Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 review: gone Google

Samsung has released the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic. They run Google's Wear OS 3 platform, but they're Samsung watches through and through. Dieter Bohn reviews the watches and explains what's it's like to finally have a good smartwatch for Android users… with Bixby.

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  1. The Verge

    The Verge

    महिन्यापूर्वी

    Do you think you could commit to using Samsung's Galaxy ecosystem for the next couple of years?

    • Hi global friends

      Hi global friends

      2 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Of course, only american use apple

    • ToxicTurkeyy

      ToxicTurkeyy

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Yes

    • Gaetano

      Gaetano

      16 दिवसांपूर्वी

      I traded my Galaxy watch 3 45mm for the 4 40mm and really digging it so far. Still loving my Note 20 Ultra. How often can you say that you have the latest Samsung phone for the entirety of your contact? Loving the watch as much as I did with my first ever smartwatch, the Sony Smartwatch 3

    • Shane W

      Shane W

      17 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Yep already do!

    • Honis Wagner

      Honis Wagner

      20 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Samsung won't honor the warranty if water gets in it. Wearing my watch as a normal person would it stopped working. Sent it in before the warranty expired and they said they would not cover it due to water damage. What the hell? No recourse, no resolution. Too much money to waste on an inferior product that can't handle ordinary life. Try their TV's, even worse.

  2. yash joshi

    yash joshi

    5 तासांपूर्वी

    Hi All, I have an iPhone but I like Samsung watch look and feel more. Please suggest me pros and cons of iphone with a Samsung watch. thanks in advance.

  3. S W

    S W

    5 तासांपूर्वी

    Can you pull up Google Drive? Can you read and reply to gmail on the watch? Can you use Google Maps on the watch? Have they fixed the Samsung Health? I notice when I wear my galaxy watch 3 and I have my N20Ultra together, Samsung Health double counts the steps I take. Funny how I hit 6,000 steps in 1 hr when I clearly not walking 6,000 steps in 1 hr.

  4. Zer0

    Zer0

    दिवसापूर्वी

    Can someone please tell me if this is compatible with a revvl 5g v+?

  5. tintin & friends

    tintin & friends

    दिवसापूर्वी

    You are not an honest reviewer! U r completely biased by Apple products

  6. SonicBooom96

    SonicBooom96

    दिवसापूर्वी

    Do you need to wear it to track your sleep?

  7. Marshall Williams

    Marshall Williams

    दिवसापूर्वी

    How many times in forever will he say "the first time in forever"?

  8. Fyah King

    Fyah King

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Samsung life!!! I love it!

  9. Dmytro Proskurin

    Dmytro Proskurin

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Ahahaha "You need to install a lot of applications" - sorry, man, you should get off your high horse once in a while, because it is not an issue at all for a normal person and takes 10 minutes max. Are there any normal reviewers left?

  10. Knight Rider

    Knight Rider

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Could someone tell me where is unknown sources on this smartwatch?

  11. Ryan Spencer

    Ryan Spencer

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It’s too late. Sadly I switched to Apple phone and watches. I say sadly because, while I love Apple as my toy and communications device, It’s definitely not my Cybersecurity and Information Systems go to tool. That’s Android. In my situation they both serve me very well. I just gave up hope with Google and watches. I also wish one device could serve me. Carrying 2 is cumbersome. I’ll pass on the Samsung. Definitely not my foundation or home.

  12. EpicMeme Productions

    EpicMeme Productions

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    mines on backorder trading in my first gen active good overview

  13. Big Boomer

    Big Boomer

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Mine doesn't do much unless I have my phone on me... kind of defeats the purpose for me... probably going to return it 😟

  14. Made Men

    Made Men

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The classic looks gorgeous

  15. Aditya Singh

    Aditya Singh

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    how to use barometer feature in watch 4 ? i am using oppo f15 phone.

  16. Tharindu Vishwanath

    Tharindu Vishwanath

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    If this was your review, expecting a hard take on apple watch 7.

  17. Gloria Elahi

    Gloria Elahi

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Men this review was biased and kept selling this damn watch short. Like common you can freaking take pics and record directly from your watch and do so much more.

