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Last Updated on September 6, 2020 by Jude Simeone

One of the most anticipated smartwatches of 2020 is here, Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch 3 at an unpacked event on 5th August. It’s the latest smartwatch on Samsung’s rich smartwatch lineup, and it comes with more fitness tracking features in a slimmer and more compact design. Remember, Samsung had released Galaxy Active last year in March and then Galaxy Active 2 later in August, both of which feature a digital rotating bezel. However, Galaxy Watch 3 succeeds in the original Galaxy Watch that was released in 2018. It’s available in two sizes; 41mm and 45mm models, and this comparison post compare the differences between Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm) vs (45mm), so you know all the differences.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 41mm vs 45mm Full Specs Compared

 Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm)Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (45mm)
Samsung galaxy watch 3 (41mm) full specsSamsung galaxy watch 3 (45mm) full specs

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Features:
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Price:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:
4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)
Design:
4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Features:
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Price:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:
4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameSamsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm) BluetoothSamsung Galaxy Watch 3 (45mm) Bluetooth
Device typeClassic/Fitness smartwatchClassic/Fitness smartwatch
PredessesorSamsung Galaxy WatchSamsung Galaxy Watch
Successor----
Released dateAugust, 2020August, 2020
Ideal forWomenMen

DISPLAY

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Full color
Super AMOLED
Full color
Display size1.2 inches1.4 inches
Display resolution360 x 360 pixels360 x 360 pixels
Pixel density346 ppi346 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen,
2 physical buttons
physical rotating bezel
Touchscreen,
2 physical buttons
physical rotating bezel
Always-onYesYes

BODY

ShapeCircularCircular
Dimension42.5 x 41 x 11.3 mm46.2 x 45 x 11.1 mm
Weight48.2 grams
(excluding straps)
53.8 grams
(excluding straps)
Casing materialStainless steel frame/glass reinforced with polycarbonate backStainless steel frame/glass reinforced with polycarbonate back
Strap/band materialLeatherLeather
Bezel MaterialCeramicsCeramics
Strap size20mm22mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass DXCorning Gorilla glass DX
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, IP68, 5ATM
MIL-STD-810G
Yes, IP68, 5ATM
MIL-STD-810G
Swim-proofYes, recommendedYes, recommended
Color(s)Mystic bronze
Mystic silver
Mystic black
Mystic silver

MEMORY

RAM1GB1GB
Internal storage8GB8GB
Memory card slotNoNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v5.0Bluetooth v5.0
Bluetooth callingYesYes
Wi-FiYesYes
NFCYesYes
GPSGLONASS/A-GPS/Beidou/GalileoGLONASS/A-GPS/Beidou/Galileo

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNoNo
SIMNoNo
BandNoNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYes
SMS alertYesYes
Calls alertYesYes
Event reminderYesYes
WeatherYesYes
Third-party appsYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNoNo
Sleep trackingYesYes
StepsYesYes
Floors climbedYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYes
CaloriesYesYes
DistanceYesYes
StressYesYes
VO2 Max.YesYes
Blood oxygenYesYes
Blood pressureYesYes
Menstrual cycle trackingYesYes
Swim trackingYesYes
Under-water heart rate trackingYesYes
Preloaded mapsYesYes
On-screen workout modes____
Triathlon modeYesYes
ECG TrackingYesYes
Preloaded sport modesYes, 41Yes, 41
Safety trackingYesYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4
Music streamingYesYes
Bluetooth musicYesYes
RadioNoNo
LoudspeakerYesYes
MicrophoneYesYes
CameraNoNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYesYes
Barometer/AltimeterYesYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYes
CompassNoNo
Gyroscope YesYes
Ambient lightYesYes
Pulse Ox.____
ECGYesYes
ThermometerNoNo
Other sensors----

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Tizen OS 5.5Tizen OS 5.5
ChipsetExynos 9110Exynos 9110
CPUDual core 1.15GHzDual core 1.15GHz
GPU----

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 247mAh340mAh
Battery lifeMixed Usage:1 day+Mixed Usage:2 days
Charging typeCharging dock
Wireless charging
Charging dock
Wireless charging
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeYesYes
Solar powerNoNo
Rapid charging__

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYesYes
StopwatchYesYes
AlarmYesYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control cameraYesYes
Music controlYesYes
Find phoneYesYes
Text responseYesYes

MISC

Payment systemSamsung paySamsung pay
Compatibility Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+
iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+
iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Companion appSamsung Gear appSamsung Gear app
Customizable watch faceYesYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 20mmYes, 22mm
Voice commandYesYes

BOX CONTENTS

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm)Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (45mm)
StrapsStraps
ChargerCharger
Quick start guideQuick start guide
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What’s the Difference?

The difference between Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm) and (45mm) is that the later is bigger and has a bigger display size than the 41mm. The 45mm weighs more and has a slight longer battery life than 41mm, and is also priced higher.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm) vs (45mm) Features Compared
  1. Design
  2. Basically, both Galaxy Watch 3 41mm and 45mm have the same features. It’s the same stainless steel case material and leather straps. Both also feature the iconic physical rotating bezel and touchscreen support with 2 physical buttons. The difference though between the 41mm and 45mm is that the former has a smaller case size, it’s more compact than 45mm. Both are more compact than their predecessors.

    While the 41mm has a smaller 1.2 inches case, the 45mm has a bigger 1.4 inches display. AMOLED powers the display on both smartwatches.

    The strap sizes are also different, while 41mm comes with 20mm leather straps, 45mm comes with 22mm wide leather straps. Both are interchangeable with compatible straps.

    Both models are rated 5ATM (waterproof up to 50 meters) and certified MIL-STD-810G. There are over 50000 watch faces to choose from on Galaxy Watch 3.

  3. Battery Life
  4. There’s also a difference in the battery department just like you get with the older Galaxy Watch. While 45mm has a larger battery capacity of 340mAh, 41mm has a battery capacity of 247mAh. Samsung claims the Galaxy Watch 3 cam last up to 2 days, this means you can expect just over a day with the 41mm on mixed usage.

  5. Prices

The prices of 41mm and 45mm are also different. Prices of the 41mm start at $399 for the Bluetooth model and $430 for the LTE model, while the 45mm Bluetooth model is priced $429 and $480 for the LTE model.

See all the features of Samsung Galaxy Watch 3.

Which Should You Buy?

You should go for the one that best suit your wrist size. It’s common for men to choose the 45mm model as a result of having fatter wrists sizes, while the 41mmm will make a perfect choice for women and for those with thinner wrist sizes.

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