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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G now available to pre-order exclusively on EE

  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G is the first Android compatible 4G enabled smartwatch available in the UK, and is exclusive to EE
  • With the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G, customers can send and receive messages, make calls, stream their music and track their wellness routine – all without their smartphone
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G is available from EE with unlimited data for just £20 per month which includes a 1GB boost for the customer’s smartphone data allowance

EE has today announced that Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4G smartwatch is available to pre-order, connected exclusively on EE’s award-winning network. The move forms part of EE’s strategy to provide customers with the best connections and experiences, so they can make the most out of the world’s best smartphones.

Samsung’s first 4G smartwatch can be pre-ordered over the phone, in store or via the EE online shop. The Galaxy Watch 4G is available on a 24-month plan for £20 per month which comes with unlimited data, as well as a 1GB data boost for the customer’s smartphone data allowance. With the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G, customers can now leave home without their smartphone whether to go to the shops or out for a run and still answer calls*, send and receive messages, stream music and track their fitness routine.

As a result of EE’s advanced 4G network, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G’s eSIM can pair with an EE pay monthly or SIM-only Samsung smartphone, allowing customers to use one number across both their phone and watch. To take advantage of the new watch’s 4G capability, customers simply need to be on any EE Pay Monthly voice plan and have a compatible Samsung smartphone**.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G comes in two sizes, 42mm and 46mm, fits standard size watch straps and is packed with fast wireless charging and a vibrant sAMOLED display. With over 39 exercise modes, water resistance up to 40 meters/5 ATM of pressure and 4GB of internal memory for storing music, the Galaxy Watch 4G is ready for running, swimming***, cycling or just catching the train to work.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices, Products & Partnerships at EE, said: “Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4G is the first 4G smartwatch for Android customers which is brought to life by EE’s advanced 4G network. Exclusively available on EE, for the first time Samsung customers can now leave their smartphone at home and still take calls and messages using the same number when going for a run or popping out to the shops.”

For further information on preordering the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G, customers should visit shop.ee.co.uk/the-new-galaxy

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Notes to editors

*4G LTE standalone connectivity available on Galaxy Watch 4G model connected exclusively on EE. Wireless network and pairing with compatible Samsung Galaxy device required. Standalone voice calling on 4G model requires an EE PAYM voice plan with data subscription to access the ‘One Number’ service.

**The full range of Samsung devices compatible with the Galaxy Watch 4G includes the A3 2017, A5 2017, A6 2018, A8 2018 J3 2017, J5 2017, J6 2018, Xcover4, S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8 +S9, S9 + and the Note 8 and Note 9

***Galaxy Watch has ISO 22810:2010 certification for 5 ATM rating of 50 meters (165 feet) under specific conditions. This means that both devices are safe to wear while walking in the rain or showering and may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean. However, the Galaxy Watch should not be used for scuba diving, water-skiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth.

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