Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) Full Specifications, Features, Price

$303.38

  • Release date:: August, 2022
  • Display:: 1.4 inches, 450 x 450px
  • Body:: 33.5grams
  • Battery Life:: 410mAh, ~2 days
  • Memory:: 16GB ROM, 1.5GB RAM
  • Compatibility:: Android 6.0+ and RAM 1.5GB+

EDITOR’S RATING

Design:4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Battery:3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)
Fitness tracking:4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)
Features:4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)
Price:4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Average:4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Last updated on September 26, 2022 9:49 am
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Description

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) Full Specifications – The Galaxy Watch 5 is the successor to the Galaxy Watch 4 and it comes with a few interesting features which include a stronger sapphire screen, a new temperature sensor, and longer battery life. Unfortunately, Samsung omitted the digital rotating bezel which a lot of users have come to love. Beyond these, the Galaxy Watch 5 has the same appearance and dimension as its predecessor. It also has the same display type and activity tracking features as the Galaxy Watch 4.

Just like the Galaxy Watch 4, the Galaxy Watch 5 comes in two sizes; 40mm and 44mm and each of these two is available in LTE and Bluetooth models. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro which succeeds the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic is only available in 45mm size, and it is also available in LTE and Bluetooth models. The difference between the LTE and Bluetooth is basically the ability of the LTE model to make and receive calls without your phone. The Bluetooth model can also make and receive calls, but it requires your phone nearby to do that.

The Galaxy Watch 5 has a case made of armor aluminum, however, the screen is a stronger Sapphire glass while the straps come in silicone materials. The straps of both the 44mm and 40mm units are compatible with 20mm straps.

Super AMOLED powers the display of the Galaxy Watch 5, it has a touch-sensitive screen and two physical buttons for easy navigation. There are lots of preloaded watch faces, and you can download a lot more from the Google Playstore.

The Galaxy Watch 5 has a 16GB storage capacity out of which about 8GB is available for use. You can add your personal music or add music from popular services such as Youtube Music and Spotify. It has both a microphone and speaker that allows you to make and receive calls from the watch. It also supports Google Assistant and Samsung Bixby voice assistants.

The Galaxy Watch 5 runs on the Wear OS 3.5 platform out of the box with the Samsung’s One UI 4.5 gracing the interface. It has an NFC chip that supports Google Pay and Samsung Pay.

The battery life of the Galaxy Watch 5 has been ramped up, Samsung claims, you can get up to 50hrs with the 44mm unit. The 40mm unit with a smaller battery capacity has a shorter battery life of about 40hrs.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) Features

  • Has a 1.4 inches always-on display powered by super AMOLED. Navigation is via touchscreen support and 2 physical buttons.
  • Case is made of armor aluminum, the bezel is also made of armor aluminum while straps are made of fluoroelastomer. The screen is made of sapphire glass.
  • It is available in graphite, silver, and blue colors.
  • Rated 5ATM (50 meters) Swim-proof and you can eject water from the loudspeaker after immersion in water.
  • Watch face is interchangeable, and you can select from preloaded watch faces or choose more from the app store.
  • Rugged smartwatch with MIL-STD-810G- US military grade rating for shock.
  • Equipped with 16GB storage capacity allowing you to store your favorite tracks. You can also stream music from popular services like Spotify and Youtube music. To get the best music experience, connect a headphone.
  • It is equipped with both a microphone and loudspeaker.
  • Features voice assistants like Google Assistant and Bixby by Samsung that will allow you to use your voice to do simple tasks.
  • Features on-the-go non-contactless payment with Samsung pay. Google Pay is also available.
  • Make and receive calls directly from the watch when your phone is nearby.
  • Keeps you connected to all that matters to you like email, SMS, reminders, weather forecast, unlock phone, music playback on the phone, remote camera control, and notifications from third-party apps are beamed to your watch.
  • Equipped with 1.5GB RAM and a 5nm W920 Exynos chip which according to Samsung promises faster GPU performance.
  • Runs on Wear OS 3.5 out of the box with Samsung’s One UI 4.5 interface that enables a better user experience.
  • Its compatible with Android 6.0 or higher, RAM 1.5GB above

