track, while Custom Workout allows you to build and track a personalized workout routine.

The Galaxy Watch6 Series also supports Fall Detection, which can gauge a fall if you are exercising, standing still, or even sleeping if you happen to fall out of bed. Once a fall is detected, your watch will automatically alert an emergency service number or pre-selected contact.

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The more vibrant, higher resolution display boasts a peak brightness of 2,000 nits, coupled with an Always On Display brightness adjustment feature, allowing you to see and do more even under bright sunlight. Powered by the enhanced processor and memory, the Galaxy Watch6 Series delivers smoother and faster interactions as well, says Samsung.

The Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic come with a 30% slimmer bezel and a 15% thinner rotating bezel respectively. The Galaxy Watch6 Series features new stylish, interactive and informative watch faces that make the most of the large display, while new one-click bands allow you to easily mix and match watch bands. With over 704 unique combinations, you can design your perfect watch on For example, a new lightweight Fabric Band and Sleep Coaching watch face pair perfectly to help you gain informative sleep insights in comfort.

The Galaxy Watch6 Series comes with a larger battery and reduced battery consumption to support its larger and brighter display. With just eight minutes of quick charge, you can add an additional eight hours.

The new Samsung Walleton Galaxy Watch6 Series combines Samsung Pay with Samsung Pass to incorporate more, including credit cards and membership cards as well as boarding passes. Enhanced Gesture Control allows you to manage the watch using simple gestures for greater accessibility and ease, setting your own shortcuts and accessing apps and functions touch-free.

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Use WhatsApp to stay connected with friends and family without getting out a phone. Starting this fall, you can also enjoy new apps from Google Calendar and Gmail, which will be exclusively available on Wear OS. Track fitness progress or nutritional data more easily as well with Peloton and MyFitnessPal updates, and launching soon, enjoy additional streaming options with Audible.

The upgraded Camera Controller enables remote control of a paired Galaxy Z Flip5 camera to switch modes and zoom. Samsung Smart TV or Galaxy Tab S9 Series (also announced, see related announcement) shows your progress in real time with a guided fitness or mindfulness program on the large screen. Fine tune audio via Buds Controller and automatically toggle the connection of Galaxy Buds2 Pro between Samsung devices via Auto Switch. Should you happen to misplace your phone, the Galaxy Watch6 Series can now pinpoint its location through Find My Phone with map support. As with other Watches, personal data on the watch remains secure thanks to the Samsung Knox security platform.

The Galaxy Watch6 and Galaxy Watch6 Classic are available for pre-order in Canada starting July 26, 2023, and for purchase on August 11, 2023, at, Samsung Experience Stores, and at major carrier and retail partner locations across Canada.

The Galaxy Watch6 comes in 44mm in Graphite and Silver and in 40mm in Graphite and Gold for $450 or $410, respectively. For a more premium, timeless timepiece design, the Galaxy Watch6 Classic featuring the rotating bezel comes in Black and Silver in 43mm and 47mm for $550 and $590, respectively.

Pre-order a Galaxy Watch6 Series between July 26, 2023, and August 18, 2023, and get up to $100 off with enhanced trade in and a Fabric band on us ($70 value). Plus, you can get Galaxy Buds2 Pro for $99 ($190 off). Canadians who purchase a Galaxy Watch6 Series device between July 26 and August 18, 2023 can also get 30% off the regular price of a Samsung Care+ 1 or 2-year plan.