The South Korean electronics giant Samsung has introduced its latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event. This smartwatch series includes Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 in two sizes and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 features a BioActive sensor and that will measure heart rate, SpO2 and stress levels. Moreover, the company is also offering the same with ECG and blood pressure monitoring as well. Samsung is also offering the same with a temperature sensor as well. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
The device features an ‘Armor Aluminum’ case with Sport Band and the 44mm model of the device is offering a 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 450×450 pixels resolution while the 40mm variant features a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display with 396×396 It is powered by the dual-core Exynos W920 chipset along with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
It is also featuring a new Samsung BioActive sensor and the company says that the same includes the optical heart rate sensor, electrical heart signal, and bioelectrical impedance analysis and the same includes the heart, SpO2 level, and stress level. Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is also featuring a temperature sensor and the same is backed with infrared technology.
The company has also revealed that the Google Maps application will be available on the latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and the same will work independently of a connected smartphone. Samsung is also bringing the support of SoundCloud and Deezer.
The latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 has an IP68 rating for dust and water (5 ATM) resistance. Regarding the connectivity options, the device supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and GPS support. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) has a 410mAh battery while the 40 variant of the device is coming with a 284mAh battery. Both devices are also supporting WPC-based wireless charging as well. Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 runs on WearOS 3.5-based One UI Watch 4.5.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro features a 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 450×450 pixels resolution along with an always-on display. The device is coming with a Titanium case with a D-buckle sport band. It is coming with the same chipset along with RAM, and storage as the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro features a Track Back and the same will enable hikers, mountain bikers, and others to track their marks back home or from the point where they started. It will also enable you to download hiking and cycling routes.
It is also featuring Samsung’s BioActive sensor, and a temperature sensor, and the device also supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and GPS support just like the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5. The device is also having an IP68 rating for dust and water (5ATM) resistance. It is housing a 590mAh battery with WPC-based wireless charging support. The device runs on WearOS 3.5-based One UI Watch 4.5.
Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 costs $279 for the 40mm Bluetooth variant and $329 for the LTE variant. The 44mm model Pricing is yet to be announced. The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is priced at $449 for the Bluetooth variant and $499 for the LTE variant. The smartwatch series will be available for purchase starting August 26 in the selected regions.