On Wednesday, during the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series was introduced. The Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro are two models in the most recent smartwatch line.
A BioActive sensor on the Galaxy Watch 5 tracks stress levels, SpO2, and heart rate. ECG and blood pressure monitoring are additional features of the recently released Galaxy Watch 5.
It comes equipped with an infrared temperature sensor. According to the manufacturer, the smartwatch can track your sleep for up to 8 hours on a single 8-minute charge.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and availability
The starting price for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is $279 (about Rs 22,100) for the 40mm Bluetooth model and $329 (about Rs 26,100) for the LTE model.
The cost of the bigger Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) Bluetooth and LTE models have not yet been disclosed. Color possibilities for the 40mm version include Graphite, Pink Gold, and Silver.
The strap on the latter is Bora Purple. Color possibilities for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 in 44mm are Graphite, Sapphire, and Silver.
The cost of the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is $449 (about Rs 35,600) for the Bluetooth model and $499 (about Rs 39,600) for the LTE model. There are two color options for the Pro model: Black Titanium and Gray Titanium.
In a few markets, you can currently place pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. Starting on August 26, the smartwatches will be for sale.
Information about the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
One UI Watch 4.5 is the operating system used by the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5. The casing is made of “Armor Aluminum” and has a sports band. A 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 450×450 pixels is featured in the 44mm model, while a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 396×396 pixels is included in the 40mm model.
The always-on display is a feature of both models (AOD). The business asserts that the smartwatch’s Sapphire Crystal display has an outer layer that is 60% tougher. It is powered by 1.5GB of RAM and a dual-core Exynos W920 SoC. 16GB of internal storage is also present in the Galaxy Watch 5.
A brand-new Samsung BioActive sensor may be found in the smartwatch. The sensor, according to the manufacturer, combines an optical heart rate sensor with an electrical heart signal and a bioelectrical impedance analysis to give wearers access to a variety of health data, including information about their heart, and SpO2 level, and stress level.
Infrared temperature sensing technology has also been included by Samsung in the Galaxy Watch 5. There is furthermore a light sensor, gyroscope, compass, barometer, accelerometer, and barometer on board.
The Google Maps software will soon be available for the Galaxy Watch 5, which will function without a connected smartphone, according to Samsung. The business is also extending support for Deezer and Soundcloud as music and audio streaming services.
The Galaxy Watch 5 has an IP68 rating for resistance against water and dust (5 ATM). Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and GPS support are among the available connectivity options. A 410mAh battery powers the 44mm Galaxy Watch 5.
A 284mAh battery is included in the 40mm Galaxy Watch 5. The WPC-based wireless charging is supported by both variations. The battery, which allows 8 hours of sleep tracking with just 8 minutes of charging, is 13 percent bigger, according to Samsung.
The 44mm model has dimensions of 43.3 x 44.4 x 9.8mm and a weight of 33.5g. The 40mm version, on the other hand, is larger, measuring 39.3 x 40.4 x 9.8mm and weighing 28.7g.
Information about the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
One UI Watch 4.5 is also used by the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. A 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 450×450 pixels is featured on it.
The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro has a display that is always on, just like the non-Pro version. It has a sports band with a D-buckle and a titanium case.
The wristwatch is identical to the Galaxy Watch 5 in terms of its SoC, RAM, and storage capacity.
Hikers, mountain bikers, and others can use the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro’s TrackBack feature to follow their footprints back to their starting point or home. On their Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, users can download courses for cycling and hiking.
The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is equipped with a temperature sensor, an accelerometer, a barometer, a gyroscope, a compass, and Samsung’s BioActive sensor.
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and GPS are all supported by the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro model. It has the same IP68 rating for water and dust resistance (5ATM) as the Galaxy Watch 5.
It has a 590mAh battery and supports WPC-based wireless charging. It weighs roughly 46.5g and is 45.4 x 45.4 x 10.5mm in size.
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