Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is undoubtedly the best smartwatch available in the market at this time. Pre-installed with Wear OS, the wearable has various features and functionalities that other smartwatch users are still waiting for. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Watch 5 is coming and users’ expectations are getting higher.
You all might want to know what will be the improvements in the upcoming Galaxy Watch. Here are some of the changes and upgrades that the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series will bring over the Galaxy Watch 4 series.
Galaxy Watch 5 ‘Pro’ variant coming
Samsung is yet to announce it officially but it’s almost confirmed that this year, Samsung will bring the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro model. It doesn’t mean that there are three models like the vanilla, Pro, and Classic, the company is dropping the old ‘Classic’ model.
Galaxy Watch 5 Design
The Galaxy Watch 4 looks great. And rotating bezel of its ‘Classic’ model was loved was users. However, by dropping the Classic model, the company is also ditching the rotating bezel, as per the reports.
Users are expecting a way better design and look than the current model, famous tipster on the other hand claims that the Watch 5 will be the ugliest smartwatch in history. It will feature a very wide bezel and has no scales.
It was also revealed that unlike the Galaxy Watch 4 which uses aluminum and the Galaxy 4 Classic which has a stainless steel case, the Watch 5 equips a titanium case.
Galaxy Watch 5 Battery life
The Galaxy Watch 5 duo (40mm and 44mm) and the Watch 5 Pro are confirmed to boast bigger batteries as well as charging speeds – 572mAh battery and 10W fast charging speed. It should be mentioned that this is a huge upgrade as the highest charging speed of the Galaxy watch was only 5W. Also, the current model features a 361mAh battery.
Galaxy Watch 5 Features
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 lineup will come pre-installed with Wear OS. The Watch 4 has recently received the long-awaited Google Assistant but the Galaxy Watch 5 series will have this out of the box.
Other than this, the wearable will feature new health and fitness tracking technologies, it might be able to measure body temperature. It will also come with sensors to track your heart rate, blood pressure, ECG, body composition, SpO2, sleep, sports activity, and others.
Galaxy Watch 5 Price
Considering how the company is approaching the Galaxy Watch 5 series, the price of the wearables could be on par with the price of the Watch 4 series. To let you know, the Watch 4 40mm variant costs $249, and the Watch 4 Classic price stats that $349 for the 42mm model.
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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.