Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro earlier this week. This is Samsung's most durable smartwatch and Unpacked
revealed that it's aimed at outdoor athletes. WWDC also saw Apple reveal that watchOS9 will have a lot of new
running metrics. This fuels rumors that an Apple Watch might be in the works. Both companies want to attract users from Garmin
Both companies want to attract users from Garmin and Polar -- but there is another obstacle. Touchscreens.
Apple and Samsung have relied, for better or worse on touchscreen navigation in their smartwatches. This is fine for casual exercise
or for those who don't plan to travel on rough terrain in extreme temperatures. These "Pro" watches are not for
" watches are not for outdoor enthusiasts, which is what both companies are trying to reach with their watches.
I have been using the Pro version of the Galaxy Watch 5 in 40mm. While it isn't exactly the same, it's a larger, more robust version of the Watch 5.
They share the same design DNA when it comes to UI. This concerns me. It's been difficult to swipe through the screens