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Where to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Ring

UPDATE: Jul. 10, 2024, 3:20 p.m. EDT This story has been updated with an additional preorder listing at Best Buy.

Where to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Ring:

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Samsung officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Ring at its Galaxy Unpacked showcase Wednesday, adding a smart ring to its lineup of fitness wearables for the first time ever.

If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on the wearable since Samsung first teased it back in January, you won’t have to wait much longer. As of July 10, the Galaxy Ring is available for preorder through Amazon, Best Buy, and Samsung ahead of its July 24 release date. It retails for $399.99, and you have your choice between nine sizes and three finishes: titanium black, titanium gold, and titanium silver.

Shoppers who don’t know their ring size can request a free sizing kit from Samsung, or purchase one for $10 through Amazon or Best Buy. Kits ordered from Amazon come with a $10 credit toward your future Galaxy Ring, while those from Best Buy include a free $10 gift card.


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So what exactly can this smart ring do? According to Samsung, the Galaxy Ring can measure and track sleep activity, heart rate, and menstrual cycles thanks to its accelerometer, PPG sensor, and skin temperature sensor. While it’s meant more as a companion to the Galaxy Watch, the Galaxy Ring is designed to be more comfortable for 24/7 use compared to a wrist-worn wearable.

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The Samsung Galaxy Ring comes in nine different sizes and three titanium finishes.
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At a preview demonstration for the Galaxy Ring back in February, Mashable Senior Editor Stan Schroeder said he easily found a size that worked for his fingers. He wrote, “it was something that I felt I could comfortably wear for longer periods of time.”

The Galaxy Ring also comes equipped with Galaxy AI, which is designed to take health data to offer a “Sleep Score” and “Energy Score” that are meant to guide the user to healthier habits.

Of course, this isn’t the first smart ring in the game, nor is it the first one with an AI component: The first Oura Ring hit the market in 2015, and just this week, the company announced its new AI health advisor. The Oura Ring starts at $299 and also has sleep and heart rate tracking, but it does require a $5.99 monthly Oura app membership (after one free month) to access your health metrics.

The Galaxy Ring, on the other hand, will function with the Samsung Health app and will not require any additional subscription costs.


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Aside from health metrics, you can pair the smart ring to a Galaxy smartphone to take pictures or silence alarms via the Gestures capability, much like Apple’s Double Tap feature found on the Apple Watch Series 9.

Samsung also claims the Galaxy Ring has a battery life of up to seven days, with a 30-minute quick charge that will bring it to 40 percent battery life.

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