lineup will be shaken up this year apparently. Rumors claim that the Classic variant, which is known for its iconic physical rotating bezel, will be
with a premium Pro variant. Venerated leaker
has now posted the (European) prices for all the variants.
Galaxy Watch 5 range could see a price spike
Per the tipster, the lineup will start at €300 for the 40mm Bluetooth-only Galaxy Watch 5. This would be a €30 hike over the 40mm Galaxy Watch 4. Similarly, with an expected price tag of €350, the 40mm LTE Galaxy Watch 5 model is expected to fetch €30 more than the equivalent 2021 model with cellular connectivity.
Next up, we have the bigger 44mm model, the Bluetooth model of which is rumored to retail for €350, a bump of €50 over the 2021 counterpart. The 4G model could be priced at €400, a €50 premium over the LTE 44mm Galaxy Watch 4 LTE.
The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will allegedly only be available in a 45mm size and it’s also not a direct successor to the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, which is available in 42mm and 46mm, so we can’t exactly do a like-for-like comparison.
In contrast, the 46mm Watch 4 Classic could be had for €399, and its 4G model commanded a price of €449.
Galaxy Watch 5 vs Watch 4 prices at a glance
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 40mm Bluetooth €300 | Galaxy Watch 4 40mm Bluetooth €270
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 44mm Bluetooth €350 | Galaxy Watch 4 44mm Bluetooth €300
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro 45mm Bluetooth €490 | Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 46mm Bluetooth €400
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro 45mm LTE €540 | Galaxy Watch 4 Classic 46mm LTE €450
Galaxy Watch 5: What will be new this year?
The insider believes this way there will be fewer chances of accidental touches but at the same time, it will feel like a physical bezel. They also said that the Watch 5 Pro has a very premium look and the ‘battery life is phenomenal.’
Source: Phone Arena