Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, Galaxy Watch 5: South Korean smartphone brand Samsung on Friday launched the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro and Galaxy Watch 5 smartwatches in India. According to the company, consumers can pre-book Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro on Samsung site and across leading online and offline retail stores.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 starts at Rs 27999. Additionally, consumers can avail Rs 3000 cashback from all leading banks bringing the effective price to Rs 24999. Galaxy Watch 5 (40MM) will be available in Graphite, Pink Gold and Silver colors, while Galaxy Watch5 (44MM) will come in Graphite, Sapphire and Silver colors. Galaxy Watch 5 Pro starts at Rs 44,999.
Additionally, consumers can avail Rs 5,000 cashback from all leading banks bringing the effective price to Rs 39,999. Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will be available in Black Titanium and Gray Titanium colors. Additionally, on pre-booking the Galaxy Watch 5 series, customers can purchase Galaxy Buds 2 worth Rs 11,999 at a special price of just Rs 2999. Customers will be eligible for easy finance options and get up to INR 5000 when exchanging their old device, the company said.
“Galaxy Watch 5 series enhances the features that consumers rely on and offers complete health-related insights to users with revolutionary BioActive sensor that helps deliver extensive readings of heart rate, blood oxygen and stress level,” said Aditya Babbar, Senior Director and Head, Product Marketing, Samsung India.
The Galaxy Watch 5 has 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display, covered in Sapphire Crystal glass. The smartwatch will be available in two variants – 44mm and 40mm – that both share the same thickness (9.8mm) but the 40mm variant is a little lighter at 28.7g.
The Watch 5 houses an advanced BioActive Sensor, that enables in-depth monitoring of heart rate, blood oxygen levels and stress levels. It can also provide Sleep Coaching, that shares relevant data about your sleep cycles, and coaches you to improve the quality of your sleep. It can also analyze body composition including muscle mass, fat, water and electrical pulses.
The watch will also track your sweat loss in real-time during workouts, and can measure blood pressure. The Watch5 comes with an ECG that monitors your heart rate. The device runs on the Exynos W920 Dual-Core SoC, paired with 1.5GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The 40mm variant has 410mAh battery, while the 44mm variant has a 284mAh battery. The Watch 5 is compatible with all Android phones running Android 8.0 and above, with more than 1.5GB of RAM.
The Watch 5 Pro comes in a single 45mm variant and weighs 46.5g. It has the same 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display, covered in Sapphire Crystal glass, and runs on the same Exynos W920 Dual-Core SoC. It has the same sensor setup as the Watch5 but has a bigger battery at 590mAh. Samsung says that the Sapphire Crystal glass and Titanium chassis will help give it more durability and usability, in outdoor conditions.
The Pro comes with extra outdoor specialized features like Route Workout, which allows you to plan and download routes, while turn-by-turn directions can guide you through it. It also has a new feature called, “Track back” that will allow you to map out the way you came, so that you can return safely, in case you get lost.