Dedicated to the MENA region: Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Classic Astro Edition

Samsung is giving something special for the MENA region with the launch of the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic Astro Edition. This is the first-ever limited-edition Galaxy Watch dedicated to the Middle East region.

Whenever a new product is announced, some brands also release a special edition. They are usually exclusive to certain geographic region like: US, UK, and few other European countries. Not with this smartwatch, as Samsung looks to start a trend.

Still a Galaxy Watch 6 Classic

According to Samsung, the inspiration for this special edition stems from the MENA region’s explorers and innovators. It symbolizes their contributions to astronomy and mathematics.

This is still a Galaxy Watch 6 Classic under its chassis. It builds upon it by incorporating some unique features for this exclusive model.

  • A rotating Black Astro bezel in 47mm size
  • Exclusive software features, with a compass complication on the dial
    serving as a nod to the design of an astrolabe
  • Lunar and solar phases to track the movements of the sun and moon
  • A solar tracker complication paying tribute to the sun’s central role in the astrolabe’s astronomical observations; mirrors the sun’s daily journey from sunrise to sunset

Regional availability

If you’re looking to buy one, there is an exclusive offer which can include a combination of the following items (varies by market): exclusive access to promotion store, Astro Edition collectibles, fabric watch straps, Samsung Rewards points, or Galaxy Buds 2.

You can buy the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic Astro edition from the Samsung website or at the official Samsung stores in the following countries (equivalent to the price of QAR 1,889/AED 1,999/JD 350):

  • GCC: Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and UAE
  • Levant: Jordan, Iraq, and Turkiye
  • North Africa: Morocco and Egypt

On another note, they have described this as the first of several limited-editio collections of watches. We can definitely look forward to more.

Author: Yasser Masood

Think of me as a grassroots community evangelist. Juggling social media while covering technology/digital trends across the Middle East and crossroads of society and culture, while unearthing other perspectives that pique my interests.

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