Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Specifications

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Samsung announced three different smartwatch sizes today, in addition to launching the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4. The Galaxy Watch 5 comes in 40mm and 44mm variants, while the ‘Pro’ model is available in a 46mm flavor. If you’d like to read more about the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro specifications, click here, we’re here to talk more about the regular model(s).

The Galaxy Watch 5 specifications are very similar to Pro model’s specs

The Galaxy Watch 5 is made out of metal (aluminum), unlike its ‘Pro’ sibling, which sports a titanium body. The 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 sports a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display, while the 44mm model includes a 1.4-inch Super AMOLED display. The two watches have a display resolution of 396 x 396 and 450 x 450, respectively.

Both smartwatches come with sapphire glass screen protection, and have a round display. They do have different battery capacities, though. The 40mm model includes a 284mAh battery, while the 44mm model sports a 410mAh battery. You can charge both models wirelessly up to 10W, with the suitable charging dock, of course.


The Samsung Exynos W920 fuels this watch

The Samsung Exynos W920 dual-core SoC fuels both watches, while Samsung included 16GB of storage in them. The company also included 1.5GB of RAM into each watch. If you grab an LTE-enabled variant, know that an eSIM is included. Both watches also have a GPS receiver, and an NFC chip.

Bluetooth 5.2 comes as part of the package, as does Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz). The Galaxy Watch 5 is both 5ATM and iP68 certified, while it also offers MIL-STD-810H certification.

The Galaxy Watch 5 is compatible with Android devices with Android 8.0 or above. Do note that they need to have at least 1.5GB of RAM, though. Wear OS powered by Samsung comes pre-installed, version 3.5. On top of it, you’re getting One UI Watch 4.5.


A bunch of sensors are included

The watch includes Samsung’s BioActive Sensor (Optical Heart Rate + Electrical Heart Signal + Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis). On top of that, a Temperature Sensor is also included, along with all the other regular sensors.

The 40mm version of the Galaxy Watch 5 comes in Graphite, Pink Gold, and Silver colors. The 44mm version is available in Graphite, Sapphire, and Silver color options.

The 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 measures 39.3 x 40.4 x 9.8mm, while it weighs 28.7. The 44mm model measures 43.3 x 44.4 x 9.8mm, and weighs 33.5 grams. They both include a ‘Sport Band’.