Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 appears on Wi-Fi Alliance website ahead of launch

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance website.
  • 13 models have been certified.
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 will run on Google’s new Wear platform.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is widely expected to launch later this year and the company even hinted at this at the Google I/O 2021. During the keynote a few days ago, Google and Samsung announced that they were merging Wear OS and Tizen. The resulting platform is called Wear and it will be seen on future Android smartwatches. Notably, this also means that Samsung will no longer launch Tizen-only watches. The upcoming Galaxy Watch 4 will be based on Wear and today we have spotted the device on the Wi-Fi Alliance certification website. In fact, we have spotted 13 models of the upcoming smartwatch.

13 Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 models spotted on Wi-Fi Alliance

As many as 13 models of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 have appeared on the Wi-Fi Alliance website. The model numbers include SM-R885N, SM-R895N, SM-R8950, SM-R860, SM-R870, and SM-R880, among others. From what we know so far, the SM-R885N is the 41mm variant while the SM-R895N is the 45mm version. The other model numbers could be associated with different regions. The Wi-Fi Alliance website also shows that the smartwatch runs the new Android OS, which is Wear. Additionally, the Galaxy Watch 4 will support both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands. Unfortunately, the listing does not tell us anything more about the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4’s specifications.

We don’t know what the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 will look like, but rumours suggest it will retain the circular design and the popular rotating bezel. The highlight, of course, will be the move to the Wear platform. Google claims the new Wear platform will be faster at loading apps, offer a smoother scrolling experience, and better battery life than before, with the help of Samsung’s Tizen platform. Wear will also offer more apps and watch faces as well as fitness features from Fitbit. We hope to learn more about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 in the coming weeks.