Ashutosh Singh

Is the Galaxy Watch 5 series waterproof?

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Samsung recently launched its latest smartwatches, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. Pro is the new premium series.

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Galaxy Watch 5 comes with durable build, but is it waterproof and can you go Swimming while wearing the Galaxy Watch 5. Let’s find out.

The new Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro come with IP68 rating which is water resistance.

IP68 rating means the Watch 5 can be submerged in water for 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5 meter. And it has water pressure rating of 5ATM.

Galaxy Watch 5 has swimming mode which means you can wear it for swimming, but only for up to 30min and at a depth of 1.5m.

5ATM water pressure rating allows Watch5 to go 50 meters deep without issues. But still deep dive and free dive with watch is not advisable.

You can go swimming while wearing Watch5 or Watch 5 Pro considering you don’t breach the 30min time and 1.5m depth.

After using the Watch in Water, be sure to clean it and use the Water Lock to remove the water from the Watch.

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