Samsung Galaxy Watch 5

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro: With Apple Watch 8 Comparison

After a long wait and many rumors, Samsung has finally released its most awaited Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Series model. Two models are released which are Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 which is base model and Watch 5 Pro which is the premium model. It is said it had an improvements to health insights, and a more premium design that protects the watch better.

Let’s get to our regular segment: Best & Messed

Best about Galaxy Watch 5 Pro

  • 2x tougher Titanium with Sapphire crystal display glass
  • Improved battery life
  • GPS route tracking
  • Improved wellness sensors

Messed about Galaxy Watch 5 Pro

  • There is no Classic Watch this time.
  • No rotating bezels.
  • It looks similar to watch 4

The display design of the Watch 5 Pro is a bit different from than Watch 4, although it looks similar. It is made from Titanium in Watch 5 Pro and Aluminium Metal body in Watch 5. The case size also has increased 1mm more which is 45mm in Pro and 44mm in 5.

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The Galaxy Watch comes with a 590mAh battery in 5 pro and 410mAh in the giant Galaxy 5. The battery power is almost double the size of the Galaxy watch 4.

Its features make it clear that this watch is mainly made for adventure and sports types of people with its robust built and sports design.

What is the price?

The price is way higher than the expectation from Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. The price in Australia for Watch 5 40mm is  AU$495, 44mm is  AU$595, respectively, and Watch 5 Pro 45mm is AU$725. 

And if you want to buy Bluetooth + 4G with will cost AU$775 for Watch 5 Pro.

Apple Watch 8 VS Samsung Galaxy Watch 5

Released on 9th September 2022, the Apple Watch 8 series has created a buzz in the market. This Watch series has one competitor in the market named Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.

The heated rivalry between Samsung and Apple is a long-known fact. Both companies are giants in the digital market. People have also seen Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 as an alternative to the Apple Watch 8.

Buyers can feel the difference in the approach of temperature sensors between these smartwatches. At the same time, Samsung didn’t have a significant use case for the temperature sensor at the launch.

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On the other hand, Apple has launched its Watch 8 series with the ability to show the estimated start date for a person’s ovulation cycle.

The other significant difference between these watches is their battery gap. While Samsung Watch 5 can sustain up to 48 hours with a single full charge. Apple Watch 8 only offers us 18 hours of backup without Low Power Mode and 48 hours with Low Power Mode.

Likewise, the other points of difference include the newly added Fall detection and crash detection features in the Apple Watch 8 series.

Some other significant differences can be seen in the table below:

ParticularsSamsung Galaxy Watch 5Apple Watch 8
Display1.4 inches2.0 inches
TechnologySuper AMOLEDOLED
OSWear OSWatch OS
System ChipExynos W920 (5nm)Apple S8
Internal Storage16 GB32 GB
MaterialsBlack: TitaniumBlack: Almunium
ResistanceWater, Dust, IP68, MIL-STD-810 certifiedWater, Dust, IP6X
Data SpeedLTELTE-A, HSDPA+(4G), 42.2 Mbit/s
WiFi802.11 a, g, n, ac802.11 b, g, n
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Heart rate, Thermometer, Barometer, Step detector, Blood OxygenAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Altimeter, Compass, Heart rate, Barometer, Blood Oxygen
ColorsBlack Titanium, Gray TitaniumMidnight, Starlight, Green, Blue, Red

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