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Samsung launches two new Smartwatches; With this, ECG and BP will also be able to measure

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The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series was launched on Wednesday at the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event. The latest smartwatch series includes the Galaxy Watch 5 (in two sizes) and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. The Galaxy Watch 5 has a bioactive sensor that measures heart rate, SpO2, and stress levels. The new Galaxy Watch 5 also offers ECG and blood pressure (BP) monitoring. It has a temperature sensor that uses infrared technology. The company claims that this smartwatch offers up to 8 hours of sleep tracking with 8 minutes of charging.

This is the price of both variants
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 starts at $279 (around Rs. 22,100) for the 40mm Bluetooth version and $329 (around Rs. 26,100) for the LTE version. Pricing for the larger Bluetooth and LTE variants of the Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) has yet to be announced. The 40mm variant has graphite, rose gold, and silver color options. The latter has a purple Bora bracelet. The 44mm version of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is available in Graphite, Sapphire, and Silver color options.

The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is priced at $449 (approximately Rs 35,600) for the Bluetooth variant and $499 (approximately Rs 39,600) for the LTE variant. The Pro model is available in Black Titanium and Gray Titanium color options. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro are currently available for pre-order in select markets. The smartwatch will be available for purchase from August 26.

Features of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 runs on One UI Watch 4.5 based on WearOS 3.5. It has an “Armor Aluminum” case with a sport strap. The 44mm variant sports a 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 450 x 450 pixels, and the smaller 40mm variant sports a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 396 x 396 pixels . Both variants feature an always-on display (AOD). The company claims that the smartwatch’s sapphire crystal screen provides a 60% reinforced outer layer. It is equipped with an Exynos W920 dual-core SoC, coupled with 1.5 GB of RAM. The Galaxy Watch 5 also packs 16GB of built-in storage.

The smartwatch features a new Samsung Bioactive sensor. According to the company, the sensor combines an optical heart rate sensor, electrical heart signal, and bioelectrical impedance analysis to provide its user with a range of health information including heart, SpO2 levels, and blood pressure levels. of stress. Samsung also equipped the Galaxy Watch 5 with a temperature sensor that uses infrared technology. Sensors include an accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, compass, and light sensor.

Samsung has announced that the Google Maps app will soon be coming to the Galaxy Watch 5, which will work independently of a connected smartphone. The company is also adding support for SoundCloud and Deezer to stream music and audio.

The Galaxy Watch 5 is rated IP68 for dust and water resistance (5 ATM). Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC and GPS support. The Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) packs a 410mAh battery. The smaller 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 packs a 284mAh battery. Both variants support WPC-based wireless charging. According to Samsung, the battery is 13% larger and offers 8 hours of sleep tracking with 8 minutes of charging. The 44mm version measures 43.3 x 44.4 x 9.8mm and weighs 33.5 grams. The 40mm version, meanwhile, measures 39.3 x 40.4 x 9.8mm and weighs 28.7 grams.

Features of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro also runs on One UI Watch 4.5 based on WearOS 3.5. It has a 1.4-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 450 x 450 pixels. Like the non-Pro model, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro also has an Always On display. It has a titanium case with a sport D-ring strap. The smartwatch also shares similar specs with the Galaxy Watch 5, including SoC, RAM, and storage configuration.

The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is equipped with Samsung’s bioactive sensor, temperature sensor, accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, compass and light sensor. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and GPS support are available in the Pro variant of Samsung Galaxy Watch 5. Like the Galaxy Watch 5, it has an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. water (5ATM). It packs a 590mAh battery with WPC-based wireless charging support. It measures 45.4 x 45.4 x 10.5 mm in total and weighs around 46.5 grams.

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