Various rumors have been circulating claiming that Samsung is working on the next generation of the galaxy watch and the fact that they may be removing the rotating bezel. Thanks to a new update to Samsung Health, we now know than the Galaxy Watch 5 It will be available in two variants, a regular Galaxy Watch 5 and a Galaxy Watch 5 Pro.
With today’s new Galaxy Watch 4 beta, there was also a beta update for the Samsung Health app, version 6.22.0.069. While this beta didn’t bring any new features or design updates, it did add support for the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro. It’s important to note that there’s no Galaxy Watch 5 Classic in the app, which is a strong indication of that there probably won’t be a Galaxy Watch 5 Classic. Several leakers have also noted that the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will not have a rotating bezel. There have also been claims that the watch may use materials like sapphire glass and titanium for the screen and body, making it look like a more premium version of the regular Galaxy Watch 5. Although the Galaxy Watch 4 series has proven to be a success, the battery life was one of the least satisfying parts of the lineup. That’s apparently something Samsung is preparing to solve with the “Galaxy Watch 5 Pro,” which would have a 60% larger battery if the rumors are anything to go by. Galaxy Watch 5 will ship with a 572 mAh battery. Most smart watches have batteries of around 400 mAh capacity. Very few smartwatches last a full two days, so there’s a strong chance that with the jump in capacity, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will become a watch that can last more than 3 days. In the world of Wear OS, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers one of the most comprehensive experiences for health and fitness tracking. The Galaxy Watch 5 was expected to add to that package and offer body temperature measurements. However, it now appears that such a plan might not work. Seems I eat appleSamsung also has trouble measuring body temperature on its smartwatch. Via: FirstPost