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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series, Galaxy Buds 2 Pro launched in India: price, specifications

Highlights

  • The Galaxy Watch 5 series has debuted in India
  • The lineup has two models: the Watch 5 and the Watch 5 Pro
  • The Galaxy Buds 2 Pro has also gone official

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series and the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have been launched in India. These devices were made official alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4. The Watch 5 series includes the Galaxy Watch 5, which comes in 40mm and 44mm sizes, and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, which comes in a 45mm size.

The Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are the premium TWS earbuds from the brand. Here are all the details on the specifications, features, and price of the Watch 5 lineup and the Buds 2 Pro.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Watch 5 Pro specifications and features

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series, Buds 2 Pro

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series and the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro

The Galaxy Watch 5 comes in 40mm and 44mm sizes. Both variants have a 1.19-inch AMOLED display that delivers 396 x 396 pixels resolution. The 40mm model has a 284mAh battery, whereas the 44mm variant gets a 410mAh battery. Both devices have 24GPa sapphire glass for protecting the screen.

The 45mm sized Galaxy Watch 5 Pro features a larger 1.36-inch AMOLED display that offers 450 x 450 pixels resolution. It packs a 590mAh battery. The Watch 5 Pro comes with a titanium case and 29GPa sapphire glass for the display. These devices carry support for 10W wireless charging. The Watch 5 series runs on the WearOS 3.5.

The Exynos W920 chip is present under the hood of the Watch 5 and the Watch 5 Pro. These devices offer 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. The Watch 5 duo offers other features, such as Google Assistant support, Bixby Assistant, ECG, heart rate tracker, sleep tracker, infrared temperature, sensor, NFC for contactless payments, Bluetooth 5.2, LTE, and Wi-Fi. The Watch 5 series offers 5ATM and IP68 rated dust and water resistance.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro specifications and features

The Galaxy Buds 2 Pro comes equipped with 10mm audio drivers as well as a tweeter speaker, which measures 5.3mm in diameter, for high tones. The support for 360-degree audio allows the Buds 2 Pro to produce a studio-quality listening experience.

The Active Noise Cancellation feature of the Buds 2 Pro offers a 33dB reduction in ambient noise. Once it is charged, it can last for up to 8 hours. The charging case helps in extending the charging time to up to 29 hours. The Buds 2 Pro comes with support for Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity. It can be charged via the USB Type-C port available on the charging case as well as through wireless charging.

The Buds 2 Pro comes with support for 24-bit hi-fi audio playback, which only works on a Samsung phone running on One UI 4.0 or above. While it allows users to seamlessly switch connection between paired Samsung devices, it does not allow users to connect to two devices at the same time. It supports Samsung’s proprietary SSC HiFi codec for hi-fi wireless playback.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Watch 5 Pro, Buds 2 Pro price in India, availability

The Bluetooth-only and LTE variants of the Galaxy Watch 5 start at $279 (~Rs 22,100) and $329 (~Rs 26,050), respectively. The Watch 5 comes in Graphite, Silver, and Pink Gold hues, whereas the 44mm Watch 5 comes in Graphite, Silver, and Sapphire. The Bluetooth-only and LTE editions of the Watch 5 Pro are priced at $449 (~Rs 35,500) and $499 (~Rs 39,500), respectively. It comes in shades like Black Titanium and Gray Titanium.

The Buds 2 Pro has arrived with a price tag of $229 (~Rs 18,100). It comes in Graphite, White and Bora Purple colours. The Watch 5 series and Buds 2 Pro are now up for pre-orders, and they are scheduled to go on sale on August 26th, 2022. This post will be soon updated with India-specific information.

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