Sadly, even in some of the , those hardware tradeoffs are met with equally cumbersome software in the form of Wear OS, which continues to be a slow-moving disaster, limiting the number of compelling options on the Android side I've picked up the Watch 3 hours after putting it on the charger, only to find that it wasn't seated just right and didn't charge at all
It also still uses USB-A, which is I really like the general interface, but despite Samsung's efforts, third-party app support is still lacking

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: All the rumors (July 14)

We doubt these minute changes will result in major real-world results.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: All the rumors (July 14)
The rotating bezel is undoubtedly the best and most fun way to interact with a smartwatch without obfuscating the screen, and Samsung's Tizen OS is fluid, responsive, and well-tailored for the circular display
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 review: The best Android smartwatch
Of course, you can use the rotating bezel to scroll through pages and menus, in addition to being able to just touch and swipe on the screen
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: All the rumors (July 14)
That's not to say that the Galaxy Watch 3 isn't worth the money, if for the gorgeous hardware alone, but you need to really want a premium smartwatch to justify buying it, even at its newly discounted rates
It could be a move specifically relating to the Chinese edition of the watches Hell, even when you aren't actively using the watch, it's a bit like having a fidget spinner strapped to your wrist
If you are interested in Google's Wear OS platform, though, the is also worth looking at Oddly, the 41mm variants of the Galaxy Watch 3 feature a totally smooth rotating bezel around the display, while the 45mm casing features a finely ridged ring in its place

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: All the rumors (July 14)

The Galaxy Watch 3 also carries over the Watch Active line's focus on health and fitness and finally brings long-awaited support for some advanced physiological readings.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 review: The best Android smartwatch
That number dwindles even further once you decide you want some health-oriented features like heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: All the rumors (July 14)
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: All the rumors (July 14)
It's even slightly thicker than the 45mm version, since it needs to cram all of the same sensors into a smaller chassis