Samsung Galaxy Ring: Battery Widget suggests launch is near

The Samsung Galaxy Ring is now appearing in Samsung’s stock Battery Widget. This development is an indicator that the product’s launch could come soon, possibly even preceding the initially speculated Summer release.

Early appearance in Battery Widget: A prelude to launch

The inclusion of the Galaxy Ring here is a noteworthy development. As first spotted by Sam Mobile, when you add the widget to your Home Screen and open Settings, you can see the Galaxy Ring entry.

Samsung Galaxy Ring Battery Widget

This not only signifies the product’s integration into Samsung’s ecosystem but also suggests that the company is in the advanced stages of readiness for the product’s launch. Possibly in the months ahead, so earlier than the anticipated July or August launch.

Back in February there was an appearance in Samsung Good Lock. For those not in the know, this is software that allows extensive customization of the company’s devices. Here’s a screenshot of the app – posted by Reddit user SpottedMe.

Samsung Galaxy Ring

Samsung Galaxy Ring: Anticipated features and capabilities

The Samsung Galaxy Ring, first unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event, represents a widening of the cope of in Samsung’s wearable technology offerings. The device is expected to be equipped with a suite of features, focusing primarily on health and recovery monitoring. These include heart rate tracking, blood oxygen level detection, and there’s even speculation about the inclusion of an ECG sensor. Such capabilities will position the Galaxy Ring not just as a fitness accessory, but as a comprehensive health monitoring tool.

In terms of design, the Galaxy Ring has been teased as a sleek and lightweight device, showcasing Samsung’s commitment to combining functionality with style. It is expected to be available in 13 different sizes, ensuring a comfortable fit for a wide range of users. Additionally, you will be able to choose from multiple finishes.

The rising trend of smart rings in wearable tech

The past year has seen the introduction of several innovative devices in this category, such as the RingConn and Ultrahuman ring which we cover in deatil in our hands-on reviews. Both of these have garnered attention for their unique features and capabilities, offering much of what the Oura ring does – but without an annoying subscription.

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The year 2024 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for smart rings, with Samsung’s entry into the market and the expected debut of Zepp Health’s Amazfit Helio ring in the Spring. The big players are finally entering this space. Who knows, perhaps Apple and Fitbit will join them soon. Both have had patents registered in the past for such devices.

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Ivan Jovin

Ivan has been a tech journalist for over 7 years now, covering all kinds of technology issues. He is the guy who gets to dive deep into the latest wearable tech news.

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