SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Rumor suggests Galaxy Watch Active name for Gear Sport successor

Watch
By 

Last updated: January 25th, 2019 at 14:20 UTC+02:00

Samsung has been working on bringing all of its wearable devices under the Galaxy branding, something the company started off with the Galaxy Watch. Samsung is also developing new versions of the Gear Sport, IconX earbuds, and Gear Fit, and while we initially thought Samsung could launch the new Gear Sport as the Galaxy Sport, it looks like the name will actually be Galaxy Watch Active.

The Galaxy Watch Active branding has been suggested by one of the staff from AllAboutSamsung.de, and it’s also hinted at by the watch’s recent FCC certification. The product label in the FCC certification calls it Galaxy Watch, so it’s possible the retail name would be Galaxy Watch Active. It certainly makes sense for the company to spin off the fitness-focused Gear Sport lineup into an Active version of the flagship Galaxy Watch series, since the name Galaxy Sport wouldn’t really tell the consumer that it’s a smartwatch.

Nothing can be confirmed until Samsung makes it official, though, and it’s currently unknown when any of these new wearables will be unveiled. All of them have received a certification or two that is needed for a retail launch, so the announcement may come sooner rather than later.

Watch Galaxy SportGalaxy WatchGalaxy Watch ActiveGear Sport
Load 1 comments

You might also like

Best Samsung Watch in 2022

Samsung releases new smartwatches every year. They’re much loved by its customers across the globe. The …

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 weeks ago

Google Pixel Watch poses next to old Galaxy Watch in leaked photos

Samsung was the first OEM to release Wear OS 3 for smartwatches last year, thanks to its partnership with Goog …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago

Latest Galaxy Watch and Watch Active update is live in more regions

Samsung released a surprise firmware update for a few of its older smartwatches earlier this month, but the ro …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 months ago

Surprise update brings Watch 4 features to older Galaxy smartwatches

Galaxy S21 owners aren’t the only Samsung customers who can enjoy new software features starting today. …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 months ago

Galaxy Watch owners can now try out Strava Premium for sixty days

Popular exercise tracking app Strava has teamed up with Samsung to give a free two-month trial to eligible Gal …

  • By Anil Ganti
  • 8 months ago

Galaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch Active: Samsung shakes things up

The Galaxy Watch Active may have been released six months after the original Galaxy Watch but it couldn’ …

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 10 months ago