Galaxy Unpacked 2024: Samsung unveils Galaxy Ring, Watch7, Ultra smart wearables

The new Galaxy Watch7 and Watch Ultra are up for pre-order in India and will be available for purchase later this month. The Galaxy Ring will be released a litter later.
Last Updated : 10 July 2024, 13:05 IST

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World’s leading smartphone maker Samsung on Wednesday launched several smart wearables at the Galaxy Unpacked event in Paris.

The new Galaxy Ring boasts cutting-edge health-tracking sensors and will be powered by advanced algorithms. It will be able to offer insights into sleep patterns based on heart rate, movement, and respiratory indicators.

It will also offer 'My Vitality Score'. It will make use of data tracked during sleep, activity, resting heart rate, and heart rate variability to tell the owner how fit and active the body is.

Another notable feature of the Galaxy Ring is— Booster Card. Through a smartphone app, it will offer actionable guidance for activities during the day and night to improve fitness.

The  Galaxy Ring.

The Galaxy Ring.

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It will be available in nine ring sizes and come in three colours—Titanium Black, Titanium Silver, Titanium Gold. The Galaxy Ring is made of grade-5 titanium and with a full charge, it can last for seven days. It can be recharged with charging case, which comes with the retail box.

The Galaxy Ring too comes with IP68 rating and 10ATM certification, meaning it can withstand high pressure under several meters of water depth.

Samsung Galaxy Watch7 and Watch Ultra

The new Galaxy Watch7 and Watch Ultra come with pretty much same health-centric features, but differ in terms of design, durability and battery life.

The Watch Ultra, as the name suggests, it is the top-end model. It boasts a really sturdy sapphire glass protection on the display and the enclosure is made of grade-5 Titanium.

Also, it is capable of working in extreme weather conditions— up to -20-degrees Celsius and 55-degree Celsius. Also, it can withstand water pressure up to 100-metre depth. And, with a full charge, it can last for close to 100 days. 

The new Galaxy Watch Ultra.

The new Galaxy Watch Ultra.

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The new Galaxy 7 and the Ultra feature 3nm Exynos W1000 processor, which promises with three times faster CPU 32 per cent and 30 per cent improved power efficiency.

Further,  they feature a Dual-frequency GPS system 34 , which can more precisely track location 35 even in dense urban environments. This is a first for Galaxy Watch series to date.

Both the Galaxy Watch7 and Ultra boasts De Novo FDA-authorised Sleep Apnea feature, to check potential signs of sleep apnea. They can offer real-time readings and alerts for abnormally high or low heart rates with Heart Rate monitoring, detect irregular heart rhythms suggestive of atrial fibrillation (AFib) with IHRN (Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification). And, they can help users understand the status of their heart health with Electrocardiogram (ECG) 28 and Blood Pressure (BP) readings.

They also come with all-new BioActive sensor that can offer deeper insights on body’s fitness and health condition than the previous iteration.

And, BioActive sensor will be able to offer advanced glycation end products (AGEs) index. It provides deep insights on body’s metabolic health and biological aging, which are strongly influenced by overall lifestyle and dietary habits of the user. 

The Watch Ultra also features a Quick Button, which allows the owner to instantly initiate and control workouts and map other functions to suit your needs. Also, user can activate an Emergency Siren for safety.

Post-workout, users can check stats at a glance with dedicated watch faces for Galaxy Watch Ultra which automatically switch to Night Mode for optimal readability in the dark. 

Additionally, with a peak brightness of 3,000 nits, Galaxy Watch Ultra also ensures readability even in bright sunlight. 

The Galaxy Watch7 will be available in two sizes, 40mm and 44mm. Galaxy Watch7 40mm is available in Green and Cream, while Galaxy Watch7 44mm is available in Green and Silver.

The Galaxy Watch Ultra 49 will be available in a 47mm size in Titanium Gray, Titanium White and Titanium Silver.

The new Galaxy watches are available for pre-order in select global markets including India from July 10 and hit stores on July 24.

The Galaxy Ring will be rolled out in India little later in the year.

The new Galaxy Ring’s price starts at $399.

The Watch Ultra will be available only in one variant for Rs 59,999.

The Galaxy Watch 7 40mm variants— Bluetooth Only and LTE— are priced — Rs 29,999 and Rs 33,999, respectively.

The Watch 7 44mm variants— Bluetooth only and LTE— cost — Rs 32,999 and Rs 36,999, respectively.

Published 10 July 2024, 13:05 IST

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