Rumors about the The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series has so far been competing with each other, some say it will consist of three models, and others claim that there will be only three models. two variants. Samsung seems to have cleared the confusion.
Last year’s Galaxy Watch 4 range had a regular variant, which was available in 44mm and 40mm sizes, and a classic model with the iconic rotating bezel for navigation, which was available in 46mm and 42mm versions.
Rumors were circulating about a high-end Galaxy Watch 5 Pro model that will apparently be made of high-quality materials such as titanium and sapphire. It is expected to have a 572 mAh battery, which would be 60 percent larger than the one in the larger Galaxy Watch 4.
A report released in May suggested that the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro would only come in one size, accompanied by 40mm and 42mm standard models and possibly 44mm and 46mm Classic variants.
now reports that beta update version 6.22.0.069 for the Samsung Health app has added support for the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro, and there is no mention of a classic model, meaning the rumors of Samsung scrapping the classic model were right all along.
The Samsung Health app had also announced the arrival of the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic a month before they were officially announced by Samsung. Samsung used a Galaxy Watch Active 2 image as a placeholder for the Galaxy Watch 4 and a Galaxy Watch 3 image for the Watch 4 Classic. The Watch 4 Classic is very similar to the Watch 3, and both have rotating bezels, and the Watch 4 appears to be an extension of the Watch Active 2.
Updated Samsung Health app makes no mention of the rumored Galaxy Watch 5 Classic
Samsung has used Galaxy Watch 4 images for both the Galaxy Watch 5 and the Watch 5 Pro, which seems to suggest they will both borrow from the Watch 4’s design, which has a thick, digital bezel. This matches rumors that the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro would have hefty bezels, and it would do not provide rotating ring.
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added that he is “pretty confident” that the Pro model will not have a rotating bezel and that this variant could be very bulky.
According to previous rumors, the Galaxy Watch 5 will have a 276mAh battery and the watches will run a new version of One UI Watch on top of Wear OS 3.
The rotating bezel is a much loved and functional feature and it is so popular that Samsung has a special page that lists the watch models with a physical rotating bezel. To say that most fans will be disappointed when it goes is an understatement and may even prevent the new lineup from a place in the best watches of 2022 list.