August 8, 2022
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, Watch 5 Pro names pop up in health app, asked to include temperature sensor

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series has been a part of the rumor mill for some time now. Ahead of the official announcement, the latest beta version of the Samsung Health app has revealed details about the wearables. The latest development confirms the existence of the Galaxy Watch 5 series and the absence of the Classic branding. Despite the previous rumours, it is also likely to come with a temperature sensor. The upcoming smartwatch series with foldable smartphones is expected to be unveiled later this year.

The latest Samsung Health Beta (v6.22.0.069) contained references to the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro spotty 9to5by google. A screenshot shared by the publication showing the health tracking app’s list of compatible smartwatches recalls the classic version. According to the report, the design of the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will be sporty like that of the Galaxy Watch 4.

separately, according to a user report good On reddit, there is a toggle for “skin temperature during sleep” in the samsung health beta. It can be used for sleep cycle tracking purposes. This is despite previous rumors that Samsung may drop a sensor capable of detecting body temperature from the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 range. Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had earlier also suggested that Samsung may not add a thermometer feature to its upcoming wearables that can be used to track skin temperature.

Recent leaks have revealed that the rotating bezel, which is useful for controlling apps and menus, will be removed from the upcoming wearables. These circular and rotating bezels were available on the Classic model of the Galaxy Watch 4.

Samsung is yet to announce details about the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series. It is expected to be unveiled in August or September alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4.

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