MWC 2024: Samsung expands wearables portfolio with Galaxy Ring

Samsung has launched its new Galaxy Ring, expanding its wearables portfolio.

The new devices that monitors sleep, heart rate and respiration is set to launch later, the telecoms giant revealed at the 2024 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

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It will also provide a “vitality score” to allow users to view how productive they can be, using physical and mental readiness data.

All data from the device will be accessible on the Samsung Health app, the company revealed.

Samsung Head of Digital Health, Dr. Hon Pak, said: “Galaxy Ring will offer users an all-new way to simplify everyday wellness, empowering them with health insights, all while being delivered in lockstep with Samsung’s broader vision for a more connected, integrated and seamless digital wellness platform.”

Samsung added that the launch is just one of its many initiatives that “exemplifies” and “delivers” on its vision of improving the health and wellness of billions.

Dr Pak concluded: “Through the power of intelligence, partnerships and advanced technology, we’re helping more people better understand themselves and make the small changes that have a big impact, every day.

“With this, the power of Galaxy AI, and many more exciting health and wellness solutions and updates on the horizon.”

The ring will be compatible with all Galaxy smartphones, with plans to support other Android devices in the near future.

The news comes as Samsung predicted 2024 will be “the year of AI”, claiming that the programme offers “endless possibilities”.