Samsung is going to introduce the next generation of its Galaxy smartwatch in the second half of this year. For several weeks now, we have been hearing that this year Samsung will replace its famous ‘Classic‘ Galaxy Watch model with the ‘Pro’ variant. Well, there was no confirmation about this so far but now it seems that this news is true.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 codenames:
Heart-S: This is the smaller version of the new watch with a size of around 40 mm or 42 mm, having model number SM-R90x.
Heart-L: This is the larger version of the base model with a size of around 44 mm or 46 mm. Its model number is SM-R91x.
Heart-Pro: This is a codename of the higher variant of the Watch 5 series, which confirms the Pro model. It has model number SM-R92x and it seems to only exist in one version, in terms of size.
Besides revealing the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 codenames, the Dutch media also claims that these models are under development for the European markets. Dutch models also look to be a part of this but only with WiFi or Bluetooth connectivity and no 4G.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Body temperature measurement feature:
Various leaks and rumors spread around the internet previously that this year’s Galaxy watch will feature body temperature measurement. But Samsung is not bringing this feature to the watch due to the difficulty of not getting the temperature measurement correctly on the wrist. Read more
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro price revealed in India
Samsung launched the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro earbuds at the Galaxy Unpacked event on August 10. At the time of launch, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro price and available in many countries and now it has been revealed in India.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro is the latest offering in the section and comes with a lot of new features and slight changes in design over the previous version. Thus, the company has made a major hike in the prices.
According to the information, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro carries a price tag of INR 17,999 in India. It is available for pre-bookings and will be available in the country starting August 16. You can purchase it through Samsung.com and other retail stores.
Samsung India is also offering a cashback of INR 3,000 from leading banks on earbuds purchases, which will bring down the device’s price to INR 14,999. On the other hand, the customers who pre-book the product can buy the Samsung Wireless Charger Pad worth INR 2,999 at a discounted price of INR 499.
Customers can also avail of easy finance options and get up to INR 3,000 off by exchanging their old Galaxy earbuds. It’s worth mentioning that the device is available in Bora Purple, Graphite, and White color options in India.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro features:
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro features an Intelligent Active Noise Cancellation function along with 24bit Hi-Fi processing. This is capable to hide even the loudest ambient noise.
Additionally, the wearable also comes with ambient mode, which allows the user to listen to audio from the earbuds, while also listening to a person next to them.
It further brings Auto Switch across Galaxy devices for a seamless audio experience, studio-quality sound, HD Voice, 360 Audio with Direct Multi-Channel, 8 hours of battery life on a single charge, IPX7 water-resistance rating, and much more.
Galaxy Watch 5 might not bring ECG and BP features in India
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro have recently launched with all new technologies to set a new standard in the wearables market. However, there are some functions of the Galaxy Watch 5 series including ECG and BP features are not coming to India.
Samsung has officially introduced the ECG and Blood Pressure features on its smartwatches since Galaxy Watch Active 2. These are two of the essential features of the smartwatches and every Galaxy smartwatch comes with these features since then.
These features were primarily released for the South Korean variants of the Galaxy smartwatches and then expanded to many other countries. However, there are still some regions where the company is not providing these features, and one of the major Samsung markets, India is one of them.
Samsung’s all-new Galaxy Watch 5 series also comes with ECG and BP measurement features in many countries but not in India, as reported by TizenHelp. It looks like the Indian variant of the device is still not compatible to obtain these upgraded features.
While the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro are already up for pre-orders in many countries, these will start on August 16 in India. Ahead of this, Amazon India has listed these watches and teased the products in the “Coming soon” category.
This listing also mentions the features and specifications of the Indian version of the wearables. There are a lot of features that can be seen but there is no glimpse of the ECG and BP features.
On the other hand, Samsung’s official website also mentions that the features are limited to select countries, however, it has not noted the names of those unlucky countries’ customers. It’s worth mentioning the BP function is not even available in the United States.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Watch 5 Pro India price revealed
At the Galaxy Unpacked event on August 10, Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro with new futuristic features. The company has officially announced the prices and availability of these products in the US. Now the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro India price has revealed.
The Galaxy Watch 5 has two different sizes – 40mm and 44mm, however, with the same features. On the other side, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro comes in 45mm size. All of these smartwatches come in both Bluetooth and LTE versions.
Let’s check out the prices of both Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro India price for their Bluetooth and LTE variants.
Galaxy Watch 5 Price:
- 40mm: INR 27,999
- 44mm: INR 30,999
- 40mm: INR 32,999
- 44mm: INR 35,999
Galaxy Watch 5 Pro Price:
- 45mm: INR 44,999
- 45mm: INR 49,999
The Galaxy Watch 5 series pre-orders will start in India on August 16. You can get a cashback of INR 3,000 on the Watch 5 and INR 5,000 cashback on the Watch 5 Pro. Also, you can avail of an exchange bonus of up to INR 5,000 on both smartwatches.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series:
The new wearable comes with some great improvements over the previous version. Their BioActive sensor merges three powerful health sensors into a single to provide extensive measurements that include heart rate, blood oxygen level, and stress level.
On the other side, the newly added temperature measurement sensor works simultaneously with its powerful 3-in-1 BioActive sensor to give consumers a wider awareness of their well-being.
Whereas, the three new Health features including Route Workout, Turn-by-Turn Directions, and TrackBack are limited to the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. There’s a lot more to know about these two wearables, you can check out the complete specifications and other details here and here.