Samsung Galaxy Watch5 series to support USB-C and charge faster
Samsung previously announced that it will hold an Unpacked conference on August 10. At this event, the company will release the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 foldable smartphones. It will also unveil the Samsung Galaxy Watch5 series, Galaxy Buds, and many other new products. According to recent reports, the charging speed of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series is better. The watch will support 10W charging, which means that the Galaxy Watch 5 will charge twice as fast as the Galaxy Watch 4.
It is worth mentioning that the Samsung Galaxy Watch5 series passed the US FCC certification on June 14. The certification shows that the wireless charger of the Galaxy Watch 5 has a 10W (2A / 5V) rating. However, the information at the time indicates that the charger of the Watch may still support only 5W. However, with the latest information, it appears that the Galaxy Watch 5 is all set to get faster charging.
Samsung Galaxy Watch5 series charging and interface
In terms of battery life, the certification information shows that the 40mm and 44mm versions of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 will come with 276 mAh as well as 397 mAh batteries respectively. In addition, the Watch 5 Pro will come with a 572 mAh battery. The report also claims that the Galaxy Watch 5 will charge to 45% in 30 minutes.
In addition, some leaked images show that the charger of the Galaxy Watch 5 will be powered by USB Type-C. Comparing this with the USB-A interface of the previous generation charger, this charger has some upgrades. In terms of the selling price, the report claims that the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series will hit the market with the following prices
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 40mm version – 349 Canadian dollars ($272)
- Galaxy Watch 5 44mm version – 389 Canadian dollars ($303)
- Galaxy Watch 5 Pro 45mm version – 559 Canadian dollars ($435)
According to a European retailer, the prices of the Galaxy Watch 5 series in Europe are:
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 40mm version – 260 euros ($265)
- Galaxy Watch 5 44mm version – 287 euros ($292)
- Galaxy Watch 5 Pro 45mm version – 431 euros ($439)
In addition, 3D renderings of the Samsung Galaxy Watch5 series have previously hit the public. The renderings show that the Galaxy Watch5 will have three colors, white, black, and gray. The Galaxy Watch5 Pro is available in black or gray titanium and will cancel the rotating bezel design. In terms of system, Samsung Galaxy Watch5 is expected to be equipped with Samsung One UI Watch 4.5 based on wearOS 3.5.