Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 Release Date, Price, Full Features & Review! A new skin-temperature sensor, a more scratch-resistant display, and a longer battery life are all features of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5. The latest iteration of Samsung’s smartwatch is the greatest. Samsung has established its footing in the wristwatch market with the Galaxy Watch 5. No, it isn’t significantly different from the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 from a year ago, but the few improvements are nonetheless appealing despite being minor.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 has a battery life that is up to 10 hours long and a sapphire-leaded crystal display that makes it more resistant to scratches. The bottom curve has been modified to better suit wrists and enhances the surface area which actually makes touch with your skin, increasing sensor reading accuracy.
A skin-temperature reader is a new health sensor that the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 has to offer. Although it isn’t functional yet, once it is, sleep tracking will be aided by it, and third-party health developers will be able to use it.
Pricing and availability for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
The 40mm Bluetooth model of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 costs $279 as a starting point. The 40mm LTE model is $329 at the low end. For the 44mm Bluetooth and LTE variants, the cost increases to $299 and $349, respectively. I should point you that this price increase from the Galaxy Watch 4 remains constant at $30. I’m not very surprised because Samsung adjusts the prices for the Galaxy Watch every year.
The new “rugged” or outdoor sports watch available this year, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, costs $449 for Bluetooth as well as $499 for LTE. It only comes in the 45mm size. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic is still available for purchase. Both watches can be ordered in advance with availability from August 26.
Galaxy Watch 5 vs. Galaxy Watch 5 Pro: Samsung
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 Pro differ significantly in some important ways, and depending on your needs, one model may be preferable to the other. With 80-hour battery life, an incredibly sturdy build, and features tailored to outdoor sports, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is a brand-new model that seeks to compete with Garmin. As the user said above, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro begins at $449, so these benefits come at a cost.
Review of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: Design
As you may recall, the Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 had an upgraded look and feel over the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 last year. It had a more elegant body and a smooth transition from watch to watch strap, yet it was still sporty and even evocative of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2. The Galaxy Watch 5 still has an athletic aesthetic overall, but I found that changing my watch face gave me enough adaptability.
There is no rotating bezel available for the Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 range, in contrast to the choice here between Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. Over time, the spinning bezel gained admirers, such as some of its own authors. Personally, I’m cool with it being phased out, but I’m aware that many others, including my fellow reviewers of the Galaxy Watch 5, would object. If you really adore the bezel, just purchase the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic because it keeps the watch thin.
On the other hand, Samsung claims that the Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 redesigned bottom curve increases the surface area enabling watch-to-skin contact, and improving the accuracy of data gathered from the biometrics sensor. The watch has a 5ATM water resistance rating and an IP68 rating for durability. Samsung claims that the sapphire crystal glass used in the display is 60% more resistant to scratches than standard glass.
Review of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: Sleep monitoring
The improved sleep coach on the Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 5 is intended to provide you with practical sleep projections based on how well (or poorly) you are sleeping. The user developed a baseline after a few days of using the Galaxy Watch 5 at night. Fortunately, the user has a regular sleeping routine, thus the moment the watch said the user was dozing off appeared realistic.