    • Gloria Elahi

      Gloria Elahi

      4 दिवसांपूर्वी

      He really said 2 days of battery wasn't enough 😅 like how much more do you want? 😒 this was ridiculous 🙄

  18. Juan Kim - Storm

    Juan Kim - Storm

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Why isn’t every Apple Watch review titled “Apple Watch is great… for Apple users”. I’m a heavy Apple user myself but I hate the double standards that the Verge typically uses for non Apple products. The question of sticking to an ecosystem exists both ways, this title just implies that YOU personally don’t prefer Samsung’s ecosystem and therefore it’s a caveat but you don’t emphasize that in an Apple Watch title now do you?

  19. ZapDash

    ZapDash

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Man, I miss Tizen's home screen that you could navigate without having to use the touch screen at all.

  20. Matt Man

    Matt Man

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It's debating I'm picking up the Galaxy 4 classic because it doesn't have Google assistant. I thought the new Galaxy 4 watches would have Google assistant. I am tired of Bixby 😡 I'll stick with my Galaxy 3 for right now

  21. Ebony W

    Ebony W

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    My Apple watch told me I had AFib and I was like 😳😳😳 It was totally wrong

  22. Nithin Syriac Kurien

    Nithin Syriac Kurien

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I have problems with the heart beat sensor where it misses data for some time during a workout. It comes back after a few minutes and sometimes not. It mostly happens when the heart rate reaches 150-160 bpm. Is there anyone else who has this problem? Already returned one the replaced unit also has the same problem.

  23. David Guitard

    David Guitard

    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Weird Google Pay installed up on my galaxy watch 4 classic and error connect check for network connect. Give up and keep my Samsung Pay on watch. NFC switch pay contactless and still not work for Google Pay. - Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Account and G-Suite (Google Suite Account).

  24. Matt Dill

    Matt Dill

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Omg, it kind of defeats the entire utility of it for me if it doesn't use Google Assistant. I never ever use Bixby.

  25. András Kész

    András Kész

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is it compatible with the Nike running app?

  26. PondTurtle

    PondTurtle

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    4:31 - "I just don't think it's a good choice for anybody that isn't already using a Samsung Galaxy phone" The Apple Watch: 👀

  27. YourLotusFlower

    YourLotusFlower

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I have to say it looks better than the Apple Watch

  28. John W

    John W

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    No way can this compare with Apple Watch. I own both.

  29. Broken Cooker

    Broken Cooker

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can you connect to two phone? Like old phone (Exynos set) samsungpay on the watch 4 but another samsung phone (Disabled samsungpay) connect as primary usage? (I am using Snapdragon version which is why I cannot use my SamsungPay on my phone) 🥲

  30. K Cordina

    K Cordina

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Great review, very honest - the only thing I found different on the 40mm is that there's no way it will give you 2 days. 1 day tops if you don't use it too heavily.

  31. Steven Garcia

    Steven Garcia

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    If not the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 for non-Samsung owners, then which watch shoulds we get? I've been using a Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 with my OnePlus 7 Pro, and now OnePlus 9 Pro. Aside from having to download the Samsung Wear OS app or whatever and Samsung Health, I really see no downside going with a Samsung watch on a non-Samsung phone. And I think your review proves it for me - that this would be a good upgrade/purchase for any Android user. Bixby though? 100% pass lol.

  32. KAZAM707

    KAZAM707

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Let's just set this straight: the stress measurement is and always has been utterly useless. That should be made clear and I think Samsung should remove this gimmick as it taints the image of the other, more useful features.

  33. Gui Nassi

    Gui Nassi

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I really didn't like that review because it seems like you would have a lot of trouble using this device with non samsung phones. When it's acctually just downloading a couple apps once. And using it normally for as long as you wish... great product but this review tries to highlight problems which are not that big of a deal...

  34. Gui Nassi

    Gui Nassi

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Locked ? I mean it's not like you could not have a great experience with other phones... how many apps do I have to install to use a apple watch with my android phone ? If using a good smart watch means to install a couple apps so be it.. install it once. It takes 5 minutes than you are ready to go..

