Alongside the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4, Samsung has also announced the Galaxy Watch 5 series of smartwatches—the Galaxy Watch 5 and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. These new offerings by Samsung arrive as a successor to the Galaxy Watch 4 series.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 comes in two models—40mm and 44mm. The former features a 1.2-inch AMOLED display, while the latter sports a larger 1.4-inch AMOLED display. On the other hand, the Watch 5 Pro comes with a strap size of 45mm and sports a 1.4-inch AMOLED display. These new smartwatches from Samsung run One UI 4.5 and are equipped with the Exynos W920 SoC. Let us dive into the detailed specifications of the Galaxy Watch 5 series.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 comes in two variants, 40mm and 44mm. The latter model is equipped with a 1.4-inch AMOLED panel, while the former variant comes with a 1.2-inch AMOLED display. The 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 model packs a 284mAh battery while the 44mm variant ships with a 410mAh battery unit which is reported to offer 80 hours of use time on a single charge.
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The Galaxy Watch 5 series ships with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The new smartwatches pack the Exynos W920 dual-core 1.18GHz SoC. Other key features include a BioActive sensor, blood pressure sensor, temperature sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyro sensor.
Connectivity-wise, the new smartwatch series supports Bluetooth v5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Beidoue, and Galileo. The Galaxy Watch 5 series has a 5ATM water resistance rating, IP68 certification, and is compatible with the MIL-STD-810H standard. The Galaxy Watch 5 40mm model comes in Phantom Black, Silver, Pink Gold colour variants, while the Galaxy Watch 5 44mm model will be available in Phantom Black, Silver, and Sapphire colour options.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Galaxy Watch 5 Pro Pricing
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 pricing starts at $279.99 (roughly ₹22,200), while the LTE model retails for $329 (roughly ₹26,130). On the other hand, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro retails for $449.99 (roughly ₹35,700), and its LTE model costs $499 (₹39,600). The all-new Galaxy Watch 5 series is already available for pre-order in select markets, and it will ship to customers in the next few weeks.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro comes in a single variant—45mm. The smartwatch features a 1.4-inch AMOLED display that has 450 x 450 pixels resolution. The device also supports Always-On-Display. Similar to the Galaxy Watch 5, the Watch 5 Pro also supports 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and features the Exynos W920 processor. It also runs One UI 4.1 software which is based on Google’s WearOS 3.0 OS. The smartwatch packs a 590mAh battery and supports faster charging. The Pro variant comes in Black Titanium and Gray Titanium colour options.