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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 with Bigger Battery Launched in Nepal

Samsung finally launched the latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series and the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro in Nepal.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 price in Nepal is Rs. 39,999 for the 40mm and Rs. 44,999 for the 44mm. The watches are available at Samsung authorized stores across Nepal.

Samsung unveiled the new Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series, its latest Android smartwatches, at Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2022 on August 10, 2022.

The Galaxy Watch 5 series has two smartwatches: the vanilla Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro — a new Pro model. The Galaxy Watch 5 replaces last year’s Samsung Galaxy Watch 4.

The vanilla Galaxy Watch 5 comes in two models: 40mm and 44mm. Let’s discuss the specifications and features of the standard Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Specifications

  • Body: 5ATM water-resistant, IP68 water-resistant, MIL-STD-810H, eSIM
    • 44mm: 43.3 mm × 44.4 mm × 9.8 mm, 33.5 g
    • 40mm: 39.3 mm × 40.4 mm × 9.8 mm, 28.7 g
  • Build: Sapphire crystal front, aluminium frame
  • Display: Super AMOLED, sapphire crystal
    • 44mm: 1.4 inches, 450 x 450 pixels
    • 40mm: 1.2 inches, 396 x 396 pixels
  • Processor: Exynos W920 (5nm) (Dual-Core 1.18GHz Cortex-A55), Mali-G68 GPU
  • Memory: 16GB 1.5GB RAM
  • Wrist Strap: Detachable strap
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, NFC
  • OS: Wear OS 3.5, One UI Watch 4.5
  • Battery Capacity:
    • 44mm: 410mAh
    • 40mm: 284mAh
  • Charging Type: WPS-based wireless charging
  • Sensors: Samsung BioActive Sensor (optical heart rate + electrical heart signal + bioelectrical impedance analysis), temperature, accelerometer, barometer, Gyro, geomagnetic, light
  • GNSS: GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
  • Speaker: Yes

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Price in Nepal: Rs. 39,999 (40mm) | Rs. 44,999 (44mm)

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Overview

Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 (also the Watch 5 Pro) is the first smartwatch from Samsung that features a sapphire crystal display. Samsung says that it is 60% harder than the Gorilla Glass DX+ used on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Design
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Design

Unlike the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro’s titanium frame, the frame of the vanilla Watch 5 is made up of aluminium. The watch is certified to 5ATM and IP68 standards for protection against water, and MIL-STD-810H — the 2019 version of US Military Standard.

The 40mm model, which has a 1.2-inch display, weighs 28.7g, while the 44mm variant is slightly heavier at 33.5g. The 44mm model has a 1.4-inch display. Both models have a Super AMOLED panel.

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Hardware

The wearable is powered by the same Exynos W920 chipset that also powered the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. It’s a 5nm SoC with two Arm Cortex-A55 cores running at 1.18GHz and a Mali-G68 MP2 GPU.

The device comes with 1.5GB RAM and 16GB internal storage.

Health and Features

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 comes with Samsung’s BioActive Sensor, which was introduced on the Galaxy Watch 4 series. The sensor can measure optical heart rate, electrical heart signal (ECG), and bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA). Sadly, the ECG feature is not yet available in Nepal.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 3-in-1 BioActive sensor
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 3-in-1 BioActive sensor

The Watch 5 series also introduces a temperature sensor that uses infrared technology for measuring body temperature. Like before, it can monitor sleep stages and sleep patterns, along with snore detection and blood oxygen levels.

If the user trips, the Samsung Galaxy Watch’s fall detection will notify the emergency contact if there is a network connection.

Software

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 runs on One UI Watch 4.5 on top of Google’s Wear OS 3.5. Deezer and Soundcloud will soon be available on the new Wear OS, allowing for music listening from the watch without the need for a phone nearby.

Later this year, Google will push a feature that lets you use Google Maps on the watch without the need for a smartphone.

Connectivity and Battery

The smartwatch supports Bluetooth 5.2 and dual-band Wi-Fi 4 for connectivity. It also has NFC and support for GPS, Glonass, Beidou, and Galileo.

As for the battery, the Watch 5 has a 13% larger battery than the Galaxy Watch 4. The 44mm model has a 410mAh battery, whereas the 40mm has a 284mAh battery.

It also supports faster wireless charging. Samsung claims in around 30 minutes, the watch’s battery can go from 0% to 45%. With just eight minutes of charging, Samsung says that the watch can provide eight hours of sleep tracking.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Price in Nepal and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 price in Nepal is Rs. 39,999 for the 40mm and Rs. 44,999 for the 44mm. The watches are available for purchase at Samsung authorised stores across Nepal. The LTE versions are not available in Nepal.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Price in Nepal
40mm Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Rs. 39999
44mm Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Rs. 44999

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The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 succeeds the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. It now has a stronger sapphire glass display, a temperature sensor, and a bigger battery.

What do you think of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5? Let us know in the comments!


Also, watch our review of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 in Nepali.

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