  35. Chris Razo

    Chris Razo

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can it use google apps at all? Like i have a galaxy but i use mainly google apps like pay and youtube music

  36. Muhammed Fasal C

    Muhammed Fasal C

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can it be connected with iPhone 12?

  37. eduardo giron

    eduardo giron

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Does this watch have fall detection

  38. aslight2

    aslight2

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    every review from verge: Apple does it better

  39. 404 Error Not Found

    404 Error Not Found

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Personally I think your complaints are absurd. Woe is me, I have to download apps to use a particular piece of hardware? The horror... Not to mention you completely neglected to mention you will be able to swap those default apps to Google brand ones. It's like you didn't even do your research before making the video.

  40. Adam Vega

    Adam Vega

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I have experience overheating/cooling issues when attempting to use Bluetooth headphones & Pandora outdoors... Any resolutions?

  41. TwoThumbs

    TwoThumbs

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Samsung, please come out with a bigger version of the galaxy watch

  42. Shahrol Nizam

    Shahrol Nizam

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The best presentation ever ! 👍

  43. MarcosT

    MarcosT

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    install 5 apps in a phone is not a 2 month task... honestly. I don't think that download a couple of apps is such a draining work. And Google Pay, Fit or assistant are already working... so

  44. Oddy

    Oddy

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Was great, until I realised it forces people into the galaxy eco system. Which I mean if you like it great, but if you don't - I'd like to have a choice. Samsung doesn't want to offer? Hard code those buttons to Bixby? I can wait for the next big thing. Next time Samsung, cheers.

  45. Roy Casas

    Roy Casas

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    DON'T KEEP WAITING This is the best watch you can get and I think for years all other android OEMS will be playing catch up. Even the next Fossil doesn't have Wear OS 3 nor does it have all the sensors and features the GW4 has

  46. bandrew

    bandrew

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I found the battery life on my galaxy watch 4 to be worse than my galaxy watch active 1. The watch 4 doesn't last a full day for me.

  47. Mish Dantes

    Mish Dantes

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    how can I add my google account on my galaxy watch 4??everytime I try if it says it cant copy

  48. Craig Hair

    Craig Hair

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Battery life is a must have and if they cant get over 24 hours of usage without needing to charge.... I'll stick with my Fossil. (Or I might even switch to garmin.) That is dispite it not lasting the day if I track a hike or a workout .. once.

  49. Utkarsh Srivastava

    Utkarsh Srivastava

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Biased AF as expected from The Verge. 😌

  50. Gurjeevan Singh

    Gurjeevan Singh

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Most biased review of any smart device i have ever seen. Don't you live in Apple's room when you use apple devices?

  51. Ecco Logg

    Ecco Logg

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    i mean i have samsung tablet s 6 so it won't be a big deal

  52. Aruba Kashif

    Aruba Kashif

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    How do you know which size will be best for your hand? I don’t want it to be bulky on my wrist.

  53. Toykan Ozdeger

    Toykan Ozdeger

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I don't understand how Samsung collecting my health data is a problem? It's even better as I can get personalised workout suggestions, personalised ads and comparisons about how I am doing with respect to other people. Stop crying about data collection.

  54. thursded

    thursded

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Thanks for this review. I was actually on the fence about the watch because I want a Wear OS 3 watch, but don't have or want a Samsung phone. Guess I'll stick to my boomer watch for now and wait for Mobvoi's next Ticwatch.

    • Chris

      Chris

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @thursded not sure what that is...

    • thursded

      thursded

      11 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @Chris Oh man. Now I'm back on the fence. LOL. Do you happen to know what the lug-to-lug measurements are on the Classic? (Tip of the lug to the tip of the opposite lug) Edit: I was referring to the 42mm version.

    • Chris

      Chris

      11 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Get the Samsung Watch. This guy's a joke. His wrote off this watch for only one reason: you have to download Samsung's Galaxy Wear App and their health App to use it to the max. But once you've setup the watch it's all Google, and I've missed not one feature using this on my Pixel 4A 5G. Google wanted to collab with Samsung because Samsung makes the most killer hardware. It's the best Android watch there is.

    • Ecco Logg

      Ecco Logg

      12 दिवसांपूर्वी

      it won't be a big deal if you don't have samsung phone you can install 4-5 apps and everything's gonna be great.