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Fitness Tracking Features

  • It will continuously track all the basics such as your steps, calories, distance, and floors climbed.
  • Comprehensively tracks your sleep in four stages; light, deep, awake, and REM.
  • Comprehensively tracks your heart rate continuously, and will show your average, maximum and resting heart rate.
  • Allows you to measure your stress level and can help you manage stress via guided breathing sessions.
  • There is an electrical heart sensor that will allow you to take ECG tracking for irregular heart rhythms and can help you detect atrial fibrillations.
  • Features blood pressure monitoring that allows you to easily measure your blood pressure directly from the watch. You must calibrate the watch with a traditional cuff to get the best result. You will also need to install the Samsung Health Monitor app to do this.
  • There are about 90 preset workout modes for you to choose from with the ability to auto-detect and track 7 of activities.
  • It features Spo2 measurement, a feature that allows you to measure your blood oxygen directly from the watch.
  • Features incidental fall detection that will call preset emergency contacts when the Galaxy Watch 5 detects a hard fall. It also features an SOS emergency feature that allows you to set emergency contacts the watch will auto call when you press the home button three times. It will also send messages to a preset emergency contact with a link to your location.
  • Tracks your fitness level and show your VO2 Max. after working out outdoors.
  • There is a hand washing app that will remind you to wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds.
  • Features Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) that will allow you to measure your body composition. It will measure your body fat, body water, skeletal muscle mass, and BMI.
  • NEW Welcomes a temperature sensor that can help you monitor your body temperature.

Pros

  • Compact, premium, stylish and lightweight design.
  • A comprehensive fitness smartwatch.
  • 16GB onboard music storage.
  • Loudspeaker and microphone inbuilt.
  • A rugged and durable device certified MIL-STD-810G.
  • Wear OS gives you access to more apps.
  • Great performance with Exynos W920 and 1.5GB RAM.

Cons

  • Not compatible with iOS devices.
  • ECG, blood pressure and BIA might not work with non-Samsung phones.

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm)

Device type

Gender

Release date

August 2022

Predecessor

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

Successor

Versions

Bluetooth/WiFi only, LTE

BODY

BODY

Dimension

44.4 x 43.3 x 9.8 mm

Weight

33.5g (excluding straps)

Shape

Circular

Case material

Armor Aluminum

Strap material

Silicone

Bezel material

Armor Aluminum

Strap size

20 mm

Screen protection

Water resistance

Durability test

MIL-STD-810G

Swim-proof

Color

Blue, Graphite black, Silver

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.4 inches

Display type

Super AMOLED, Full color

Display resolution

450 x 450

Pixel density

454.5 PPI

Always on

Custom watch face

Yes

Input type

2 Physical buttons, Touchscreen

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v5.0

Bluetooth calling

Yes

GPS

A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo

NFC

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

ROM

Memory card slot

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Technology

None

SIM type

Band

No

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Calls alert

Email alert

Event reminder

Third-party apps alert

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

Bluetooth music

Loudspeaker

Microphone

Camera

Radio

SENSORS

SENSORS

Accelerometer

Altimeter

Yes

Ambient light

Barometer

Compass

ECG

Gyroscope

HRM

Pulse oximeter (SpO2)

Yes

Thermometer

Yes

Other sensors

BIA sensor

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Blood oxygen

Blood Pressure

Calories

Distance

ECG tracking

Heart rate monitoring

Sleep tracking

Steps

Floors climbed

Stress

Yes

Incidental fall detection

Menstrual cycle

VO2 Max

Swim-tracking

Underwater heart rate tracking

On-screen workout

Sport modes

90

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

Non-removable Li-ion battery

Battery capacity

410mAh

Battery life

Up to 50hrs

Charging type

Charging dock, WPC based wireless charging

Charging time

30min-1hr

Solar charging

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Chipset

Exynos W920

CPU

1.18GHz Dual-core (Cortex-A55)

GPU

Mali™-G68 MP2

Operating system

Wear OS 3.5

MISC

MISC

Companion app

Samsung Galaxy Wearable app

Compatibility

Android 6.0+, RAM 1.5GB+

Payment system

,

Interchangeable strap

,

Voice command

,

Find my phone

Box content

Charger, Manual, Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Straps

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