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

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

Samsung not only announced new foldable phones and wireless earbuds at its Samsung Unpacked event on Wednesday, but it also announced a new lineup of wearables: the Galaxy Watch 7 ($299.99), Samsung Ring ($399.99), and Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra ($649.99). While you’ll have to wait until July 24 for official availability, all of the wearables are available for 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 sleek wearable that’s also a more discreet health tracker, while the Galaxy Watch 7 is a more capable smartwatch with new sleep apnea detection capabilities. However, it’s not as feature-packed as the Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra, which, as my colleague Victoria Song wrote in her hands-on impression , is essentially an Android version of the Apple Watch Ultra. Samsung says it’s designed for the active outdoor type, and it’s its most rugged watch yet, replacing the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro as Samsung’s premium smartwatch.

We’ve posted 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 info so you can pre-order today.

How to Pre-Order Samsung Galaxy Watch 7

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

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Other new features include an updated Samsung BioActive sensor for improved heart rate, ECG, and body composition analysis, as well as Galaxy AI features like Energy Score and Wellness Tips. Samsung has also added an Advanced Glycosyl End Products (AGEs) index metric, which is supposed to reflect your overall biological aging process.

Beyond the new sensors, the wearable also features some new software. The wearable has been upgraded to Wear OS 5 and One UI 6 Watch, while Samsung has introduced some new tricks like the double-tap gesture so you can easily control your Samsung Galaxy Watch or phone. Samsung has also added AI-powered suggested replies, which recommend responses based on your previous conversations.

The Galaxy Watch 7 comes in two sizes: 40mm and 44mm. The 40mm is available in green and cream, while the 44mm version comes in green and silver. Prices for the smaller watch start at $299.99, while the larger one retails for $329.99. If you want LTE cellular, you’ll have to pay an additional $50.

now, Samsung You’ll get a free watch band when you pre-order the Galaxy Watch 7 from them before its release on July 24. You can also pre-order the wearable from Amazon, Best buyAnd VerizonThe latter will offer the wearable for free if you purchase any 5G Android smartwatch and trade it in for eligible smartwatches.

Close-up of Galaxy Watch 7

How to Pre-Order Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Ultra offers the same health features as the Samsung Galaxy Watch 7, but is geared toward more active, outdoorsy types like divers, runners, hikers, cyclists, and more. As I mentioned, my colleague Victoria describes it as similar to the Apple Watch Ultra but with a square body.

Samsung says this is its most durable watch yet, with 10ATM water resistance, an IP68 rating, a titanium body, and a sapphire crystal lens. It also offers more fitness tracking capabilities, like a multi-sport profile, a loud emergency siren, a functional power meter for cyclists, and a race feature 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 a flashlight.

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

Galaxy Watch Ultra OverviewGalaxy Watch Ultra Overview


The Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra 47mm is designed for active outdoors people. Samsung says it’s the most durable Samsung Galaxy Watch in the lineup with the longest battery life and offers extra features like an emergency siren that the Galaxy Watch 7 lacks.

How to Pre-Order 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 Ring. It offers all the standard health tracking sensors so you can monitor activity, heart rate, sleep, and even your menstrual cycle. It also offers Galaxy Watch AI features like Energy Score and Wellness Tips, though it lacks irregular heart rate notifications and sleep apnea detection features.

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After spending a short time with the Samsung Galaxy Ring, my colleague Victoria Song said the smart ring looks very promising. She has yet to test its software, battery life, or tracking data accuracy, but so far she’s been impressed. The wearable ring is stylish with a well-designed and easy-to-use charging case, while the fact that it even works with a double-tap gesture is a nice touch.

Samsung’s Galaxy Ring comes in nine size options and three colors: black, silver, and gold. It starts at $399.99 and is available for pre-order from Samsung, AmazonAnd Best buy.

The person holding the Galaxy ring in its boxThe person holding the Galaxy ring in its box


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