  55. Alex Magdaleno

    Alex Magdaleno

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    you should of just named this video "I only like apple products but I'm making this video cuz I have to low key diss samsung"

  56. InfinityPCs

    InfinityPCs

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Most of the negatives you can literally say about apple.. If you want to get the most out of an apple watch, you need an iphone...

  57. shorty e

    shorty e

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can you up load a picture for the watch face like the old watch?

  58. Callstack

    Callstack

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Review is good, but watch is useless gadget and not gonna buy it (although all I have - phone, tablet, washmashine, freezer, etc is from samsung)

  59. Raffy Gatal

    Raffy Gatal

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is this 40mm or 44mm and also have blood pressure and ECG..thanks

  60. TMarsh-Connors Music

    TMarsh-Connors Music

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I'll happily stick with my Apple Watch.

  61. frank groot

    frank groot

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Still using my gear s2 classic.

  62. Falcon Wingz88

    Falcon Wingz88

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Always wanted galaxy watches, but never want to because the battery life is super different with xiaomi mi band, which has 10+ days of battery life

  63. Uxellodunon

    Uxellodunon

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I did hope for that watch but with all the samsung stuff on it i'm still waiting for a good android smartwatch

  64. Briana Giagnotti

    Briana Giagnotti

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is my first time getting a Samsung smartwatch. Can I respond to Facebook Messenger notifications, Instagram messages, and Gmail emails from the watch or can I only see those notifications?

  65. p s

    p s

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Wait for Samsung watch 5 then..

    • Chris

      Chris

      11 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Get the Samsung Watch. This guy's a joke. His wrote off this watch for only one reason: you have to download Samsung's Galaxy Wear App and their health App to use it to the max. But once you've setup the watch it's all Google, and I've missed not one feature using this on my Pixel 4A 5G. Google wanted to collab with Samsung because Samsung makes the most killer hardware. It's the best Android watch there is.

  66. Brandon S

    Brandon S

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    What is this man talking about? Samsung Gear S3 was great!!

  67. Tim Lumia

    Tim Lumia

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Facebook messenger not available on galaxy watch 4??? That's my main messaging app😭

  68. Skittle toes

    Skittle toes

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    A Samsung watch heavily integrates with Samsung services? That’s crazy

  69. Akash Niranjan

    Akash Niranjan

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Samsung: we will provide u with inaccurate information about your health call it a watch and people will still pay us millions of dollars

  70. rancid216

    rancid216

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Just replaced my Gear S2 with a Galaxy watch. I think both are fine. Can make and receive calls without phone since I have LTE models. Get my text and e-mail messages. So what else you want a watch to do. I'm not paying $400 for a Galaxy 4.

  71. Ken Roman

    Ken Roman

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This watch battery stinks and all the many watchfaces I paid for on previous watches will not work !!

  72. Filip Varga

    Filip Varga

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I've watched many reviews on this watch but still don't understand if I can use health functions without having a Samsung phone. If I have Oneplus 6 with the Samsung Health and Wearables app, will I have features like ECG, BIA, sleep tracking, and other stuff? I'd appreciate a response very much.

  73. Gabriella Lucia

    Gabriella Lucia

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    so disappointed that there is no google assistant on the watch

  74. Jedii Kniight

    Jedii Kniight

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I bought myself the watch4 classic 46mm and my girlfriend the watch4 44mm. I love mine, and tonight I surprise her with hers.

  75. Phyrexian Newborn

    Phyrexian Newborn

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I wish Samsung had made a cheaper "lite" version of these watches that just omit the biosensors altogether.

  76. Knight Rider

    Knight Rider

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    If this is a Samsung watch where is the Samsung store?

  77. Gaetano

    Gaetano

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    6:10 Uhm What?...

  78. Jaracz23

    Jaracz23

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    In 2021 1/2 days battery live is just not acceptable for me and I do not care if it can make you a blow job battery first I recommend hwawei GT 2 up to 2 week battery live beautifull screen

  79. James D.

    James D.

