The Galaxy Watch is actually a meaningful upgrade, but not in terms of hardware specs

After months of rumors and hype, the actual reveal of the Samsung Galaxy Watch (a.k.a. the Gear S4, as we used to call it prior) was kind of anticlimactic. They just showed us the watch, boasted about a couple of features that we already have on the Gear S3 and Gear Sport, and that was it. The processor is only marginally faster and there’s a version with more RAM now, but… it doesn’t look like much of an upgrade, does it?

Well, it is, really. And, if Samsung plays its cards right, it will be one of the most meaningful upgrades to its smartwatch line. Not an upgrade of internal components, …