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If you’ve got your eye on Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch 5 but have been waiting for a deal, one has already arrived. Amazon’s Woot portal sells the 40mm model in multiple colors (gray, pink gold, and silver) for $250, a savings of $30, or 11 percent, over the regular price.
Buy the Galaxy Watch 5 at Woot – $250
The Galaxy Watch 5 scored a solid 85 in our Engadget review, and we once again called it “the best non-Apple smartwatch.” Samsung focused more on perfecting it over the Watch 4, adding extra battery life (a runtime of up to 80 hours), longer durability with sapphire crystal, and an inactive temperature sensor.
Otherwise, it has the same design and features as before, which is a good thing. Powered by a responsive 5-nanometer Exynos processor and running Wear OS, it uses Samsung’s bezel-based navigation with a touch-sensitive ring framing the screen. This gives you access to numerous apps, as well as sleep tracking and coaching, as well as health and activity tracking. You can read your body composition with the body impedance analysis tool, take EKG scans, reply to messages, control music playback, and more.
The slightly curved bottom keeps the sensors in contact with your wrist and is rated IP68, 5ATM and MIL-STD-810H for durability (water, dust and pressure resistance). The main downside is that the battery life is significantly reduced with the always-on display compared to the Apple Watch 7. Still, it’s the best Android smartwatch available, and it’s rare to see a discount on a device this new. Keep in mind that Woot’s sales are time-limited and have a different return policy than parent company Amazon.
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