Samsung Rings in a New Era of Wearables with Galaxy Ring

What to know

  • Samsung unveils the Galaxy Ring, its first smart ring wearable.
  • The device offers health tracking features and up to 7 days of battery life.
  • Available from July July 24 for $399.99, it comes in three colors (Titanium Black, Titanium Silver, Titanium).

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off its highly anticipated Galaxy Ring, marking the tech giant’s grand entrance into the smart ring arena. Unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event in Paris, this pint-sized powerhouse is set to give the likes of Oura a run for their money.

The Galaxy Ring is Samsung’s answer to the growing demand for less obtrusive health tracking devices. Packed into its sleek, finger-friendly form factor are a host of sensors designed to keep tabs on your wellbeing. The ring can monitor heart rate, blood oxygen levels, and even track sleep patterns, potentially alerting users to symptoms of sleep apnea.

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One of the standout features of the Galaxy Ring is its impressive battery life of up to 7 days. This means users can go a full week without having to juice up their new digital jewelry. The device also comes with a charging case, reminiscent of those used for wireless earbuds, making it a breeze to power up on the go.

Samsung is offering the Galaxy Ring in three colors: Titanium Black, Titanium Silver, and Titanium. To ensure a perfect fit, the company is including a sizing kit with each purchase. After all, one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to smart rings.

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The Galaxy Ring introduces some unique features that set it apart from the competition:

  • My Vitality Score: This feature provides users with an intelligent assessment of their physical and mental readiness based on sleep, activity, and heart rate data.
  • Samsung Health integration: The ring works seamlessly with the Samsung Health app, offering medication reminders and insights about potential drug interactions.
  • SmartThings compatibility: Users can control their smart home devices directly from the ring.

Here’s a quick rundown of the Galaxy Ring’s key specs:

  • Health tracking: ECG, blood oxygen, heart rate, sleep patterns
  • Battery life: Up to 7 days
  • Colors: Titanium Black, Titanium Silver, Titanium
  • Compatibility: Android devices (not iPhone compatible)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth
  • Additional features: Samsung Pay support, sizing kit included

The Galaxy Ring will be available for purchase come July 24 and will set you back by $399.99

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With the Galaxy Ring, Samsung is throwing its hat into the ring of wearable tech, offering a device that’s as stylish as it is functional. It’s clear that the company is banking on this new form factor to capture the hearts (and fingers) of health-conscious consumers who prefer their tech to fly under the radar.

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