Samsung’s Galaxy Ring could be the one ring to rule an ecosystem

Samsung's Galaxy Ring, priced at $399.99, offers sleek design and health tracking features, launching on July 24th.

: Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Ring at the Unpacked event, priced at $399.99. The ring offers health tracking features like sleep and heart rate monitoring but won't support iOS. Its success depends on accurate tracking and battery life, with availability starting July 24th.

Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Ring at the Unpacked event, marking its entry into the smart ring market with a $399.99 price tag. Victoria Song reports the ring is available in three colors and features solid hardware with water resistance up to 10ATM and an IP68 rating.

The Galaxy Ring emphasizes health tracking features including sleep scoring, heart rate monitoring, and personalized wellness insights with Galaxy AI. It lacks vibration motors and silent alarms but compensates with a sleek, futuristic charging case and a long battery life of six to seven days.

While the device is Android-only, it performs best within the Samsung ecosystem, offering unique gestures and synchronization options with Samsung phones and watches. The ring's overall success will hinge on its tracking accuracy and battery performance. Preorders are available now, with general availability starting on July 24th.