Samsung Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro

While Samsung has been making smartwatches for a while now, it never really has a model that is marketed specifically for an outdoor active lifestyle, and that’s until Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro comes along.

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro

“Outdoor active lifestyle” is not limited to a rugged watch with a sapphire crystal and titanium case, and a 60% larger battery but also software that favors the outdoor with features like GPX for downloading hiking and cycling routes, turn-by-turn directions, TrackBack function et cetera.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Watch5 while looking like its predecessor but in reality, it has received some design changes, including a case back with a wider contact area to achieve a more accurate reading for the BioActive sensor.

Samsung Galaxy Watch5

The Galaxy Watch5 is also treated to the tough sapphire crystal paired to an “armor aluminum” case, and it is outfitted with a 13% large battery. Like the Galaxy Watch4, it is offered in a choice of 40 mm and 44 mm case sizes.

Both devices are powered by Samsung Exynos W920 dual-core 1.18 GHz processor, paired with 1.5 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage.

Skip ahead to the official infographics for a quick overview of the features and specs of the respective smartwatches.

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Watch5

The Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro starts at US449 for the Bluetooth version and US$499 for the LTE version. As for the Samsung Galaxy Watch5, it has a starting price of US$279 for the Bluetooth version and US$329 for the LTE version. Both the Galaxy Watch5 Pro and Watch5 will be available on August 26. They are available for pre-orders HERE.

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All images courtesy of Samsung.