Galaxy Watch 7: Price, availability and how to pre-order

In addition to new foldable phones and wireless earbuds at its Samsung Unpacked event on Wednesday, Samsung also announced a new line of wearables: the Galaxy Watch 7 ($299.99), the Samsung Ring ($399.99) and the Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra ($649.99). While you’ll have to wait until July 24 for them to officially ship, all of the wearables are available to pre-order now in the US.

The new wearables target a broad audience, from casual users to outdoor athletes. The Samsung Galaxy Ring is a stylish wearable that’s more of a discreet health tracker, while the Galaxy Watch 7 is a more capable smartwatch with new sleep apnea detection capabilities. Still, it’s not as packed with features as the Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra, which, as my colleague Victoria Song wrote in her hands-on review, is essentially an Android version of the Apple Watch Ultra. Built for the active, outdoor-oriented type, Samsung says it’s its most durable watch yet, replacing the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro as Samsung’s premium smartwatch.

We’ve published hands-on impressions of the Galaxy Watch 7, Galaxy Watch Ultra, and Galaxy Watch Ring, and will be sharing our reviews soon. In the meantime, here’s everything you need to know about each new product and all the relevant information so you can pre-order today.

How to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Watch 7

Powered by the new 3nm Exynos W1000 chip and equipped with a new dual-frequency GPS, Samsung says the Galaxy Watch 7 is faster than its predecessor and can track your location even more accurately. As we noted in our hands-on review, it’s not a significant upgrade, but what is notable is that it now supports FDA-approved sleep apnea detection features — an industry first.

Other new features include an upgraded Samsung BioActive Sensor for improved heart rate, EKG and body composition analysis, as well as Galaxy AI-powered features like Energy Score and Wellness Tips. Samsung has also added an Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) Index metric, which is supposed to reflect your overall biological aging process.

In addition to the new sensors, the wearable also has some new software. The wearable has been upgraded to Wear OS 5 and One UI 6 Watch, while Samsung has introduced a few new tricks, such as a double-squeeze gesture, so you can easily control your Samsung Galaxy Watch or phone. Samsung has also added an AI-powered suggested replies feature, which recommends responses based on your past conversations.

The Galaxy Watch 7 comes in two sizes: 40mm and 44mm. The 40mm comes in green and cream, while you can buy the 44mm version in green and silver. The smaller watch starts at $299.99, while the larger wearable retails for $329.99. If you want LTE connectivity, you’ll have to pay an additional $50.

Currently, Samsung will throw in a free watch band if you pre-order the Galaxy Watch 7 from them ahead of its July 24 release. You can also pre-order the wearable from Amazon, Best Buy, and Verizon, with the latter offering the wearable for free if you purchase a 5G Android smartwatch and trade in eligible smartwatches.

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$300

The new Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 comes in two sizes: 40mm and 44mm and comes with new features such as FDA-cleared sleep detection and irregular heart rate notifications.

How to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Ultra offers the same health features as Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 7, but is aimed at more active, outdoorsy types like divers, runners, hikers, cyclists, and more. As mentioned, my colleague Victoria describes it as being similar to the Apple Watch Ultra, but with a circular case.

Samsung says it’s the most durable wearable in its lineup, with 10ATM water resistance, an IP68 rating, a titanium case and a sapphire crystal lens. It also offers more fitness tracking options, including a multi-sport activity profile, a loud emergency siren, a Functional Threshold Power metric for cyclists, and a Race function so you can compare your past and current performances. There’s even a Quick Button for easy access to the workout app and other features, like the flashlight.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra costs $649.99 and comes in just one size — 47mm — and comes in gray, white, and silver. Like the Galaxy Watch 7, Samsung is also throwing in a free watch band when you pre-order from them. However, you can also pre-order the wearable from Amazon, Best Buy, and Verizon.

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$650

The 47mm Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra is aimed at active types who enjoy the great outdoors. Samsung says it’s the most durable Samsung Galaxy Watch in the lineup, with the longest battery life and offers additional features like an emergency siren that the Galaxy Watch 7 lacks.

How to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Ring

If you’re looking for a more discreet health tracker than a smartwatch, you might want to check out Samsung’s Galaxy Smart Ring. It offers all the standard health tracking sensors, so you can keep an eye on your activity, heart rate data, sleep, and even menstrual cycles. It also offers Galaxy Watch AI features like Energy Score and Wellness Tips, but misses out on irregular heartbeat notifications and sleep apnea detection features.

After spending some time with Samsung’s Galaxy Ring, my colleague Victoria Song said the smart ring shows a lot of promise. She’s yet to test the software, battery life, and tracking accuracy, but she’s impressed so far. The wearable is slick, with a well-designed, easy-to-use charging case, while the fact that it even works with the double-squeeze gesture is a cool touch.

The Samsung Galaxy Ring comes in nine sizes and three colors: black, silver, and gold. It starts at $399.99 and is available for pre-order at Samsung, Amazon, and Best Buy.

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$400

Samsung’s Galaxy Ring smart ring tracks activity, heart rate, data, sleep, and stats like menstrual cycles. It doesn’t offer irregular heartbeat notifications or sleep apnea detection features, but it’s a discreet tracker that looks chic and comes in black, silver, and gold.

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