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This guy wouldn't be happy no matter what this watch did or was capable of doing, unless it had an Apple logo on it. And STOP with all the eye rolling.

  80. chrisonic123

    chrisonic123

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I just bought one, I'm into fitness and such so this watch is perfect for me

  81. James Jones

    James Jones

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can you reply to text messages and Facebook messages on the watch?

  82. Pradyot Prakash

    Pradyot Prakash

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This guy really doesn't like Samsung, the way he has mentioned the company a million times!

  83. Yamil Marques

    Yamil Marques

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Well that intro was kind of dramatic. I'm using the Watch 4 with a OnePlus 8 Pro and there is only the ECG not working, besides that all works perfectly fine and I'm having a great experience. Don't hesitate to buy it just because you don't have a Samsung device (different to what the video tries to move towards to). I would like to have a better battery life though just to be very exigent. It lasts significant more than the apple watch 6 though, but with normal use you cannot get to full 48hrs. Besides that, everything is great so far, no lag, great animations and integration with health features. In my opinion much better (as overall result) than a full native WearOS like the TicWatch 3 Pro. Waiting for the Google Assistant Support though which I'm pretty sure they will integrate.

  84. dfsf sdfsf

    dfsf sdfsf

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It's a Galaxy watch 3 with wear os and a tizen skin. And it's still laggy

  85. Creative Edge

    Creative Edge

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Does it have support for external chest strap heart rate monitors?

  86. Takisha Baker

    Takisha Baker

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I love the sleekness, friendly user ability and customization. You can change the bands to work out and then change them to look casual. I might be getting one.

  87. Matej Kolaric

    Matej Kolaric

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can I find my phone remotely using watch if I loose it somewhere or it gets stolen? Thank you

    • Shane W

      Shane W

      16 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @Matej Kolaric No clue I haven't tried it yet lol good question. I'd assume yes.

    • Matej Kolaric

      Matej Kolaric

      16 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @Shane W What about even if not in bluetooth range (If I connect watch to Wifi or if I have LTE watch)?

    • Shane W

      Shane W

      17 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Yes

  88. GameBoyBEATS

    GameBoyBEATS

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Horrible review

  89. Ripudaman Sharma

    Ripudaman Sharma

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I am thinking of buying this as my first smartwatch. Can someone tell me if the GPS on bluetooth version work as well as LTE version?

    • Shane W

      Shane W

      17 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Yes just can't make/receive calls or texts when phone is dead or not nearby.

  90. Surya Kiran SS

    Surya Kiran SS

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Samsung Ecosystem👀

  91. Sonny Ibrahim

    Sonny Ibrahim

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Could anyone with the watch confirm if we could install Lastpass authenticator for 2FA instead of having to look for it on our phone ? Thanks

  92. Mary W

    Mary W

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Samsung Health is great ngl. Didn't understand how Samsung knowing my heart rate or menstrual details would be likely to screw me. It sounds gross, but also I have a hard time thinking up a way where it would actually harm me.

  93. Tushar Mhatre

    Tushar Mhatre

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is it me or does this video feel rushed than their other normal videos of Dieter? Eg. the pace of the video seemed a bit too fast compared to Dieter's other videos.

  94. Ajay Kumar

    Ajay Kumar

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Does this watch support & perform well on Samsung galaxy S20fe 5g ??

    • Ajay Kumar

      Ajay Kumar

      16 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @Shane W thank you

    • Shane W

      Shane W

      17 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Yes

  95. Hamham

    Hamham

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is a watch review for apple users 😒

  96. King Hart

    King Hart

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    What this tells me is while good watch the ticwatch pro 3 is still better

  97. Tom Green

    Tom Green

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I was thinking about getting this until you said there was a button for Bixby

  98. YuAlwaysCMeCommenting?

    YuAlwaysCMeCommenting?

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    "It's the first time in foooorrreevveerr"

  99. PopcornFPS

    PopcornFPS

    18 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Apple fanboys reviewing Android products 🤦

  100. ouileeam

    ouileeam

    19 दिवसांपूर्वी

    What a bad and a biased "review". This guy just keeps whining about the galaxy ecossystem WELL LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING you're buying a Samsung product, what would you expect mate? SMH

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